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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Humble Pie Now Open in the Central District

I drive past the home of Humble Pie (at 525 Rainier Ave, at Weller Street) on the edge of the  International District (technically it's the Central District) almost daily on my way to and from the south end. And for over a year, I've watched as owner Brian Solazzi gradually built decking, planted living roofs and installed chicken pens around the two shipping containers he moved onto the property to house his pizza place. Read more »

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All the Details on the Forthcoming Willows Inn Cookbook

Joe Ray and Blaine Wetzel, just hanging out smokin' some fish. Like you do.

When Joe Ray called, saying he felt like spilling some beans, I had an inkling that it might something big. Ray's writing and photographs have been featured in The Boston Globe, the New York Times and dozens of other publications. Read more »

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