Aqua: El Gaucho and Waterfront Seafood Grill Unite

I just got this press release and wanted to share. Introducing Aqua by El Gaucho Who says fire and water can’t mix? El Gaucho and Waterfront Seafood Grill unite and the result is something extraordinary: Aqua by El Gaucho After a quick closure during October 3-5, the restaurant formerly known as Waterfront Seafood Grill will undergo a total rebrand and reemerge on October 6, 2011 … Continue reading Aqua: El Gaucho and Waterfront Seafood Grill Unite

The Kitchen Counter Cooking School and a Giveaway

Admitting ones eating habits is not the easiest task, many spend their time eating behind fridges, stocking up on Ramen or just hoarding convenient snacks with zero nutritional value. In this newly released book, The Kitchen Counter Cooking School, local writer Kathleen Flinn creates a project that will examine the eating habits of average women, while providing them with a toolbox of alternatives, teaching them … Continue reading The Kitchen Counter Cooking School and a Giveaway

The New Food Processor Bible and Rosh Hashana

Rosh Hashana is one of my favorite Jewish holidays. Literally, translated into the “head of the new year”, it is the Jewish new year. Now if you know me, then you know that my posts are far from kosher I eat everything and anything around but when it comes to tradition it is a different story, I love tradition and culture and love the holidays … Continue reading The New Food Processor Bible and Rosh Hashana

Cake VS Pie. Do you want to enter?

And before I start. If you need pie lessons. Check out. Art of the Pie, a fabulous class. I got this email and thought that many of you would love the opportunity to bake. Here it is. Enter and let me know how it goes. Crust or Crumb? A Cake vs. Pie Rematch Call to Bakers for October 10 Faceoff Bakers from both sides of … Continue reading Cake VS Pie. Do you want to enter?

Seattle Food Scene Tips and Gilt Giveaway

What is the one question that people ask me when they meet me and learn that I work with food? “What makes the Seattle food scene different?” I have to say, it is community. It is a lack of distance between the chefs and the people. The chefs are approachable, friendly and everyone is connected somehow. Chefs take the time to say hi if they … Continue reading Seattle Food Scene Tips and Gilt Giveaway

Andaluca’s New Changes

I recently received some news about Andaluca, the romantic Spanish restaurant in downtown Seattle. Andaluca will no longer be serving lunch but will continue to focus on dinner. Craving lunch? No worries. Oliver’s Lounge and Bar, located in the same building, the Mayflower Park hotel will be serving some of the signature items from Andaluca. Recent contestant on the food network’s Iron Chef America and … Continue reading Andaluca’s New Changes

Tulalip’s Taste with Tommy Event

Here is an event this Friday that you might be interested in. From the press release: September’s “Taste with Tommy” Event Features Two Days of Flavors, Tastes, and Scents Tulalip sommelier Tommy Thompson is constantly on the search for the extraordinary. During September’s “Taste with Tommy” event, he will be sharing a pair of rare wine finds over two days of “la dolce vita”. Thompson’s … Continue reading Tulalip’s Taste with Tommy Event

A Visit to The Herbfarm

I believe that there is a time and place for every type of restaurant. Some days all I want is a massive burger and a shake but on other days, I want to be wooed, dazzled and spoiled. A visit to The Herbfarm, just a drive to Woodinville is like going to a private island where everyone knows your name. A dear friend once told … Continue reading A Visit to The Herbfarm

Melrose Market, A Taste of Romance

Romance, enchantment and local purveyors unite in Capitol Hill’s Melrose Market. A stroll through this magical indoor market and you will find everything that you need to assemble a perfect dinner at home. Taylor Shellfish just recently opened its doors in the market. They have live and shucked oysters, Mediterranean mussels, live Dungeness crab and lobster, Qualicum scallops, manila clams, Geoduck, Xinh Dwelley’s oyster stew … Continue reading Melrose Market, A Taste of Romance