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Seattle Area is Home to Two of This Year's Food & Wine Best New Chefs

Well, well, well!

We may have just two nominees to Portland's three in the running for this year's regional James Beard race (the winner will be announced in May), but lookie there: Food & Wine's list of the Best New Chefs of 2012 is out and two local chefs made the cut! Read more »


Behind the Scenes of Seattle Magazine's Inaugural Food Establishment List

Seattle Mag's editor, Rachel Hart, took this picture of our high-tech process of putting the names in order

I won't say it seemed like an easy task in the beginning, but it turns out I had no idea what I'd be getting myself into. 

"Let's come up with Seattle's 50 most powerful food people: companies, chefs, farmers, purveyors and so on," someone said. This was last fall, when our April Best Restaurants issue (on newsstands now) was in its infancy, when we were bantying our ideas about. Read more »


Kickin' Boot Whiskey Kitchen Bringing Southern 'Cue and Steaks to Ballard in June

The future dining room of Kickin' Boot Whiskey Kitchen; will the disco ball remain?

Ballard's in the midst of a barbecue boom: Recent newcomers Bitterroot, RoRo (which took over the old Zesto's location), and the Boar's Nest (which replaced the short-lived Seattle Burger Co.) join long timer Smokin' Pete's. Read more »


OMG! Hunger Games-Themed Trophy Cupcakes!

 

 

 

Hunger Games cupcakes!

Hunger Games cupcakes!

They're chocolate cupcakes with vanilla buttercream (unless you special order them with your favorite flavor; minimum order of a dozen), and they'll be available at all Trophy Cupcakes locations through Sunday.

That is all.

[Ed's note: And may the odds be ever in your flavor...I mean favor.]


Biscuits and Layer Cakes: The Scoop On the Wandering Goose, Opening Late Spring

At long last, the empty corner space that once housed Tilden (403 15th Ave. E) is being reborn as a Southern-tinged breakfast and lunch spot, The Wandering Goose.

Owner Heather Earnhardt was co-owner (with Erika Burke) of the warm, inviting Volunteer Park Café from 2007 until last year; fans know how down-home yummy the food is there; I've got a special weakness for the figgy maple scones. Read more »