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November 28, 2014 at 11:27 AM

The original Bill the Butcher opens BB Ranch in Woodinville

William von Schneidau photo courtesy of BB Ranch The original Bill the Butcher is back in his first shop. William von Schneidau, owner of BB Ranch in Pike Place Market, has opened a second BB Ranch shop in the Woodinville spot that until recently housed the flagship branch of Bill the Butcher. Von Schneidau had co-founded…

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Comments | Topics: Bill the Butcher, J'Amy Owens, William von Schneidau

November 26, 2014 at 1:15 PM

Il Bistro owners open Bothell restaurant

Amaro Bistro photo courtesy of Chuck Tuck The owners of Il Bistro, a Pike Place Market mainstay approaching its 40th anniversary, have branched out — to Bothell. Amaro Bistro, a 3,400-square-foot Italian restaurant and bar, opened Monday in the Six Oaks apartment building at 18333 Bothell Way Northeast. The street has been redeveloped as part…

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Comments | Topics: Amaro Bistro, Il Bistro, Nick Wiltz

November 25, 2014 at 3:03 PM

John Howie opens restaurant on Microsoft campus

In.gredients dessert (Photo courtesy of John Howie Restaurants) John Howie’s Eastside restaurants have long been hangouts for Microsoft employees. Now they won’t have far to walk to find one. Howie now has an eatery on the company’s Redmond campus – unlike most other options there, it’s a sit-down restaurant with table service. “In.gredients,” the most upscale offering…

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Comments | Topics: In.gredients, John Howie, Microsoft

November 21, 2014 at 2:40 PM

Another Cuban sandwich named Pillsbury Bake-Off finalist

Cuban-Style Sandwich Pockets photo courtesy of Pillsbury Bake-Off While Seattleites were all talking about one particular Cuban sandwich, a different one was making other headlines. Bellingham-area resident Courtney Sawyer was named one of four category winners in the 47th Pillsbury Bake-Off contest for her Cuban-Style Sandwich Pockets. She’s one of four people competing for…

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November 19, 2014 at 8:55 PM

Baking tips from expert Rose Levy Beranbaum

Rose Levy Beranbaum photo courtesy of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt We’ve been in cookbook heaven since adding a weekly “Books for Cooks” feature in The Seattle Times. Never mind all the online recipes available (we use plenty of those too), there’s clearly still plenty of room in the kitchen for traditional titles. Rose Levy Beranbaum’s…

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November 19, 2014 at 6:15 AM

Make some ‘shrooms: Cooking with delectable fungi

Becky Selengut sautees chanterelles. Photo by Greg Gilbert/The Seattle Times The simple button mushroom isn’t alone anymore in the grocery store. Well-stocked markets are offering chanterelles, shiitakes, porcinis, even vibrant red lobster mushrooms or pricey perfumed matsutakes. The mushrooming supply is a potential bonanza for home cooks. But, as personal chef and cooking instructor Becky Selengut found…

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Comments | Topics: Becky Selengut, Christina Choi, Jeremy Faber

November 15, 2014 at 6:15 AM

Where to eat out on Thanksgiving

Jim Henkens photo Plenty of restaurants in the Seattle area are scheduled to stay open on Thanksgiving. Some are serving standard menus, but most are planning all-out holiday feasts, from the roast goose at Bell + Whete to the vegan four-course option at Cafe Flora. While not all restaurants specify whether reservations are required, we’d advise getting…

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November 12, 2014 at 10:16 AM

Seattle writer chronicles top picks for Northwest seafood

Karen Gaudette Brewer crabs around at Pike Place Market by Ken Lambert/The Seattle Times When it comes to seafood, sometimes we don’t recognize how good we have it in the Pacific Northwest. We get a timely reminder from Karen Gaudette Brewer in her new book, “Seafood Lover’s Pacific Northwest” (Globe Pequot, $19.95,) an exploration of…

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Comments | Topics: Chinook's, Duke's, Elliott's Oyster House

November 11, 2014 at 6:15 AM

Barnraiser debuts a Kickstarter-like platform for sustainable food

Photo courtesy of David Whittaker We’ve seen plenty of local food-related projects on Kickstarter, Indiegogo, Community Sourced Capitol, and other crowdsourced appeals. Now there’s Barnraiser, a platform “dedicated to sustainable food and agriculture.” The California-based project, founded by Eileen Gordon Chiarello, welcomes plans “from heirloom fruit orchards, savory snack bars, and school gardens…

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November 10, 2014 at 6:18 AM

Tulio chef Walter Pisano heads new Shaker+Spear

Walter Pisano file photo by Ron Wurzer/The Seattle Times Longtime Tulio chef Walter Pisano is expanding his repertoire. He’s staying on at Tulio in the Hotel Vintage, but also will head the kitchen at the new seafood-focused Shaker+Spear restaurant planned for another Kimpton property, the Palladian Hotel opening in Belltown in January. The Brooklyn-born chef…

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