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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
DC
Food
Feel
Price
8.0
6.0
$5
Sometimes, the best half-smokes happen where you least expect them

The half-smoke is, by many accounts, DC’s one truly native food, and one of the best half-smokes in the area can be found at this little drive-up-or-walk-up stand, which sits unassumingly along Shirlington Road. The place is not far from the District, but it’s in a sort of no-man’s land; across the street is an area where some day laborers hang out, looking for work, and they love the half-smokes here. You will too.

The place is strictly order-at-the-counter—low prices, no… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
DC
Food
Feel
Price
8.8
9.1
$20
A fun place with delicious meat, any hour of the night

The name translates as “Honey Pig,” and that should give you a good idea of how much fun you’re going to have here. This is easily the most enjoyable place to eat Korean barbecue in the DC area, and it’s also one of the best.

Picture an entire room full of rows of smoke hoods, under which people are occupied with one thing only: having a grand old time. The dark, expansive, low-ceilinged room sizzles all night long with frying… [More]