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Aardvark Curry Bus on Kickstarter

See the potential? Dan Wood does.

Last winter I introduced you to my favorite Snoqualmie Pass lunch stop, the Aardvark Curry Trailer. I've got a soft spot for folks who live their passion, and Dan's the happiest guy cooking out of a trailer I've ever met. His curry bowls are a huge hit with boarders, skiers and snowshoers, but he's outgrown his tiny digs. Wood's hoping to move into a real kitchen, one he intends to build inside a train. Well, part of a train. Read more »

3 Seattle Restaurants are Nominees for Bon Appetit's Best New Restaurants

The communal table at Joule is a fine place to dine

In a run-up to announcing their Top 10 Best New Restaurants in the country, Bon Appetit has given us a peek at the 50 restaurants they whittled their list from. Read more »

UPDATED: Billy's Tomatoes Aren't at Farmers Markets This Summer (But We Know Where to Taste 'Em)

Tomato sandwiches rule, especially with a mix of Green Zebras, Cherokee purples and Brandywines

Ouch! You might want to sit down. Read more »


Il Corvo Selling Pasta at 2 Farmers Markets This Summer

Conchiglie, one of the fresh pastas now for sale at farmers markets

This just in: Mike Easton, pasta wizard extraordinaire and owner of Pioneer Square's Il Corvo, is now selling his fresh pastas at two area farmers markets. Read more »


4 Quiet Restaurant Openings You Should Know About

Vif. Pretty, ain't she?

In this age, it's the rare restaurant that opens without months of pre-opening buzz, endless teasing out of who'll tend bar and what the tables and chairs will look like. Every picture posted on Facebook, every newsy bit is covered by the food media. Last week alone we here at Seattle magazine (along with, ahem, several other publications) heralded the opening of Rachel's Ginger Beer at Pike Place Market only to say, Wait! Whoops! I take it back. Not open quite yet! The food news in this town is near impossible to keep up with, even when it's your fulltime job. Read more »