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About Chow DC

We have have been eating our way through the DC metro area since 2005. Many calories later, we thought it’d be fun to share our food adventures with anyone crazy enough to listen. We are not food experts by any means, we just love to eat and will try anything once. Although we love a fancy meal, we strive to balance the price, popularity, diversity, and location of our dining experiences. Please contact us with questions or comments. We’d love to hear from you! chownowdc at Follow us on twitter: @chownowDC

Hawaii favorites: 12 for 2012

This post is all about our favorites things to chow in Hawaii.  It was hard to pick only 12 things because there’s so much good food to eat in Hawaii.  Be sure to check out these places and let us … Continue reading

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Hawaii vacay – Part I

Mrs. Chow grew up in Hawaii so we went back to spend the holidays with her family on Kaua’i and Oahu.  This trip was filled with the things most important in life–family, friends, fun, and food!  We’ve been back for … Continue reading

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LeoNora Bakery – take two!

He says potato, I say po-tah-to. He says tomato, I say to-mah-to. He says Senator In-NO-way (as in Inouye), and I say OMG–that is not how you pronounce it!  For those who don’t already know, Mr. Chow and I are … Continue reading

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NYC Vacay – Recap

We just got back from a vacay in Hawaii!  It’s snowing here in DC, so naturally we dream of soft, sandy beaches and fresh coconut water, plus MORE VACATION!  Funny how our jet-lagged brains think of vacation right after vacation. … Continue reading

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NYC Vacay – Laduree

This time of year is magical, fun, and whimsical. Just like the macaroons at Laduree in New York City. It’s no secret that Mrs. C LOVES macarons so there was no way we could go to NYC without a stop … Continue reading

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Oriental Gourmet – Weekend Dim Sum Lunch

Alas, we are revealing one of our favorite hidden gems–the weekend dim sum brunch at Oriental Gourmet restaurant in the Lee-Harrison shopping center in North Arlington.  The Lee-Harrison shopping center is one of the last places we’d expect to find … Continue reading

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Our run of amazing 3’s has come to an end. The inflatable ghosts are packed up for the winter.  And Ray’s^3 simply did not live up to what we’ve come to expect from anything in the “Ray’s” chain. Mr. Chow is … Continue reading

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