August 2004 Best of Falls Churchsh alone is worth a visit, though at $35 it is not cheap. Another terrific high-end dish is lamb chops Peking-style, a whole rack of boldly seasoned New Zealand lamb in a brown sauce--again not cheap at $26.95, but not overpriced. Also appealing are the black-pepper jumbo shrimp, sea scallops with roasted garlic, and garlic sprouts with chicken. Sweet-and-sour pork, chicken with cashews, and chicken with snow peas are good and cost around $12. There is no whole fish on the menu.
Peking Gourmet Inn, 6029 Leesburg Pike; 703-671-8088. Open daily for lunch and dinner.