Letter to the Editor

This letter is in response to an op-ed from the March 1, 2017 issue of the Spectator. Dear Spectator, May I offer an opinion on an opinion? Joseph Richter, in his March 1, 2017 op-ed “Eating on Campus with a Visual Impairment” submitted not only a finely crafted piece of writing, but makes a good […]

Dong Thap Noodles: A Pho-Nomenal Bowl of Food

For those looking to find sweet refuge from the stormy week in a cozy noodle shop, look no further! Bring a group of friends in to Dong Thap noodles for some pho-nomenal food, huge servings, and fairly reasonable prices. SAMIRA SHOBEIRI • THE SPECTATOR A hot bowl of small Pho Tai Nam with Sriracha sauce […]

Ezell’s Chicken Boasts Amazing Dinner Rolls (and Chicken)

Located on the corner in the Central District sits a local Seattle legend: Ezell’s Chicken; The shop is humble, it contradicts the rise of chic cafes and flashy fusion restaurants that are recently springing up around Capitol Hill and surrounding neighborhoods. TESS OWEN • THE SPECTATOR Freshly fried chicken made by Ezell’s. Although modest from […]

Wood Shop: Closest Thing to Texas BBQ in Seattle

Wood Shop BBQ, a small restaurant- slash-bar tucked away in the Central District on S Jackson Street, is the closest thing this Texan has found to southwestern comfort food in Seattle. Kansas-born Matt Davis and Texas native James Barrington, who started the business in 2014 with a food truck, recently opened the doors to this […]

Dim Sum King Offers Cheap, Good Eats

On a street corner in the International District sits a little business called Dim Sum King. If you’re looking for some quick, cheap and good dim sum (around 80 cents a piece), then this is the place for you. MANDY RUSCH • THE SPECTATOR Dim Sum King is a small restaurant with plants lining the […]

Hole-In-A-Wall Manu’s Tacos Among Seattle’s Best

Seattle is a city always craving new taco spots. Compared to other cities, it’s lacking a variety of yummy taco joints. Any Seattleite who enjoys a good taco (everyone) knows that any time another taco spot opens it needs to be compared to the few existing authentic taco places that call Seattle home. Tucked in […]

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