Archive | November, 2012

Sexy Feast: Rione XIII Serves Up Lobes That Inspire an Earful of Mindful Sexual Advice

Rione XIII in Capitol Hill is the newest of Ethan Stowell’s restaurants, though at the pace he’s pumping them out, it won’t be the newest for long. This one’s a Roman-style trattoria that’s typical of Stowell’s formula of serving food that’s straightforward and fresh. Count…
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Victoria: A Third Time for Feasting on Food

Victoria has gone from being “one time only” to a place I can’t get enough of—for food. You don’t need a car, so Victoria’s easy to reach via Victoria Clipper or Kenmore Air. Once there, go beyond the tourist spots and you’ll discover, as I…
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8 Places To Buy Your Holiday Pies In Seattle

I've scoured the streets of Seattle looking for a selection of pies to alleviate you of your baking burden.
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Queen’s Deli Soothes with Soup and Heals Issues

Queen’s Deli is a perplexing place. First there’s the question of whether it’s in Seattle. The address shows Seattle, but it’s actually in White Center. This Cambodian deli is like the Vietnamese delis in Seattle’s Little Saigon, with some items in steamer trays and some…
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Sexy Feast: Deli Shez Serves Up Some Sexual Gyros

In the midst of a preponderance of pie-eating–which was about to include the Triple Coconut Cream Pie at Dahlia Bakery–I needed something savory to justify the sugar rush ahead of me. Spotting a sandwich board promoting Deli Shez Cafe a block away, I said the…
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Sexy Feast: Terra Plata Gives a Taste of Tumescence

At Terra Plata in Capitol Hill, I knew my brunch pick as soon as I spotted it on the menu: green chili pork. After all, chef Tamara Murphy has a way with all things pork. At her previous restaurant Brasa, I enjoyed pork rillettes, pizzetta…
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What To Eat At Cafe Besalu In Seattle

The plain croissant is a given, but what else should you order when you get inside?
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Carnivore’s Hash at Hunger, Seattle

Behold a bit of a meat extravaganza, with braised wild boar, house-made sausage, and bacon strewn throughout the square bowl. Mushrooms and onions offer a vegetal break, and there's a gooey poached egg to make it all the richer.
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Sexy Feast: Palace Kitchen Presents a Burger and a Decision About Sexual Politics

A recent late night alone in downtown Seattle meant a long-overdue visit to Palace Kitchen. I scanned the menu quickly, but basically glazed over most of the words, as I was there for one thing only: the Palace burger royale. The patty, a half-pound of…
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10 Steamed and Boiled Dumpling Destinations in Seattle

While I consider all dumplings comfort food, there's something especially soothing about a steamed or boiled dumpling. Maybe it's the softer texture, or maybe it's the lighter feeling that makes me feel like I can eat a ton of them.
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