Eat and Drink

L’Oursin chef/owner JJ Proville says his bistro's aesthetic—more brass chairs and soft lighting than exposed brick and reclaimed wood—was most influenced by a little coffee table book on French bistros. Cheesy, maybe, but the chef, raised partially in France, knows what he’s doing

Though it may be hard to tell if spring has actually arrived here in Seattle, I do know that our local distillers have sprung into action with a number of new releases sure to tickle the fancy of spirit lovers; read about a few below.

Last week thousands of coffee lovers from around the world flooded Seattle’s Washington State Convention Center, making the pilgrimage to the nation’s coffee capital

Peek into any professional kitchen and it’s not uncommon to find a serious underrepresentation of female chefs and cooks. Women Chefs and Restaurateurs (WCR) wants to make sure those voices are heard at equal volume to their male counterparts

We’re officially less than a week out from the prestigious James Beard Awards Gala—essentially the restaurant world’s answer to the Academy Awards—which takes place May 1 in Chicago

My skepticism about “healthy” sweets started when my mom first brought home a box of fat-free SnackWell’s cookies in the mid-’90s (in that case, the skepticism was justified)

House-cured salmon toast from Mr. West in downtown Seattle

As with many things in Seattle’s culinary scene, we can probably credit chef Renee Erickson for convincing us that $10 is not too much to spend on toast

A Korean restaurant in Pioneer Square is among the first in the U.S. to brew its own makgeolli

Chef/owner Scott Staples (Quinn’s, Uneeda Burger) continues to reinvent the burger at Feed Co., which opened in Redmond in July 2015, and now has a location in the Central District

When I was in college, slogging away in the windowless basement offices of our campus newspaper, I would never have imagined that someday an editor would pay me to write about weed cookies. Dreams really do come true!