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Return to RockCreek for Fantastic Fish, This Time Unfried

Seattle’s seafood restaurant scene has improved dramatically, particularly with openings in the past two years. Top of my list now may be RockCreek in Fremont. Here’s why.

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Tanglewood Supreme Serves Up a Supremely Good Happy Hour

Tanglewood Supreme made my list of favorites for the 2012 year in food, where I wrote that it could be at the top of the list of new hidden gem restaurants. This “local seafood bistro” has a Northwest focus to the menu, with plenty of…

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First Look: Mediterranean Fare on the Water at Westward in Seattle

You can pull up to Westward by bike, car, or even boat, as there’s a dock available. With views of the water and the city, enjoy what chef Zoi Antonitsas calls “Contemporary Mediterranean, Water-Inspired” food.

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First Look: Narwhal Oyster Truck in Seattle

Cute, charming, and adorable: these are three words that diners are using to describe the new Narwhal oyster and seafood truck in Seattle. Narwhal is the latest venture from Renee Erickson, the chef behind Boat Street Café, The Walrus and the Carpenter, and The Whale…

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Seattle Restaurant Week Returns with 160 Restaurants, including Anchovies & Olives

Seattle Restaurant Week has returned to town, this year adding even more restaurants to bring the total to over 160 participants. This week and next, Sunday through Thursday (April 7-11 and 14-18), diners can indulge in a three-course menu (appetizer, entree, and dessert) for just $28.

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In Search of Sweet (and Sustainable) Scallops in Seattle

Lately I’ve been wondering: What is the best bite from the ocean? What seafood do I find most seductive?
There are plenty of great choices. I love sea urchin and oysters, and when Ethan Stowell puts them together, you get the best combination of seafood…

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Sexy Feast: Mashiko Will Make You an Eco-Sex Warrior

At first glance, that platter of sushi that Hajime Sato serves you at Mashiko in West Seattle looks like any other. But take a closer look. And listen to the man as he explains what you’re eating. While you won’t find bluefin tuna or unagi…

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At a Taste of Iceland, Warm People from a Cold Country Make Magic

Thirteen years ago I planned a trip to Reykjavik, signing up for a tour that would have me on an Icelandic horse to tölt my way across the interior of the country. I had just toured Ireland’s Ring of Kerry on horseback, and was hot…

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Sexy Feast: At Pearl, the World Is Your Oyster of Sexual Pleasure

Pearl is what most any grungy or grunge-loving Seattleite would imagine an Eastside restaurant to be: a swanky, people-watching place that smacks of a nightclub. The bar scene can be boisterous, full of beautiful Bellevueites, but this happens to be a restaurant that puts out…

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Today in Capitol Hill: Taylor Shellfish Shop’s Grand Opening

As if the Melrose Building didn’t already have enough quality eating options, Taylor Shellfish Farms is celebrating the grand opening of its Capitol Hill store today.

The store’s actually been open all month (daily 10 to 7), and it’s a fabulous place to shop for…

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