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...

Sabai Sabai Simply Thai - Report

by Steve 11 years ago

In Germantown, this elegant Thai place makes some very exacting food - much of it not spicy - that ranges from exquisite to mediocre. In most case you are expected to add the heat, if you like, fr...


Cheap eats in BosWash?

by saacnmama 5 days ago

We'll be doing the grand college tour, and need to eat along the way. In Boston, we’ll be staying near the Back Bay T stop and looking at schools all over town. In NYC, we’ll be on the Uppe...

Ballston Quarter Round Up

by Steve 2 years 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...

Smokecraft BBQ in Clarendon - Report

by Steve 7 days ago

Smokecraft enters the local bbq wars as a major contender. At least judging from the ribs. Perfectly acceptable ribs. To add to the honors, the beans are a '10' as good as it gets for texture ...

Peter Chang's Arlington

by Ziv 13 days ago

I haven't been in the Arlington area for some time, so when I found myself there at lunch time it seemed like a good idea to hit an old favorite place and try some dishes I haven't had for a long t...

Lunch Date in DC - recommendations?

by makeleleroll 18 days ago

It's been years since I've had a lunch date with my spouse. I haven't been around the DC food scene in years, so I don't know what's good these days. In the past, we've really enjoyed Rose's Luxu...

Sandwiches at Yellow the Cafe - Navy Yard

by Steve 17 days ago

To eat one of the sandwiches at Yellow the Cafe, you have to be ok with getting your hands absolutely filthy. There's not really a nice or polite way to eat them. They start off with a thick, ...

Chowhound Group dinner at Thai Ghang Waan in Springfield, VA

by souvac 7 years ago

Last Saturday, six of us gathered for a dinner at Thai Ghang Waan in Springfield. On my two previous visits, I was greeted with two menus. One was a one pager written in Thai and a folded menu wi...

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...

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

by gutreactions 4 months 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...

Pickled Tamarind Leaf

by Steve 1 month ago

I was about to buy a jar of pickled tamarind leaf form my local Thai Market (Rabeing, Bailey’s Crossroads) when I got a quizzical look from the cashier. “That is very hard to cook with. You shoul...

Chowlunch at Chettinadu in Rockville - Report

by Steve 5 years ago

Eight Chowhounds got together for lunch at this Montgomery County outpost for Chettinad cusine, from a micro-region in the Tamil Nadu state of India. Two excellent places in NoVa closed down, so I...

Yunnan by Potomac in Alexandria - Report

by Steve 2 years 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...

Osteria Morini vs Officina

by Steve 1 month ago

I hadn't been to Restaurant Week in years and years. How odd that during COVID (of all times) that I went twice. Maybe it's the cabin fever. For Restaurant Week, I tried two high-end Italian pla...

Milk Bar | DoorDash Redwood City & San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

New York's famed Milk Bar has been blanketing the San Francisco Bay Area with pop-up events and pick-up/delivery through a partnership with DoorDash to test out potential locations for brick-and-mo...

Preservation Biscuit Co, in Falls Church City - Report

by Steve 2 months ago

Tried three biscuit sandwiches here recently. One roast beef, one fried chicken, and one bbq pork. The woman taking my order chirped in that the roast beef was listed as one of the top 25 sandw...

Lee's Sandwiches - Banh Mi in Falls Church and Beyond

by Steve 3 years ago

I never paid much attention to the Lee's Sandwiches chain until I saw one of the food tv shows (was it Bourdain?) where they highlighted Lee's in the Little Saigon area of Orange County as a prime ...

Heading back to D.C./The Beltway...

by gutreactions 3 months ago

How is the dining scene right now around The Beltway? Missed our trips to the area during the pandemic. What are the protocols? What's new in the culinary? Will be staying with family in Fairfax, V...

Rose Park Farmers Market in Georgetown

by Foodgeek 2 months ago

This Market is on P Street and is Tuesdays from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. not a lot of vendors, and there seem to be less every week, but there's some unique ones including bureks, two fish vendors, c...

Return to Thip Khao

by Steve 4 months 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...