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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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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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Sexy Feast: Miyabi, Squid Vibrators, and Making the Terrifying Tantalizing

Southcenter’s certainly a far drive for Japanese food if you live in Seattle. But with Miyabi getting good reviews (and intrigued that Miyabi on 45th will soon open in Seattle, centered around Mutsuko Soma’s house-made soba dishes, possibly including–of interest to Sexy Feast–bukkake soba), I…
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Sexy Feast: Restaurant Zoë, Threesomes, and a Sexual Oh Là Là

It’s time for another round of Seattle Restaurant Week, this time with over 150 restaurants offering three-course dinners for $28 (plus drinks, tax, and tip), and some a three-course lunch for a bargain of $15. One of the participants is Restaurant Zoë, now in Capitol…
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Sexy Feast: Marination Ma Kai Sweetens Life with Cool Sex

The nationally acclaimed Marination Mobile crew is making big waves with the opening of Marination Ma Kai on the water in West Seattle. The location boasts a bigger space, a beautiful setting, and long hours–breakfast through dinner daily, including weekend brunch. Now-classics like SPAM musubi…
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Sexy Feast: Rainier Restaurant and BBQ Serves Up Sexual Substitutions

Rainier Restaurant and BBQ had been on my wish-list for ages, but especially because of a possible bump after it appears on Anthony Bourdain’s The Layover this coming season, now was the time to go. My large group ordered many of the exotic meats on…
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Sexy Feast: Din Tai Fung, Xiao Long Bao, Sucking and Blowing

It’s been nearly two years since Taiwan’s Din Tai Fung opened its second restaurant in the United States, in Bellevue’s Lincoln Square Mall. Locals went crazy, celebrating the arrival of the trademark xiao long bao (soup dumplings). People lined up for hours just to get…
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Sexy Feast: How a Thali at Poppy Celebrates Sexual Diversity

In last week’s Sexy Feast, I wrote about the faux meats at Veggie Grill, discussing the pros and cons of fake breasts. This week, I put Poppy in the spotlight, a place that strives to source its produce (and proteins) locally. Chef Jerry Traunfeld, formerly…
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Sexy Feast: Veggie Grill Flashes Some Fake Ones

Vegan power has come to Seattle in the form of Veggie Grill, a restaurant chain headquartered in southern California. Invited to a preview lunch at the new South Lake Union location (University Village opens soon), this carnivore was reluctant to attend, but fell sway to…
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