There are many cheap bites to be found in Seattle, but just because something is priced under $10 does not make it a great dining deal. Exquisite flavors matter. The four noshes below are some of the best food I’ve had in recent weeks that just happened to cost $9 or less — from a chicken sandwich made by a James Beard-nominated chef to the best damn biscuit in this city.
The pâté chaud ($2.25) at Q Bakery
3818 S. Graham St., Seattle; 206-725-9193
I try to avoid this Vietnamese bakery while doing my Asian grocery runs around Rainier Valley. I say this as a compliment, because man,