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

Yesterday, Serious Eats posted my tips on where to buy your holiday pies. An excerpt:
Oh, it’s nice to bake a pie, especially with so many seasonal ingredients in the offing, but sometimes there’s no time for such tasks, which makes the convenience of pie…

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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

Yesterday, Serious Eats posted my roundup of pastries at Cafe Besalu. An excerpt:
In a post about great Seattle pastries that I did back in July, I mentioned that Cafe Besalu has been a consistent favorite for best croissant in the city. And while it…

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Carnivore’s Hash at Hunger, Seattle

Saturday, Serious Eats posted my “Hangover Helper” feature on Hunger. An excerpt:
Sweep aside the greens, and you get to the good stuff below. Yes, there are potatoes, but behold a bit of a meat extravaganza, with braised wild boar, house-made sausage, and bacon strewn…

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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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