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eatingoutdc Mar 2, 2013 08:17 PM

My friend is ill and she really has a craving for some amazingly delicious Tom Yum or Hot and Sour soup (I know, different). So I told her once she stops being contagious I will go with her somewhere. But I don't know any good places for these types of soup in Northern Virginia. Looking for places in NoVA because I don't feel like driving that far. Too bad she's maxed out on pho because we both know plenty of great pho places.

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  1. Dennis S RE: eatingoutdc Mar 4, 2013 11:27 AM

    Salmon soup at Nam Viet.

    1. GraydonCarter RE: eatingoutdc Mar 5, 2013 01:37 PM

      Bring her some miso soup. You don't need to breathe her germs.

      1. Jay F RE: eatingoutdc Mar 5, 2013 03:18 PM

        If you're only interested in soups from a limited area/cuisine, you might find it helpful to specify same in your headline.

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          MarietteB RE: eatingoutdc Mar 6, 2013 07:23 AM

          I am a huge fan of the Lenten soups served at the Byzantine Church in Annandale every Friday through Lent. They are all non-meat (mostly Eastern European soups - with a smattering of more American soups). Only through Lent. $4 for a pint of home made soup. You never know what they will serve and there is always a choice of two soups. I love the green bean with a little sour cream, borscht, sauerkraut mushroom, mushroom barley, and the salmon asparagus soups. Haven't had one I haven't enjoyed!

          Epiphany of our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church
          3410 Woodburn Road
          Annandale, VA 22003

          1. ktmoomau RE: eatingoutdc Mar 6, 2013 01:46 PM

            I really like the pork foot stew at Thai Square, it is homey and so well seasoned and comforting.

            1. Dennis S RE: eatingoutdc Mar 7, 2013 05:21 AM

              Sweet Spicy Sour Salmon soup from Nam Viet. It has tomatoes and pineapple. I hate mixing savories and sweets, but somehow this dish does it.

              1. monavano RE: eatingoutdc Mar 7, 2013 07:46 PM

                House of Dynasty in Hayfield offers a very nice hot and sour soup.

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                  VaPaula RE: eatingoutdc Mar 8, 2013 07:11 AM

                  I sure hope the OPs friend is fully recovered by now, but for posterity, I really like the Thai Tom Yum Soup with noodles and a grilled veggie burger on top at Sunflower.

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