Mokomandy, Northern Virginia’s Celebrated Korean-Cajun Restaurant, Closes for Good

Dumplings from Mokomandy | Rey Lopez/Eater D.C.

The strip mall spot reportedly did not want to attempt a return as long as COVID-19 limited service Mokomandy , the Korean-Cajun restaurant in Sterling that holds the No. 1 spot on the latest edition of Northern Virginia Magazine ’s 50 Best Restaurants list, is permanently closed.

Source: Mokomandy, Northern Virginia’s Celebrated Korean-Cajun Restaurant, Closes for Good

Momofuku Permanently Closes D.C. Location as Part of Company Overhaul

David Chang working opening day at Momofuku CCDC in 2015

‘I’m still at war with this decision,’ David Chang says on his podcast Momofuku, the celebrated international restaurant group has permanently closed its D.C. restaurant, the brand announced today.

Source: Momofuku Permanently Closes D.C. Location as Part of Company Overhaul

Another Reason to Shop at the International Grocery Store

Need another reason to find an international grocery store to shop? Each of these bags of Thyme and Rosemary were $1.99. They also had large packs of Basil and Thai Basil for the same price. Bunches of Basil can be hard to find in traditional grocery stores and you’re certainly not going to get it for less than 2 bucks.

If you haven’t found an international grocer near you yet don’t wait, you’re missing out on great ingredients and deals.