Morimoto is high-concept and heavily stylized, from a dining room that looks like a futuristic aquarium to a menu of globe-spanning influence and eclectic combinations. A meal at this Iron Chef regular's restaurant …
Part of a local mini-empire of sizzling Szechuan goodness. This location has the bonus of a glam dining room in an old bank building. There's another branch in University City.
Satisfying students and others interested in good, inexpensive Korean fare; enter from the parking lot in the back of the shopping plaza. There's really no question about what to order: Get the wings.
Delicious and inexpensive meat soups (skip the skimpy seafood options) with perfectly chewy noodles, plus standard stir-fries and less common treats like pig ears. Cash only.
Inexpensive way to get your sushi or kimchi fix: grab an Asian-style set meal from the various options. Spicy beef, bulgogi and teriyaki are some of the choices.
This Burmese spot offers a huge array of tantalizing specialties from spicy red-bean shrimp and curried chicken with egg noodles to coconut tofu.
For cheap, fast eats after Old City sightseeing, nothing beats one of these 'Vietnamese hoagies,' as locals call banh mi.
West-side outpost of a local mini-empire of sizzling Szechuan goodness; casual, with sidewalk seating.
Tasty buns and soup dumplings in a casual spot near the bus station.