Archive | August, 2009

A peek at Peak’s Frozen Custard

I’d like to say that it’s the dog days of summer that have me posting less, but it’s actually because Gastrolust is moving its headquarters. Not far. Just a few blocks. In a few weeks. But it’s keeping me extremely busy. The new place has…

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A fish-based Battle in Seattle

The next Battle in Seattle doesn’t involve Charlize Theron or the WTO.
Next Tuesday, Enotria restaurant will play host to a crudo versus sashimi competition. This Battle in Seattle is for bragging rights for supremacy on 45th Street, pitting Enotria‘s Chef David Hahne against Rain…

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Heat up (and stay up) with Viagra ice cream

Molly Moon, can you make me one? Baskin Robbins, is this one of your 31 flavors? Full Tilt…aw, never mind.
It might not be happening here in Seattle, but across the pond in London, The Icecreamists are “liberating the world one lick at a time”…

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Portland restaurant report: A feeding frenzy

This report took forever. As mentioned previously, life got in the way of writing. Long story short: Gastrolust headquarters will be moving in exactly one month. (Hopefully!) Staying in Seattle, but read on to see how we were almost tempted to move to Portland…
Ten…

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Portland: Tanuki

Here are photos from our wonderful omakase meal at Tanuki. (Click to enlarge.)
See the whole Portland report here.
(Note: This meal started with edamame, ended with miso soup, and included some fascinating pairings of sake and such.)…

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Portland: Pok Pok

Here are photos from our meal at Pok Pok. (Click any photo to enlarge.)
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Portland: Nostrana

Here are photos from our meal at Nostrana. (Click any photo to enlarge.)
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Portland: Broder

Here are photos from our meal at Broder. (Click any photo to enlarge.)
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Portland: Andina

Here are photos from our meal at Andina. (Click any photo to enlarge.)
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Portland: Ten 01

Here are photos from our meal at Ten 01. (Click any photo to enlarge.)
See the whole Portland report here.…

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