pad thai

Phad thai shirmp is served with sprouts, peanuts, red chili flakes and lime on the side so it can be added to suit individual diner's tastes. (Photo: Mark Heckathorn/DC on Heels)

First Taste

Regions Thai Pop-Up Opens at Prequel British chef Paul Kennedy, the opening chef at the former Mango Tree Thai restaurant in CityCenterDC, has opened Regions Thai, a pop-up Thai restaurant, in the Prequel restaurant incubator at 919 19th St. NW. The pop-up restaurant opened on
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Drunken noodles is one of the better entrees at Shanghai Tokyo Cafe. (Photo: Mark Heckathorn/DC on Heels)

Identity Crisis

Food & Service Uneven at Shanghai Tokyo Shanghai Tokyo Café, 1376 Park Road NW in Columbia Heights, is a fast-casual pan Asian and sushi restaurant suffering an identity crisis. Joe Chen opened the original restaurant at 8300 Baltimore Ave., College Park, in 2011 and added
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The finished meal with shrimp, N.Y. strip steak, sauteed vegetables, fried noodles and fried rice. (Photo: Mark Heckathorn/DC on Heels)

Kabu Japanese Steakhouse

Skip the Steak, Go for the Fried Rice & Sushi Kabu Japanese Steakhouse, 14601 Baltimore Ave., Laurel, Md. in the Boulevard Shoppes along Route 1, opened last April in the space that formerly housed Sake Japanese Steakhouse without much change to the décor. Before Sake, which
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