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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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Sur La Table prepares for bankruptcy

Melanie Wong
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. . ."

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2 days in Norfolk, VA

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by Pamelado 1 month 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 1 month 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 3 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 8 months 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...

Korean BBQ Joints With Indoor Seating

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by MikeR 7 months ago

Before I start calling (and hoping there's someone who speaks English answering the phone) does anyone know of a decent one of the Korean BBQ places in Annandale or nearby that's both open for lunc...

Wanderlust, New River Gorge, WV - Report

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by Steve 7 months ago

We ate at Wanderlust in Fayetteville, WV three of four nights that we stayed at the Gorge. The reason we kept going here is because of our experience on the first night: one of the most sublime m...

Suggestions in Lorton, VA area

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by pretender414 2 years ago

Hello! We'll be moving to Lorton this summer and are looking for suggestions in the nearby area. I did a search on the board, but most posts are years out of date (and the restaurants are closed). ...

Outer Banks recommendations and places en route (Hwy 64 corridor)

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by burgeoningfoodie 9 months ago

Family has decided to take an extended weekend to the Outer Banks (mostly the Kitty Hawk/Nags Head/Kill Devil Hills region) and am in search of some recommendations amidst the over price garbage th...

Shadyside MD outside eating or takeout?

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by curioussheridan 9 months ago

We're going to an AirBnb tomorrow for a few days and will cook part of the time but also looking for safe places to eat in the general area. Any ideas?

Trini Restaurant Tour vs...

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by Steve 9 months ago

Tim Carman of The Washington Post wrote a feature article a few weeks back about all the Caribbean restaurants up Georgia Ave. He mentioned six spots, but once you get there you can see the neighb...