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Hosting a bevy of festive margaritas like its cucumber-honeydew variation, El Borracho takes tacos and other standard Mexican eats to the next level with options like the shredded rabbit in a chipotle tomato stew, and braised beef tongue taco with salsa verde.
Opened by the formerly mobile meat-monger behind the Seattle Sausage food cart, this counter-service protein purveyor is serving up locally produced sausages, pates, etc., from an old-school Fremont store front that's been freshly decked with modern pale wood furniture/ wainscoting and a wooden bull's head, and takes its name from the owner's grandmother.
Bellevue’s impeccably designed Kaisho offers up a hefty selection of locally sourced dishes, with an impressive array of Umami-inspired large plates (highlighting tea smoked duck and garlic hangar steak).
Traveller off Leary has now expanded to Montlake. Resplendent with an awesome fireplace and trademark rustic pub fare, not to mention six rotating taps; the TM is sure to be a great place to rest those weary feet and score some top notch Euro-gastropub eats.
Mescaleria Oaxaca’s behemoth location on the corner of Pine and Summit sports little-to-no signage, but does come complete with rooftop dining and one of the most impressive selections of mescal in this market. Pair that with eats like fried quesadillas and sautéed shrimp tacos with pico, and you've got a winning combo for Mex eats in Cap Hill.
Smack dab in the Denny Triangle, Le Caviste, a European-inspired safehaven wine-enthusiasts, touts dishes like escargot and Champignons Rôtis.
Pioneer Square's home to this outpost of BRGR Bar. Along with their famed meat patties, the revamped burger joint also serves korean tacos and Kalbi rice bowls, which'll definitely have you agreeing that vowels are totally overrated.