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The Top Asian Dumplings in the Seattle Area

I've dipped and devoured my fair share of dumplings to present you with my pick of the best of these doughy delights.
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13 Essential Destinations for Asian Noodles in Seattle

Noodles have special meaning in so many Asian cultures, ranging from longevity to general health to luck to fortune. Here are some of the best in the Seattle area.
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Dan Dan Noodles with a Southern Twist at Revel in Seattle

What I love about dandan noodles is mixing up the bowl and then getting different flavors with each pull of the chopsticks. With Revel's Asian/Southern fusion version, some bites have pulled pork, some collard greens, some crispy crackling.
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An Updated Guide to Seattle Ramen, in 6 Bowls

There’s a ramen boom in Seattle, with noodle pop-ups, new restaurants serving ramen, old restaurants jumping on the bandwagon, and even ramen at a farmers market. (On top of all this, several more ramen joints are due to open in the Seattle area this fall.)…
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Cochon 555 in Seattle: The (Pork-Filled) View from the Judging Tables

Yesterday, Serious Eats posted my report on Cochon 555 in Seattle. An excerpt: This was true nose-to-tail eating, most prominent in the long-cooking broths with head parts, the ubiquitous use of lardo, the addictive chicharrones, and the appearance of pork in the desserts. Judges sometimes…
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2012 in Food: No Top Chef, But 26 Favorites for the Seattle Area

As the year comes to a close, seems like everyone is compiling their Top 10 restaurant lists for 2012. Meanwhile, throughout the year, people take to Twitter and Facebook to scream that “this” or “that” is the best—making your pick more like the worst. I…
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8 Great Pan-Fried Dumplings You Should Eat in Seattle

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.
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The Mein Man: Revel Serves Abura Noodles That Are Muy Bonito

Dish: Abura Noodle Place: Revel, Fremont Price: $13.00 In the bowl: Per the brunch menu: “Abura noodle, nettle pistou, shrimp, bok choy, bonito.” There are also ginger strips and cilantro leaves. Supporting cast/What to do: Use your chopsticks to grab some noodles and other goodies,…
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The Mein Man: What’s Wrong with Ramen in Seattle

When I attended the Culinary Institute of America’s annual Worlds of Flavor conference last year, one speaker cited a report that there are 25,600 ramen restaurants in Japan. Those are dedicated ramen shops, selling little more than gyoza on the side. Seattle has two such…
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The Mein Man: Kimchi Ramen at the Counter of Revel

Dish: Kimchi Ramen Place: Revel, Fremont Price: $14.00 In the bowl: Kimchi (of course), pork belly, egg, green onions, nori strips, and ramen noodles. Supporting cast: Nothing. What to do: Admire the bowl before you. Smell, noting the slightly pungent odor of the kimchi. Then…
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