Tag Archives: North Arlington

Essy’s Carriage House, North Arlington

I finally made it back into Essy’s Carriage House today after probably close to twenty years. Nearing the 1 PM lunch hour, there were about five other tables in the restaurant, and mine was the only one that didn’t contain … Continue reading

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Super Pollo, North Arlington

(See the Mar 22, 2011 Review here.) Last night, I had a bunch of errands to do, involving mapping out an optimal driving route to get them all done. So I did them, and afterwards, it was growing late, and … Continue reading

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Lost Dog Cafe, North Arlington and South Arlington

(See the Jan 30, 2011 review here.) Twice recently, I’ve had to eat lunch while working (I often do that anyway, but twice recently, I’ve *had* to). My assistant was going to Lost Dog Cafe, and I asked for a … Continue reading

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Oriental Gourmet, North Arlington

A few days ago, I was reading over this thread, and combining its general tone with my own experiences, I made the hypothesis that Oriental Gourmet might just be the best “white-carton,” Americanized Chinese restaurant in the area. I decided … Continue reading

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Ravi Kabob I, Arlington

(See the December 29, 2010 Ravi Kabob I review here.) I stopped into Ravi Kabob at around 10 PM on a recent evening, and there was still pretty much of a full house, and a line of 2-3 people in … Continue reading

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Cowboy Cafe, Arlington

(See the May 10, 2011, Review here.) I was on my way to Arrowine, and the allure of Cowboy Cafe’s sign called out to me: “Hot food, cold beer,” it said. There was an open parking spot right there, I … Continue reading

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Super Pollo, Arlington, VA

“Knock, knock.” “Cumin.” I’d walked past Super Pollo a couple weeks before, and the smoke bellowing from the building was enough to get my attention. This time was also mid-day, and it didn’t look quite so much like the building … Continue reading

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