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...

Favorite Business Outdoor Dining Spots during COVID

by sktenney 14 days ago

Taking an author out to lunch or dinner anywhere in DC. Looking for a restaurant having very good vegetarian food along with a more formal atmosphere in an outdoor setting...this is hard! I am no...

Myanmar in Falls Church, oh my god

by howler 14 years ago

others on this board have raved about myanmar, so i was ready for good, perhaps great. but myanmar is sensational. NOTHING i ate was less than perfection, and sheer love shone through in every ...

Any favorite dishes at Ambar Clarendon?

by Ziv 2 years ago

I am taking a friend on Saturday for Brunch, which is still during Restaurant Week, so I have 3 options, I think. A la carte, $35 unlimited small plates or the Restaurant Week Special for the $22...

Call Your Mother (But not Often) in DC

by Steve 25 days ago

Call Your Mother has now several locations and has taken off very quickly as a choice for upscale bagels and bagel sandwiches. Is the extra expense worth it? I tried the zaatar bagel. I was ...

How are you weathering the lock-down?

by dcbbq 8 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...

Suggestions in Lorton, VA area

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 I did a search on the board, but most posts are years out of date (and the restaurants are closed).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

2Fifty BBQ

by RobertM 1 month 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

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

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?

by jrl2929 12 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...

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

by burgeoningfoodie 2 months 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

by Steve 2 months 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"

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

by Steve 2 months 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

by Steve 2 months 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?

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

by Steve 2 months 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.

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?

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...

by Steve 3 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...