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Seattle, Here’s Some Meat and Bread

The Seattle food community was quite abuzz last week with the announcement that Vancouver’s Meat & Bread is opening shop in Capitol Hill. It’s got me thinking about some recent meat on bread meals I’ve had around town lately.

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Korean Fried Chicken Will Make You Sing at Seattle’s Stars in the Sky

Karaoke is part of the draw at Stars in the Sky, but the Korean Fried Chicken is the star of the food menu that includes everything from pizza corn cheese to boiled silkworms.

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Bring on Korean Breakfast at JeonJu Bbop near Seattle

This classic mom-and-pop restaurant has a simple one-page menu that’s heavy on the Hangul, but ask for help and you’ll discover satisfying dishes like pollock soup and bibimbap available as early as 8 a.m.

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7 Places to Find Great Fried Chicken in Seattle

From Southern-style gizzards to crackly Japanese karaage, Seattle is a fried chicken lover’s paradise. Here are seven of my favorite spots to satisfy your craving.

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Grilled Pork Belly and Gateway Korean Food at Kimchi House in Seattle

Checking out the bibimbap, grilled pork belly, and more at this cheery family-run Korean newcomer in Seattle.

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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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10 Terrific Tofu Dishes in Seattle

Yesterday, Serious Eats posted my roundup of “10 Terrific Tofu Dishes in Seattle.” An excerpt:
I probably wouldn’t have connected the words “tofu” and “terrific” twenty or thirty years ago. Before I’d been exposed to the wide array of Asian cuisine, tofu was merely a…

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The Mein Man: Ka Won Wins with Bulgogi and Noodles

Dish: Ttukbaegi Bulgogi
Place: Ka Won Korean Restaurant, Lynnwood
Price: $7.99 lunch, $8.99 dinner
In the bowl: Per the menu: “Marinated beef tenderloin, sliced rice cake, vegetables, and clear noodles are cooked in beef rib broth. It is served in earthenware pot.”
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The Mein Man: Sam Oh Jung Sets Up Summertime Noodles

Dish: Mul Nengmyun
Place: Sam Oh Jung, Lynnwood
Price: $9.99
In the bowl: Per the menu: “Cold noodle in beef broth soup with sliced beef and pickled vegetables.” Those vegetables are cucumbers and daikon. There’s also Asian pear, half of a boiled egg, and–check this…

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The Mein Man: Chan Is a Cute Little Place with Little, Little Dishes

Dish: Buckwheat Noodle Salad
Place: Chan, Downtown
Price: $9.00
In the bowl: From the menu: “buck wheat noodle salad with mixed vegetables, hardboiled egg and spicy vinaigrette.” Those vegetables include shredded cabbage, red onion, cucumber, bean sprouts, kaiware (daikon sprouts), and maybe some microgreens.

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