My mom is moving to Trilogy at Redmond Ridge and I'm looking for restaurants to go to with her. She is happy with any cuisine but Mexican and doesn't care for very spicy food. For reference, in Seattle she liked Panos Kleftiko and Betty and 5 Spot and even dumpy conveyor belt sushi and in Redmond the Family Pancake House. She enjoyed Spinasse too though was treating us and probably cringed at the bill. She disliked Spicy Talk (darn) because of the service, and doesn't care for food where you have to do any work (like hot pot).
She is very black and white about whether a place is great or horrible and I can't always pinpoint why, but I think it comes down to service. Good service is very important to her—yet she can be so rude to waitstaff, ugh. She is also somewhat frugal, but I can pay if we go someplace nicer. I would like places within 15 minutes of where she'll be, in the far-out reaches of Redmond Ridge.
I've looked at the older threads and have noted Pomegranate and Tropea. Is there anything else I should try? How are the restaurants in the strip mall across from Trilogy, the Village at Redmond Ridge—Silver Spoon Thai, Ming's Garden, Three Lions Pub?