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`Machu Picchu, Bailey's Xroads


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`Machu Picchu, Bailey's Xroads

Steve | Apr 12, 2006 04:42 PM

Machu Picchu is a very good call if you're looking for Peuvian food (and you should be)in NoVa. High quality throughout.

Ceviche mixto, powerful and spicy: this was stellar. A large serving, we could have stopped right there for an excellent meal along with the surprisingly thick and foamy salsa verde on top of good bread. As always in a Peruvian restauant, ask for a dish of cancha on the side.

Other notes:

Shrimp soup: intense shrimp flavor. A lifetime supply for $10. Split this among many.

Pescado de chorellana: one of the best measures of a Peruvian kitchen, this was great all the way.

Lomo Saltado: quality beef and french fries cooked in gravy.

Chicharones: overcooked, dry unfortunately.

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