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ktmoomau | Apr 17, 202005:15 PM     12

We have been doing take out once or twice a week to support our local community. A few hits:

Souvlaki Bar- Greek Salad with Chicken Yeero- right now a fresh salad seems very indulgent, I think their chicken yeero which is crisp on the outside, but juicy is just great.

Chop Shop Taco- I like the way they package their tacos- one very juicy one fell apart and I ate it with a fork, but the others held up. Their tortillas are really good, and their spit roasted meats are excellent. Some items can be spicy (which I like). And I like the condiments, and salsa they have. Their family style menus look really tasty, I want to try the beer can chicken. (The family meals also have the tortillas separately, but I bet you could get a couple extra tortillas added to you order in case one breaks even on the normal meals.)

Junction Bakery- they also have a small shop for extra pantry staples, and have bread too. We got sandwiches, which held up well. The fries needed a little crisp up in the oven (I normally get side salad, but was in the mood for fries). Their General Tso's cauliflower is also really good.

Italian Place- I have to say, I still miss the Italian Store from living in Arlington, but the Ovi is a darn good sub I add sweet peppers. We also got a lasagna to warm up for dinner. The lasagna I think is meant for one, we had it for two, with a caesar salad I made to start. These sandwiches hold up very well for take out. And I got a bag of chips, I hadn't had chips in weeks and was excited about kettle chips.

Lost Dog- It seems lost dog can pretty much maintain quality of their subs and pizzas from in store to take out. They have been a huge take out operation for years though.

Monterey's Pizza- this is our go-to pizza joint. Hubby is a NY slice kind of person, I am more into a bit more bubbly crust, and this rides a nice line between that we both like.

On my list of places I want to get: Nasime, NRG (they also have provisions), Taqueria Poblano (tostada), Cheesetique (they also have a market), Pork Barrel BBQ, St. Elmos (have provisions too), Silpancho's House (Saltenas) El Paso Cafe. What places have you been to or are looking forward to getting?

SouvlakiBar Alexandria
CHOP SHOP TACO
Junction Bakery & Bistro
The Italian Place
Lost Dog Cafe - Alexandria
Monterey's Pizza
Nasime Japanese Restaurant
Neighborhood Provisions
Taqueria el Poblano
Cheesetique Del Ray
Pork Barrel BBQ
St. Elmo's Coffee Pub
Silpancho’s House
El Paso Rt1 Alexandria
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