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Mid-Atlantic

You can use this tag to discuss food in Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, and Maryland. We also have tags for each of the individual states, as well as many of the cities within them, which you can browse here.

Everything You Never Knew About Old Bay Seasoning

If you grew up in a certain sliver of America near the Chesapeake Bay, Old Bay was a holy nectar. It was applied to chicken, shrimp, fish, and, of course, crabs. But the story behind this East Coast...
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Lotus Garden in Vienna - Report

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by Steve 4 days ago

Four Chowhounds tried out this spot known for their hand pulled noodles. Although it's been around forever, I've never heard much good about it, so it's taken me this long to try it. We started...

Wine Deal: 2020 Domaine de la Mordorée Tavel Rosé "La Dame Rousse"

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by Melanie Wong 13 days ago

Domaine de la Mordoree is one of my reliable standbys for the Southern Rhone, so I took notice when this email offer for T-day hit my inbox this morning. "Perfect for Thanksgiving Day to share w...

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Phillips Crab Cakes made for a good light meal...

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by gutreactions 5 months ago

Picked up a pack of Phillips frozen Maryland crab cakes at Costco and they turned out delish. Could not make it to Faidley's at the Lexington Market in Baltimore this past year, so Phillips satiate...

Pudding?

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by 3MTA3 2 months ago

Outside of Frederick MD is Hemps Meat. They make sausage, sell country hams, sliced meat... also scrapple and pudding. While I'm familiar with scrapple, I bought a pound of pudding to try. One frie...

Yunnan by Potomac in Alexandria - Report

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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...

Ghin Na Ree - Inside Dining

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by MikeR 5 months ago

This is one of my lunch favorites and they're finally serving at the indoor tables, but at this time, dining in is only for lunch 11:30 to 2:30. It seems that while it's still the same family and s...

Sur La Table prepares for bankruptcy

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by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . For companies like Sur La Table that offer classes and other in-store experiences, the nationwide shutdown has been even more pernicious. . ."

2 days in Norfolk, VA

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by Pamelado 7 months ago

Looking for recs - visiting local breweries but no idea where to eat. Handsome Biscuit looks good, what about local seafood? Checked out Grain and Saltine menus but hoping someone has some other re...

The 'New' Jerusalem Restaurant in Bailey's Crossroads

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by Steve 7 months ago

my first visit to Jerusalem Restaurant since they moved across Leesburg Pike into new digs. It is now a spiffy place, beautifully and evocatively decorated. Still doing takeout, but the chicken m...

Kaffir Lime tree

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by edub 9 months ago

Does anyone know of any Asian markets or other places in the DMV where I can buy one? I’m also trying to recall which market I was in in Virginia around this time two years ago, where they had a gr...

Fish Taco in Virginia and Maryland

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by Steve 7 months ago

Fish Taco is the name of a four-location enterprise in the DC area: three in the Maryland burbs and one in the Tysons area. I have never met a fish taco I didn't like. The counter-service menu...

Cardoons

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by edub 8 months ago

Ok, same question now with cardoons. Where on earth do you find these? I called the Italian store in Arlington yesterday, I’ve looked online, nada. They’re supposed to be delicious and I’ve got a...

Pie Chest & La Flor Michoacana in Charlottesville, VA

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by Steve 8 months ago

Pie Chest is near the Downtown Mall and is open for breakfast and lunch. They make sweet pies and two types of savory pies: pot pies and hand pies. I tried at least a couple of all three types. ...

Odd BBQ in Chantilly

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by Mississippi Snopes 8 months ago

Toni and I ate this afternoon at Odd BBQ in Chantilly. It's located in the back of an industrial park in a space shared with a high tech brewery (Ono). It was not the usual barbecue place decor, bu...

Glen Burnie area dinner rec?

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by JojoSF 8 months ago

I am flying into BWI and want to have dinner with my uncle who lives in Glen Burnie. We can go a short distance but not as far as Baltimore, preferably within a 20-30 minute drive. Any recommenda...

Pinky's for BBQ in Owings, MD.

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by Ziv 8 months ago

I haven't been to Pinky's on Rte 2 for some time and thought I would try their BBQ this time. Their seafood platter is really good so I thought I would delve into the menu a bit deeper. I ordered t...

Is Virginia Beach a foodie desert?

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by ArlingtonVA01 8 months ago

There are almost no discussions here about foodie magnets in Virginia Beach. The highest rated placed on Yelp are the typical boardwalk mid-Atlantic run of the mill seafood places that have a heav...

Road Trip: Roanoke, VA, East Tennesee, Asheville, NC

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by Steve 1 year ago

On a road trip from DC to Asheville, we had a few memorable meals despite COVID restrictions. Our first stop was the Green Goat in Roanoke, which is in a park setting with plenty of outdoor seat...