I’m back. I didn’t know I was taking a blogging sabbatical but that’s how it worked out. Things just kept coming up — volunteering in Poland with World Central Kitchen, my son’s wedding, new episodes of Guy’s Grocery Games — that made it impossible for me to find time to write. Oh, and then I got Covid and lost my ...READ MORE »
Mama Chang, 3251 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax VA (reviewed June 12, 2019)
I just got back from dinner at Mama Chang in Fairfax. Let me start with the good news. Mama Chang is terrific. There’s a reason Tom Sietsema recently crowned it his #1 new restaurant in DC. While I may not place it quite that high, I have no ...READ MORE »
Amoo’s, 6271 Old Dominion Drive, McLean VA
I came home from work last Thursday and suggested we drive to McLean for dinner. My kids’ first reaction was confusion. Dinner in Virginia? On a weeknight? You’d think I’d just asked them to hook up the Conestoga to set out for the Dakota Territories.
But I held firm. The Persian restaurant Amoo’s had been ...READ MORE »