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Quorn Dinner at Staple & Fancy

A few weeks ago, I was invited to taste Quorn for the first time at a media event at Staple & Fancy.  I am a huge fan of all of Ethan Stowell restaurants, especially Staple & Fancy and How to Cook a Wolf.   It was in the private dining room called The Cellar. I have to admit, I was really curious about trying Quorn because I … Continue reading Quorn Dinner at Staple & Fancy

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AAJA Chef’s Showcase and Kaisho, Asian Street Food

Last Monday, the Seattle Chapter of the Asian American Journalist Association hosted the first Chef’s Showcase event. The event held at the Columbia Tower Club and showcased some delicious bites and the best view in town. Local celebrity chefs shared their favorite recipes and cooked for the crowd. There was wine pouring, nibbles and a room full of people in a cheerful mood. Chef Lisa … Continue reading AAJA Chef’s Showcase and Kaisho, Asian Street Food

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What’s your Foodportunity 2013 Contest

We are getting excited about Foodportunity here. All photo credit : Jackie Donnely Baisa What’s Foodportunity? Foodportunity is a networking event for Seattle’s food community. You get to meet people who are passionate about food. The best chefs in Seattle put their food out for you to try. Chefs and foodies come to mingle together. The event is October 28, Palace Ballroom. All the info … Continue reading What’s your Foodportunity 2013 Contest

Welcome to Seattle, Where to Eat and More Seattle Food Tips

Welcome to Seattle. Are you wondering what kind of food you will find here? You will find everything. A lot of people ask me what defines Northwest Cuisine. I am just going to make it short. It is fresh produce. It is fresh seafood. It is fresh everything and all prepared with simple techniques. You will find lots of restaurants that believe in this philosophy … Continue reading Welcome to Seattle, Where to Eat and More Seattle Food Tips

Macy’s Food Truck Visits Seattle

Photo taken at Foodportunity. Macy’s Food Truck is serving free food this Thursday and Chef Tom Douglas will be hosting it! When: Thursday, September 1, 2011 5:00pm-8:00pm WHERE: Bumbershoot Visual Arts Exhibit Preview Seattle Center Pavilion, (south of Key Arena and corner of Thomas St. & 2nd Ave. North) Seattle, WA 98109 Food: Crab Foo Yung Octopus with Green Papaya Slaw and Cilantro Sesame Vinaigrette … Continue reading Macy’s Food Truck Visits Seattle

What’s for Lunch?

The options for evening dining in Seattle may be overwhelming but quick and inexpensive lunches are sometimes harder to find. Paseo is my favorite on-the go- option (if you don’t count the time waiting in line) but I am always interested in extending my list with new choices to try. Serafina, Eastlake’s romantic Italian hideaway now has a panini window, where you will find options … Continue reading What’s for Lunch?

Food Lovers’ Guide Book Launch Party and Fundraiser for Farestart

One of the things that people always ask me is why I chose to have a fundraiser for a book launch party. When I was a kid, I had a friend Izzy, she had such a big heart and we did everything together. What I loved about Izzy is that she would go up to the homeless people on the street and buy them lunch, … Continue reading Food Lovers’ Guide Book Launch Party and Fundraiser for Farestart