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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Seattle
Food
Feel
Price
7.5
5.0
$10
Happy stomach bombs served by sweet Russian ladies

Piroshky Piroshky will take years off of your life. Not only are its delicious wares the things heart attacks are made of—the easiest way to locate this place is to follow the smell of butter—but the cortisol your body releases while you’re braving the Pike Place Market crowds is bound to take its toll as well.

But once you’re inside this little shop (this often involves waiting in a very long line), the smells, sounds, and sights of those delightful little… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
Seattle
Food
Feel
Price
8.5
7.0
$20
Jellyfish, kidneys, and pig’s-blood, oh my!

We love an authentic Szechuan restaurant that doesn’t tone down the spice in order to appease unadventurous diners. And we love any venue that appears to be channeling Lou Reed. So, yes, we love Bamboo Garden.

There’s plenty of complexity, heat, and variety on the regular menu, but it’s the section that beckons diners to “Take a Walk on the Wild Side” that excites us. Spicy dry-cooked frog, sour and spicy jellyfish, intestines from various animals—you can easily earn your trying-weird-stuff… [More]