Posts tagged with: Asian

Seattle

Quarantine: Halibut Bowl. Modification of the original recipe with a switch to Halibut…..what we had….instead of Salmon. The Halibut made it milder and Salmon would be a better choice if...

Seattle

Quarantine: Crispy Rice and Egg Bowl. Still basically on stay at home orders so we continue to try different food options to make daily life a bit more interesting. One...

Denver

Unbelievable food: ChoLon. This is a place you must try next time you are in Denver. I’m occasionally asked what my favorite cuisine is and I usually struggle to answer...

Birmingham AL

Rehearsal dinner: EastWest As a kid growing up near here it’s hard to believe the number of food choices now available in this city. I remember the one Chinese restaurant...

Birmingham AL

Food Hall: Mo:Mo: Another of the dozen or so food stalls in the Pizitz Food Hall. This one is devoted to….you guessed it…Momos. They also have bánh mi and other...

Birmingham AL

Asian: Bamboo on 2nd. The restaurant scene is expanding on almost every visit to the historically quiet (previously deserted) downtown core. But just like many older cities, millennials are revitalizing...

Portland

Dinner with amazing views: Departure. Go here if for no other reason but the views from this restaurant located on the 15th floor of the Nines Hotel in downtown Portland....

Seattle

Asian fusion: Wild Ginger. We were downtown for an event and stopped in to once again experience this well known and respected spot for Asian food. Not only known for...

Seattle

If you’re in South Seattle and you need a food fix: Super Six. Part of the Marination group of restaurants this one is in Columbia City and serves brunch, lunch...

Seattle

Vietnamese on lower Capitol Hill: Ba Bar One of two restaurants, and soon to be a 3rd at U Village, this is the original location. It’s part of the Monsoon...

Philadelphia

Dinner for 20: Continental. A bit hard to describe this place…global comfort food that leans a bit Asian, probably comes closest. This night we had a fixed menu with 3...

Washington DC

Quick lunch before the airport: Mandu. One of 2 locations in DC and near the Convention Center and Chinatown. Decided to give Asian cuisine a go before leaving DC and I...

Seattle

One of my go to places for comfort food after a long day: Toshi’s. Reminds me of the one located near Greenlake 30 years ago. Always fast and consistently good....

Seattle

All I got was take away: Monsoon. However this has got to be some of the best Vietnamese fusion food in the city. My love thought of me while having...

Seattle

Looking for dim sum: Chiang’s Gourmet. While they don’t serve dim sum on weekdays…..it is available on weekends as breakfast only (10 am to 3 pm) in the true Chinese...

Seattle

On everyone’s list and mine too: Stateside. French Vietnamese with a flare on Capitol Hill. Had brunch which was a bit of fusion with more classic French fare but the...

Seattle

In the restaurant core at University Village: Joey Kitchen. This is a chain of restaurants out of Vancouver BC that serves a mix of PNW, burgers, steaks and Asian food...

Vancouver

Been trying to visit here for a few years: Motomachi Shokudo. Whatever you do don’t visit on a Wednesday…..they’re closed….ouch! Also note as of the date of this posting they...

Vancouver BC

Tried to visit the ramen shop nearby but closed on Wednesday: Banana Leaf. This is a chain of Malaysian restaurants and this one was close by so we decided to...

Vancouver BC

Terrible weather out so made a quick dash to this well known Japanese Izakaya: Guu Garden. Very close to the Sheraton Wall Center and St Paul’s Hospital on a corner...

Seattle

Recommendation from a local chef: Pestle Rock. Bit of a small place from the outside but inside the space goes back at an angle making it bigger than it looks....

Sydney NSW

This restaurant is in a spectacular space in the Sydney Opera House: Bennelong The best way to describe the cuisine is nouveau Australian. It is beautifully presented…really works of art....

Seattle

While the original Seattle location is in a shopping center, nonetheless, this food is outstanding: Din Tai Fung. Pick anything on the menu…it is all very good. Be prepared to...

Washington DC

Upscale ramen restaurant in Chinatown: Daikaya. Got here soon after it opened at 11 am and no problem getting a seat. When I left 45 minutes later it was packed...

Seattle

Unique Asian offerings: Nue. Described as eclectic, world street food, which fits the bill. Great place to try something different because that’s what it’s all about. Had the Taiwanese chicken...

Philadelphia

Back in Philly: Buddakan. This is a very large and gorgeous space near Independence Hall. For drinks had a Kyoto Mule followed by a very nice, dry Spanish Rosados with...