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The Mein Man: Silver Noodles and a Strange Experience at Penang Food Court

Dish: Spicy Silver Noodle Soup
Place: Penang Food Court, International District
Price: $7.50
In the bowl: Per the listing on the wall: “Thin silver noodles with fish balls, pork, shrimp and bean sprouts in a light soup.” I didn’t notice any pork, though also swimming…

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Update: Malay Satay Hut now missing the mark

Last month, Trellis moved up to my list of favorite restaurants in the area. Reluctantly, I’m now removing one restaurant from that same list. Malay Satay Hut, one of my top picks since I moved to Seattle in 1999, has been increasingly disappointing of late.…

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Top Seattle Asian restaurants, and challenges

I posted this on Examiner earlier today, as I prepare to transition from their Asian Eats Examiner to their more general Restaurant Examiner. Thought it might be an interesting recap to share here…
It’s been about five months since I wrote up my top five…

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Best of Seattle: Top 5 Asian Restaurants

What a great city for Asian food! From super sushi restaurants to fantastic pho joints, we’re never more than a stone’s throw away from great noodles, rice dishes and other treats from the east. Selecting the top five Asian restaurants is a big challenge, but…

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Dishin’: Malay Satay Hut

Special note (3/25/10): Malay Satay Hut, one of my top picks since I moved to Seattle in 1999, has been increasingly disappointing of late, and I have removed it from my list of favorite restaurants in the Seattle area. Last weekend, the food was flat.…

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Laksa in West Virginia? Yes!

I was spending less than a day in West Virginia, with life on the road in small-town America presenting the usual “where to eat” challenge. Not many choices of interest in Morgantown, especially since I wasn’t heading downtown. So when I got a lead on…

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