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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
DC
Food
Feel
Price
6.4
8.0
$25
A Greek restaurant whose menu globetrots a bit too much for its own good

The infinitely popular Zorba’s may be named after a hero from Crete, but its cuisine isn’t limited to the island’s (or even Greece’s) dishes; in fact, the restaurant serves falafel, subs, and pizza, and its staff is mostly Mexican (instead of tahini, oil, or flakes of red pepper, the condiments table holds ketchup and Castillo-brand hot sauce). There’s very little that’s Greek about it. In other words, Zorba’s seems to fall easily into the “typical Greek-American place” category.

But upon closer… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
DC
Food
Feel
Price
9.0
9.3
$20
This hidden Korean gem is a triple threat: food, fun, and value

Perhaps one of the most infuriating—or thrilling—things about Annandale’s Little Seoul restaurant scene is that you have to bounce around from place to place to get the best version of whatever dish you crave, but no one has the paragon of them all. Annan-gol’s got better barbecue, Gamasot excels at seolleongtang, Light House has the best soon dubu (best tofu, in general), Seoul Soondae has everyone’s favorite soondae…but who has the most dishes with a uniformly high level of execution… [More]