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Eat & Drink

Bún Bò Huế Offers Bounty in a Bowl at Ba Bar & Hoang Lan
2 weeks ago

Bún Bò Huế Offers Bounty in a Bowl at Ba Bar & Hoang Lan

by Jay Friedman October 2, 2018

A number of years ago, I wrote a love letter to bún bò Huế (BBH), espousing “the other Vietnamese noodle soup” as something worth …
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Feast with Aloha Spirit at Kauai Family Restaurant
4 weeks ago

Feast with Aloha Spirit at Kauai Family Restaurant

by Jay Friedman

A knock on Georgetown, for some, is the noise from the nearby Boeing runways. But I have a hunch you’ll happily put up with it when you …
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Himalayan Sherpa House is a trek to savor
2 months ago

Himalayan Sherpa House is a trek to savor

by Jay Friedman August 22, 2018

“I feed that same food to my kids every day,” says Ang Sherpa, owner of the Himalayan Sherpa House. His answer explains why his …
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Have You Had Momo Dumplings?
2 months ago

Have You Had Momo Dumplings?

by LeAnn Nguyen August 14, 2018

It’s not hard to see why dumplings are so popular. They’re bite-sized and easy to eat, fun and versatile with countless possibilities for …
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Lahmacun: the Middle Eastern flatbread you’re missing out on
2 months ago

Lahmacun: the Middle Eastern flatbread you’re missing out on

by LeAnn Nguyen August 10, 2018

Dough and topping: is there a more iconic food duo? Few things can beat the simplicity of plopping your favorite meats and vegetables …
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Turo-Turo Dining at Manila Manila
2 months ago

Turo-Turo Dining at Manila Manila

by Jay Friedman June 8, 2018

Manila Manila is your place for a turo-turo experience. Turo-turo roughly translates to “point-point,” and that’s what you can do to order at the …
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QQ Bites Offers Mouthfuls of Taiwanese Cuisine
2 months ago

QQ Bites Offers Mouthfuls of Taiwanese Cuisine

by Jay Friedman July 26, 2018

The crowds at Facing East can be a bit daunting. Groups of young, predominantly Chinese patrons always await entry to this popular Taiwanese restaurant, …
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Lao Bar Brings Its Bang Bang Sauce and Sizzle to Capitol Hill
4 months ago

Lao Bar Brings Its Bang Bang Sauce and Sizzle to Capitol Hill

by Jay Friedman June 29, 2018

In touting Lao food as an alternative to the ubiquitous Thai restaurants in Seattle, I recently wrote a report about Viengthong, an institution in …
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Comadre Panadería: finding the right recipe for wholesome food and community
5 months ago

Comadre Panadería: finding the right recipe for wholesome food and community

Bao Nguyen May 29, 2018

Following the advice of a friend whose palate is infinitely superior to mine, I visited a pop-up called Comadre Panadería. This one was hosted inside …
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Dumplings Are for the Mouth and Ears at Jiaozi
5 months ago

Dumplings Are for the Mouth and Ears at Jiaozi

by Jay Friedman May 24, 2018

Elaine Song loves to talk about the origin of Chinese dumplings. She explains that over 1800 years ago Zhang Zhongjing, a medical master from …
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