Every day, food critic Tom Sietsema is asked what his favorite restaurant in Washington is. Not surprisingly, he can’t settle on just one.
A & J Restaurant Don’t go to this spartan, cash-only dim sum parlor to relax. Inside, the clatter rivals that of an approaching DC-10. Still, there’s a reason an entire wall is plastered with framed accolades: The food that passes through a silky red curtain in the back is mostly very good. Jye Tang, courtsey of A&J Restaurant Buy Photo