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Blue C Sushi – Seattle, WA (Fremont, University Village, etc.) – Restaurant Capsule Review

Blue C Sushi is a conveyor-belt sushi restaurant with multiple locations in the Seattle area. Their first store, in Fremont, is close to my office so I’ve eaten there several dozens of times. It is great for a quick lunch because you can sit down and start eating immediately. Plates (with color codes for the …

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Shanghai Garden – Seattle, International District – Capsule Restaurant Review

Shanghai Garden is one of my favorite places. My 3.5 year old daughter and I make it a regular date after swim class, and the waitresses treat her like a rock star. Last night we went with a big group of our extended family. This is probably not the place for the absolutely most adventurous …

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Flair Taco – Street Food With Good Vegetarian Options – Seattle, WA

Grilled vegetable taco

Looks like we got us a little street food revolution going on around here in Seattle. Not an easy task with the dreary weather, but even when it is cold & wet we’ll go outside for something delicious. Flair Taco, operating out of a classic taco truck at the corner of 36th …

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Capsule Restaurant Reviews

Index of short restaurant reviews that weren’t published on the Herbivoracious main blog:

Ristorante Machiavelli, Italian, Seattle, WA, Capitol Hill, 11/13/2008
Shanghai Garden, Chinese, Seattle, WA, International District, 11/30/2008
Blue C Sushi, Japanese, Seattle, WA, Fremont and other locations, 12/3/2008
Espresso Vivace, Coffee, Seattle, WA, Capitol Hill and South Lake Union, 12/11/08
Nana’s Soup House, Soup / Salad, …

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Ristorante Machiavelli – Seattle – Capsule Restaurant Review

Ristorante Machiavelli is somewhat the antithesis of Seattle’s upscale restaurant scene. They specialize in red sauce Italian. With the exception of tuna carpaccio, the cliches are from the 1950s, not 2008. Sometimes that is just what I’m looking for. Minestrone, Caesar salad, spaghetti, lasagna, piccata. Alfredo, carbonara. No surprises.

The cognitive dissonance with the rest of …

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Skillet Street Food – Seattle, WA – Restaurant Review

Skillet Street Food in Seattle, WA

Skillet is easily the most talked about mobile restaurant in America. In many other countries, street food is a highly developed art form, but in America it has been left mainly to "roach coaches", hot dog stands, and (often fantastic) taco trucks. CIA-trained chef Josh Henderson and foodservice veteran Danny …

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Calabro – The Best Ricotta Cheese in America

Calabro Whole Milk Ricotta Cheese

Like most things in life, there is ricotta and there is ricotta. For long-baked dishes, it might not make that much difference. But take one bite of this Calabro’s fresh cheese and you might think you never had ricotta before. It has the same clean milky sweetness that …

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