[Richmond, VA] Buz and Ned’s real barbecue 肉食者的天堂- 大塊肋排,啃阿!

Recommendation: 85%

This is a nice little BBQ shop near Richmond city, VA while the store has been in business since 1992. Me and Mr. Big were just visiting a while ago. Apparently, they are pretty well-known among the locals. Continue reading [Richmond, VA] Buz and Ned’s real barbecue 肉食者的天堂- 大塊肋排,啃阿!


[Columbia, MD] AN LOI Vietnamese Restaurant 清淡爽口的越南河粉

Recommendation: 60%

Beef noodle soup is always one of my favorite food no matter what kind. Vietnamese Pho is one kind that I love and despise at the same time. Love it because a good broth can have a great flavorful blend with basil, lime juice, and beef; also, it’s normally inexpensive but filling. However, I hate it because majority of the broth I tasted is fake or MSG heavy. Therefore, I rarely go out and buy pho unless I found one place that has genuine broth.

Mr. Big is recently obsessed with one of the food shows of Luke Nguyen, a Vietnamese chef who was born in Thailand, grew up in Australia, and traveled throughout Vietnam to demonstrate all kinds of Vietnamese cuisines on the streets or little food stands. Continue reading [Columbia, MD] AN LOI Vietnamese Restaurant 清淡爽口的越南河粉

[DC] Sakuramen 號稱DC最好吃的拉麵

Recommendation: 90%

Since I moved to Maryland a couple months ago, I haven’t really had a lot of chances to explore many local places. After a couple fails from the high ratings and recommended restaurants from some of the popular restaurant review websites. (Guess most people would know who I’m referring to right away :P) This place is the first I would like to recommend to people.

Within walking distance from metro station, this Japanese Ramen noodles shop is located on a very busy street with tons of restaurant choices. Yet hardly noticed its entrance is in the basement (shown as picture below.) Continue reading [DC] Sakuramen 號稱DC最好吃的拉麵