Review: Hop House

What: Poutine Tots, Nachos, Elemental “Oxygen” Pomegranate Cider, Dementor’s Kiss Where: Hop House โ€“ 8300 160th Ave NE, Redmond, Wa., 98052 Rating (1-5):ย ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ 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: Little Brother, Breads and Bowls

What: Polenta, Mushrooms, Egg, Parmesan Bowl; Bread Board; Beet Root Latte Where:ย Little Brother โ€“ 456 Central Way, Kirkland, Wa., 98033 Rating (1-5):ย ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ I’ve mentioned Little Brother once before. Would you believe I haven’t been in almost that long, though? There are few places around Kirkland that became the “spots” that my friend and I would…

A Tribute to Eggs…

…And how to make soft-boiled eggs. Now, I know that I haven’t posted in a bit. I got bogged down by a lot of work, but I’m on a mini-vacation from parts of it. So, now I can focus on continuing writing for spaces like this one! Let’s talk about eggs. This post will be…

Review: Fika House Kafe

What: Purple Rain and Chai Latte Where:ย Fika House Kafe โ€“ 298 106th Ave NE, Bellevue, Wa., 98004 Rating (1-5):ย ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ 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: Omaha Steaks’ Filet Mignon

Unlike my normal reviews, this one is for food delivered to my doorstep! If you have an interest in trying Omaha Steaks, please keep reading. As a welcomed surprise, my husband and I were gifted with a delivery from Omaha Steaks. A family member decided to provide us with some nice cuts of meat for…

Review: Dough Zone

What: Green onion pancakes, broccoli with oyster sauce, pork steam buns, pork dumplings, vegetable pot stickers Where:ย Dough Zone โ€“ 7625 170th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052 Rating (1-5): ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ 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 โ€“ย Redmond Town Center, 7425 166th Ave NE C205, Redmond, WA 98052 Rating (1-5):ย ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ 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): ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ 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:ย Five Stones Coffee Co. – 8102 161st Avenue NE, Redmond, WA 98052 Rating (1-5): ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ 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 โ€“ย 219 Broadway E, Seattle, WA 98102 Rating (1-5): ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ 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….