Starbucks to Strip "Hear Music"

In an effort to concentrate on coffee, the Hear Music Starbucks store in The Lodge at Bellevue Square has transitioned to a regular Starbucks store. The music stations, along with the CD’s that lined the store, have all been taken out. The store was 1 of the 4 stores across […]

Pearl Will Replace Trader Vic’s

Yesterday we reported that Trader Vic’s has closed its doors for good. It has since come to our attention that Pearl will be the restaurant to take its place! What is Pearl you ask? The over 200-person dinning room will be transformed into an urban theme with a contemporary American […]

Trader Vic’s Closes For Good

Trader Vic’s in Lincoln Square has become victim to their hidden location, and the slumping economy, and has now closed their doors for good. As previously rumored, Trader Vic’s never really caught traction in Bellevue and has been attempting different forms of marketing (new and improved happy hours, free valet […]

Top Pot Doughnuts Now Open!

Today marks Top Pot Doughnuts‘ grand opening in Downtown Bellevue. This will be Top Pot’s 5th location in total and first in Bellevue. Top Pot, known for its delicious doughnuts, will be located at the base of the condominium development Washington Square. It will be the first retail store opening […]

California Pizza Kitchen Offering Bike Delievery

The Bellevue California Pizza Kitchen, along with their new outdoor patio, has introduced bike delivery in Downtown Bellevue. The outlines of the delivery zone are 100th Ave Ne, NE 8th St, 110th Ave NE, and NE 2nd Ave NE, which encompasses the majority of the Downtown core. The service will […]

Bellevue Needs Another Restaurant With a View

Downtown Bellevue plays home to a flurry of restaurants, but only one has a view from the sky. Daniel’s Broiler is the only restaurant in the area that’s elevated higher than the ground floor, giving it sweeping views of the Downtown area and looking out onto Lake Washington. A few […]

Bellevue Attracts New Restaurants

An article in the Puget Sound Business Journal on Friday discussed the magnitude of restaurants coming to Downtown Bellevue in the near future. With all of the new condos being built, and office space being developed, it will make for many new hungry residents and workers in the area. Read […]

Monsoon, Vietnamese Cuisine Comes to Old Bellevue

The well-known Vietnamese restaurant “Monsoon” in Capital Hill will open its second location in the coming months on Main Street in Old Bellevue, taking over Porcella Urban Market’s previous location. The Capital Hill restaurant, which opened in 1999, is known not only for its traditional Vietnamese cuisine, but also for […]

Palomino Opens in Downtown Bellevue!

Palomino celebrates it’s grand opening in Downtown Bellevue today! The restaurant, which opened its first location in Seattle in 1989, now spans over 9 locations, with the latest hitting Downtown Bellevue. Restaurants Unlimited Inc. acquired Manzana, and within the last couple of weeks transitioned the Lincoln Square space into a […]

Ask Lea: Sunny Day Seating

Dear Lea, Last weekend’s weather was so nice that I was just dying to find a place to eat outside so that I could enjoy it! My friends and I ended up heading down to Kirkland, but what places in Bellevue have outside seating? – Waiting for Warmer Weather Dear […]