Washington DC

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This West Coast City Hates Lunch & Other Findings From New Study

Ever wonder where your co-worker is actually headed when they leave for lunch? Turns out it may be easy to guess based on what city you live and work in. Ubimo—a New York-based software company—looked...

Birthday-worthy restaurant in DC?

by rstuart 12 days ago

My mother and I are going to DC for her 75th birthday. We will be staying at the Capitol Skyline Hotel. I'd prefer to go somewhere that is no more than a $15 uber ride away. I am looking for somewh...


Fried Whole Fish in DC / NOVA area?

by capitalhockey 2 days 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...

Good Saltenas? Where?

by MikeR 21 days 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...

Destination Dining in DC?

by pretender414 2 months ago

I'm looking to get some feedback on my D.C. restaurants list. We'll be able to have a family member babysit about 1x per month, so I'm putting together a list of 10-12 restaurants to try over the n...

Yunnan by Potomac in Alexandria - Report

by Steve 25 days 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...

Lucky Buns, Burgers in DC - Report

by Steve 16 days ago

This paragraph from Washingtonian lured me into Lucky Buns in Adams Morgan: "We know, we know: Who doesn’t serve a snazzy burger these days? Still, chef Alex McCoy crafts our ideal—a juice-dripp...

Ballston Quarter Round Up

by Steve 3 months ago

I've been to the new Ballston Quarter a couple of times, and I wanted to mention the three places I tried in one thread. We started off at Mi and Yu Noodle Bar, which I had fond memories of when...

Kielbasa Factory, Everything Polish in Rockville

by Steve 28 days ago

Of course they have kielbasa at Kielbasa Factory, but the name of the market implies limitations. Turns out that this is an essential stop to eat a variety of serious Polish food aside from sausag...

Cane, Trini on H St,NE - Report

by Steve 28 days ago

As soon as I heard about this new Trini place on H St, I knew I wanted to go. When I saw they have polorie on the menu, I made it a priority. I still pine for the polorie at the long-shuttered Ri...

Little Sesame in DC - Report

by Steve 2 months ago

Litlte Sesame is a new (ish) counter-service spot focusing on serving the downtown lunch crowd with bowls of hummus. There are locations at 18th and L, NW and also Chinatown. The hummus is of t...

Piccolina in City Center, DC

by Steve 1 month ago

More than any other new venture in a long time, I was so looking forward to trying Piccolina, the breakfast, lunch, and dinner casual offspring of Centrolina, right across the alley. The menu hig...

Chowlunch at Sichuan Jin River - Report

by Steve 4 years ago

Eight Chowhounds got together for a Columbus Day lunch at Sichuan Jin River in Rockville, MD. Some favorite dishes are still the same. But we wound up ordering way too many meat dishes. We got a...

Gogi Yogi in Shaw 1st and last visit

by wineloverdc 1 month ago

1st and last visit. I asked for a table instead of the bar I was offered. There were 2 maybe 3 tables occupied on a Tuesday at 1 pm and 12 or more empty. They refused. They have a policy. If t...

Kuya Ja's Lechon Belly in Rockville - Report

by Steve 10 months ago

This is a small counter-service space that specializes in 6-hour roasted pork. The skin comes out hard, fatty, golden, and crackling. Beware of sharp edges. The meat is thick and succulent. Thi...

Bob's Shanghai in Rockville- Report

by Steve 6 years ago

Three Chowhounds gathered for an impormptu lunch at this new place which is theoretically an oupost of a taiwanese chain, famed for their dumplings. It has no new signage, just the old sign for Bo...

DC area Peruvian white sauce?

by prciosasoy 2 months 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 ...

Looking for Ledos PIzza dough recipe

by MDicecreamguy 7 years ago

Would anyone have access to Ledo's Pizza dough recipe...or any ideas how to improvise a regular pizza dough recipe to make it more "pastry like" ?

Eerkin's, Uyghur in Fairfax - Report

by Steve 2 months ago

So far I've been disappointed at any of the kabobs from NW Chinese cuisine that are available in our area, and I usually hesitate in ordering them. I was happy to see that for $3, I could check ...

Root Beer Extract

by Transplanted Texan 9 years ago

Does anyone know where I might buy root beer extract in MoCo or Frederick Co.? Penzey's doesn't carry it, nor does the Harris Teeter on Darnestown Rd.