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Monsoon Restaurant Review: Monsoon offers authentic Vietnamese cuisine in a setting of blond wood and stone surfaces. Food is crafted using Pacific Northwest ingredients, and served in an elegant dining room, the casual bar or the rooftop patio. Appetizers include bo la lot (la lot leaves wrapped around flank steak and grilled), duck confit rolls with mustard greens, pineapple and nuoc cham, and grilled squid stuffed with duck, basil and jícama. Vegetarians will enjoy the Asian eggplant in spicy coconut sauce; crispy vegan tofu with lemon grass, sweet onions and roasted shiitake mushrooms; and snap peas with lotus root and fresh woodear mushrooms. Meat eaters will go for the crispy drunken chicken and the savory grilled pork chop with lemon grass and mustard greens. Well-crafted desserts end the meal on a grace note. A short wine list is well-suited to the occasionally fiery flavors of the cuisine.