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 […]

Koots Green Tea, Nau, and More – Close Their Doors

Koots Green TeaNot even two years since it’s opening, Lincoln Square’s Koots Green Tea has closed it’s doors effective yesterday. The company, which has several locations in Japan, opened it’s first store in the US here in Bellevue. After expanding to Seattle as well, both stores have now closed. NauOver […]

Trader Vic’s Now Offering Free Valet Parking

In an attempt at driving more business, Lincoln Square’s Trader Vic’s is now offering free valet parking to it’s customers while dining. There has been a rumor floating around for the last year that Trader Vic’s is actively looking to unload their lease, due to poor business in this location.

Ask Lea: "I Love Sushi"

Dear Lea, I see that Blue C Sushi is coming to Downtown Bellevue this fall. My co-workers and I have been wanting to go to a good sushi restaurant, but we don’t know of any places near by right now. – Sushi Seeker Dear Sushi Seeker, You’ve asked the right […]

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. […]