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Ask a professional diner to choose one favorite, and well, here's what they say.

Even non-meat-eaters can find a way to enjoy many of the dishes on this year's 40 Eats list.

All of the dishes and eclectic eats that make it so rewarding to dine in Washington right now.

Nominate your hidden gems, ethnic dishes and family-owned eateries to our 2015 40 Eats list.

We let readers decide who makes the best meal in the region. Now is the time to nominate.

We answer your frequently asked questions about how the annual essential eats list comes together.

Print. Go. Eat.

Chefs behind some of our favorite dishes share their secrets.

  • Jayne Orenstein
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  • 40 Eats
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  • Mar 6, 2014
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Korean fried chicken, the best smoked salmon sandwich you've ever had, and that pork and litchi salad.

We're taking nominations and debating the options so far.

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