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Top 5 Sushi Places in Seattle

Top 5 Sushi Places in Seattle October 31, 2011 | Food | Read More
photo courtesy of Jessa T/ yelp Finding fresh seafood in Seattle is definitely not a problem, what may turn out to be a problem is choosing just one venue for your sushi dining pleasure. Allow me to be of assistance. Shiro’s, Musashi’s, O’shan, Nishino and Shiku top my list (which also includes...

Seattle’s Best Brunch & Breakfast Spots

Seattle’s Best Brunch & Breakfast Spots October 31, 2011 | Food, Kid Friendly | Read More
photo courtesy of bastilleseattle.com Seattle cares about food and loves its breakfast. A quality list of breakfast/brunch places includes Café Presse, Portage Bay, Kingfish Cafe, The 5 Spot, Glo’s and Toulouse Petit in addition to these three standouts: Bastille in Ballard, The Dish Cafe in Fremont,...

Seattle’s Best Sandwiches

Seattle’s Best Sandwiches September 17, 2011 | Food, Kid Friendly, Nightlife | Read More
Ask a Seattleite where to go for a sandwich and most will come up with some or all of the following places: Photo courtesy of Jennifer C./Yelp Paseo Cuban Roast Consuming a sandwich from this Caribbean hot spot is often described as a religious experience resulting in obsession. Their most popular is...

Ballard: Seattle’s Transforming Neighborhood

Ballard: Seattle’s Transforming Neighborhood September 17, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
Commonly described as a Nordic fishing town and home of Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, WA is deserving of an expanded and perhaps more complete description, as it appears to be changing by the second. Think of it as a game of musical chairs- for businesses. As more and...

Seattle Snapshot: Rotating Oysters

Seattle Snapshot: Rotating Oysters May 12, 2011 | Food | Read More
Today’s snapshot is courtesy of Seatown Seabar & Rotisserie, one of local chef Tom Douglas’s acclaimed restaurants. As you might expect from the name, Seatown serves up fresh seafood and juicy meats from the rotisserie. They also have a “rotating oyster program,” serving up...

Capitol Hill Farmers Market Opens for 2011

Capitol Hill Farmers Market Opens for 2011 May 5, 2011 | Food | Read More
Well, yeah, Seattle has the largest farmers market in the U.S. But Pike Place isn’t the only…place for fresh produce, seafood and more. Capitol Hill’s blog recently announced the Broadway Farmers Market is now open for the year. The market, located at Broadway Ave E and E Pine Street...

Finding Street Food in Seattle

Finding Street Food in Seattle April 28, 2011 | Food | Read More
Food trucks. Manna for foodies. The real deal. Street food is more than just hot dogs – in Seattle, it’s gumbo, pulled pork, and duck confit. While food vendors have faced somewhat of an uphill battle when it comes to serving up kick-ass, cheap eats on the street, there’s still plenty of...

Seattle Hot Sauce Canning Class

Seattle Hot Sauce Canning Class February 24, 2011 | Food | Read More
Recently, I took advantage of my first-ever Groupon (yes! first!) and attended a hot sauce canning class at Goods for the Planet in South Lake Union. As a New Orleans native and general spicy food enthusiast, hot sauce is like an art to me, and a mystery. Like jelly and jam (which you can also learn...

Vegetarian Cooking Class in Greenlake

Vegetarian Cooking Class in Greenlake February 11, 2011 | Food | Read More
Cooking classes, if you’ve never tried them, are like a four in one deal. You get a meal, you get entertainment, you get to socialize and you get to learn. Even if you aren’t really into cooking, just think of it as going to a more hands-on dinner party. I recently attended a vegetarian cooking...

The Best Eggnog in Seattle

The Best Eggnog in Seattle December 24, 2010 | Food | Read More
It’s sweet, it’s thick, it’s loaded with cholesterol goodness – yes, it’s the season for eggnog. And if you’re the type that settles for nothing less than the best, it’s time for a trip to Capitol Hill. Because the Hill is the home to Sun Liquor, one of the neighborhood’s...