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First Look: Pigging Out at Le Petit Cochon in Seattle

My main memory of a small, second floor space in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle is Showa and specifically its rich, porky tonkotsu ramen. That restaurant has closed (and, sadly, the former chef’s Showa Ramen at Bloom restaurant is nowhere as good as the original),…

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Restaurant Zoë Shines During Seattle Restaurant Week

Whenever Seattle Restaurant Week rolls around, I wonder which of the many restaurants I’d like to give a try. This week and next, Sunday through Thursday, there are over 150 restaurants participating. All offer a three-course menu (appetizer entree, and dessert) for $28 (drinks, tax,…

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Dishin’: Oui, We Love Poulet a la Presse

One hour.
A flicker to some, forever to others. For us, a fantastic opportunity to get our juices flowing at Café Presse.
The front room is fun, but we like the elbow room and more relaxed atmosphere of the tables in the back. We also…

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Extra Bites of 2008 (and changes)

One of my goals for January is to organize all of my food photos for last year, cataloging them in some systematic way and blogging about miscellaneous bites that didn’t quite make it to “print” in 2008. In doing this, it’s reinforcing how much the…

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What’s Cookin’: Bones, at Cremant and Monsoon

We love bones. And we’re here to give you some solid advice about where you indulge if you, too, are a bone-a-fide bone-lover.
Crémant recently launched an “Egg-centric” brunch service (weekends, 10-3), and in addition to some good-looking egg and potato dishes (each month’s menu…

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Dishin’: 21 Tastes for Rover’s 21st Anniversary

Rover’s invited Seattlest to join in its 21st anniversary celebration, which could have also been called a foie gras fest, if you look at the menu down below. Seriously: four foie gras dishes? No problem. We always love a foie gras and scallop combination, and…

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