Bellevue

These 2 Bellevue neighborhoods are packed with great Asian food options. Here are 3 great places to try

Downtown Bellevue is packed with great Asian restaurants, with famous international chains like Haidilao, Din Tai Fung and The Dolar Shop set amid high-rise office buildings and apartments. But about 3 ½ miles east is another worthy Asian food destination: the Crossroads and Highlands neighborhoods.

The restaurants in this area of town aren’t as glitzy as those downtown, but the food is excellent, with strip malls offering fantastic Yunnan-style rice noodles, hot pot, thali platters and more. 

The heart of this Asian food mecca is probably the Bellevue Marketplace shopping center, which hosts 13 Asian restaurants, a location of

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A major sushi chain from Japan comes to Bellevue and 23 other restaurant openings around the Greater Seattle area

Kura Revolving Sushi Bar, which boasts 480 branches in Japan, lands in Bellevue in Wilburton Village. More than 50 different kinds of sushi ($2.95 each plate) and other bites make the rounds on the sushi belt. You can also order from the tablet and then watch your tonkotsu ramen and hand rolls ride the “express” conveyor belt. Kids get a thrill out of seeing food on the autobahn belt whizzing by the slowpokes on the regular sushi belt. The seared salmon with Japanese mayo and the “real crab California roll” are among the crowd favorites. Bellevue is Kura

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New Chinese dumpling house to open in downtown Bellevue

Dough Zone menu to feature soup dumplings and pan-fried wontons.

Dough Zone Dumpling House is set to open a new flagship restaurant in Downtown Bellevue this Friday (Feb. 26).

The new restaurant at 10360 Main St. Bellevue, will feature traditional Chinese buns and dumplings.

The menu includes Xiao Long Bao, also known as soup dumplings, which are filled with a jellied meat stock that liquifies into a broth when steamed, as well as pork-filled pan-fried buns known as Q-Bao, prepared with a crispy-crunchy bottom and a soft fluffy top.

Dough Zone will also serve both traditional boiled wontons as well

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