Archive | May, 2009

Speaking of lube…

Recently I wrote about the new BabeLicious lubricants, but here’s one that Babeland’s not carrying: bacon lube.
If this was real, would you try it? I might.
And there might just be a chance, as rumor has it the Bacon Salt guys are working on…

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As Dolphins Dance, Dining Posts Diminish

Did I mention I’m on vacation for the week?
We’re visiting Florida, and currently in Key West. Happy eating to all! I’ll likely not be posting until the weekend.…

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Salty’s serves up a salmon and Pinot noir dinner

This one was just for fun. After all, Salty’s on Alki is already a winner in my book, having taken top honors in last year’s “bivalves” Dish-Off for Sound magazine.
I was happy to simply enjoy the dinner they called “A Match Made in Heaven,”…

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Make mine a mojito?

Flavor choices include dulce de leche, mojito peppermint, pomegranate vanilla, and chocolate orange. They bring pleasure. And the product’s local. Sound good?
Our local Babeland introduces its BabeLicious lubricants, for discriminating diners who favor a little flavor when they wet their, um, whistle?
Personally, I…

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A ravishing brunch at Rover’s

Thierry Rautureau, the Chef in the Hat, is seemingly everywhere in the local food scene. When he’s not cooking up a storm in his own kitchen, he’s out collaborating with other chefs or dining at other restaurants, supporting the industry as a whole. This is…

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Wild salmon and Pinot noir dinner at Salty’s on Alki Beach

Sunnier days are here, and salmon season will soon be upon us in Seattle. What better place to enjoy it all than Salty’s?
And one week from today, May 20, Salty’s on Alki Beach will be offering a “Match Made in Heaven”: their Wild Salmon…

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Rub elbows with Christopher Elbow at Chocolopolis

You’re invited to meet one of America’s premier chocolate makers. Christopher Elbow, whose confectionary creations are colorful and delectable, will be coming to Chocolopolis. Elbow is nationally acclaimed – featured in from magazines like Oprah, Food & Wine, Fine Cooking and InStyle to syndicated TV…

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A natural rise at Boulangerie Nantaise

I needed bread for a soup party, and wanted to go to a bakery instead of a grocery store. At the top of Queen Anne, that means Macrina to most. Macrina’s fine, but in the mood for something different, I decided to spin down to…

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White Castle, a pig, and a striptease

Not because White Castle has much of a following in these parts, but because we like all things piggy – and the connection to sex:…

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Tilth and Joule are winners in Wallingford

Congratulations to Maria Hines of Tilth for winning the James Beard award for Best Chef Northwest, announced just yesterday. You’ll recall that Maria was part of the amazing, collaborative dinner featuring all of the nominees. Her Skagit River Ranch pork cheek with trotter cake, charcroute,…

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