Monthly Archives: January 2014

Oriental Gourmet, Arlington

I’ve been enjoying #S28 on their carryout menu: Fish Fillet and Bean Curd in Hot and Red Bean Sauce ($13.45). While this might sound odd, it has the flavors (sans pork) of a very mild Ma Po Tofu – a lot of … Continue reading

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China Cafe, College Park

I called in a carryout order to China Cafe the other day a good thirty minutes in advance, and when I got there, was told it wasn’t ready yet. Okay, so I waited, and during that time I went back … Continue reading

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Artie’s, Fairfax

Before a long trip to Baltimore, my young dining companion and I had a Saturday brunch at Artie’s  Not having had any caffeine injections that morning, I started with my Diet Coke ($3, cheerfully refilled), while he wisely stuck with his usual … Continue reading

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Hogo, Mount Vernon Square

Happy One-Year Anniversary to Hogo, who celebrated the milestone on December 19th.   I walked up and saw, in the window, from behind, a familiar looking Spin Doctor.    ‘Heh, that’s Tom Brown manning the vinyl,’ I smiled to myself. … Continue reading

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