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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
DC
Food
Feel
Price
8.2
3.0
$10
Some of Chinatown’s best noodles, served in just the right tiny dump

Like most excellent, authentic Asian restaurants, Li Ho looks like a hole. Crouched at the caboose of H Street, its storefront is absolutely tiny. On dingy walls, calendar girls from the mid-’90s vie for space with handwritten signs that make no sense. Metal troughs of dubious sterility hold your food; just about everything is stained to some degree. It looks and feels like the more permanent version of a street cart.

The kitchen, too, is magnificently sloppy. Some pots and… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
DC
Food
Feel
Price
9.0
6.0
$15
Roti, roti, roti...what more can we say?

When you like roti—that griddled flatbread of unequalled richness, served with potato curry—it can become a craving.

We admit to being sufferers. It seems to be universally acknowledged, within the West Indian community of DC and the suburbs, that this Trinidadian place up Georgia Avenue makes the best roti around—and we wholeheartedly agree.

Certainly Teddy’s is a plain-walled dive, but would you expect to get good roti anywhere else? And certainly the service is brusque; fail to finish your food,… [More]