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Dahlia Lounge Serves Up A Taste of Iceland

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Leslie Kelly
Chefs Thrainn Freyr Vigfusson and Brock Johnson

The chef’s not fooling around when it comes to serving up a “Taste of Iceland,” part of a four-day food and music festival that includes a free concert at Neumo’s on Saturday. For the tastiest part of this “Taste of Iceland,” Thrainn Freyr Vigfusson brought a bunch of intriguing ingredients from that island nation, which is roughly the same size as Kentucky.  Read more »

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Happy 75th Clamiversary, Ivar's!

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Leslie Kelly

We’re so fortunate to live in a city with a booming restaurant industry, a thriving landscape where new places open so often it’s hard to keep up. (Finally had my first meal at Rock Creek, chef Eric Donnelly’s seafood resto that opened in July, and loved it!)

While diners are lining up to try the latest and possibly the greatest, what about all those oldies/goodies? The stalwarts that have been around for decades? Oh, they’re doing just fine, thanks to hordes of hungry regulars. Read more »

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Stand In Line For A Cronut? No Way! Not When We Can DIY

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Leslie Kelly

So, who’s tried a cronut? The pastry hybrid smash sensation from Dominque Bakery New York City that has been causing otherwise sane people to stand in line for hours, just hoping they won’t be told: “Sorry, we’re sold out.”

No? Me neither. I’m not much for waiting around for food, a non-aerobic exercise that makes me very cranky.   Read more »

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Updated: Save These Dates On Your Culinary Calendar

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Leslie Kelly
Chef Renee Erickson

Summer is officially over, but before giving into the autumn blues, get a load of all these cool events coming right up. Here are a few delicious dates you’re going to want to lock down on your calendar: Read more »

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Rant: Let's Bring Back The Dress Code

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Leslie Kelly

Hey dude! Yes, you. The guy in shorts and T-shirt and flip flops walking through the Metropolitan Grill dining room carrying a bottle of electric blue Gatorade: Get a clue and put on a nice outfit, huh?

Seriously, the Met is one of the few places in Seattle where people dress up, especially on a Saturday night and you look as if you’re heading to a Grand Theft Auto marathon. Please! Read more »

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