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Best Asian Restaurants: Northwest By Far East

The many and varied cuisines of Asia have enlightened and defined the Northwest palate more than any other ethnic influence. Here, the 45 best Asian restaurants representing 14 cuisines, and the six most authentic Asian restaurant experiences in Seattle.

01/14/2011 Edited by Kathryn Robinson With Eric Scigliano, Jessica Voelker, Christopher Werner, and Laura Dannen

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Top Dentists 2011

364 Seattle dentists who will give you reason to smile.

01/14/2011

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Spring Arts Preview

A primer to the spring arts season, starring Nick Cave, Marco Goecke and his upcoming Pacific Northwest Ballet premiere Contemporary 4, Catherine Cabeen and her new dance Into the Void, and more.

01/14/2011 By Laura Dannen

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Top Dentists 2011: 10 Ways that Dental Treatments Are Getting Faster, Safer, and More Natural

Ten top dental innovations, from tissue- and cavity-zapping lasers to incognito braces to ceramic reconstruction technology.

01/14/2011 By Sarah Hirsch

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Arts & Culture

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Adventures in Multiculturalism

Vancouverite Todd Wong brings to Seattle his Robert Burns–inspired Gung Haggis Fat Choy, a Scottish and Chinese cross-cultural holiday that has spread from Canada to China and Scotland.

01/24/2011

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Bleep of Faith

Penn Jillette of Showtime’s Penn and Teller: Bullshit! doesn’t hate you.

01/18/2011 By James Ross Gardner

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The Perfect Party

This month’s party guests: Anne Rosellini, Michael Henrichsen, Rick Larsen, Ken Jennings, Susan Hildreth, and Michael Cera.

01/18/2011

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Spring Arts Preview

A primer to the spring arts season, starring Nick Cave, Marco Goecke and his upcoming Pacific Northwest Ballet premiere Contemporary 4, Catherine Cabeen and her new dance Into the Void, and more.

01/14/2011 By Laura Dannen

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Spring Arts Preview: 21 Can’t-Miss Events

We canvas the coming months to find the 21 best things to do. What’s on tap? Billy Elliot at the Paramount, Chop Shop Dance Festival, Shabazz Palaces and TheeSatisfaction, Hugo Literary Series’ Brief Encounters, a Jeff Bridges film fest at Sea

01/14/2011 By Laura Dannen, Clancey Denis, and Sarah Hirsch

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Seattle Bookshelf

In West of Here, Bainbridge Island writer and Washington State Book Award winner Jonathan Evison braids two tales, one set in the 1890s, the other in 2006, about Port Bonita, a fictional town on the Olympic Peninsula.

01/14/2011

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Single (and Kid-Free) in Seattle

How many Seattleites live alone? How many have children? A by-the-numbers look at the Seattle household.

01/14/2011

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God, Guts, and Sons

Ron Reagan, Magnolia resident and son of President Ronald Reagan, from his new memoir My Father at 100.

01/14/2011

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American Spirit

Through May, more than 300 of Norman Rockwell’s covers for The Saturday Evening Post and 44 paintings will be on display at Tacoma Art Museum.

01/14/2011 By Laura Dannen

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Amazon Attacks!

Amazon.com branch Amazon Studios wants to produce your movie. Just be sure to read the fine print.

01/14/2011 By Matthew Halverson

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Best Asian Restaurants: Northwest By Far East

The Insider’s Guide to Asian Food in Seattle

07/25/2012 By Kathryn Robinson With Eric Scigliano, Jessica Voelker, Christopher Werner, and Laura Dannen

Eat & Drink

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Best Asian Restaurants: The True Taste of Asia

The six most authentic Asian restaurant experiences this side of the Pacific Rim: Joy Palace, Sichuanese Cuisine Restaurant, Ho Soon Yi Restaurant, Samurai Noodle, Noodle Boat Thai Cuisine, and Tsukushinbo.

01/25/2011 By Dave Lowry

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Best Asian Restaurants: Vietnamese

Saigon Deli does banh mi best, and Phơ Băc pho, while Hương Binh, Green Leaf, Monsoon, and Tamarind Tree turn out some of the finest Vietnamese menus in Seattle.

01/25/2011

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Best Asian Restaurants: Thai

Bai Tong, Chantanee, and Thai Curry Simple serve up the best in Siamese cuisine; May Restaurant and Lounge boasts a phad Thai presentation to leave for dead every other pretender in town.

01/25/2011

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Best Asian Restaurants: Szechuan

Spiced and Spicy Talk Bistro heat up Bellevue and Redmond, respectively, while Mandarin Chef churns out the best hand-shaved noodles.

01/25/2011

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Best Asian Restaurants: Taiwanese

Facing East and Henry’s Taiwan master that dazzling cultural hybrid known as Taiwanese cuisine.

01/25/2011

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Best Asian Restaurants: Sushi

Newcomers Japonessa Sushi Cocina and Sushi Kappo Tamura join the ranks of Shiki, Shiro’s Sushi Restaurant, and Kisaku.

01/25/2011

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Best Asian Restaurants: Malaysian

Brand new Satay in Wallingford and the ID’s Malaysian go-to, Malay Satay Hut, churn out Southeast Asian staples like Hainanese chicken rice and roti canai.

01/25/2011

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Best Asian Restaurants: Laotian

At Savatdee and Viengthong, Thai standards and Lao specialties share the menu.

01/25/2011

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Best Asian Restaurants: Japanese Izakaya

Like the snack bars of Tokyo, Kaname Izakaya and Shochu Bar beckons wary workers with early-evening belts and bites.

