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Seattle Times news librarian Gene Balk crunches the numbers

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November 27, 2014 at 5:56 PM

Thai food more popular than pizza in Seattle

Can you imagine a Seattle without Thai food? It may seem unthinkable today, but it wasn’t until 1981 that a Seattle Times food writer was able to announce: “Seattle finally has an authentic Thai restaurant.” Even if it took us a while to discover Thai cuisine, we’ve certainly made up for lost time. In fact, new survey data from…

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May 6, 2013 at 8:50 AM

Survey: Seattleites show no love for Chinese restaurants

OysterpailBig buzz in Seattle foodie circles: renowned restaurant Din Tai Fung will open a new location at University Village later this year, according to The Seattle Times.  The Taiwanese chain, famous for its Shanghai-style soup dumplings, already has a branch in Bellevue that is always packed.  The new location will probably have long waits, too, but at least Seattleites won’t have to cross the bridge to get their “xiao long bao” fix in the future.

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