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Taco Bamba Vienna

Taco Bamba Vienna, web site, 164 Maple Ave., Vienna, VA, 703-436-6339, note they open at 8:30 a.m. and thus are a breakfast option. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Ylp | Zagat] … Continue reading

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Tortas y Tacos La Chiquita

Tortas y Tacos La Chiquita, 2911 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA, 571-970-2824 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | Arlington Now | City Paper | Ylp] Formerly an Arlington food truck, this is now the best Mexican place … Continue reading

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Taco Ssam

Taco Ssam, 6017 Leesburg Pike, Baileys Crossroads, Culmore Shopping Center, Falls Church, VA, 703-347-6969 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google+ | Arlington Mag | Ylp] Mostly Mexican, with some Korean mixes, such as fusion tacos with bulgogi … Continue reading

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El Sol Restaurante

El Sol Restaurante, web site, 1227 11th Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-815-4789 (there is another branch in DC at 3911 14th Street NW, 202-545-0081) (the 11th Street location is open mornings, there is conflicting information on exactly when, it is … Continue reading

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The Aztec diet was more nutritious than it may seem at first

Colin M. MacLachlan, in his splendid Imperialism and the Origins of Mexican Culture, reports: 1. Corn gruel and tamales were reinforced with fish, seeds of various kinds, fruit, and honey. 2. Beans were supplemented with meat from iguanas, armadillos, and … Continue reading

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Alegria

Alegria, web site, 111 Church Street Northwest, Vienna, VA, 703-261-6575, their hours seem to be in flux but don’t count on them being open at lunch. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Washingtonian | … Continue reading

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