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This President’s Day, Raise a Glass from The Original Presidential Winery: Jefferson Vineyards

Many Americans blessed (or afflicted) with wine obsession can summarize the cause of their wine fever in one simple phrase: time spent in France. OG Founding Father Thomas Jefferson was no exception...
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Road Trip: Roanoke, VA, East Tennesee, Asheville, NC

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by Steve 4 days 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...

Suggestions in Lorton, VA area

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by pretender414 1 year 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 I did a search on the board, but most posts are years out of date (and the restaurants are closed). ...

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Wood Cooked (no gas or electric heat) Barbecue Places in Virginia

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by dcbbq 3 months ago

Virginia I'm trying to identify all of the places in that make barbecue using only wood. This excludes a lot of places that use Southern Pride and other gas-assisted or electricity smokers. The g...

Copy Cat Recipe for Richmond's Bill's Barbecue Hot Sauce

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by mavora 8 years ago

Glad to know that I'm not the only one who is grieving the loss of the Hot Sauce. cwhiteside is my fellow mourner and we both want to know how hokie2009 knows that it has a dry mustard base. I do n...

Buz & Ned's Soup Giveaway | Richmond, VA

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by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

My friend Buz Grossberg has soup to give away today. “ If you know anyone who has lost their income and is not receiving government assistance or shut ins, We have about 200 quarts of a Centra...

Springfield, VA area spots

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by FoodDude2 3 years ago

I recently moved from Arlington to Springfield and thought I would provide some updated reviews of local spots we have tried since moving in a few weeks ago. Golden Hong Kong Chinese---located n...

SHORT PUMP? Or Richmond for one night?

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by erica 6 months ago

FINALLY coming north this week. Booked Hilton inn Short Pump mainly due to location near (one of) Peter Chang and Viet places? Worth the short detour off 95? And if so, where do go for take out c...

Justin Cherry Pop Up Historical Dinner at Mount Vernon

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by ktmoomau 8 months 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 ...

Best Eats in Virginia Beach

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by Gspeed37 11 months ago

My brother and his wife will be in Virginia beach this month. I would like to get them a gift certificate to a dinner place, not necessarily fancy, but with really good food. What do you recommend?

Good Saltenas? Where?

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by MikeR 1 year ago

Short version, since I'm having trouble getting a post to stick: A few years ago I was eating saltenas from a a couple of places that are no longer around, and I settled on Luzmila's, which wer...

Fried Whole Fish in DC / NOVA area?

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by capitalhockey 1 year ago

I have a general fondness for fried whole fish. I used to love the fried flounder dish at the Crystal Thai restaurant that came with savory chili sauce on the side but it hasn't taste the same aft...

Yunnan by Potomac in Alexandria - Report

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by Steve 1 year 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...

How 'Waffle House Index' plays a key role in FEMA hurricane response; 69 percent of Bojangles' are in Florence's path

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by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

" . . . One restaurant that almost never closes or is hurt by storms, however, is Waffle House. The famously resilient chain is consistently known to be the last of businesses to remain open when o...

Northern Virginia favorites

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by Ziv 3 years ago

I was looking at my Yelp feed this morning and realized I had hit a few new spots and a few old favorites this past couple months and thought I would share some impressions, the good, the bad and t...

Annandale/NoVA Korean restaurant recs

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by Cocinero Cubano 1 year ago

My family is looking to get some Korean eats as we haven’t had some in a while. I want to ask the CH hive mind what places are currently top of anyone’s list. In particular we’re interested in tryi...

Mama Chang in Fairfax - Report

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by Steve 1 year ago

Five Chowhounds tried out the wares at this brightly-lit and lightly decorated outpost of the Peter Chang empire dedicated, in part, to Hubei cuisine. We ordered: Scallion bubble pancake ses...

Mongolian Food at Buuz Thai Eatery, Courthouse

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by Steve 1 year ago

The Mongolian Ambassador mentioned Buuz Thai Eatery in that Weekend section article about where Ambassadors go to eat their own cuisine. Turns out it is Mongolian owned and operated, and there is...

Wooboi Chicken

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by wineloverdc 1 year ago

With a day of leisure and a small task to do by Dulles, I thought I'd try hot chicken here. I had a trio of wings code red hot (only code blue is hotter.) It was quite hot but one dimensional. T...

So Korean BBQ

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by wineloverdc 1 year ago

So Korean BBQ is by the same folks as Kagiya. I have never been a fan of kogiya so I was quite pleasantly surprised at how good SO is. I have been 4 times. Their Banchan selection is fantast...