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bruce in oakton Dec 31, 2008 07:06 AM

has anyone tried the Peruvian restaurant on Route 50/236 near the location of what used to be the Persian 'Pars'? I assume there is a connection with other Cuzco in Arlington

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    sbouldin RE: bruce in oakton Dec 31, 2008 07:33 AM

    I actually dined there last night for the first time. 2 of the folks I dined with were Peruvian. It was very good and they enjoyed it as well. I had the Lomo Saltado, which is almost like a beef stir fry. The ceviche appetizer was fastastic and the pisco sours were authentic, with the whipped egg whites. I would definitely go back there again. It is a bit pricey, but you do get a lot of food.

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      Ericandblueboy RE: sbouldin Jan 1, 2009 01:55 PM

      Please ask your Peruvian friend for the best Peruvian cuisine in the DC area. I've heard La Canela is the best. How about Lima downtown?

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        bruce in oakton RE: sbouldin Jan 2, 2009 06:18 AM

        thanks sbouldin - I'll definitely try it.

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        Steve RE: bruce in oakton Jan 1, 2009 01:31 PM

        The one in Bailey's pales in comparison to Machu Picchu (nearby) or Costa Verde (Ballston).

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