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Georgian restaurant in DC area

Laura Jordan May 2, 2006 11:30 AM

Hi All,

A year ago my boyfriend and I met in Tbilisi, Georgia. We'd like to go out to a place where we can get some great khachapuri and shashlik, but I'm having trouble finding a place. We heard of that Russian-Georgian place "Maxim", but their website went defunct on April 20, 2006, according to their server. Can anyone suggest/comment?

Thanks so much,


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    James G May 2, 2006 01:52 PM

    The best you'll be able to manage is to go to one of the Russian groceries in the area, such as the one in Rockville next door to Joe's Noodle House, and buy your chebureki and khachapuri there to eat at home (or in your car, if you're like me). Another (slim) possibility is to go to the Russia House in Herndon, which has a largely Georgian-esque menu, but I have never eaten there. And by the way, Maxim was awful and over-priced.

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      Sal Monella May 3, 2006 04:07 PM

      Speaking of Russian deli/groceries, there's also on at the intersection of Rockville Pike & Nicholson Lane, just north of White Flint Mall. It's called Russian Gourmet I think, open daily.

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