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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Seattle
Food
Feel
Price
6.0
8.5
$30
They get the taverna part right, if not the actual tapas

Ocho is the kind of fun, cozy corner bar at which you can lose all track of time. Gazing at the rectangular bar with its DIY wine racks, the small partially open kitchen, and the chalkboard of Spanish tapas, it’s easy to forget that if you scooted your chair back too far, you’d end up on drab Market Street.

The tapas menu has so much potential, and although some standards like coca con jamón (similar to pan con tomate with Serrano… [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]