Alexandria is home to some great restaurants. In a best restaurant contest across VA, DC, and Md., seven choices are in Alexandria: Taqueria el Poblano, 2400 Mt Vernon Ave.-Best Tacos; Los Tios Grill, 2615 Mt Vernon Ave.-Best Tacos; Buzz Bakeshop, 901 Slaters Ln.-Best Coffee Shop; Dairy Godmother, 2310 Mt Vernon Ave.-Best Ice Cream/Gelato; Pork Barrel BBQ, 2312 Mt Vernon Ave.-Best Barbecue; Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company, 25 S Quaker Ln.; and Sweet Fire Donna’s, 510 John Carlyle St. Here’s another award winner – have you tried the lobster rolls available at many Harris-Teeter grocery stores? The split top roll is filled with lots and lots of lobster salad. Makes a great lunch or dinner.