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10 Terrific Tofu Dishes in Seattle

I probably wouldn't have connected the words "tofu" and "terrific" twenty or thirty years ago. Now I have favorites to recommend.
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The True Spice Route: To Thailand Via Issaquah Via Noodle Boat

What happens when a food writer joins friends for dinner with no intention of a write-up or review? Well, apparently, it still turns into a photo shoot and report. How can I resist sharing images from a tantalizing Thai meal at Noodle Boat in Issaquah?…
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The Mein Man: Thaiger Room Is Far from Roaring and Far from Golden

Dish: Golden Noodles Place: Thaiger Room, University District Price: $7.28 ($2.00 more for prawns and $3.00 more for mixed seafood) On the plate: Per the menu: “Rice noodles stir-fried with your choice of meat and mixed vegetable. Topped with delicious peanut sauce.” I went with…
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The Mein Man: Little Uncle Gives You a Street High with Khao Soi Gai

Dish: Khao Soi Gai Place: Little Uncle, Capitol Hill Price: $8.80 On the plate: Per the menu: “Chiang Mai curry egg noodles, stewed chicken, pickled mustard, fried shallots.” “Mustard” is mustard greens. There’s also red onion, bean sprouts, ginger strips, cilantro, a lime wedge, and…
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The Mein Man: Araya’s Vegetarian Place Gets Me Drunk on Mushrooms, But Not on Spice

Dish: Drunken Mushrooms Place: Araya’s Vegetarian Place, University District Price: $13.95 On the plate: Per the menu: “Classic Thai spicy wide rice noodles stir-fried in garlic & chili with veggies beef, Portabello and other mushrooms.” The other mushrooms are shiitake and white button mushrooms, and…
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The Mein Man: OK Noodles Misses the Boat

Dish: Boat Noodle Soup Place: OK Noodles, University District Price: $6.78 In the bowl: Per the menu: “Small rice noodles, bean sprouts, spinach.” “Small” is written in because “Wide” is crossed out. Beef is the logical choice with boat noodle soup, so I went with…
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The Mein Man: Thai Palms Noodles Are a No-No

Dish: Pad Thai Place: Thai Palms, Rainier Valley Price: $6.99 On the plate: Per the menu: “Thai noodles mixed with ground peanuts, onion and bean sprouts.” There’s also lots of shredded carrot and purple cabbage, and my meat choice of pork. Supporting cast/What to do:…
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The Mein Man: Ayutthaya Thai Cuisine is Pretty Lean on Serving Size and Spice

Dish: Ayutthaya Noodles Place: Ayutthaya Thai Cuisine, Capitol Hill Price: $8.50 On the plate: From the menu: “Seasoned stir-fried wide noodles with chicken, egg & garlic. Served over green lettuce. Garnish with ground peanuts & green onions.” Julienned carrots add color and crunch. Supporting cast/What…
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The Mein Man: Sober Thoughts About Drunken Noodles at Indochine

Dish: Drunken Beef Noodles Place: Indochine Asian Dining Lounge, Tacoma (on Pacific Ave.) Price: $13.95 On the plate: From the menu: “Tender marinated beef, rice noodles, bamboo shoots, onions, and bell peppers are sautéed with Thai basil and dressed in sweet soy sauce and rice…
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The Mein Man: Bloody Good Noodles at Spice Room

Dish: Guay tiow nua nom tok Place: Spice Room, Columbia City Price: $11.00 In the bowl: Per the menu: “rice noodles & rare beef in spicy rich broth,” but that’s not the end of the story. Supporting cast: A tray with chili flakes, chili oil,…
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