Featured Stories

Are Din Tai Fung’s Soup Dumplings Worth the Wait?

Taiwanese export Din Tai Fung, famed for its xiao long bao and ...

Building an Eating Itinerary: Chicago as a Case Study

“How do you decide where to go eat?” This is the most ...

Eight Great Bowls of Ramen to Slurp in Tokyo

I once read that there are over 20,000 ramen restaurants in Tokyo. ...

Latest Posts

On the Tonkotsu Ramen Trail: From Its Birthplace in Fukuoka to the Boom in Bellevue and Seattle

After a tonkotsu ramen immersion in Fukuoka (and Tokyo), I return to Seattle to try three new restaurants serving the same style of ramen here. One is great, one is good…and one is a flop.

Continue Reading

LICK Pure Cream Introduces a Very Likeable LICKwich

The sandwich is slightly crackly on the outside, and yet soft and yielding on the inside, with enough integrity to hold together pretty well. It’s a warm creation that adds to the summertime fun of eating ice cream—and might make “creams” even more appealing in the winter.

Continue Reading

New “Taste” Menu at Crush Showcases Ingredients

In a bit of a bold move by James Beard Award-winning chef Jason Wilson, Crush now serves $17 “Tastes” based on interesting ingredient profiles.

Continue Reading

Get the Pork Chop and Explore the “Co.” at Porkchop & Co.

The namesake, Flintstones-like “Porkchop” is pretty irresistible. But from breakfast to dinner, there’s much more to explore at Porkchop & Co.

Continue Reading

10 Sensational Stops for Japanese Food in Shinjuku, Tokyo

If you’re visiting Tokyo for business or pleasure, there’s a good chance you’ll be staying in the Shinjuku area. Arrive at night, and you’ll feel like an alien amidst all the neon in the Blade Runner-like atmosphere. How do you navigate the streets to find good restaurants with great food? Here are some suggestions.

Continue Reading

Bowled Over by Donburi and Chirashi in Tokyo

Seafood on rice. Given the quality of these two ingredients in Japan, I’m always eager to indulge in any dish of this nature. During my recent trip to Tokyo, I enjoyed three distinct versions of seafood on rice, including one version that included three different ways of eating it.

Continue Reading

Seattle, Here’s Some Meat and Bread

The Seattle food community was quite abuzz last week with the announcement that Vancouver’s Meat & Bread is opening shop in Capitol Hill. It’s got me thinking about some recent meat on bread meals I’ve had around town lately.

Continue Reading

Picture This: A Stomach-Stuffing Sojourn in Seoul

Only four nights meant a lot of fast eating for my first-ever trip to Korea. Here’s a photo-heavy (and meat-heavy…and noodle-heavy) look at my visits to markets, a cooking class, cafes (including a sheep cafe?!?) and restaurants.

Continue Reading

Supper by Steven Snook, the New Chef at Salish Lodge

Snook brings his English accent and sensibility to the kitchen. Most impressive: his sense of restraint, particularly with salmon.

Continue Reading

Picture This: Sunday Supper at Cafe Munir

From hummus to beets and lebneh to tabbouleh to shish taouk (chicken breast skewers), here’s a look at a recent dinner I enjoyed at Cafe Munir.

Continue Reading
Page 1 of 9212345...102030...Last »