Update: Choupi Crepes and Waffles is permanently closed, as of February 2016. Today we are in Arlington, Virginia. We are staying at the Hyatt Hotel. Although rainy and cold, the morning was perfect for exploring the town and getting some breakfast. Within walking distance of the hotel, in the neighborhood of Rosslyn, we came across this
Whether you have a plan on which spots to visit or prefer to go off the beaten track to satisfy a craving for something unique, there is plenty to discover in the DMV (District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia). Virginia boasts an extensive array of restaurants and cafes featuring one-of-a-kind approaches to Southeast Asian cuisine.
Update: House of Steep: Tea and Foot Massage and Reflexology is closed for business on June 23rd, 2018. Do you love tea? How about enjoying a cup (or three), while getting a foot massage or soaking your feet in soothing, aromatic oils? The out-of-this-world experience can be yours at The House of Steep. If you
Drink tea, savor life… This philosophy seems to infuse life for the Japanese, and we certainly felt it permeating the hall at the Shofuso House and Garden. Nestled in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park, the pavilion is an alluring doorway into Edo-period Japan, where everyday court life was captured in intricate brush strokes and ceramic carvings. Step
So you want to celebrate in style. You are feeling pumped about celebrating something special: your birthday, an anniversary, a promotion, or… Friday! Alev here, at Diostardiumplings.com, bringing some tidbits on where to find amazing French food on a budget. If you are looking to get beaucoup decadence but are not in the mood to
You work hard and deserve some time to yourself. Have fun in New York City. While the place is constantly abuzz with activity and excitement, it is easy to find an oasis of quiet in the sea of lights and music. We at diostardumplings.com have stumbled upon such a place: a haven for lovers of
Rice noodle rolls hit the spot!… Alev here, with diostardumplings.com, bearing some delectable news from New York City. The food scene is abuzz with funky restaurants and kiosks; you simply cannot walk a few blocks without tripping over something tasty. Looking to grab delicious lunch on a budget? Swing by Chinatown because you are in
The Birth of Our Blog Alev and I created Diostar Dumplings with the intention to offer some of mine and my mother’s authentic dumpling recipes. We wanted to share our food and travel adventures as well with fellow foodies, home cooks, trekkers, and tea lovers. Starting a food blog can be overwhelming if you haven’t done