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Support Asian-owned Businesses at SEA

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May 3, 2021

The Port of Seattle and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) stand against anti-Asian hate. There is a history of structural racism against Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities in the Pacific Northwest, but the pandemic has also fueled discrimination against Asian communities. We do not tolerate racism against Asians and Asian Americans in any form.  

At SEA, we promise a travel experience that reflects the spirit of the Pacific Northwest, which strives for inclusion. This mission provides more opportunities for small, local, and disadvantaged businesses to ensure that the face of the airport reflects the diversity of our community.  

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and National Small Business Week is the first week of the month. One way to fight racism every day is to support local API businesses.  

When you’re traveling next, and into the future, eat and shop at these Asian-owned businesses and support the entrepreneurs that help our economies and communities thrive. 

Bambuza Vietnam Kitchen
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Bambuza Vietnam Kitchen, near Gate N19 

Bambuza Vietnam Kitchen & Bar proudly offers cherished family recipes with freshly prepared Vietnamese food supporting local farmers and producers. The decor is inspired by Saigon in the 1960s and provides a casual sit-down dining experience featuring a full bar and beer on tap. For your convenience, Bambuza also offers plane-ready take-out options. Don't miss the Vietnamese coffee! 

Caffe D’arte, near Gates A9 and N13 

A premiere Northwest artisan coffee roaster, Caffé D’arte offers award-winning coffee drinks, local pastries from Macrina Bakery and Alki Bakery, and an Italian-inspired menu featuring made-to-order pizza, grilled sandwiches, hot breakfast items, and fresh grab-to-go sandwiches and salads, all prepared on-site every day with the highest quality. 

CHALO, near Gate C1 

CHALO is a travel gift and lifestyle brand that focuses on expressing the unique experience of a city and its people by weaving together concepts from yesterday, today, and tomorrow. CHALO’s products celebrate the history and iconic symbols of cities that inspire, including bags and pouches, home accessories, socks and much more. Stop by for cute goods inspired by Seattle!  

Hachi-ko
Photo credit: SEA Dining and Retail Tenants

Hachi-Ko, near Gate C10-F 

Hachi-ko is a legendary dog in Japan and remembered for his remarkable loyalty. He would wait diligently for his owner’s return from work, which continued even years after his passing. Hachi-ko builds upon these beliefs as your “faithful gathering spot” at SEA . Hachi-ko offers Northwest-inspired Asian cuisine like grilled teriyaki, fresh high-quality sushi and poké, chicken adobo, yakisoba, fried rice, and eggs and rice breakfast. The grab-and-go sandwiches and salad items are all prepared with the same devotion and care. 

La Pisa Café, near Gate A9 

La Pisa Café serves a full line of made-on-order pizza, pasta, and grilled paninis, along with a wide selection of on-site prepared sandwiches, soups, healthy salads, and fast breakfast items. The menu also features Caffé D’arte coffee, artisan breads, and pastries from Macrina, Essential, and Alki Bakeries, plus fresh-sliced meats. 

Manchu WOK
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Manchu WOK, near Gate A4 

Curb your cravings for fast and fresh Chinese cuisine at Manchu WOK. Manchu WOK offers a variety of Cantonese, Szechwan, Hunan, and Mandarin-style cooking; enjoy a wide selection of authentic dishes served buffet style. All of the produce is hand-cut with dishes prepared fresh on-site daily. Customize your plate and choose from a variety of one, two or three items served with a choice of rice or noodles. 

Poke to the Max, near Gate D6 

Award winning chef and proclaimed, “Godfather of Poke,” Chef Sam Choy offers a true taste of Hawai’i at Poke to the Max! All the menu dishes represent the various fusions that makes Hawai’i’s food so ono. Don’t be fooled by the name, because they serve more than just fresh poke. Stop in for Spam Musubi, Loco Moco, their famous Garlic Chicken, and much more. Escape with Poke to the Max and enjoy local style plate lunch, with a little aloha in every bite. 

Stonehouse Café and Bar, near Gate D1

Stonehouse is a full-service restaurant and bar with an extensive menu offering sandwiches, salads, pizza, small bites and comfort food. Enjoy your meal alongside a wide selection of beer and cocktails while people watching from this prime airport location.

Additionally, many of the dining and retail businesses at SEA operate as joint venture partnerships. Other shops and restaurants that are partially owned by Asian Americans members of our community include:  

  • Ballard Brew Hall, near Gate D7 
  • Camden Foods Co., near Gate D5 
  • Capitol Hill Food Hall, near Gate A4 
  • Dufry Duty Free, three locations near Gates A9 and S1 and Central Terminal  
  • Hudson News, multiple locations 
  • Le Grand Comptoir, near Gate C10-F 
  • Mi Casa, near Gate B8 
  • Pei Wei Asian Kitchen, Central Terminal  
  • Tap & Pour Bar, near Gate S15 
Check out Black-owned businesses and makers at SEA as well as women-owned businesses at the airport. 

Poke to the Max
Poke to the Max // Photo credit: SEA Dining and Retail Tenants

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