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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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Artichoke dishes at restaurants near Arlington

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by Ziv 1 month ago

I have a housebound friend who isn't eating enough and when I ran down a list of dishes I remembered her talking about, the only one she really wanted was artichokes. Which I know nothing about so ...

Food stops along I-95

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by tdg 3 years ago

I'm driving from Miami to NY, mostly straight up 95. Looking for recs of places to stop along the way. Criterion A: I don't want to go too far off 95. Criterion B: I'd like to find places that ...

Mongolian Food at Buuz Thai Eatery, Courthouse

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by Steve 1 month 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...

Lima District, Peruvian in Annandale - Report

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by Steve 1 month ago

This new place in Annandale serves high quality food though it seems like they have yet to find their client base. The menu has a lot of Chifa items on it, those noodle and fried rice dishes inve...

Hot Lola's

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by wineloverdc 2 months ago

Continuing my journey of Hot Chicken on a day off, stop #2 was Hot Lola's by the chef of Himitsu. Located in the newly renovated Ballson Quarter. Had the sandwich OG hot. Not sure what was o...

Wooboi Chicken

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by wineloverdc 2 months 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...

Suggestions in Lorton, VA area

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by pretender414 2 months 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). ...

Centreville Va.

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by arabrab 2 months ago

Moving here and looking for some good seafood and steak restaurants

BBQ in NoVA - Texas Jacks vs. Liberty

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by MikeR 3 months ago

I'm taking a friend to dinner who recently returned to this area after living in the San Francisco Bay area for 50 years. He knows Oakland BBQ and "Western" BBQ and I've had both with him out there...

Lebanese Food Festival

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by sjbrown12 5 months ago

The wheels are turning; and the excitement can barely be contained as the proud parishioners’ of St. Anthony’s gear up for their 35th Annual Lebanese Food Festival this weekend May 17, 18, 19, 2019...

Northern Virginia favorites

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by Ziv 1 year 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...

Chennai Express in Chantilly - Report

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by Steve 10 months ago

Four Chowhounds had an impressive meal at this tiny South Indian spot that is far too popular for its size. This area has become the Virginia epicenter for the South Indian community, and this pl...

Turkish simit in Northern Virginia

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by honia2002 7 months ago

Hi all, I had been buying simits from Cenan bakery in Vienna for years, they recently closed after 26 years. I bought the simits from Anatolian Bistro restaurant in Ashburn but the taste is not ...

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 10 months 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...

Two wonderful spots in Richmond, VA...

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by gutreactions 11 months ago

Had the pleasure of returning to Richmond, VA. with family and friends. Our nephew Ryan, who is in the food & wine business down there, was a great tour guide. There is a burgeoning food scene in a...

Smithfield Foods closes the only smokehouse making genuine Smithfield ham

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by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

" ... A Smithfield Foods spokeswoman said that the smokehouse had reached the end of its useful life and that the company has plenty of genuine Smithfield hams stockpiled to satisfy immediate deman...

Good eats in and around Abingdon VA?

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by Diallo 1 year ago

We are visiting Abingdon in south western VA. Any suggestions for good food -- farm to table, old mom/pop type places, bakeries....? Thanks!

Near Burke, VA please help

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by rcburli 1 year 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?

Weekday Brunch

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by mrsphud 1 year ago

Friends are coming in for a hill day and a quick visit with us. They will be staying in Arlington, but we live in Gaithersburg. Where might we go for a nice relaxing Wednesday afternoon brunch?