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Old 07-14-2010, 08:46 PM
 
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Someone suggested we make a thread not about safe neighborhoods or hotels to stay at, so heres my go...

What are your favorite or least favorite (or overrated) places to eat at?


FAV:

Lauirol's
Busboys & Poets
Level One
Cafe Asia
Chop't (does that count?)


Least:
Ben's Chili Bowl (good but waaaaay overrated)
Kramers Cafe (never again!!!)
Georgia Brown's
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Old 07-14-2010, 09:55 PM
 
Location: Standing outside of heaven, wating for God to come and get me.
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Fav.
Phillips

Least:
B Smith's: not worth $50
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Old 07-14-2010, 10:35 PM
 
Location: DC/Brooklyn, NY/Miami, FL
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Favorite:
-Ben's Chilli Bowl
-Ledo's Pizza in Georgetown
-Jerry's Carryout in Logan Circle
-Some Greek place on Connecticut Ave near Chevy Chase Circle
-Chipotle

Least Favorite:
-Some sushi bar in Chinatown
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Old 07-14-2010, 10:50 PM
 
Location: Albuquerque, NM
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Fav's
The Noodle Soup at ChinaTown Express

Delhi Dhaba in Van Ness

Five Guys by Nationals Stadium

La Fourchette in Adams Morgan

Melting Pot on 19th street
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Old 07-15-2010, 10:21 AM
 
Location: Silver Spring, MD
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Favs'

Bibiana
Pork or Duck at Eat First
Obelisk
Jaleo (anywhere)
Equinox
Corduroy
Ray's
Pho 75
Cityzen (can't say I eat here often hurts the wallet!)
Zorbas
Present Restaurant (Falls Church)
Bistro du Coin
Oyamel (service is kind spoty at times though)
Five Guys
Kotobuki
Maine Ave Fishmarket
Makoto
Kabob Palace (arlington) best kabob
Sushi Taro (some don't like it since it has been remodeled)
Julia's Empanadas
Belga Cafe
Colorado Kitchen (no longer around. Chef Gillian setup the General Store instead in Maryland, god I miss this place...)

Hate

Any friggin chain. pure garbage
Lauriol Plaza (someone needs to bulldoze that place)
2 Amy's (over-rated, filled with braty kids and parents who wont control them)
Ten Penh
L'auberge
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Old 07-16-2010, 09:43 AM
 
Location: Silver Spring, MD
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Another Fav I forgot to add is: Domku.
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Old 07-17-2010, 11:04 PM
 
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Faves:
Full Kee in Chinatown
Cactus Cantina Wisconsin ave
Armand's Capitol hill and Wisc. Ave (I think)
Potbelly's (everywhere)

Not:
America (Union station)
Taqueria Nacional (huh? 2 mini tacos for $7?)
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Old 07-18-2010, 08:52 AM
 
Location: East Coast of the United States
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This is yet another great thing about the DC area - lots of fine places to eat. I had dinner at Liberty Tavern, a unique little place in Clarendon.
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Old 07-18-2010, 11:14 AM
 
Location: East Coast of the United States
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Any friggin chain. pure garbage
Even Ruth's Chris Streak House?
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Old 07-18-2010, 11:18 AM
 
Location: Fort Worth, TX
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Chipotle is a chain and it kicks more ass than a UFC fighter on PCP.
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