Chinese noodles
6.8

Hue Ky Mi Gia Chinese Noodle House : Review

The "Great Wall" shopping mall is like a little Chinatown in the Renton/Kent area, the walls enclosing a wide variety of Asian restaurants, herbalists, gift shops, and professional offices along with a large As...
Black Garlic Ramen at Arashi Ramen
7Mmmm

Review: Arashi Ramen

Arashi Ramen in Tukwila is hidden away in a strip mall on Southcenter Parkway, near a Men's Warehouse. The location is not inspiring, but don't let that deter you. Inside, the shop is minimalist, but stylish an...
8.5First-Rate!

Steelhead Root Beer

While visiting Eugene, Oregon last June I met my family at the Bier Stein for lunch, and among the hundreds of bottles of beer in the refrigerators, I found Steelhead Root Beer and had two bottles with my meal....
Richard Sherman with llama

Richard Sherman in the Kitchen?

How could I resist, fellow 12s? Richard Sherman in the kitchen, with a llama? Why not? Enjoy! It's better than those Campbell's chunky soup commercials, at least. Well, not much better.   http://yout...
Scuttlebutt Root Beer
8Nice.

Scuttlebutt Root Beer

I'd lived near the Scuttlebutt Brewery for nearly a year before I realized that they actually produce a root beer. Unfortunately, it is not available in bottles or cans; if you want to try it, you'll have to vi...
John Howie Steak, zabutan 8oz medium rare
8.1Yum... Cha-Ching!

Review: John Howie Steak, Bellevue, WA

Just inside the elegant but dimly lit entryway to John Howie Steak in Bellevue, the warm glow of a display case draws the visitor's eye to its contents: marbled red beef. And rightly so--  John Howie Steak's m...
Bulldog vs A&W Root beer
7Nice

Bulldog Root Beer

So far, I've sampled about a dozen different root beers produced by Orca Beverage in Mukilteo, WA, and I think that I can safely say that Bulldog is the best of them. Unfortunately, that does not mean that Bull...
Crater Lake Root Beer comparison
5Not Bad.

Crater Lake Root Beer

Crater Lake Root Beer is a pretty unremarkable brew out of Portland, OR. And the remarks that I do have are not especially good. Crater Lake opted for a clear bottle rather than brown, which is interesting. I d...
Bedfords Root Beer Compared to A&W Root Beer
6Not Bad.

Bedford’s Root Beer

My first experience of Bedford's was with their Creme Beer when I was a kid back in circa-1988 Missoula. Bedford's Creme Beer was the beverage of choice in my group of friends while gorging on pizza or  spaghe...