Scoop Blog Archive / June 2011

Food Trends: Dead, Dying and Those We've Yet to Discover

Two recent food trend stories hit my radar within minutes:

First Food and Wine declared that the "Farm to ___(fill-in-the-blank)" construction had effectively jumped the shark with the phrase "farm to tumbler" to describe cocktails made with fresh, seasonal produce. A. Greed. I just wish there was an acronym for the Local.Sustainable.Organic.Seasonal contingent. S.O.L.S.? (Too bad those words don't all start with Z's, amIright?)

That story led me to read Eater NY's 10 Dead Food Trends story, and boy is that a study in Us vs Them. Read more »

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Mobile Food News! Night Market debuting this week in Capitol Hill

Late night eaters will be happy to know that the Capitol Hill Night Market kicks off this Saturday, June 4th, in the block between Pike and Harvard, featuring a sampling of Seattle food trucks including Pai’s, Buns on Wheels, Curry Now!, Street Treats, Fusion on the Run, and Lumpia World. Capitol Hill Night Market, Pike & Harvard, Saturdays, 9:00 p.m-3:00 a.m.

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Go Shopping with the Chef during 7 Days of ART

By: 
Cody Bay
ART chef Jelle Vandenbrouke
Chef Jelle Vandenbroucke puts the finishing touches on a few of his new menu creations.

Spotting one of Seattle's master chefs prowling amid the vibrantly-colored ruffage of Pike Place Market is kind of like catching a lion stalking its prey: you don't want to make a peep lest you interrupt his deep concentration; one false move and the epiphany surrounding the preparation of a fiddlehead fern might get spooked and fly away. Read more »

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How to Caramelize an Onion

(Men doing what men do)
Patience grasshopper.  Watch these men do nothing while everything happens in the pan. caramelized onions make princes out of frogs.  Add some to salads, burgers, pasta, sandwiches, soups.  Written instructions can be found here. Read more »

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