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It’s a Seattle tradition to take the water taxi over to West Seattle to dine at Salty’s on Alki Beach (see review above). But Salty’s can be an expensive proposition, and if you’re like me and enjoy street food, or in this case, pier food, you’ve got a great spot waiting for you right as you get off the water taxi. Marination Ma Kai is the brick-and-mortar location of what began as a food truck. The food is a mouthwatering fusion of Korean and Hawaiian. And the price is right: a miso ginger chicken or spicy beef, pork or tofu taco costs $3 (fish taco $3.50) and comes with a side of tangy slaw. There’s also a good kimchi fried rice bowl, pork sliders, and fish and chips with miso or kimchi tartar sauce. This window-service-only dining-spot is frequented by the commuters who use the water taxi—that’s why you’ll always see a line before or after the boat arrives. But don’t worry: the line moves quickly and on a nice day you can eat on their big waterside deck or indoors at the minimally decorated dining room with a view of Elliott Bay.