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January 29, 2015 at 12:42 PM

News you can eat: Seahawks food FTW!!! (Plus some other stuff)

PCC Natural Markets FTW! (Courtesy PCC Natural Markets)

PCC Natural Markets’ green onion display (they’re also selling the 12th Mango). (Courtesy PCC Natural Markets)

SUPER BOWL/SEAHAWKS/YESSSSSS!!!!!

12 SEAHAWKS TRIBUTES IN FOOD: With PCC Natural Markets FTW for “HAWKS” spelled out in green onions. MORE>>>

SEAHAWKS’ FAVORITE RESTAURANTS: Marshawn Lynch’s favorite is HoHo in the I.D. (and his hero is his mom… awwwww!). MORE>>> And Russell Wilson’s been seen at Smith, while Pete Carroll’s been spotted at Volterra, at least according to commenters on this Seattle Met post: MORE>>>

HAWKTAILS: Local bartenders show us all how to make some Seahawks-themed cocktails that actually taste good. Yes! MORE>>>

SUPER BOWL FOOD FIGHT: It’s Seattle versus Boston: Which city has the best food? I think we all know the answer… MORE>>>

BARS WITH WINGS FOR THE SUPER BOWL: Seven (not 12?!) places to get them, including Neon Taco, the kitchen inside Nacho Borracho that will be newly under the very tasty direction of Monica Dimas, as of Super Bowl Sunday. MORE>>>

SUPER BOWL PARTY FOOD: Don’t want to make it yourself? You have so many options. (Plus there’s a couple links to good recipes too.) MORE>>>

SEATTLE CHEFS’ SUPER BOWL PARTY FOOD: Here are recipes for Ethan Stowell’s Seattle Wings, Kathy Casey’s Seahawks Superfan Salmon Sliders (plus some stuff from people Back East — whatever). MORE>>>

OYSTERS FOR THE SUPER BOWL: If you feel the need, you can do a side-by-side comparison of our oysters versus New England’s: The good people of the Hama Hama oyster company say, “We’ll have a few Island Creeks for sale at the U-District Farmers Market to prove Seattle’s total dominance.” Or you can order online. MORE>>>

LOCAL SEAHAWKS NOVELTY FOODS: If you really want blue-and-green popcorn for your party, well, you can have it. MORE>>>

NON-SEAHAWKS-RELATED FOOD EVENTS

Yes, things still exist in Seattle besides the Super Bowl. Chef Jemil Aziz Johnson’s Creole and Cajun Cooking Class with Green Plate Special is sold out, but you can get on the waitlist. Tickets are still available for a probably marvelous dinner with Maxime Bilet of “Modernist Cuisine” and for the great beer bash that is Belgianfest. But wait, there’s MORE>>>

Meanwhile, there’s a debate going on about RockCreek’s hip-hop brunch. MORE>>>

BRAND-NEW

HOTEL ALBATROSS and SEXY ALLEY PUFFY TACOS are brand-new in Ballard, and they’re  a collaboration between the owners of (the great) Hazlewood and (the equally great) Ocho, so they ought to be good. The Albatross and its window-service taco adjunct SAPT are located in the former Azteca space, between Hazlewood and Ocho. There will be tropical drinks. MORE>>>

OMEGA OUZERI opens today on Capitol Hill, right next to also-new Nue. Owner Thomas Soukakos also runs the two Vios (Vioses?), and chef Vironas Papatheodorou has an excellent-looking menu (and also experience at Portland’s Clarklewis). Sounds good! MORE>>>

STOUT is also open on Capitol Hill. It is gigantic: 5,600 square feet, 180 seats, 15 high-def flat-screen TVs. STOUT (their shouting) is brought to you by the same Seattle-based restaurant group behind the Tap House Grills, which says, “STOUT is a distinctive, upscale Capitol Hill bar and restaurant offering locals and visitors alike, a tasty beer-centric experience in the heart of the Pike and Pine corridor.” MORE>>>

SOLD OUT/CORPORATE NEWS

ELYSIAN BREWING has been purchased by corporate beer behemoth Anheuser-Busch, to local-beer-lovers’ profound (and understandable) distress. In an Orwellian turn, Elysian will still use its “Corporate Beer Sucks” slogan. (Meanwhile, the 12th Man’s beer of choice is… Sam Adams!? What?!MORE>>> (and EVEN MORE>>>)

KEURIG littered the world with 8.3 billion unrecyclable K-Cups in 2013 — enough to circle the world 10.5 times. If you (or your office) is using these, please watch this educational video:

… and find out MORE>>>

MCDONALD’S is not lovin’ it right now. MORE>>>

NOW CLOSED

VILLA ESCONDIDA on Capitol Hill has, sadly, closed, but the owner hopes to reopen the excellent Mexican diner nearby soon. MORE>>>

Got a hot local food tip? Let me know at bclement@seattletimes.com or @BJeanClement.

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