40 Eats: Who serves the best calorie splurge in the ‘burbs?

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Readers are coming through with their hands-down favorite dishes in the District, but our list of essential eats wouldn't be complete without some love for the hole-in-the-wall restaurants in the suburbs. Who has the best pupusa, banh mi, pho or pizza in Gaithersburg, Reston or Falls Church? What's worth the trek to a remote strip mall in Silver Spring? Tweet us at @goingoutguide, e-mail us at goingoutguide@washpost.com or leave it in the comments. Tell us what makes your essential dish so mouth-watering, and be sure to include your name and city, which may appear in an upcoming issue of Weekend.

For inspiration, here's  a look at some of the submissions so far:

 

Lavanya Ramanathan is a professional eater/drinker/thinker for Weekend and the Going Out Guide. University of Texas. Northwestern University. Rap fan.
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