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Monthly Archive for February, 2012

Afghan Cuisine at Faryab

Saturday night we went to Faryab in Bethesda. Located amidst many excellent sounding/smelling dining options on Cordell Avenue, Faryab dishes up humble yet rich Afghan dishes without fanfare or frolic. The restaurant sits in a quiet, unassuming store front adjacent to a cigar shop. In the warmer months they have an outdoor patio. There is […]

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The lunch specials at China Dragon are enormous and inexpensive. There’s better take-out to be had and the spiciness just isn’t there, but sometimes you just want a whole lot of cheap take-out (for comparison, note the size of the fork). For $5.25 you’ll get a massive dinner-sized portion of your entree, fried rice, and […]

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I got a direct message on Twitter last night, asking me if I wanted to go to the Hippodrome to see Wishful Drinking. I had never heard of it, but the name sounded interesting enough. I did a quick search and found that it concerned the life experiences of one Carrie Fisher, both written and […]

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I know next to nothing about Korean food, except that I really enjoyed a recent lunch at Shin Chon Garden. While I didn’t elect to cook my own meal at the table, it was still a new experience. Before your order is taken, banchan are set out. These are small appetizer-sized dishes meant to be […]

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