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October 30, 2014 at 4:41 PM

Outgoing Canlis Chef Jason Franey’s California dreams

From Jason Franey’s standpoint, he couldn’t have asked much more out of his six years at Canlis. The storied Seattle restaurant earned a prestigious Relais & Chateaux designation during his tenure. Franey was named a “Best New Chef” by Food & Wine magazine. He was a finalist for multiple James Beard awards. “If I wished…

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Comments | Topics: Canlis, Jason Franey, Mark Canlis

October 29, 2014 at 6:15 AM

Marcus Samuelsson on Seattle, home cooking and the Swedish Club

Marcus Samuelsson got an invitation he couldn’t refuse from Seattle’s Swedish Club earlier this year. Some 80 members in the super-active organization held a gourmet dinner serving Samuelsson’s recipes, signed an enormous card asking him to visit, and photographed themselves holding his picture in what they joked was “a desperate ploy to get…

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Comments | Topics: Marcus Samuelsson, Swedish Club

October 23, 2014 at 6:15 AM

What is Palestinian couscous?

I’ve eaten a lot of couscous over the years, both locally and overseas. One term I’d never seen until Providence Cicero’s recent review of Eva restaurant, though, was “Palestinian couscous.” She described it as “larger, rounder, sturdier pearls of wheat” than the fregola sarda accompanying another dish, serving with salsa verde as a “dynamic…

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Comments | Topics: Eva, Israeli couscous, Ottolenghi

October 10, 2014 at 6:15 AM

Bill the Butcher closes, In-N-Out gets closer, and more of the week’s food news

If you read the food section regularly, you know about our profile on restaurateur Renee Erickson, our new weekly cookbook feature, and assorted other food news. Here’s a roundup of the best of the rest from other sections and sources: Bill the Butcher closed its six Seattle-area stores, a few days after mattress queen…

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Comments | Topics: Bill the Butcher, Gluten-Free Girl, John Owen

October 8, 2014 at 9:53 AM

Honored chef Caprial Pence back in town after 20 years

Caprial is back in town and headlining a new kitchen. Her full name is Caprial Pence, but she’s a one-name chef to fans of the cooking shows she starred in for years on the Learning Channel and then public television with husband John. She was one of the early kitchen boldface names in modern Seattle, winning…

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Comments | Topics: Bookstore Bar & Cafe, Caprial Pence, James Beard award

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