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Zipping in to Tavolata for Zeppole

We didn’t need dessert. Really. Akiko had just taken me for a fabulous sushi dinner to celebrate my birthday, and we were quite full. Plus, at home, should the sweet tooth strike, we had homemade lemongrass ice cream, fudge-like brownies, and other treats. But as…
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A Chance to Sup with Ethan Stowell

Okay. Maybe it was a little unfair of us to tease a dinner that the James Beard nominees for Best Chef Northwest, including Ethan Stowell (pictured, photo by Rina Jordan), were preparing for a private little group of food writers. (Stowell sent out plates of…
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Beard-nominated chefs brew up a super supper in Seattle

One week from tonight, four chefs from Seattle and one from Portland will be in New York anxiously awaiting announcement of which is Best Chef Northwest per the James Beard Foundation. One week ago, all five came together to prepare a feast for a James…
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Twitter dinner with James Beard’s Best Chefs NW

After my typical restaurant meal, I usually have plenty of time afterward to excruciatingly choose the words that best describe the dining experience. That won’t be the case this coming Monday night. Technology permitting, I will be part of a small group of food writers…
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