Tag Archives: Japanese

China Chilcano, Penn Quarter

China Chilcano is open every single day, from 11 AM until closing: It’s open 84 hours a week. It’s safe to say that this restaurant better have some serious depth of staff, because you’re not guaranteed of the “A Team,” … Continue reading

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Takumi, Falls Church

(Click here for the Dec 17, 2015 Review) I sat at the bar for lunch a week ago and, in effect, had an omakase:  We told Chef Yu two or three things we wanted, and asked him to supplement with … Continue reading

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Yona, Ballston

Eight years ago, 2 Amys had become entrenched with a reputation as Best Pizza in DC, and I went out on a limb in saying that Comet Ping Pong had surpassed it (inspired by JeffC and Waitman) – Carole Greenwood was making extraordinary … Continue reading

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Takumi, Falls Church

Having gone to Kaz Sushi Bistro countless times over the years, I was interested in seeing what Sushi Chef Jay Yu, who spend 13 years working alongside Kaz at the sushi bar, would be up to in his brand new restaurant … Continue reading

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Ichiban, McLean

I hadn’t been to the McLean Ichiban in awhile, and I wanted to go and give them my support today – if you scroll up, you’ll see they were closed for six weeks (a remarkably *short* six weeks) after a … Continue reading

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Oki Bowl and Sake Bar, Downtown

Porcupine, on 20 Nov 2014 – 8:16 AM, said: I had an excellent miso ramen, with flavorful broth, springy noodles, awesomely porky and not too fatty chashu [I think that’s the spelling they used].  Definitely one of the better ramens I’ve … Continue reading

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Maki Maki, Bethesda

I tweeted this yesterday afternoon, having a terrible craving for raw seafood – raw bar or sashimi – yesterday at around 3:15 PM. I really tried: Makoto, closed Kotobuki, closed Murasaki, closed Yosaku, closed Black’s Bar & Kitchen, closed Clyde’s, open but … Continue reading

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Han Sung, Ellicott City, MD

I’d never before been to Han Sung, but it has always had a special place in my heart as the oldest post in the Baltimore Restaurants and Dining Forum. I stopped in earlier this week, and since it was before the … Continue reading

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Adour – Minibites, March 4, 2012 – March 10, 2012

Minibites are delicious samplings of Don’s culinary adventures, condensed, distilled, and always meant to be savored with your Monday morning coffee. The DCDining.com Restaurant Guide is located exclusively on donrockwell.com. (For an extra shot, click on the link and enjoy the full … Continue reading

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Little Serow – Minibites: January 22, 2012 – January 28, 2012

Minibites are delicious samplings of Don’s culinary adventures, condensed, distilled, and always meant to be savored with your Monday morning coffee. The DCDining.com Restaurant Guide, i.e., Le Grand Champ, is located exclusively on donrockwell.com. (For an extra shot, click on the link … Continue reading

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