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Seastar Restaurant & Raw Bar Restaurant Review: Chef John Howie puts a global spin on seafood at this elegant Bellevue restaurant. Starters include scallop ceviche with a mango-kiwi relish and salmon poke with sweet sesame oil dressing. Salads may include roasted red and yellow beets with balsamic reduction; a rich, creamy crab bisque is available, too. For dinner, honor Pacific Northwest tradition by ordering apple wood-grilled wild Alaska king salmon. Another favorite is the diver scallops paired with blood orange gastrique and butternut squash couscous. Seeking comfort food? Look no further than the crab and corn risotto or the lobster-crab mac ‘n’ cheese. For a lighter meal, we recommend partaking of the raw bar offerings, such as ultra-fresh sushi, sashimi, and Seastar's tuna poke. Desserts range from a trio of chocolate cake, peach blueberry crisp and white chocolate-coconut cream pie to crème brûlée enhanced with vanilla, chocolate, or half-and-half. The extensive wine list focuses on Northwest varietals plus California “imports.” Service is professional. Also located at 2121 Terry Ave., Seattle, 206-462-3609.