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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Seattle
Food
Feel
Price
8.0
4.0
$20
A hovel, but one of the best Ethiopian eateries in the city

The “speakeasies” in town should take a page from Mesob: no other place in town better hides its treasures. Go to the no man’s land by Swedish Medical, get past the dumpsters outside the restaurant, and head to the back—to a Tiki-like bar room with several booths and about five small tables. This is where you’ll find some of the best Ethiopian food in the city.

The best thing to order is the veggie combo platter, which arrives… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
Seattle
Food
Feel
Price
9.0
5.0
$15
The pork at this tin shack is the best thing between slices of bread in Seattle

Shove a huge pile of expertly grilled pork, thick-cut caramelized onions, jalapeños, and cilantro into a Macrina Bakery baguette slathered in garlicky mayo, and you’ve got the five-napkin enterprise that is Paseo’s signature sandwich.

Most people order the original beast or Paseo’s slight twist on a typical Cuban sandwich, but the menu includes everything from garlicky seared scallops or tofu to the “Onion Obsession,” which is simply those melt-in-the-mouth caramelized onions with some tapenade and cilantro on a baguette. And… [More]