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This D.C. Beverage Director Believes Everybody Has a Role to Play in Revolution

“Activism comes in many shapes and sizes,” says Andra “AJ” Johnson. “There is a lane for creatives as we can be the storytellers of the movement.” This past June in the wake of the protests after the...
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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 I did a search on the board, but most posts are years out of date (and the restaurants are closed).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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2Fifty BBQ

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by RobertM 6 days ago

Stopped by yesterday after work. Well, I haven't been posting for a while so wondered what other BBQ hounds thought about the place. Had the brisket, awesome!! The St Louis ribs were Ok. Being a...

Livin' the Pie Life in Arlington, the Best Dessert Pies Around

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by Steve 4 years ago

I've had a couple of the individual pies at this very popular bakery near the corner of Glebe and Lee Highway, and I have to say I am very impressed. The pecan is every bit as good as my longtime ...

Sampan Cafe

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by Ross L 16 years ago

My family and I used to frequent the Sampan Cafe in Franconia for years. 25 years to be exact. It was our favorite chinese place. Several years ago it was sold and everything changed. I can't b...

where to buy Duck Confit and duck fat in DC NOVA?

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by jrl2929 11 years ago

Can anyone recommd a gourmet store (preferably up 270, but doesn't have to be) where I can buy Duck confit and duck fat? Trying out cassoulet this weekend and would like to make it as authenticall...

How are you weathering the lock-down?

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by dcbbq 7 months ago

This question arose in a thread, and I thought it was a good topic for people to talk about. One issue -- which restaurants are selling food whose taste isn't hurt by delivery -- and which dish...

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

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by burgeoningfoodie 1 month 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...

Spice Kraft Indian in NoVa - Report

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by Steve 28 days ago

Bombay Curry Company in Del Ray, and its sister restaurant, Delhi Club in Clarendon, have now both turned into Spice Kraft. They were owned by B. Bhasin who provided some of the best Indian food ...

Can Anyone Offer More Information About "King Syrup"

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by DLynne 9 years ago

I just bought a 32oz. bottle of King Syrup at Gourmet Giant on Rockville Pike. The red label with the lion face looked so interesting, and I thought I remember seeing it called for in a recipe for ...

Pluma Bakery near Union Market

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by Steve 1 month ago

The pastries here look divine and it was a hard decision on what to choose. I wanted one or two of everything, with some items being difficult to find elsewhere. I finally settled on two croiss...

Catania Bakery, Founded in 1932

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by Steve 1 month ago

For the past four decades, I have sporadically passed in front of Catania Bakery on N. Capitol St. and it's always been closed. Not just closed for the day, but it looked like it was closed and un...

Natural Foods in Towson on Susquehanna Av, behind the Courthouse?

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by Guido 9 years ago

Hi, I'm trying to replicate a great sandwich that I used to get at a Natural Foods store in Towson. It was on Susquehanna Av, behind the Courthouse. They had a sandwich bar as well as other things...

Pizza at Komi x Happy Gyro

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by Steve 1 month ago

Much has been written about the $32 pizza at Happy Gyro on donrockwell.com. I am careful about which advice I follow on that board, but I have had some memorable successes. So I decided I could n...

La Union, Blanca's and La Cantanita, Kudos to Bob B.

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by Steve 18 years ago

Took the suggestion of Bob B. and visited La Union market on Lee Hwy. (about 2 blocks east of Pastries by Randolph). Very nice folks who care about what they serve. Yes, they have very nice tamal...

Where can I find Saba in Northern VA?

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by chefkate 6 years ago

Looking for Saba (reduced grape must - similar to balsamic vinegar but sweeter and more syrupy) in Northern Virginia, preferably Loudoun or near McLean/Tyson's. Tried the online route, but everyth...

Trini Restaurant Tour vs...

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by Steve 2 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...

Takeout Thai: The good, the bad and the ugly.

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by Ziv 3 months ago

This month I have been trying a lot of new Thai spots and getting appetizers or soups for carryout. Thai Select at 1713 Wilson Blvd in Arlington was my first stop this month, I got a rather good La...

Childhood memories

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by k140db 6 years ago

Being a child of the 80's(35 now) and growing up in Arbutus, I remember eating out at a lot of great places growing up. We would travel all over Maryland for a good meal and sometimes meet up with ...

Bagels (good ones, that is)

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by MikeR 4 months ago

We haven't had this battle in a while. Is there any place - Virginia side of New York, please) to get a bagel that tastes like a real bagel and not like sandwich bread? When Einstein Brothers was n...

Raaga's Previous Chef Ramesh -- Where is he now?

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by alkapal 3 months ago

Missing a special dish the previous chef -- Ramesh -- of Raaga Indian, Falls Church, made for me. Does anyone know where he may have gone in the area to be a chef? (He was there maybe eight years...