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The Mein Man: What’s Wrong with Ramen in Seattle

When I attended the Culinary Institute of America’s annual Worlds of Flavor conference last year, one speaker cited a report that there are 25,600 ramen restaurants in Japan. Those are dedicated ramen shops, selling little more than gyoza on the side. Seattle has two such…
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Extra Bites: Meat Me at Capital Grille, Smith and Kushibar

Now that our vegetarianism interlude is behind us, it’s time to get back to meat, expanding beyond burgers and catching up on a few extra bites from last year. First stop is the Capital Grille, where a dinner-by-invitation also yielded a group of us a…
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Sticks and Bones at Kushibar

Finally, we have good yakitori in Seattle. And, if all goes as planned, we’ll have a wide variety of good quality ramen as well. Kushibar is opening today. Hopefully they’ve already got plenty of pork bones simmering to make the ramen broth. I haven’t had…
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