Washington DC

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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...

Restos adding credit card processing fees to your bill...

by gutreactions 13 days ago

I have noticed it more and more. Restaurants are posting up to a 3% processing fee to your final bill. I guess its an effort to defray some of the loss eateries incur to credit card companies. They...


China Wok - Tysons Corner / Vienna / McLean

by MikeR 4 days ago

I'm pleased to report that, contrary to my experiences re-visiting restaurants that I regularly visited pre-pandemic not being as good now, China Wok, which is now open for indoor dining, is as goo...

Cozy in Alexandria or Arlington

by fieryredhead 7 days ago

It's my anniversary and I need to pick a cozy/romantic restaurant in Alexandria or Arlington on the double. I would like something nice but not "fine dining" -- entrees in $18-32 range. Cuisine: fl...

Return to Thip Khao

by Steve 14 days ago

First post-vaccination meal out in public, and Thip Khao delivers on an excellent meal. Can't go wrong with the sai oua, beef jerky, nam khao, watertcress salad, and it was great to add the tom yu...

Chicken Wing prices rising: another pandemic shortage?

by gutreactions 2 months ago

Craving chicken wings? The price of wings is rising fast, according to industry sources. Almost double what they were just a few months ago. Restaurants and markets have had to adjust their menu pr...

Holy Cow! Bahn Li Sandwiches - The Panic Is On??

by MikeR 29 days ago

It's not just chicken wings (and other parts of the chicken) that are getting expensive. Driving home around lunch time today and knowing that I'll be going past Lee's Sandwiches, thought I'd p...

Chef José Andrés gives out $50 gift cards for getting vaccinated

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

A spokesperson from ThinkFoodGroup told local outlet DCist that customers could show their “fully vaccinated card at Jaleo DC, Jaleo Crystal City, Oyamel, Zaytinya, or China Chilcano and receive a ...

Jônt reservation available - 6/25/21 [all others sold out]

by JohnTalbotWannabe 1 month ago

Hi, We have a reservation for two people on Friday 6/25 at 8:30 for Jônt (newly awarded two Michelin stars). I learned we cannot make the reservation and am happy to sell/transfer it. If you a...

The 'New' Jerusalem Restaurant in Bailey's Crossroads

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

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

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...

BBQ South to Madison, Warrenton, Gainesville, VA

by Steve 2 months ago

Three bbq pork sandwiches: One at Pig n Steak (a brick and mortar place in Madison) followed by two food trucks. Smokin' Billy's listed in Warrenton and just north a couple of blocks, Big B's fro...

Grubhub - DoorDash - Seamless Delivery Service Fraud

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Last night Pim Techamuanvivit discovered that Grubhub, Seamless and Yelp delivery services have fake listings for her San Francisco restaurant, Kin Khao, to accept food orders on their sites. Her r...

May Dinner Series by Chefs Stopping AAPI Hate

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Chefs Stopping AAPI Hate is offering a curated dinner series each Tuesday during the month of May in San Francisco, Washington DC and Manhattan to use the power of food to raise awareness and funds...


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...

Kung Fu Kitchen in Alexandria - Report

by Steve 1 year ago

Kung Fu Kitchen is an expansion from NYC specializing in a focused menu of buns and noodles. I tried two kinds of buns: xiao long bao (soup dumplings) and sheng jian bao (fried on the bottom sou...

Odd BBQ in Chantilly

Mississippi Snopes
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...

Pinky's for BBQ in Owings, MD.

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...

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

by Ziv 11 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...

DC area Peruvian white sauce?

by prciosasoy 2 years ago

My boys are in love with the stuff, but to me it looks like mayo with a little mustard in it. Anyway, does it have a name? Anyone have a recipe? TONS of aji amarillo recipes, but don't know about ...