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The Top Asian Cheap Eats in Seattle

Let me lead you to the best deals that will save you some money while delivering delicious flavors of the East.
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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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For Eater: Where to Eat Chinese Food in Seattle

For Eater Seattle, here are my recommendations of great Vietnamese restaurants in the area.
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Are Din Tai Fung’s Soup Dumplings Worth the Wait?

Please make xiao long bao that leaves me breathless, not brothless.
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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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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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My Challenge to Din Tai Fung

Leave me breathless instead of brothless Nearly seven months ago, on April 24, I broke the news that Din Tai Fung was coming to the Seattle area. My prediction came true: “Knowing the food scene here, knowledge of Din Tai Fung’s arrival will be cause for every…
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NYC: Pickles, Pizza and More on Day 4

It’s been 27 years since leaving Long Island after high school graduation, and while I don’t miss the area, I do miss New York-style bagels and pizza.  So on my rare trips back to the Big Apple, it’s critical I consume some to tide me…
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More at Flushing’s Golden Mall: Lamb Burger and Noodles

You didn’t think the Sichuan stall was the only place we enjoyed at Flushing’s Golden Mall, did you? Next stop was Xi’an Famous Snacks, where we enjoyed a lamb burger (zi ran chao yang rou jia mo). Yum. Lamb and cumin have become one of…
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Husband and Wife Offal at Flushing’s Golden Mall

At the very beginning of this month, I asked “Where in the world am I?” In case you couldn’t tell from the photo, I was in Flushing, New York. Flushing has become an annual trip Labor Day weekend, and the ideal place to stay (ah,…
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