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October 15, 2014 at 10:28 AM

How to make Skillet’s famous kale Caesar and poutine at home

You can make these Skillet classics, kale salad and poutine, at home. Photo by Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times

You can make these Skillet classics, kale salad and poutine, at home. Photo by Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times

Our happy hour last week was Skillet in all of its gluttonous bacon- jam-burger-and-poutine-glory. Have you been? If not, here’s your chance to sample  Skillet’s greatest hits – bacon jam burger, poutine, kale Caesar and fried chicken – in one sitting. All their classics are now offered in smaller portions during happy hour.

Or maybe you’re not the barhopping type. Well, we have some Skillet recipes to try at home – its kale Caesar, arguably Seattle’s most famous kale dish and its spin on the poutine. Enjoy.

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Comments | More in Cookbooks, Cooking, happy hour, Recipes | Topics: kale, Skillet, Tan Vinh

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 9, 2014 at 11:51 AM

Seattle cocktail bar named one of the world’s best

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Co owner and bar manager Jamie Boudreau is responsible for the acclaimed whiskey collection at Canon. (Photo by John Lok / The Seattle Times)

 

(Update. 1:22 p.m.  Canon ranked No. 6 on the list of World’s Best 50 Bars. And for the third year in a row, Artesian in London was named Best Bar in the World. See ranking below. )

As if Canon  wasn’t hard enough to get in to on a Saturday night – now comes news that Seattle’s favorite cocktail den has been anointed one of the World’s Best Bars.

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Comments | More in Awards and Contests, cocktails, Food news | Topics: Canon, Jamie Boudreau, Tan Vinh

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

September 29, 2014 at 11:09 AM

Which Seattle neighborhood has the most indie coffee shops?

Where can you find the largest number of independent coffee shops per capita in Seattle? In zip code 98103, including parts of Green Lake, Greenwood, Phinney Ridge, Fremont, and Wallingford, according to some number crunching that Redfin did using data from Foursquare. The company defined “independent” shops as those with fewer than 10 retail…

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Comments | Topics: free coffee, Independent coffee shops, Milstead & Co.

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