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: Fika House Kafe

What: Purple Rain and Chai Latte Where: Fika House Kafe – 298 106th Ave NE, Bellevue, Wa., 98004 Rating (1-5): 🌿🌿🌿🌿 As one of my final reviews of 2018, and likely my final post of 2018, I wanted to finally get up my thoughts on Fika House Kafe. I went in November, at the crest of NaNoWriMo,…

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: Mr. Gyros’ Donor Plate w/Falafel

What: Donor Plate with Falafel Where: Mr. Gyros, Food Truck (more info) Rating (1-5): 🌿🌿🌿 You know, I’ve only ever had Mr. Gyros’ food truck. I do want to drop by a static location and see how it is. My experiences with the food truck have actually always been stellar, though this particular instance was…

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: Americana’s Benedict

What: Americana Benedict, (jumbo) Lavender Mimosa Where: Americana – 219 Broadway E, Seattle, WA 98102 Rating (1-5): 🌿🌿🌿🌿🌿 Ever since I jumped back into food blogging, I have wanted to finally review something from Americana. All of my experiences there have been nothing short of bliss. Capitol Hill’s food will just do that to you, though….

Review: Little Tin

What: Jose Gourmet Smoked Sardines, La Brújula Tuna Belly, “Egg White” (Vegan, Coconut Milk) Whisky Sour, Mikado, Fig and Pig Pizetta Where: Little Tin Gods & Apothecary Cabinet – 5335 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA Rating (1-5):  🌿🌿🌿🌿🌿 It’s not very often I end up in Ballard. This may be only my second time, actually. But I had…

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…