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Category: Food and Restaurant News
February 19, 2015 at 2:01 PM

News you can eat: The Streamline Tavern is reborn, the Market Hall concept is realized, a cat cafe pops up and more

  THE STREAMLINE TAVERN is back as of lucky Friday, Feb. 13, not far from its former longtime lower Queen Anne location (which was requisitioned for a new Korean embassy). Former P-I columnist Mike Lewis, his Streamline co-owner Mary McIntyre and four friends went the literal extra half-mile to keep some of the old dive’s classic charm, carrying part…

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Comments | Topics: Grub, Streamline Tavern, the Market Hall

February 18, 2015 at 12:40 PM

And the Seattle-area semifinalists for the 2015 James Beard awards are…

…pretty much exactly who you’d expect, though with a bit of a wild card Pacific Northwest contender for Rising Star Chef of the Year: Jay Blackinton of Hogstone’s Wood Oven on Orcas Island. Hogstone’s Wood Oven makes pizza and more, using almost exclusively Orcas ingredients. “If our hands hadn’t coaxed it from the soil or stolen it from…

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Comments | Topics: Blaine Wetzel, Eric Donnelly, Hogstone's Wood Oven

February 12, 2015 at 3:15 PM

News you can eat: Crab gets pricier, a gluten-free brewery opens and more

CRAB PRICES in the Seattle area went up as much as 60 percent recently. Why is this happening right when local crab is at its greatest? WHY?! Tom Stocks at Taylor Shellfish says it’s love’s fault — well, love and some other things: “It’s a confluence of factors. Rough winter weather means less crab, and Chinese…

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Comments | Topics: $15, Counterbalance Brewing, crab

February 5, 2015 at 3:05 PM

News you can eat: Edouardo Jordan’s forthcoming restaurant, local chefs’ favorite places and more

LOCAL FOOD NEWS EDOUARDO JORDAN, chef de cuisine at Pioneer Square’s acclaimed Bar Sajor, is opening his own restaurant in Ravenna this summer. Originally from Florida, Jordan started out in the restaurant world as a server at a Bennigan’s. He went to culinary school at Le Cordon Bleu in Tampa, then got an apprenticeship at the French Laundry…

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Comments | Topics: Edouardo Jordan, Pennyroyal, Ray's Boathouse

January 29, 2015 at 12:42 PM

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

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…

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Comments | Topics: Belgianfest, Elysian, Hama Hama

January 28, 2015 at 4:17 PM

Super Bowl party food options for the non-cooking types (and the cooking ones, too)

So you’re not up for cooking for your Super Bowl party: That’s okay. Cooking’s not for everyone. Don’t let anyone shame you! You have tons of other-people-who-know-exactly-what-they’re-doing-make-it-for-you options, including: • The Fully Inflated 2-Foot-Long Grinder and more from John Sundstrom’s very tasty new Slab Sandwiches + Pie • Great-sounding Filipino food from the pop-up Food and Sh*t • Reportedly…

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Comments | Topics: Food and Sh*t, Rain Shadow Meats, Seahawks

January 28, 2015 at 5:05 AM

Seattle vs. New England in the supper bowl: how our food cultures compare

With the big game right around the corner, we invited Boston Globe food editor Sheryl Julian to tell us how the food scene in Boston reflects the local culture there. Our food writer, Bethany Jean Clement, gave her take on the same subject for Seattle, which will run in the Globe.     A taste of New England…

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Comments | Topics: $15, Dick's Drive In, legalized marijuana

January 26, 2015 at 12:26 PM

New cheap-eats favorite Villa Escondida suddenly closes, hopes to reopen ASAP

  Villa Escondida, the excellent Mexican diner featured in our recent top-10 new places for cheap eats, closed down suddenly this past weekend to fans’ distress. But owner Jose Perez is looking at new locations today, including one that would keep his family-run spot on Capitol Hill. Perez says he had to close Villa Escondida down…

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Comments | Topics: Jose Perez, Villa Escondida

January 22, 2015 at 2:31 PM

News you can eat: Only one new restaurant in Seattle this week (?!), awful meat experiments, free pizza and more

NEWLY OPEN Is it possible that only one new restaurant has opened in Seattle in the last week? It appears so: Thai Thani Kitchen is it. “Thani” is pronounced “tah-NEE,” and manager Fon Pongpaitoon explains it means “town” in Thai. Located in the Denny Triangle/South Lake Union, it’s a sibling to Thai Thani in…

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Comments | Topics: Ms. Helen, Restaurant Roux, Thai Thani Kitchen

January 15, 2015 at 4:07 PM

News you can eat: Exciting expansions, not-so-sad closures, brand-new places and more

GASTROPOD EXPANSION NEWS Gastropod’s Travis Kukull is planning a second restaurant called Mollusk. Gastropod is the tiny, excellent gastropub counterpart to Sodo’s Epic Ales; Mollusk will be in South Lake Union, on Dexter at Valley. Kukull’s menu at Mollusk will center on southeast Asian and Indian curries, and the space will seat 100 people and include a seven-barrel brew…

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Comments | Topics: Casco Antiguo, Gastropod, Kingfish Cafe

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