Archive | June, 2010

Beyond Seattle: Bun Bo Hue at HA & VL

It’s been a couple of weeks since I promised to write about HA & VL in Portland. I just returned from a long loop of travel, criss-crossing the Columbia River many times in going back to Portland and then on to the Yakima Valley, Quincy,…

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Prelude to Portland: Soondae at Country Korean

Yes, it’s been a little quiet here at Gastrolust. Don’t worry: I’m still eating. And I’m still writing. But a little less so here at this humble website. (And also not at City Arts, at least for now.) Stay tuned, though, for an announcement or…

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Baguette Box makes me crave banh mi…

I laughed a little when I saw this little story about Baguette Box lowering its prices. Really? Most sandwiches dropped by under a dollar; some by as little as forty cents. The breaking news: They’re all under $8.00!
I like Eric Banh and his crew’s…

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Susur Lee does dessert lust on Top Chef Masters

Another quickie for now.
Yeah, I’ve been watching Top Chef Masters this season, even after all three Seattle chefs fell in their first episodes. I got a kick out of this week’s episode when Susur Lee (who’s a kick himself) made a lust-filled dessert, including…

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We ALL deserve a break today

More connections between sex and food…and more evidence that Europe outpaces the United States in openness and affirmation about sex.…

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Food for Thought with Crash Test Dummies’ Brad Roberts

The Crash Test Dummies, best known for their ubiquitous hit “Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm,” are playing the Triple Door on June 5. The tour supports their first album in six years, Oooh La La! (recorded using an assortment of vintage analog toys), released last month…

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