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Beyond Seattle, Primarily in Pictures: Ethnic Eats

Catching up on some “culinary tourism,” here are more photos of food from recent travels… Asian During a recent, short visit to Los Angeles, I simply had to stop at Sapp Coffee Shop for a bowl of Boat Noodles. We don’t have anything like this…
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Beyond Seattle, Primarily in Pictures: Burgers, BBQ, Sandwiches, Pizza

Catching up on some “culinary tourism,” here are photos of food from recent travels… Burgers Some go for the custard. As with Culver’s, if I’m hungry and need savory before sweet, a burger beforehand hits the spot. Hello, Kopp’s Frozen Custard. Hello, hamburger. (Greasy but…
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A Sandwich a Day: Matty Melt at Meltz Extreme Grilled Cheese in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

The fontina and blue cheeses are strong and earthy, standing up strong to the horseradish and roast beef, with the onions and BBQ sauce adding sweet notes.
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A Sandwich a Day: Italian Picnic at Olio in Richmond, VA

The bistro brims with delectable items: meats and cheeses, salads, roasted vegetables, and more in the showcases, and gourmet ingredients on the shelves to continue inspired cooking at home.
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Sugar Rush: Almond Croissant at Mrs. London’s, Saratoga Springs, New York

Sticky-sweet, this croissant may be the actual object of desire of Def Leppard's "Pour Some Sugar On Me."
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East Coast Apizza, West Coast Cravings

Following January’s four week pizza spotlight, I found it fortuitous to be in New Haven, Connecticut, as it’s famous for its apizza restaurants in the Little Italy section of town. (It truly is “little.”) Most famous is Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana. Frank Pepe is the…
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Road Trip to Raleigh

With one day in Raleigh earlier this week, I had an opportunity for a couple of quick meals. For lunch, J. Betski’s would be the perfect place for something different. The eastern European menu attracted me, particularly the pierogies, as I’ve been preparing some at…
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Beyond Seattle 2011: October (Amazing in Atlanta)

Actually, let’s first take care of the one November restaurant: Olde World Apizza in North Haven, Connecticut. It’s admittedly sad that my trip didn’t allow even a few more minutes to go a few more miles down the road to New Haven. Being so close…
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Beyond Seattle 2011: September (Pinesburger, Please)

This was not a particularly good month of eating, mostly because I was in nowheresville most of the time. Let’s jump in, starting in Albany, where I pulled off the highway shortly after leaving the airport for dinner at Ala Shanghai in Latham. This place…
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Beyond Seattle 2011: August (Enchantment in Elmhurst)

I’ve written up my summer travel previously, so let’s jump to August and a few restaurants I hit at the start of the new school year. My first trip is always to Tampa, but never with enough time to get anywhere interesting. This time around…
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