Manzana Gone, Palomino In

If you were in Manzana this weekend you might’ve realized a bit of construction going on inside of the restaurant. Palomino, in two weeks time, will take over where Manzana has left off. The remodeling has started a bit early and will go into full effect when Manzana closes their […]

Purple Café Coming to Bellevue Towers, and More!

In a press release today, Bellevue Towers announced that there will be three restaurants occupying their retail space. The most exciting of those announcements comes with the news that locally owned, Purple Café and Wine Bar, will open their 4th location in the area at the base of Bellevue Towers […]

Ritz Carlton Hotel + Bellevue

There has been strong speculation that Kemper Development Co.’s Lincoln Square II will play host to the first Ritz Carlton Hotel in the Pacific Northwest. While nothing has been confirmed by either party, this is not the first time we have heard rumblings of the Ritz Carlton coming to Bellevue. […]

9 Starbucks in Downtown Bellevue!

Looking for a coffee shop in Downtown Bellevue? Hopefully you aren’t having a hard time because there are plenty. We were amazed to see that in the Downtown core alone, there are 9 Starbucks locations! This week we have added a resource (one of many coming) with the numerous coffee […]

Getting Jazzy In Bellevue

An article in the Bellevue Reporter today speaks to the immense amount of live Jazz taking place in Downtown Bellevue recently. Vertigo Lounge and Grill has spearheaded the live Jazz club scene, by hosting 26 performances in the span of March and April. What is even better is that they […]

Store Openings: Panera Bread, Vera Bradley

Panera BreadPanera Bread, which on the east coast in some areas is as familiar a meeting place as Starbucks is to Seattle, has now added a location in Downtown Bellevue at Bellevue North shopping complex. The restaurant, which opened almost three weeks ago, is now open for breakfast, lunch and […]

Chantanee Thai Restaurant To Move

Chantanee, a favored Thai restaurant in Downtown Bellveue, currently located behind Sports Authority in a remote alley for the last 14 years, has announced that they will move locations. Their 6,000 sq ft new location will be located a couple of blocks away, at Key Center in the Downtown core. […]

Jazz at Vertigo

Vertigo Lounge and Grill has 17 jazz performances scheduled in March and 6 already slated for April! Some of the Northwest’s best talent will be playing at Verigo in the next month, including Darren Motamedy and Michael Powers. Recently Vertigo added plasma TV’s throughout the venue to view performances, allowing […]

Ask Lea: Easter Sunday Brunch

Dear Lea,What restaurants in Bellevue are having brunch on Easter Sunday? – Hunting for Eggs Dear Hunting for Eggs,Many restaurants in Downtown Bellevue offer breakfast on Sundays regularly. However, there are some that are hosting a special Easter Sunday brunch this March 23rd. So whether you celebrate Easter, or just […]