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...

Huarascan, Peruvian in Del Ray

by Steve 16 hours ago

Although I've passed by this true hole-in-the-wall a gazillion times, yesterday was my first time to stop by. The sign said open for breakfast, and it was 7am. I couldn't resist trying the tama...

Birthday-worthy restaurant in DC?

by rstuart 1 month 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...

'D.C. dining scene getting its due': N.Y. Times...

by gutreactions 16 days ago

As an avid visitor to The Beltway, this article in The New York Times hit some tasty notes. The restaurants scene in Washington, D.C. is definitely on the move. What do you think of the venues ment...


Where to pre-order Thanksgiving dessert?

by midtowndc 3 days ago

I signed up to bring dessert to the family Thanksgiving dinner and I have no interest in cooking/baking for 30 people. Two catches: First, we are going to Boston, so it needs to travel well. Se...



by LulusMom 4 days ago

Has anyone tried this place? Thoughts? Coming for a couple of nights and thought I might try something new.

Good Saltenas? Where?

by MikeR 2 months 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...

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...

Sherry Week at Jaleo

by Steve 7 days ago

This week through Sunday is Sherry Week at Jaleo, with a special menu featuring a one ounce pour of sherry paired with each dish. I tried only the dessert from this menu, but it was so outrageou...

Middleburg, VA - Hammerdown BBQ and Wineries

by Steve 2 years ago

I twice attended the Middleburg Film Festival a couple of weekends ago, and while I was out there I decided to see investigate my food options. It had been decades since I was last in Middleburg. ...

Fried Whole Fish in DC / NOVA area?

by capitalhockey 30 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...

Bill Bateman's - New York Sauce

by EJA86 7 years ago

Has anyone had this particular sauce at any of the Bill Bateman's restaurants throughout Maryland? It comes with their standard hot wings in place of blue cheese. Is peppery, garlicky.....the 'me...

Quick, cheap, and tasty in Chinatown?

by midtowndc 18 days ago

Does such a thing still exist? We are hosting a Chinese exchange student. We will be taking him to a Wizards game and want to have an early meal before. We could do Chinese, but obviously the b...

Tarama & Taramasalata Availability

by livey18750 20 days ago

In Washington DC, both products have been unavailable for at least 2 years. I bet this reflects a crash in fish stocks. Any other news?

Rubio Balsamic Vinegar or other great balsamic vinegar sold locally?

by exm7 11 years ago

I love Rubio balsamic vinegar, which is a 12 year aged balsamic vinegar of Modena, Italy. I only know of mail order places in Boston that sell it for $32-38/bottle. Does anyone know of a local pl...

Destination Dining in DC?

by pretender414 3 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 2 months 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 1 month 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 4 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 2 months 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...