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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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Best Eats in Virginia Beach

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by Gspeed37 22 days 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 2 months 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...

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Fried Whole Fish in DC / NOVA area?

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by capitalhockey 2 months 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 3 months 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 1 year 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...

Suggestions in Lorton, VA area

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by pretender414 8 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 I did a search on the board, but most posts are years out of date (and the restaurants are closed). ...

Northern Virginia favorites

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by Ziv 2 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 7 months 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 7 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...

So Korean BBQ

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by wineloverdc 5 months 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...

Artichoke dishes at restaurants near Arlington

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by Ziv 7 months 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 ...

Lima District, Peruvian in Annandale - Report

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by Steve 7 months 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 7 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...

Centreville Va.

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by arabrab 8 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 9 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 11 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...

Chennai Express in Chantilly - Report

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by Steve 1 year 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...