Below, simply the favorites of a food lover — not an expert. Your suggestions are welcome in the comments section.
Din Tai Fung - specializing in soup dumplings and noodles
Pacific Place, Lincoln Square in Bellevue, and U Village.
Buddha Ruksa - Thai - in West Seattle
You must order the crispy garlic chicken – aka “crack chicken.”
Shanghai Garden in the ID
Get the shaved noodles!
And now, a huge list, from the experts, our Jack fans:
Beth S. Nijo just south of the market for sushi (best nigiri ever!) or maneki in the ID, great place for groups and families...
Tiffany C. Mizu in Gig Harbor.
Jose O. Mike's Noodle House in Chinatown
Jessica D. Areeya Thai in Lynnwood is amazing...every visit
Katie G. Stars in the Sky for Korean Fried Chicken - in Edmonds.
Maddie K. Harbor City in the international district!
Bonnie A. Yen Ching is fantastic in Tacoma on South Tacoma Way
Kara R. Dough Zone in ID for dumplings!
Stacey J. Thai Ginger Bellevue!
Jason Megatron Burrows Mashiko in West Seattle for Sushi. =)
Lauren R. Umma's Lunchbox!
Craig S. Golden Star, East Bremerton
Anabel L. Tamarind Tree in Seattle’s I-district!
Mike A. Judy Fu's snappy dragon
Lisa C. Lucky Dragon in Lake Stevens
Sunny M. Lemongrass in Olympia