Opinion

Sushispotting: Flo & Safeway Sushi Bar

Sushispotting is a multipart series to review all 15 sushi restaurants in Downtown Bellevue. See the whole Sushispotting series here. — #6 Sushispotting: Flo Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar So I’ve had a lot of a comments on my Sushispotting posts, telling me I must go to Flo. Well, today […]

Sushispotting: Kobe Well Being Tonkatsu, Ginza, Sushiya

Sushispotting is a multipart series to review all 15 sushi restaurants in Downtown Bellevue. — #3 Sushispotting: Kobe Well Being Tonkatsu I was feeling lazy today, and hit the first sushi joint nearest my office. This also makes the first NEW sushi joint for me- I’ve never been to Kobe […]

Sushispotting in Downtown Bellevue

My office recently relocated from Pioneer Square to Downtown Bellevue– so now not only do I live here, I work here too. Besides the awesome commute (a 20-minute walk or a fun bike ride), I also get to explore new places for lunch. As always, my silver lining comes food-flavored. […]

Bellevue’s Most Wanted List

Downtown Bellevue has had some phenomenal growth within the last 3 years, but there are still stores and restaurants that we would be happy to see land in our backyard. We’ve put together our wish list of what we think would be a great fit for the area. Agree, disagree; sound […]

Bellevue’s Hungry For Pret A Manger

Pret A Manger is a ‘fast food’ sandwich shop that makes their food from preservative-free ingredients. The sandwich shops started in London in 1986 and expanded to New York in the US in 2000. There are over 200 stores in London and 24 in New York, along with stores in Hong […]

Michael Mina: Bring Your Restaurant to Bellevue!

On Monday it was reported that the San Francisco based Mina Group, Inc., a high-end restaurant management company founded by Michael Mina with almost 20 restaurants nationwide, is looking to bring their RN74 concept in San Francisco to Seattle. Michael Mina is a nationally renowned chef known for unparalleled cuisine and restaurant […]

Bellevue’s Wish List…

Downtown Bellevue has had an influx of new stores within the last 2 years, but there are still many desirable stores that have not yet made the leap to Bellevue yet. There are several retail stores that sell home furnishings in Downtown Bellevue such as Crate and Barrel, Pottery Barn, and […]

Halloween in Bellevue – Room For Improvement

The night started off with extreme optimism! In the past, Bellevue has not been known for its Halloween Events and costume parties, but this year aimed to be different. The Bellevue Collection had several venues celebrating Halloween with special parties including STIR Martini + Raw Bar, The Parlor, and Pearl. Newly […]

Make It ‘Heli’ Stop

Noise, Pollution, Safety Concerns… Helicopters already wake my little boys… Intrusion on the community… Distraction to drivers… Quality of life…will be reduced Make it stop. I don’t know if I should be saying this about the ‘heli’ itself or to the group that’s out to make ‘heli stop.’ A group […]