Review: Hop House

What: Poutine Tots, Nachos, Elemental “Oxygen” Pomegranate Cider, Dementor’s Kiss Where: Hop House – 8300 160th Ave NE, Redmond, Wa., 98052 Rating (1-5): 🌿🌿🌿🌿🌿 The other day I finally stepped on over to Hop House near downtown Redmond for a drink with a friend. The inside of the place, in early afternoon, is bright and relatively…

Review: Dough Zone

What: Green onion pancakes, broccoli with oyster sauce, pork steam buns, pork dumplings, vegetable pot stickers Where: Dough Zone – 7625 170th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052 Rating (1-5): 🌿🌿🌿🌿 We are not without our options for dim sum, dumplings and the like here in the PNW. Some places that offer dim sum, however, are quite…

Review: The Original Pancake House

What: Georgia Pecan Pancakes, Hash-browns, Over-easy eggs Where: The Original Pancake House – Redmond Town Center, 7425 166th Ave NE C205, Redmond, WA 98052 Rating (1-5): 🌿🌿 I genuinely do try to give restaurants the benefit of the doubt. It’s not an easy job. And the Original Pancake House – though a “recent” addition to the Redmond…

Review: Five Stones Coffee Co.

What: Lemon and Asparagus Toast, Cafe Stefano with Coconut Milk Where: Five Stones Coffee Co. – 8102 161st Avenue NE, Redmond, WA 98052 Rating (1-5): 🌿🌿🌿🌿🌿 For this review, we’re going to use my pictures from the other morning before work, that I was sending to a friend on Snapchat. So enjoy the slightly lower quality…

Review: Village Square Cafe

What: Veggie Ranchero Burger with Crinkle Cut Fries Where: Village Square Cafe – 16150 NE 85th St #104, Redmond, WA 98052 Rating (1-5):  🌿🌿🌿 The other day I walked 10,000 steps through town! (Crowd applauds.) I love doing that. Honestly, I just love walking as a main form of transportation when I can help it because it’s healthy…

Review: Bamboo Garden

What: Veggie Wonton Soup, Vegetable Thai Curry (yellow curry) Where: Bamboo Garden– 16564 Cleveland St, Redmond, WA 98052 Rating (1-5):  🌿🌿🌿🌿🌿 My husband and I went to Bamboo Garden for dinner recently! Bamboo Garden is one of those places in town I think I have ordered from before on late nights at work, but if I have it’s been…

Review: Spicy Braised Tofu, Homegrown

What: Spicy Braised Tofu Bowl Where: Homegrown – 7841 Leary Way NE, Redmond, WA, 98052 Rating (1-5):  🌿🌿🌿🌿🌿 I’ve mentioned before that I love Homegrown. It’s just a great little chain. I honestly have no idea how large the chain is, because I only heard about them after moving to the Seattle area. Even still, one Friday a…