Tim Ma Is Opening Lucky Danger American-Chinese Takeout in DC

Lucky Danger expands to Arlington. Photography by Anna Meyer

Chef-about-town Tim Ma is bringing his smash hit American-Chinese takeout Lucky Danger back to DC this summer. The new location will be tucked inside Foggy Bottom’s new Western Market food hall, joining a sibling takeout spot in Arlington. 

Lucky Danger’s debut location in Mt. Vernon Triangle is now permanently Bar Chinois, a French cocktail and dim sum spot that Ma runs with bar talent Margaux Donati. 

The new food hall location will have a similar menu of popular American-Chinese dishes like crab rangoons, lo mein, kung pao chicken, and beef-and-broccoli. Diners can take food to-go, find seating in the food hall, or order delivery through Uber Eats. The lineup is designed with nearby GW students and office workers in mind. In addition to a la carte items, Lucky Danger will offer a package menu (serving 2 to 3) featuring six

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Baltimore food personality Tim Chin goes from Instagram influencer to Netflix star on upcoming show

You have probably seen Tim Chin or one of his photographs of delectable, decadent food somewhere in Baltimore — from the LED Art Billboard near Pennsylvania Station to Visit Baltimore campaigns throughout the Mid-Atlantic.

Netflix found out about him, which led to his being cast as the guest co-host for “Fresh, Fried & Crispy,” a show in which host Daym Drops (a.k.a. YouTube personality Daymon Patterson) searches for the best meals in America.

The episode, which premieres June 9, is the culmination of the past four years of Chin’s combing the region for scrumptious bites and curating mouth-watering images for his social media posts, which have attracted tens of thousands of followers.

Chin, who goes by Chyno and uses @thebaltimorefoodie and @theboywiththebluebeard as his social media handles, considers the work he does as a food personality an asset to the restaurant industry, which has been struggling to find its footing

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