Food We Love

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...
February 18, 2012 1:40 AM
If you’re a menu customizer—always asking for this or that on the side, extra veggies and such—get thee to King Noodle, stat! You’ll be...
February 17, 2012 11:57 PM
Imagine our early hominid ancestors exploring outside the cave after a long, cold winter and enough jerked mammoth to convert the first...
February 17, 2012 11:48 PM
HIROKI For more than 10 years, chef Hiroki has been putting his own twist on the traditional Italian dessert, creating green tea tiramisu...
February 17, 2012 11:38 PM
Seattle’s German-pub-loving Chris Navarra—owner of popular bier destinations Feierabend and Prost!—is in good company these days. German...
January 14, 2012 12:34 AM
In a town that’s plenty pork happy already (try to remember the last time you didn’t see pork belly on a menu), Boat Street Café’s double-...
January 14, 2012 12:09 AM
On a somewhat sparse stretch of 35th Avenue in West Seattle, sisters Senait Beyene and Muzit Evans have opened a casual fried-fish eatery...
January 13, 2012 11:45 PM
What it is: Fenugreek is a plant widely cultivated in Asia (predominantly in India) and Europe. Both its leaves and seeds are used in...
January 13, 2012 11:28 PM
Café Presse Presse’s croque monsieur is baked in a convection oven, guaranteeing that the sandwich is browned on all sides. A pallone white...
January 13, 2012 12:15 AM
In 1962, stylish guests dined and drank at The Eye of the Needle (now called SkyCity), while slowly revolving 500 feet above Seattle. While...
January 9, 2012 5:05 PM
Oh, thank you, Earl of Sandwich, the first man to put meat between slices of bread. And thank you, too, people of Hamburg, Germany, who,...
January 6, 2012 11:55 PM
1. Knute Berger (Crosscut columnist and editor-at-large of Seattle magazine): The Scoop Burger at Scoop Du Jour ($8.95) in Madison Park,...
December 16, 2011 9:29 PM
Lamb Chops with Fenugreek Cream Curry This recipe is a lighter version of Vij’s incredibly decadent lamb “popsicles” dish. For the lamb: 1/...