Yen’s Cafe

Yen’s Cafe

Yen’s Cafe: Chinese So I heard about this place through social media / stalking and from first-hand conversations with Taiwanese folks.  With that said, I had some relatively high hopes for this potential gem hidden away from the Beltway.  Coming from a trip in Taiwan, I was hoping for a restaurant with close-to-authentic Taiwanese food … Continue reading

Mediterranean Bakery & Cafe

Mediterranean Bakery & Cafe

Mediterranean Bakery & Cafe: Mediterranean You’ll hear me say this often, but I’ve gotta stick to it: I really dig the hole-in-the-wall places.  The Mediterranean Bakery & Café is a little, unassuming place in the corner of the Trade Center Shopping Center (where the Home Depot is located off of Pickett).  Due to its location, … Continue reading

Temari

Temari

Temari: Japanese If you want a taste of ramen in the MD area, this is the place to go.  This small Japanese café is located off of Rockville Pike (355) off I-270.  In an area where Chinese food is the dominant Asian offering, Temari offers a nice sliver of Japan.  My spouse and I typically … Continue reading

Oegadgib

Oegadgib

Oegadgib: Korean Update:  I managed to get some better pictures from my last visit, so check out the new posts / pics below! Oegadgib is another delicious Korean buffet.  Unlike Il Mee, you don’t go up to get your meats.  There are regular menu items – which I’ve never tried – because when I go … Continue reading

Il Mee Buffet

Il Mee Buffet

Il Mee Buffet: Korean For those of you that know how to get down with a Korean Buffet, you know this establishment well.  It’s an all-you-can-eat-and-cook-all-sorts-of-meat-on-a-grill-plate-in-front-of-you place.  It offers meats like bulgogi, galibi, spicy chicken, pork belly (Korean bacon), squid, shrimp, etc.  It also offers all-you-can-eat sushi and miscellaneous buffet items.  There are also different … Continue reading

Ratings & Review

Ratings & Review

I really have no true method for my reviews or how I choose the places I eat at.  It’s typically driven by my spouse’s stomach and social gatherings. Many of the food reviews are for eats in the VA region but on occasion, there will be a review for eats in the DC or MD … Continue reading