Seattle Move Part 2! TEX MEX & All You Can Eat Korean BBQ

  • Published: 06 July 2019
  • Wrapping up my drive to Seattle and passing thru El Paso and ate at an amazing Mexican restaurant called L & J Cafe, then drove to Phoenix and had some of the BEST Mexican food at Cocina Madrigal.

    I went for some AMAZING! All you can eat Korean bbq at OO-KOOK Korean BBQ Finally some Pho in Milpitas at Pho Kim Long Restaurant which renewed my soul before finishing the trip :-)
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    ✧ Oo-Kook Korean BBQ
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  • Cantblendthis
    Cantblendthis  1 hours back

    Mike at the Thai restaurant, never seen him so disappointed lool

    • Brooklyn Deatherage
      Brooklyn Deatherage  11 hours back

      Truly bummed out that you moved here. Everyone is moving here. Now you are making videos to give them more reasons to move here! It's too crowded aaaahhhhh!

      • Hawk Girl
        Hawk Girl  13 hours back

        You always have a travel companion and I wonder who it is 🤷‍♀️

        • Brenda Elizabeth Villalobos

          El paso?!?! Man, I was hoping you passed for a Whataburger !!

          • Nextralife
            Nextralife  2 days back

            Car thieves leave shirts on your car to see how long you've parked. If they come back at night and the shirt is still there, they know you don't check the car often and the car is easy to jack

            • P A
              P A  2 days back

              Omg that's crazy

          • Vladimir K
            Vladimir K  3 days back

            Welcome to Seattle, Mikey!!! I’ve lived here all my life and love the places here. Looking forward to all future vids to see your thoughts and recommendations. If you ever drive down to Portland, you have to stop by Tilt and get their Freebird Spicy Chicken sandwich, best chicken sandwich I’ve tasted in my life. I’m waiting for them to open a location in Seattle.

            • sparklyyvillain
              sparklyyvillain  4 days back

              Seattle meetup?!?

              • Wm Tarr
                Wm Tarr  4 days back

                I hope you got paid for wearing that weird black T-shirt.

                • Keith Munson
                  Keith Munson  4 days back

                  Have you tried the mala double/triple/quadruple burgers at Burger King in Singapore? Surprised at the amount of hot oil in there.

                  • ClimbingFlea8XboxOne/Proflames Gaming

                    You should go visit the crossroads mall food court in Bellevue u will love it 👍

                    • Tina Vo
                      Tina Vo  5 days back

                      mikey it’s pronounced red-mund

                      • Audrey Yu
                        Audrey Yu  5 days back

                        Omg that pho place is like my family go to and my jaw dropped when I saw you walking into there

                        • Aaron shinsato
                          Aaron shinsato  5 days back

                          Only visited Redmond once while living in Washington for nearly a decade. I don't remember much. Is it nice there?

                          • Wm Tarr
                            Wm Tarr  4 days back

                            I've been there, it is a satellite town, not a bad place to live if you don't go out much.

                        • Lorenzo
                          Lorenzo  6 days back

                          You should take a trip to Portland, OR. It's not a major city like you might be used to but it's got a fantastic food scene and it's only a 3 hour drive from Seattle area. Couple recommendations: Pok Pok, food cart pods (in particular anything Mediterranean or middle eastern), and Killer Burger (which is a Portland institution I just tried years after dismissing people's recommendations). If you do make a trip there don't be afraid to get out of downtown and hit up the east side of the river! Very picturesque filming locations too

                          • Richard Hieu Le
                            Richard Hieu Le  6 days back

                            Love all of the places you stopped by Mike! I was shocked when you pulled up to Pho Kim Long though. I grew up eating there every Friday after tae-kwon-do practice. If you are ever in the San Jose area again, I highly recommend trying out Pho Hanoi on Story Road. They have the best pho to die for (dare I say it rivals my mom and grandma's recipe :D).

                            • Paul Forest
                              Paul Forest  6 days back

                              Hey, Pho Kim Long! One of my must-have's when I'm in San Jose, best bun rieu & pho. Good luck with the move!

                              • THE8andLila :3
                                THE8andLila :3  6 days back

                                You should go try out Boiling Point! Boiling Point is in Tukwila, Redmond, Seattle, Bellevue, and Edmonds. I usually go to the one is Tukwila in South Center Plaza.

                                • kory h
                                  kory h  6 days back

                                  Next time your in the Bay Area, try out banana leaf. Delicious Malaysian Thai food

                                  • Michelle Werries
                                    Michelle Werries  6 days back

                                    There are a lot of really good Asian restaurants in the Seattle area. I really recomend the Korea House in Bothell. Lots of great Thai food too.

                                    • q bui
                                      q bui  6 days back

                                      Hey Mike what happened to you and the channel strictly dumplings?

                                      • Lalit Gurrapu
                                        Lalit Gurrapu  6 days back

                                        My boy Mikey innat new BMW X5. Icu cuh

                                        • Dave
                                          Dave  7 days back

                                          That looks like some good af Mexican food and I'm mexican 👌🏽 now I want to make some tbh

                                          • Stuck In a Rut Productions

                                            Welcome to Seattle Mike!! Just gotta work on your pronunciations then you’ll get closer to being local ;) I.e. Redmond is normally
                                            pronounced Red-mend. Hope you’re enjoying the city!!

                                            • K sweeney
                                              K sweeney  7 days back

                                              You moved from where both of my parents were born, to where my brother and I were born lol

                                              • Tússk
                                                Tússk  7 days back

                                                Phu Kim Long? Really?

