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5 Hot Dates for Your Culinary Calendar

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Leslie Kelly

As days get shorter and cooler and summer slips away, it helps to have something tasty to look forward to, right? Fortunately, there are a bushel of super groovy foodie events coming up. Read more »

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Leslie Kelly Discovers the Perfect Wine Pairing for Ribs

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Leslie Kelly
Leslie's own homemade ribs

A friend wanted to take her out-of-town significant other out for barbecue in Seattle and asked me to make a rib recommendation. Sorry, no can do. Oh, I’ve tried to find some good bones to gnaw on, but have so far come up empty.

Yes, I realize that makes me sound like a smoked meat snob, but I don’t care. Three years of living in Memphis spoiled me. Read more »

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Butcher Shop Cafe in Kenmore: Now Taking Requests

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Leslie Kelly

My beater Honda really should be adorned with a bumper sticker that reads: “I Brake For BBQ!” Read more »

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Ethan Stowell's Rione XIII is Now Open, So Says Facebook

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Leslie Kelly
Chef Ethan Stowll serves guests in his newest restaurant

Rione XIII is now open. At least that’s what I read on Facebook.

Ethan Stowell’s latest – named for a neighborhood in Rome the well-traveled chef is particularly smitten with – might still have a hoop or two to jump through as far as final inspections go, but it was a busy weekend at this gorgeous-looking new space. Read more »

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A Red Hot Time at the Auction of Washington Wines Picnic

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Leslie Kelly
Patrons enjoy the 2012 Auction of Washington Wines picnic in Woodinville

Talk about red hot! The whites and pinks were huge hits at the Auction of Washington Wine Picnic on Thursday evening at Chateau Ste. Michelle. One clever winemaker – Ambassador Vineyard – won over the crowd of well-dressed ladies and gents by handing out fans along with sips of their new winery’s 2009 Estate Syrah. (Which is already sold out, darn it!) Read more »

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