You can get xiao long bao to go from counter-service Xiao Chi Jie — aka XCJ —in Bellevue, but they also sell them frozen to steam at home, perfect for pandemic-times (and forever after). (Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)
You can get xiao long bao to go from counter-service Xiao Chi Jie — aka XCJ —in Bellevue, but they also sell them frozen to steam at home, perfect for pandemic-times. (Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)
Food & Drink

Our food writers’ top 12 Seattle-area takeout picks from one long pandemic year

With dining rooms shut through most of the coronavirus pandemic, Seattle Times food writers Bethany Jean Clement, Jackie Varriano and Tan Vinh have eaten a lot of takeout over the course of this past year — here, they share their favorites to help you keep getting through.

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