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Hooray for Washington State Rosé, the Anytime Wine

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Leslie Kelly
Rose of Sangiovese from Barnard Griffin
Leslie recommends the Rose of Sangiovese, among other locally crafted rosés

When my kitchen begins to smell like the sweet perfume of chicken potpie, I start to think pink.

Yup, rosé. That’s just the thing to drink alongside one of my go-to warm/fuzzy comfort foods, the take-n-bake pie from the Rub with Love Shack next door to Seatown. Read more »

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Cochon 555 is Back and Other Foodie Events in March

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Leslie Kelly
Cochon 555 seattle
You'll find hog heaven at Cochon 555

Wow! There are some terrific food and wine events coming right up. Add these to your culinary calendars: Read more »

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Washington Wine Month: Give Chardonnay Another Chance

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Leslie Kelly
white wine
That's a nice looking glass of white wine...not photographed anywhere near Seattle.

A friend from Durham, North Carolina, recently visited Seattle for the first time. Ate his first-ever Dungeness crab – on a BLT with some C at Seatown – and slurped for the very first time Kushi oysters. We spent a couple happy hours trolling Pike Place Market, buying stuff he’d eventually cook for friends out on Hood Canal and made a final stop at Pike and Western Wine Shop, where he made a request: Do you have any Burgundian-style Chardonnay from Washington state? Read more »

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Pike Place Fish Guys Have a Cookbook

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Leslie Kelly
pike place fish market guys cookbook

High fives guys!!

In the Kitchen with the Pike Place Fish Guys debuts Thursday, March 7, and those fish-throwing fishmongers are planning a big splash, offering sample recipes, bites from the book and plenty of access for autographs from noon until 3 p.m. at the city’s famous fish-throwing seafood shop. You know the place. Right by Rachel the Pig. Or, just look for the crowds with their camera phones pointed toward the fish-tossing action. Read more »

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Top Pot Doughnuts: Hand-forging World Domination

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Leslie Kelly
Top Pot doughnuts
Mini-orange pistacio doughnuts from Top Pot

Hey, Big Apple! You ready for some hand-forged doughnuts?

Yup, Top Pot arrives in Manhattan later this year or early next, part of a franchise deal being worked on by the geniuses behind this now-massive operation. (This year, NYC; next year, world doughnut domination?)

No doubt about it, things are pretty sweet right now for Mark Klebeck and his brother, Michael, and their partner, Joel Radin. Read more »

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