01/25/2011

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Best Asian Restaurants: Korean

Korean BBQ spot Old Village Korean Restaurant, Wallingford favorite Joule, and the U District’s Korean Tofu House top our list, as does BCD Tofu House for its sundubu jjigae.

01/25/2011

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Best Asian Restaurants: Dim Sum

All right, so Seattle is no mecca for dim sum. That said, Joy Palace and Jade Garden do it best.

01/25/2011

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Best Asian Restaurants: Filipino

At Columbia City’s Kawali Grill, pork dominates the Spanish-influenced menu. (Vegans need not apply.)

01/25/2011

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Best Asian Restaurants: Home-Style Japanese

It doesn’t get more old-school in Seattle than the century-old Maneki; Izumi in Kirkland, meanwhile, masters Nipponese classics.

01/25/2011

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Best Asian Restaurants: Chinese

Chiang’s Gourmet, Red Lantern, 663 Bistro, and Yea’s Wok draw all types of eaters—Chinese families, Koreans, Caucasians, Tom Douglas. Plus Bellevue scores the only Northwest outpost of the revered soup dumpling chain Din Tai Fung.

01/25/2011

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Best Asian Restaurants: Cantonese Fish House

When on the hunt for black bean squid, black bean crab, or honey walnut prawns, head for Hing Loon, Sea Garden, or T&T Seafood, respectively.

01/25/2011

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Best Asian Restaurants: Northwest By Far East

The many and varied cuisines of Asia have enlightened and defined the Northwest palate more than any other ethnic influence. Here, the 45 best Asian restaurants representing 14 cuisines, and the six most authentic Asian restaurant experiences in Seattle.

01/14/2011 Edited by Kathryn Robinson With Eric Scigliano, Jessica Voelker, Christopher Werner, and Laura Dannen

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Always Game

The Super Bowl airs on February 6, and you should probably watch it at Capitol Hill bar Auto Battery.

01/12/2011 By Jessica Voelker

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Building a Better Burger

The latest in the happy boomlet of Pioneer Square luncheries, BuiltBurger is a tidy, minimalist burger joint with a laudable schtick: fixins ground up inside the meat.

01/12/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

Editor's Note

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A Note from the Editor

Survival Dance

01/17/2011 By Katherine Koberg

Health & Wellness

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Top Dentists 2011: 10 Ways that Dental Treatments Are Getting Faster, Safer, and More Natural

Ten top dental innovations, from tissue- and cavity-zapping lasers to incognito braces to ceramic reconstruction technology.

01/14/2011 By Sarah Hirsch

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Baby Got Back Pain

A strain in the brain can cause a pain in the back.

01/14/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

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Top Dentists 2011

364 Seattle dentists who will give you reason to smile.

01/14/2011

Home & Real Estate

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What You Can 
Get For…$525,000

In January, we looked at Redmond and Bellevue real estate available for a little more than half a mil. This month, we dug up a handful of Seattle real estate for that same price.

01/19/2011 By Matthew Halverson

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Dues and Don’ts

When financial hard times hit, is it better to skip the mortgage payment or the condo dues?

01/19/2011 By Matthew Halverson

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Letters to the Editor

01/14/2011

News & City Life

Past Lives

Be My (Blackout) Valentine

After the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, a total blackout was ordered between the Mexican and Canadian borders to foil potential attacks on the mainland. P-I photographers captured the Seattle blackout in pictures, including this decisive moment betwe

01/14/2011 By Eric Scigliano

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Streetcars Paved with Gold

Local transit mavens make a last-ditch plea to Mayor Mike McGinn and the City Council for faster trolleys, not pricey streetcars, on First Hill.

01/14/2011 By Eric Scigliano

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Star Man

Space shuttle pilot Gregory C. Johnson aimed for the stars—and reached them.

01/12/2011 By Matthew Halverson

Style & Shopping

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Hot Spot: La Bijou

Valentine’s Day shopping is way sexier and a lot less stressful when you do it together, which is why we’re directing you to Stephanie Percy’s new Bellevue boutique, La Bijou.

01/12/2011 By Sarah Hirsch

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Haute Seats

At downtown furniture shop Roche Bobois, designer Jean-Paul Gaultier updates the brand’s modular, iconic Mah Jong sofa pieces.

01/12/2011

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The Nose Knows

Christen Cottam sells scents and sensibility in her West Seattle shop Knows Perfume.

01/12/2011 By Sarah Hirsch

Travel & Outdoors

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The Most Sexed-Up, Image-Shattering Tourism-Promotion Video You Will See All Year:

Google “Leavenworth” and “Woody Goomsba”

01/24/2011

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Cool Running

On the last Sunday of February, more than 6,000 cyclists will pedal through what Bicycling magazine calls one of “four classic rides in the nation": Chilly Hilly.

01/18/2011 By Hilary Meyerson

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Hittin’ the Skids

You don’t have to be a gearhead to geek out for DirtFish Rally School in Snoqualmie, but a need for speed helps.

01/12/2011 By Matthew Halverson

Web Exclusives

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Spring Arts Preview: Top Seven Strategies Seattle Arts Should Copy

We proudly salute arts organizations around the world using creative approaches to reach new audiences.

01/21/2011 By Laura Dannen

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Letter to Mayor Mike McGinn About a First Hill Streetcar

Veteran Metro Transit bus route designer Jack Whisner raises concerns about the city’s plans for a First Hill streetcar.

01/21/2011

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Spring Arts Preview: Arts in a Flash

Ever since Seattle got serious about its flash mobs—they show up everywhere from Westlake Center to Seahawks games—we’ve noticed local arts organizations embracing the “shock and awe” marketing spirit. Here, videos from five recent Seattle flash mobs.

01/20/2011 By Laura Dannen