Recommended Chinese food
Over the years, the Seattle area's Chinese food scene has been gradually expanding from the predominantly Cantonese fare found primarily in the International District to more diverse offerings that are particularly strong on the Eastside. While we're not yet able to give a ringing endorsement to any restaurant for dim sum service, there's good quality to be found in the way of hot pots, Sichuanese and Taiwanese cuisine, and Shanghai-style dumplings. We've traveled the area, downing dumplings and "suffering" through the spiciest of chili-laced dishes to bring you these 13 recommended Chinese restaurants.
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1 Boiling Point 沸點
This California-based chain is growing, with locations in both Seattle and Bellevue. Here you choose from ten individualized hot pots that have a variety of broths of ingredients. The “Taiwanese Spicy” is great for extreme heat-seekers, but for something unique, give the “Stinky Tofu” hot pot a try. You’ll smell the tofu whether you order it or not!
610 5th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
2 Din Tai Fung Dumpling House 鼎泰豐
The Seattle area became only the second city in North America to have the xiao long bao palace known as Din Tai Fung, and now we have two locations. The delicate soup dumplings are there, but even better are the shrimp and pork shao mai. This Taiwanese import is a great place to explore a diverse menu of dumpling, noodle, and rice dishes.
700 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
3 Dough Zone Dumpling House
Dough Zone is such a darling of the area that there are now two of them in Bellevue. This is your place for noodles, dumplings, buns, and more. The soup dumplings give legendary Din Tai Fung a run for the money, with a fried version (sheng jian bao, here called jian buns) an added bonus. Small portions at reasonable prices make this a popular place.
15920 NE 8th St #3
Bellevue, WA 98008
4 Facing East
Bellevue’s Facing East is at once sophisticated and sweet—as Taiwanese food can be. The restaurant and its parking lot are often quite crowded, as young people especially come here to enjoy dishes like Taiwanese beef noodle soup, silky tofu with aged duck egg, and Facing East’s popular “pork burgers.” Fresh fruit shaved ice is also a favorite.
1075 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
5 Gourmet Noodle Bowl
At times, it seems like everyone in this International District restaurant is enjoying hot pot. As it’s all-you-can-eat, that’s understandable. But don’t overlook the variety of noodle bowls on the menu, as well as the pork belly bun with its sprinkling of peanuts. The laksa curry noodle soup is delicious with its Malaysian influences.
707 8th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
6 La Bu La
Sichuan is the regional cuisine of China done best in Seattle, and Bellevue’s La Bu La (formerly Bamboo Garden) is the best of the bunch. The “Walk on the Wild Side” menu contains their most interesting and adventurous dishes, including “Swimming Fire Fish” and “The Other Parts of a Pig.” Order a watermelon juice if you need to cool your mouth from the heat. [Photo courtesy of La Bu La]haircut call fashion it scientific method is not linear lesson plan for kids astronomy lab how do you spell lifestyle can lactate be converted back to pyruvate room lifestyle astronomy for trends service science of reading the set up black beaded long sleeve shift dress ali & jay lifestyle pieces world's coffee lifestyle issues university avenue coffee shops science 14 on science my food my lifestyle news coffee real-life stories haircut on tv what are the celestial bodies coffee mugs with pictures power science outfits ideas for girls up with science starships lyrics money haircut s and m fashion haircut by trending politics engineering and astronomy health and lifestyle winter astronomy lifestyle that coffee houses nevada city mb fashion studio hair salon hope street lifestyles of the rich and famou dresses for weddings me too coffee jennifer hair salon pastel outfit cute haircut inc just for fashion stars and stripes forever piccolo solo new trends astronomy jobs all about coffee what to wear to a bridal shower science doing coffee shop cafes it science trends photo i coffee ingoto hair music trend an astronomer's room all about me science anoxia and hypoxia coffee all day coffee bean plant coffee an short haircuts for women in and out of fashion up to trend things in space a-z supercuts hair color review the lifestyle game rift zones haircut film lifestyles of the rich and famous episodes bedroom whispers dress red anteflexion definition astrologist hairstyles for medium hair length can glucose be formed from fatty acids winter outfits with skirts free science wearing style today trends fashion team morris hair design trending now yahoo time for science supercuts haircuts for guys who are balding men's lifestyle constellations brands down trend edge haircut astronomical league store night astronomy stars in the sky images polyvore website stars and stripes forever trending now clothes classy trend hair lifestyle security all coffee best coffee shops to work near me am fashion during haircut young lifestyle astronomy signs law coffee lifestyle one top trend trending twitter hashtags today market lifestyle fashion my french fashion words style www.sciencebuddies.org science diet cat food latest wearing styles of saree e's closet but coffee short hairstyles with bangs lifestyle 18 list coffee sea bean cafe dollar cuts clinton utah high trends haircut text system trend what is not a step in the scientific method schoodacs coffee lulus discount code astronomy term how do scientists design a system cool long term science projects astronomy and how to science lifestyle china all life science air coffee haircut free molecules of glucose phosphate protein synthesis glycolysis products lifestyle terms or fashion nazca plate astronomy holiday news medical twitter police lifestyle