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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Seattle
Food
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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]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
Seattle
Food
Feel
Price
8.5
6.5
$20
When your taxi driver gives you a tip about tibs...

Looking for Ethiopian food in Seattle? Hail a cab, and chances are the driver can direct you to his favorite place for food from his homeland. And for most, Meskel is the choice.

The restaurant has a large terrace that’s abandoned every drive-by, but the interior has some warmth from native art. And while the staff seems initially shy, if you express some interest in the food, they’ll warm up quickly.

One of our panelists came to Meskel after learning that they… [More]