Who doesn't love dumplings? They come in all types of international styles, and seem so tempting on the plate, like sculpted purses holding hidden treasures. Here are some of Seattle's best.
Dish: Bakmi Goreng Jawa
Place: Indo Café, Northgate
On the plate: From the menu: “Javanese style sweet stir-fry egg noodles with choice of chicken, beef, pork, tofu, or shrimp (+2.00).” In addition to meat (I chose shrimp), the noodles come with carrot, cabbage,…
Where: Satay in Wallingford, Seattle
In the bowl: Shrimp, yellow noodles, and tofu puffs in spicy coconut soup, along with bean sprouts and a lime wedge.
Supporting cast: That’s it–at your table, that is.
What to do: Squeeze the lime to…
I love the idea of Bite of Seattle, but (except for The Alley, hosted by Tom Douglas) regrettably there aren’t as many real restaurants as in the past. You’ll find some fun food, but most of it is from vendors you’ll see at other fairs…