Boom Noodle Opens in Downtown Bellevue

Friday evening, Boom Noodle opened their doors for their grand opening in Downtown Bellevue at The Lodge at Bellevue Square.  Boom, which sits next to Blue C Sushi on Bellevue Way, serves fresh Japanese cuisine and specializes in noodle dishes, hot and cold. Boom brings a contemporary spin on not only the […]

Paddy Coyne’s Irish Pub Opens In Time for St. Patrick’s Day

Paddy Coyne’s Irish Pub opened Friday at Lincoln Square, appropriately days before St. Patrick’s Day.  This will be the third Paddy Coyne’s adding to their Seattle and Tacoma locations. The intimate restaurant squeezes in a bar, two plasma screens, several booths, and tables where Koot’s Green Tea previously occupied on […]

Ask Lea: Downtown Bellevue Breakfast

Dear Lea, I used to go to Manzana all the time for breakfast, but since it closed I just haven’t gone anywhere else. There are so many new restaurants now. Where would you recommend going for breakfast on a Saturday or Sunday? – Egg Eater Dear “Egg Eater,” Breakfast is […]

Blue C Sushi Opens in Downtown Bellevue

Over the weekend, the highly anticipated opening of Blue C Sushi happened, bringing their 5th and largest sushi restaurant to the Eastside. The Downtown Bellevue location is on Bellevue Way at The Lodgeat Bellevue Square. Blue C Sushi offers an affordable, chic, conveyor belt sushi experience. The new location is […]

Chantanee Thai Restaurant Re-Opens With Dressed Up Look

Chantanee, the favorite Thai restaurant of many Bellevue residents, took a hiatus for several months while recently moving into their new location at Key Center.  The new location, that took a few more months than expected to finish, features a much more hip and modern atmosphere, while still serving the […]

Now Open: Tangerine Thai Cusine at Tower 333

Formally Chaiyo Thai Cuisine at the Bellevue Galleria, now re-named Tangerine Thai, has opened at Tower 333 – or as many people know it as the “Expedia Tower” on 4th and 108th Ave. Tangerine Thai specializes in traditional Thai dishes. The interior design features authentic Thai decor. The restaurant is […]

Ask Lea: Be My Valentine

Dear Lea,Where should I take my lady out for Valentine’s Day? – Lost in Love Dear Lost In Love, This Valentine’s Day, there are plenty of places in Downtown Bellevue to take your special someone. However, the secret’s out – so you better call for reservations quick! No more notorious […]

Ruth’s Chris Late Night Happy Hour Returns to Bellevue

Over a year ago, Ruth’s Chris eliminated their late night happy hour – a decision made by the new owners that took over the Downtown Bellevue location. In mid-December, they brought it back by popular demand! Their late night happy hour is 9-11pm daily (9-10pm on Sundays). Drinks included on […]

New York Chef to Open 2 Restaurants at The Bravern

Terrance Brennan, a widely known chef famous for his 2 New York City restaurants, will open 2 new restaurants in Bellevue at The Shops at The Bravern: Artisnal Brasserie & Wine Bar and The Artisanal Table: Pizzeria Tapas. Terrance was named a “Best New Chef” by Food & Wine Magazine in 1995 […]

Martini & Raw Bar to Open at Bellevue Place

The owner of 0/8 Seafood Grill and Twisted Cork Wine Bar, Chef Dan Thiessen, has plans to open a new restaurant concept at Bellevue Place in Downtown Bellevue: Stir Martini & Raw Bar. The new concept is anticipated to open in July 2009, alongside the opening of the Bellevue Place […]