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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Seattle
Food
Feel
Price
6.5
6.0
$25
A vegetarian “noodle bistro” that doesn’t skimp on the spice

Vegetarian and pan-Asian aren’t exactly the most promising combination of words, but In the Bowl has a loyal Capitol Hill following because this kitchen knows how to bring the heat. Seriously, they’re really not holding back on the spice, so unless that appeals to you, order a star below what you normally would.

The menu is mostly Thai, with some Japanese noodle dishes plus stir-fries and fried-rice dishes that could be attributed to a number of Asian countries. Though you can… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
Seattle
Food
Feel
Price
8.5
6.5
$10
Kitsch, authenticity, veg-friendliness, and value all in one darling spot

Unless you’re the type of person who carries your yoga mat everywhere and works the words “transcendent” and “Nepal” into every conversation, you probably wouldn’t know that there’s a very good café crammed into Travelers Tea Company, a shop that sells East Asian goods as envisioned by someone whose most prized possessions are a dog-eared Lonely Planet guide and a copy of Monsoon Wedding. Go past the Bollywood posters, the essential oils, and the figurines of Hindu gods, and you’ll… [More]