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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
DC
Food
Feel
Price
6.6
6.2
$25
Unremarkable sushi and bland, passable noodle dishes anchor this

“Pan-Asian” has become a far-too-familiar term when it comes to cuisine, and Nooshi is one of those far-too-familiar places that offer something Asian (or at least Asian-influenced) for everyone, without really shining at any one of those things. Its wide-ranging menu and generic Asian décor deliver exactly what you’d expect from a restaurant offering dishes representing an entire continent: renditions of familiar Asian classics—some solid, and some fairly mediocre.

At lunch on a weekday, the restaurant has the harried feel of many of its peer lunch spots in… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
DC
Food
Feel
Price
8.5
4.0
$10
A no-frills atmosphere and brusque service, but good, cheap rotisserie chicken and bold sauces

Tucked into a no-nonsense building along nondescript strip malls in Arlington and Wheaton, this cavernous, clattering space is generally filled with families and groups of friends chattering in a mix of Spanish and English. It’s industrial, to be sure, but in a good way: the main attraction consists of hundreds of chickens packed tightly onto spits, where they rotate in a massive oven and baste in their own juices. The service is abrupt; make sure you have your order decided… [More]