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November 13, 2014 at 11:24 AM

Paseo files for bankruptcy

Update: Read the full story here. Paseo has filed for bankruptcy. The popular Seattle restaurant, which surprised sandwich fans by abruptly closing both of its locations Tuesday, lists assets of $81,971 and liabilities of only $30,425 in a petition for Chapter 7 voluntary bankruptcy filed Wednesday in Seattle federal court. But the petition also lists the Internal Revenue Service and…


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February 1, 2013 at 12:01 PM

Flu or food poisoning blamed in Alaska pilot’s collapse

Doctors suspect food poisoning or a flu virus caused an Alaska Airlines captain to pass out on a Seattle-bound flight last night, according to an airline spokesman. The pilot, a 28-year veteran with the airline, was treated at a hospital last night, but has since been released and “his condition has greatly improved,” said spokesman Paul McElroy The…


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July 12, 2012 at 8:29 AM

Metal bristles from barbecue brush turn up in sandwich

A metal bristle — make that three bristles — from an outdoor grill cleaning brush turned up in an Edmonds woman’s breakfast sandwich yesterday, according to a story in The Herald in Everett. The bristles were spotted before the woman ate the sandwich. In making the sandwich, her husband had used some drippings from a…


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February 8, 2012 at 6:45 PM

WSU gets $7.4 million from wine makers for research, education

Washington State University President Elson Floyd thanked the state’s grape growers and wine makers Wednesday for a $7.4 million contribution to support a new wine science center at WSU. The state’s wine industry agreed last year to support the center through assessments levied on grape and wine production, starting with the 2011 harvest. The amount will…


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November 22, 2011 at 10:30 AM

Your least favorite Thanksgiving Food: Giblets

In a tight race, giblets won the Seattle Public Utility contest for the worst Thanksgiving food. In an online contest, 16 percent of respondents named giblets as the dish that has the least-likelihood of being gobbled up this Thanksgiving.  It narrowly defeated green bean casserole, aspic and mincemeat pie. Giblets, from the old French word gibelet, include the…


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November 4, 2011 at 7:52 PM

Norovirus spurs recall of frozen oysters

From The Associated Press SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. – Asian food distributor Korean Farm is voluntarily recalling certain Assi brand frozen oysters from Korea after the Food and Drug Administration says they were linked to a norovirus outbreak that sickened three people in Washington state. The FDA said Friday the oysters were served in an unidentified Washington…


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