May 12, 2010
Welcome to Tyler Cowen’s Ethnic Dining Guide in blog format. The Guide includes more than 700 restaurants in the Washington, DC area.
The Guide is also available in its original one-long-page format, and can be found via Tyler’s web page at GMU. The current Guide is the June 2019 edition (127-page PDF).
For an overview, scope note, and general advice before using the Guide, please see “General remarks.”
To look around, use the finding features located in the right hand column: Search, Current Favorites, and Categories.
Readers are encouraged to leave comments (moderated to keep out spam) and send us reader comments and photos. Please do let us know what places you recommend, and if a place listed here has closed, changed its name, or moved. tcowen [at] gmu.edu
If you’re looking for Tyler’s other blog, it is Marginal Revolution.
Comments and trackbacks are moderated to avoid junking them up with spam. Please use the comments to update information, share your opinion, etc.
Here are some articles by or about Tyler Cowen and his Ethnic Dining Guide:
- See the many links on this blog to interviews and stories about Tyler’s book, “An Economist Gets Lunch”
- “Tyler Cowen, a blogger, professor and organizer of rules on how the world works,” by Michael S. Rosenwald, The Washington Post, May 12, 2010
- “Dismal science? Not by a hoot,” by David Ivanovich, DC Examiner, December 14, 2008
- “An Economist’s Palate, Applied to Dining Around D.C.” by Jane Black, The Washington Post, August 8, 2007
- “Ethnic Goes Exurban: Washington’s Sprawl, As Told Through Its Migrating Restaurants,” by Tyler Cowen, The Washington Post, September 3, 2006
- “Off the Clock: For Mason Economics Professor, Good Ethnic Meals Make the Grade,” by Tara Laskowski, The Mason Gazette, December 21, 2004
- “Chasing the Perfect Meal,” by David Harrison, The Fairfax Connection, May 13, 2004
- “The Lone Critic: Tyler Cowen Writes Restaurant Reviews for Fun and Doesn’t Care If Anyone Reads Them,” by Douglas Hanks III, The Washington Post, June 20, 2001
Also see a paper presented in April 2004 to the International Association of Culinary Professionals: “Is Globalization Changing the Way the World Eats?”
And don’t forget, all food is ethnic food.
Tyler’s talk at the Arlington Public Library, April 3, 2013: