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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 reborn, still nice and dark and divey. (Courtesy Streamline Tavern) 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…

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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…

James Beard Rising Star Chef semifinalist Jay Blackinton last summer at his almost ridiculously picturesque restaurant, Hogstone’s Wood Oven on Orcas. (Maddie Meyer / The Seattle Times) …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…

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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

Looks so good, costs so much. (Maddie Meyer / The Seattle Times) 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…

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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)

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…

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Comments | Topics: Belgianfest, Elysian, Hama Hama

January 28, 2015 at 5:05 AM

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

At left, Boston baked beans. We know; too easy. (Photo by Charlie Mahoney for The Boston Globe) At right, chef John Howie of Seastar restaurants serves salmon at the annual Super Bowl fundraiser to fight hunger in 2014. (Photo by Mark Harrison / The Seattle Times) With the big game right around the corner, we invited…

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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

  Maria Perez, the wife of owner Jose Perez, at work at Villa Escondida. They hope to reopen in a new location as soon as possible. (Courtesy Villa Escondida) 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…

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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

Chef Mike Robertshaw (left) is leaving Restaurant Roux in Fremont; owner Matt Lewis (right) is looking for someone to fill his shoes. (Mark Harrison / The Seattle Times) 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”…

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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

Epic Ales’ master brewer Cody Morris, left, and Travis Kukull, chef/owner of Gastropod and, soon, Mollusk in South Lake Union. / Courtesy Gastropod 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….

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Comments | Topics: Casco Antiguo, Gastropod, Kingfish Cafe

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