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Jamie Boudreau of Canon Shares His Sangria Recipe

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Leslie Kelly
Bartender Jamie Boudreau mixin' it up at Capitol Hill cocktail bar, Canon

The weekend forecast calls for some Sangria! And guess who shared a recipe? The fabu Jamie Boudreau, da man mixing it up at comfy chic cocktail hangout, Canon (click through for location and map).

“This is a completely clear sangria that allows you to showcase beautiful seasonal fruit,” he said. Read more »

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We Scream for Theo Chocolate's Ice Cream Sandwiches!

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Leslie Kelly
These ice cream sammies consist of two Theo housemade cookies surrounding ice cream from Bluebird Microcreamery

Awww, sweet!

Thursday is ice cream sammie day at Theo Chocolate Factory in Fremont (3400 Phinney Ave N; 206.632.5100), with the chill staff serving up cookies stuffed with dreamy Bluebird Ice Cream between 1 and 6 p.m. Read more »

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Matthew Lewis Shows Us 'Where He's At' with Roux

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Leslie Kelly
Where Ya At Matt owner Matthew Lewis

It’s getting so close, we can almost taste the etouffee.

Matthew Lewis – the spicy guy behind the Creole-riffic truck Where Ya At Matt – is on the verge of opening his new brick-and-mortar place in Fre-lingford.

Roux has been a work in progress since March, when a major renovation began of the old Buckaroo Tavern, just down the block from the ever-swamped Paseo. Read more »


Five Fab Washington Rosés for Summer

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Leslie Kelly

This sorta summerlike weather calls for a toast and this time of year, my glass is full of something pink. I love rosé, and Washington wineries make a bunch of really good ones.

When I was sipping around at the Wine Rocks event a few weeks ago, I was so impressed with so many fresh, ever-so-slighty fruity rosé. Here’s my favorite five from that fun evening: Read more »

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So, You Want to Be On Chopped? Here's How

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Leslie Kelly
Former contestants on the Food Network's "Chopped"

Judging by the incredible feeding frenzy about Top Chef filming around the city, it's seems safe to say cooking reality shows have huge followings. There might even be a few viewers who long to be on the other side of the camera, and here's some encouraging news: Food Network's smash hit Chopped is casting here, looking for home cooks. Here's the skinny on how to apply. Read more »