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Canton Comes to 14th

In 14th Street, Chinese, Dim Sum by RUNINdc

here’s a roaring bar scene on 14th. New, upscale restaurants pop up as frequently as humid days in July.  That’s why it came as a huge surprise to see a new neighbor that has a totally different look and cuisine. There are the Meiwahs and the Tony Chengs that cater to the trendy Washingtonians and tourists alike. Ever good Chinese food …

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Duck Chang’s Makes a Bang

In Annandale, Chinese by RUNINdc

Photos by Dan Rosenstein Duck Chang’s established in 1975, is known world-wide for its Peking duck – crispy and succulent.  They were the first restaurant in the US to serve a Peking Duck with less than 24 hours notice. And it’s my favorite place in the whole DMV for authentic Chinese cuisine. But there’s more to Duck Chang’s than just duck — Peter …

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Duck Chang Recognized for Food Safety Excellence

In Annandale, Chinese, Food by RUNINdc

Peter Chang, owner of Duck Chang Restaurant in Annandale, VA, was recently recognized by Fairfax County for demonstrating excellent active managerial control in food safety. Over the past 10 months, the Health Department food safety inspectors have recognized Duck Chang and  a dozen other food establishments for their excellent oversight of food safety practices. Notably, Duck Chang was the only independently owned …

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Ming’s Rises over Chinatown Goliath

In Asian, Chef, Chinatown, Chinese, H Street, Lawsuit, News, Openings, Police by RUNINdc

Since opening in 2010, Michelle Tam’s Ming’s has co-existed under the shadows of  its landlord Tony Cheng’s the iconic Mongolian BBQ and Chinese Seafood restaurant which has been a huge fixture on H Street NW long before the Verizon Center opened its doors. But in recent years, Tony Cheng’s has come under a backlash after been found guilty of bribing the DC Taxicab …

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Chao Ku Launches Kickstarter Campaign in Shaw

In Asian, Chef, Chinese, Food, News, Shaw by RUNINdc

Broad Branch Market co-owner John Fielding and former Tabard Inn chef Paul Pelt are seeking $30,000 to open a fast-casual Chinese restaurant in Shaw called Chao Ku. The restaurant, whose name means “super cool” in Mandarin pays homage to their favorite Chinese places in the DMV suburbs. There are some nice places in Chinatown, according to Fielding. But all their …