Culination will Bring Kathy Casey into Your Kitchen

Today’s guest post is by Marisa Ingram. Marisa has been an indispensable part of the Foodportunity team for the last two years. She has a lifelong passion for home baking and a growing interest in all things fresh, local, organic, and seasonal. Though a native Washingtonian, a love for history took her to Charleston, SC where she obtained her degree in English from the College … Continue reading Culination will Bring Kathy Casey into Your Kitchen

Far Eats is Now Open in Belltown

Geogy Chacko, the chef and owner behind Belltown’s Far Eats was the chef part of the team that created the original Beba’s Delis, and the Chutneys group of restaurants. This Indian restaurant offers Chaats, savory small plates or snacks with dishes like Curried Penn Cove Mussels, Scallops Fenugreek Lamb Burgers with Masala Fries, Cilantro Calamari, Curry Leaf Beef, Eggplant Bombay and Goat Chili and Black … Continue reading Far Eats is Now Open in Belltown

Seattle’s Hidden Treasure : The Art Institute of Seattle’s Portfolio Restaurant

Where do you find an unforgettable view and delicious food at a reasonable price created by the chefs of our future? Portfolio Restaurant located on the 5th floor of the Art Institute of Seattle is a hidden treasure near the water. Beautiful views of Elliott Bay, white table cloths and fabulous food all come together harmoniously. Lead by Chef David Wynne, culinary students get to … Continue reading Seattle’s Hidden Treasure : The Art Institute of Seattle’s Portfolio Restaurant

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

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?

Chef Wayne Johnson on Iron Chef

IRON CHEF DEBUT FOR ANDALUCA RESTAURANT’S CHEF WAYNE JOHNSON July 31st at 10pm on the Food Network Channel. Chef Wayne Johnson of Andaluca Restaurant will be debuting on the Food Network mega hit Iron Chef America this Sunday, July 31st. Chef Johnson will be challenging Iron Chef Michael Symon with ingredients yet to be revealed. The show will air on the Food Network Channel on … Continue reading Chef Wayne Johnson on Iron Chef

The List- Getting Through the Seattle Food Scene One Bite at a Time

You can find it all here in Seattle. Where does one start? I put together this short list. This is just the beginning. Use this as a primer to get you through the first steps (more to come). This is not meant to be an all-inclusive trip into the Seattle Food Scene, rather a stepping stone into a city of eclectic fare. Here are some … Continue reading The List- Getting Through the Seattle Food Scene One Bite at a Time

Best Salad Bar in Downtown Seattle

Finally, we get a few nice days of summer weather, just a sign that light food is the way to go. One of my favorite places in Downtown Seattle for a quick bite in the midst of a shopping spree is the Il Fornaio Salad Bar located in Pacific Place. Who knew something as simple as a salad bar could be the best lunch route … Continue reading Best Salad Bar in Downtown Seattle

Blackboard Bistro and The Swinery to Host a Special Dinner in honor of Joey Brewer

The sad news about the Swinery owner Joey Brewer came a couple months ago. For more about Joey, read this article in Edible Seattle by food writer Chris Nishiwaki. West Seattle’s Blackboard Bistro and the Swinery host a special dinner in the honor of Joey Brewer. Continue reading Blackboard Bistro and The Swinery to Host a Special Dinner in honor of Joey Brewer