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South Pacific restaurants around DC?

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Hi gang,

I think this is a non-starter, but I have been craving South Pacific food and would love to find somewhere around here that can serve up some taro, palusami, maybe oka for my fish-eating pals. Any Samoan, Fijian, Tongan places around? Asian cooking just isn't the same. I suspect some coastal African cuisines might actually get the closest, but I wouldn't know where to start there. I also suspect I have to go to California for anything like this! But any leads would be terrific. Thanks!

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  1. I want to be clear that I'm not up on South Pacific food, nor Filipino, but there is the latter available in the area:



    And a tad old but: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/175850

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    1. re: Dennis S

      Thanks! I think Filipino stuff may be a tad too far north for what I'm looking for but will keep it in mind.