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Yunnan by Potomac in Alexandria - Report

by Steve 2 years ago

Tried three small plates plus one big bowl of noodles at this new spot for Yunnanese cuisine. Many of the dishes are named after specific towns in the Yunnan Province. The small plates were a d...

Cozy in Alexandria or Arlington

by fieryredhead 8 months ago

It's my anniversary and I need to pick a cozy/romantic restaurant in Alexandria or Arlington on the double. I would like something nice but not "fine dining" -- entrees in $18-32 range. Cuisine: fl...

Vaso’s Greek in Old Town Alexandria

by Ziv 12 months ago

I have always enjoyed this cafe! In the summer they have a colorful arbor of flowers over the outdoor dining area which is cool. Yesterday was an indoor visit and they have good practices on separa...

Alexandria Take Out Report

by ktmoomau 2 years ago

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 ...

Justin Cherry Pop Up Historical Dinner at Mount Vernon

by ktmoomau 2 years ago

March 27, 2020 6:30-9:00 PM. Justin learned to bake from his mother and grandmother, who had worked in her father’s bakery after school making rolls and bread. After a stage at McCrady’s in ...

What are your favorites in Alexandria?

by mrsjoujou 2 years ago

We moved to Alexandria three months ago. Interested in finding good eats that are not simple carb heavy. I save the simple carbs for good bakeries and Jeni's.

King of Koshary in Arlington - Report

by Steve 2 years ago

I lost a daughter but gained a son. Or. in Chowhound parlance.... . my neighborhood Yemeni restaurant closed, and is now a remarkable Egyptian restaurant. A win is a win. I've had koshary thre...

Brabbo in Alexandria - Quick Hit

by Steve 3 years ago

For my first time here, tried two small courses at this long-time standby for upscale Belgian food. I began with the mushroom veloute and paid $1.50 for their bread service, which is a mini-loa...

Viilage Kabob in Falls Church and El Paisa in Alexandria - Report

by Steve 6 years ago

What used to be a Middle Eastern Kabob House has long been taken over as a Salvadoran enterprise offering pupusas and the like. Unlike other places, though, they kept the kabob side of the menu so...

Lone traveler to Alexandria, VA

by Phil_A_Mignon 3 years ago

I'm a craft beer junkie and a serious foodie. I'm a walking cliche, I get it. But it's true. Gonna be in Alexandria in November, solo. Where can I go and pamper myself with a fine dinner? Some loca...

Alexandria, VA: 4 tasty stops...

by gutreactions 3 years ago

Our trips to the Beltway/D.C. always bring flavorful rewards. Our most recent visit included a foray thru Alexandria, Virginia, the historic Old Town and vicinity. Recommended by the ladies at www....

Best food delivery options in Alexandria city?

by Foodgeek 3 years ago

Asking for a friend. Especially restaurants with free delivery (not part of delivery services). You can mention ones on services as well. All cuisines work, but Asian would be appreciated. South A...

Near Burke, VA please help

by rcburli 3 years ago

Will be staying a few days in Burke, VA with a group. We will not have cars. Short of taking a taxi to Alexandria or Washington, is there anything near there for dinners?

Frozen passion fruit pulp

by neffer85 6 years ago

I was wondering if anyone knows where frozen passion fruit pulp is available in the DC area? Goya makes some I used to buy in Michigan before I moved here, but I have not had luck finding it out he...

La Cuisine, Old Town Alexandria, retirement sale...

by gutreactions 4 years ago

After 47 years on Cameron Street in charming Old Town Alexandria, VA., founder Nancy Pollard and her 'cuisinettes' are closing shop. La Cuisine had always been a local source for cooking and baking...

In town for a conference...

by Morgz45 6 years ago

Hello, I am going to a conference at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center on Saturday, April 2nd. I will be staying there on Friday, the night before with a friend. She and I were trying to figure ...

Long Ago Greek Lamb Dish in Alexandria?

by opinionatedchef 6 years ago

some 25+ years ago, my family occasionally ate at a white tablecloth King Street Greek restaurant, with lovely food and some unusual dishes. My fav was a filo roll wrapped around Lamb and Artichok...

The bar at The Dabney

by Gorp512 6 years ago

Hello all, Will be conferencing solo I'm DC next month and want to sneak away for a dinner at the Dabney's bar. If I get there at 5:30 on a Thursday, should I expect a wait to get a bar seat??? ...

Bread and Water Bakery in Alexandria - Report

by Steve 6 years ago

Some time ago, a NYC artist turned baker opened up his own artisanal bakery in the old Brennan's Bakery space on Belle View Boulevard in Alexandria. The old Brennan's sign is still there. The bak...

Where in the dc metro are can I find beef cheeks!

by chefonism 6 years ago

I've been looking high and low for beef cheeks and have not found any. Any idea where I can get some? I've can red apron butchery, Springfield butcher, meat me on the avenue to name a few. I've als...