                                                • Donna Fassano
                                                  Donna Fassano  7 days back

                                                  Your humility just earned you huge points on my respect scale. I love you and your videos but the fact that you didn’t ask to be served at that restaurant just tells me all I need to know about you as a man

                                                  • SuperSonicFish
                                                    SuperSonicFish  1 weeks back

                                                    Welcome to Seattle! You are in the right place for Asian food! The eastside has plethora of new tawainese and Hong Kong trendy food!

                                                    • Scott J
                                                      Scott J  1 weeks back

                                                      oh wow, you even tried Cocina Madrigal. I went there about 2 weeks after they first opened. great food and the chef came to our table as well and was very nice. and also not too far from my house. glad you enjoyed!

                                                      • Scott J
                                                        Scott J  1 weeks back

                                                        also- next time you're in phoenix, some recommendations: for a burger? Try Chuckbox near the ASU campus. and a different but good place? try the Cornish Pasty.

                                                        • Scott J
                                                          Scott J  1 weeks back

                                                          yay! youre in Phoenix, my hometown. and mentioned Little Miss BBQ- the best BBQ in Phoenix! but like you said, too bad you missed out again, but soon i hope!

                                                          • Zippy 3000
                                                            Zippy 3000  1 weeks back

                                                            Anyone realize he isn’t sitting alone??? 🤔

                                                            • SnowClover
                                                              SnowClover  5 days back

                                                              Yeah pretty much everyone. Eh, why wouldn't he want some company along these trips, i'm sure there's plenty of people out there who would take him up on the offer lol. No reason to be lonely if he can help it.

                                                          • Neko Ericson
                                                            Neko Ericson  1 weeks back

                                                            😂 Mike trying to introduce his girl 8:55 and hide her at the same time 🤣.

                                                            • ErikMarie
                                                              ErikMarie  1 weeks back

                                                              Holla! My grandma was born in Smeltertown (El Paso) and my family is from Chihuahua. Ugh it all looks so good 😊

                                                              • Kristian Hellwege
                                                                Kristian Hellwege  1 weeks back

                                                                Chihuahua is a state bordering Texas and effectively the birthplace of high end Texmex from a time predating Texas. Due to proximity to the US it's a place where flour is acceptable when most of Mexico relies on corn which hails from there. It relies heavily on beef as well and produces some of the best Mexican cheese.

                                                                Oaxaca on the other hand is one of Mexico's longest living and most traditional regional cuisines. For the brave it has seven major varieties of a savory chocolate sauce called mole and it's not that difficult to find grasshoppers. Despite it's variety it's a poor region and in some ways might seem reminiscent of some southeast Asian cuisine styles.

                                                                An amusing coincidence is that Oaxacan quesillo and Chihuahua asadero are easily mistaken. Despite it's flavor being compared to young jack cheeses quesillo is made using the same pulling process as mozzarella and was invented by friars who settled in Oaxaca.

                                                                • Don’t at Me
                                                                  Don’t at Me  1 weeks back

                                                                  You know the food is good when there’s gates on the window

                                                                  • KFCButter
                                                                    KFCButter  1 weeks back

                                                                    oh wow that’s pretty cool that he’s partnering to make a korean bbq in houston. does anyone know any more info about it?

                                                                    • Garry Cole
                                                                      Garry Cole  1 weeks back

                                                                      You don't want to live in actual Seattle, it is expensive and the traffic is even worse than LA.

                                                                      • Arnold Andres
                                                                        Arnold Andres  1 weeks back

                                                                        Welcome to Seattle! Redmond is a great place to live. You could do an entire foodie day on the Eastside (Redmond/Bellevue area). Enjoy!

                                                                        • Cassper
                                                                          Cassper  1 weeks back

                                                                          Isnt leaving clothes on a car like a sex trafficking thing??? Were they tryna take mikey????? How dare they

                                                                          • TheColorchalk
                                                                            TheColorchalk  1 weeks back

                                                                            Mike's been lying to his parents when he was traveling with his girl this whole time. lol.

                                                                            • Bradley Astle
                                                                              Bradley Astle  1 weeks back

                                                                              Shepherds pie is with lamb, you mean Cottage pie :'D

                                                                              • Quincy Bishop
                                                                                Quincy Bishop  1 weeks back

                                                                                Long time watcher, first time commenter. Happy to see you up here in the pnw. I've got a few places for you to try in the city of Tacoma if you are ever down this way. For pho, we have a great shop called pho king on MLK, super legit and if you want what what I would say is the best burger for miles check out Dirty Oscars Annex (DOA) on 6th ave. I'd order the classic burger on a pretzel bun. They also have a pretty famous got dog joint right up the road from DOA called red hot that was featured on the food network. Favorite dog in there for me, hotdog in a bun, with bacon and peanut butter. No joke it's amazing. Enjoy the pnw

                                                                                • Donnie Orlando
                                                                                  Donnie Orlando  1 weeks back

                                                                                  What's the name of the Mexican Restaurant in Phoenix? I would try it

                                                                                  • Cherry Amor Vinoya
                                                                                    Cherry Amor Vinoya  1 weeks back

                                                                                    Welcome to the west side! You should come to Spokane sometime!

                                                                                    • Gregg Colamonico
                                                                                      Gregg Colamonico  1 weeks back

                                                                                      Why in several of these videos, on the trip from NYC to Seattle, are we seeing a woman's hands when you are having a meal at a table in a restaurant? Is there a secret female traveling companion?

                                                                                      • Boy Blueventrure
                                                                                        Boy Blueventrure  1 weeks back

                                                                                        13:57 did anyone else catch that

                                                                                        • dvnphm0417
                                                                                          dvnphm0417  1 weeks back

                                                                                          Mike! U need to go try out salty alki brunch buffet only on the weekends in seattle. Its good and the scenery is beautiful!

                                                                                          • kiwokify
                                                                                            kiwokify  1 weeks back

                                                                                            becareful. Sometimes objects are put on your cars to distract you so they can rob you