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Schmoozing with the Stars at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen

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Leslie Kelly
Washington winemaker Charles Smith and Seattle mag food writer Leslie Kelly

Jacques Pepin shook my hand and called me cherie. Talk about the ultimate Rocky Mountain High!

I’m at the 30th annual Aspen Food & Wine Classic, where it’s perfectly possible to bump into the A-list culinary talent. The people who put the celebrity into celebrity chef. Read more »

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Best Oyster Po' Boy In Seattle? At The Safe

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Leslie Kelly
The view from The 'Pen's pretty nifty when there's an oyster po'boy involved.

No matter what’s happening on the field, going to a Seattle Mariners game is always a huge hit for me. I might even start a blog, detailing every amazing morsel of food I’ve tried around The Safe, home to one of the best food courts on the planet. Read more »

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Queen Anne Farmers Market Debuts With Loads Of New Food Vendors

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Leslie Kelly
Matthew Lewis with one of his adoring fans at last year's Queen Anne Farmers Market.

OK, so it’s not the most brilliant day for the debut of the Queen Anne Farmers Market. But come on, we’re used to buckets of rain in June, right?

Slip on your Wellies, grab an umbrella and let’s go.

Why? Read more »

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Matt's In The Market Diners Score On Sonics Thursdays

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Leslie Kelly
The crew at Matt's In The Market gets their green and gold on for Sonics Thursdays. From left to right: Brittany Holmberg, Shane Ryan, Chet Gerl and Chris Choi.

So, some team that used to be known as the Seattle Supersonics is playing a big game tonight somewhere besides Key Arena. Are we bitter? Just a smidge. Read more »

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Giddyup To Puyallup For Some Dang Fine Pie

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Leslie Kelly

Went to the Mother Earth News Fair at the Puyallup Fairgrounds yesterday to hear the "high priest of the pasture" Joel Salatin and, please don't string me up, I was underwhelmed. Oh, he's an entertaining speaker and the enthusiastic shouts of "Amen!" proved he was preaching to the choir. Maybe I was expecting too much, but he didn't bring anything new to the table in terms of serving up concrete advise about how individuals could make the planet a better place. ("We should plant fruit trees in the medians on interstates!" just didn't speak to me.) Read more »

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