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Flipping Out for Filipino “Flip Sum” at Isla Manila in Seattle

Think about dim sum done with Filipino food, and you’ve figured out the Flip Sum concept. It’s an interesting, economical, and delicious way to enjoy a meal that’s full of fascinating dishes.

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly in Seattle’s Asian Food Scene This Year

In my restaurant research for a recent trip to Richmond, British Columbia, I stumbled upon one of those menu items that shows the challenge in translating from Chinese to English: Diversity of Flavor Tastes.
I won’t hammer you, yet, with accolades about the amazing dim…

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The Mein Man: Pancit Time at Family Time

Dish: Pancit Bihon
Place: Family Time Restaurant, Shoreline
Price: $9.95
On the plate: Thin rice noodles plus pork, cabbage, green bean pieces, julienned carrot, and sliced green onions.
Supporting cast: Just a lemon wedge.
What to do: Simply spritz some lemon on the noodle dish…

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…and Three (+) Pigs in Seattle

Yesterday I posted pictures of pig-filled plates outside of Seattle, and promised you local options. Here they are. Most are Asian, with appreciation of the utilization of as much of the animal as possible. Pictured above is bopis, which is a spicy and vinegary saute…

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