Food We Love

May 23, 2012 1:04 AM
What it is: Uni, or sea urchin, is a small creature with a spiny shell. It is the orange roe within the urchin that is edible and...
May 23, 2012 12:51 AM
DOT’S DELICATESSENDot’s bacon is dry-rubbed and smoked in house, then laid on sourdough slices from Macrina Bakery with heirloom tomatoes (...
May 22, 2012 11:15 PM
If you’ve ever wished you could re-create a marvelous dish you experienced at a local restaurant, you’re in luck. Seattle’s own Sasquatch...
May 16, 2012 11:21 PM
Listen, Seattle sweet tooths: Give Neil Robertson a break! His Crumble & Flake has been selling out of scones, croissants and cookies...
April 20, 2012 9:31 PM
In my house, Mt. Townsend's Seastack Cheese is a mainstay. It’s not an everyday cheese—a bit too pricey at $12 for an 8-ounce wheel—but...
April 20, 2012 9:26 PM
What is the bronzed, round, impossible-to-pronounce pastry that’s lately popping up in the finer artisanal bakeries? Kouign amann (...
April 20, 2012 9:20 PM
There are people whose jobs require them to wake before dawn, pound cold butter and fold it into chilled dough, and then fold it, roll it,...
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April 20, 2012 12:50 AM
At chef Tak Kurachi’s bright U:Don noodle shop in the University District, you’ll wind your way through the clean, spare restaurant, grab a...
April 20, 2012 12:13 AM
Few foods look more fetching on the plate than fiddleheads, those vibrant green coils that emerge in moist forests each spring. Aptly named...
April 20, 2012 12:06 AM
Fuji SushiFuji Sushi has an array of vegetable dishes to pack into its bento lunch special; the perfectly seasoned veggie udon and a new...
April 6, 2012 10:04 PM
I am a bit of a purist about croissants. I want to revel in the warm glow of the sweet butter softly nestled in each tender layer. I want...
April 6, 2012 9:50 PM
The cutest pie shop in town? That’s easy. It’s A la Mode’s pocket-size corner space across from the zoo on Phinney Ridge, where bar stools...
April 5, 2012 10:57 PM
What it is: Known to the Chinese as “hua jiao,” this numbing yet addictive spice zings taste buds with its slightly lemony flavor in many...
April 5, 2012 8:00 PM
BASTILLE CAFÉ & BARLocal ingredients are key to Bastille’s menu, and the smoked salmon omlette is no exception, with organic eggs from...
February 18, 2012 1:44 AM
I have an old friend who insists that a pizza with anything fancy, anything beyond pepperoni and cheese, is “lasagna.” His head would...