Food We Love

December 15, 2010 12:39 AM
Chocolate Chip CookieMourning the loss of recently closed Madame K’s Pizza Bistro and its skillet deep-dish fresh-from-the-oven chocolate...
December 15, 2010 12:34 AM
“The crust contains butter—lots of it,” says the lady at Shoofly Pie Company as she hands over a well-portioned chicken pot pie ($6) in...
December 15, 2010 12:33 AM
DumplingsThink of the beef bing ($5) at Henry’s Taiwan (two locations: International District and Bellevue) as overgrown pot stickers—same...
December 15, 2010 12:27 AM
If ever there was a “perfect” grilled cheese, allow us to offer for your consideration the version at Green Lake’s Latona Pub. Sharp white...
December 15, 2010 12:24 AM
Matzo Ball SoupJewish kids grow up with either Bubbie’s chewy “sinkers” or airy “floaters”—the descriptors used for the dumplings in matzo...
December 15, 2010 12:20 AM
Pad ThaiThere’s something seductive about the pad thai ($14) at Wallingford favorite May Restaurant & Lounge. It comes artfully...
December 15, 2010 12:19 AM
The sassy waitresses at Calamity Jane’s in Georgeown will call you “sweetheart,” teasingly chide you for ordering just one Manny’s, and...
December 15, 2010 12:17 AM
GumboA delicious, hearty gumbo starts with a dark roux. Where Ya At Matt, new to the mobile-food-truck scene, goes it one better by making...
December 15, 2010 12:16 AM
Cassoulet at cafe CampagneWhen autumn gives way to winter, our thoughts turn to Cafe Campagne’s fragrant, meaty cassoulet special. Worth...
December 15, 2010 12:15 AM
The sassy waitresses at Calamity Jane’s in Georgeown will call you “sweetheart,” teasingly chide you for ordering just one Manny’s, and...
December 15, 2010 12:11 AM
We love the “World’s Best” mac and cheese at Beecher’s, but it’s time other cheesy pastas shared the spotlight. Whether your ideal plate is...
December 14, 2010 11:57 PM
Whether it’s the singular contentment found in a plate of gooey mac and cheese, or the soothing warmth of a hot bowl of soup, this time of...
December 14, 2010 1:08 AM
Usually, I’m an oyster purist: raw, on the half shell, with nothing but seawater and its own liquor to slurp down. But at Shuckers, the...
December 14, 2010 12:37 AM
Thrive Cafe The refresh, made with cucumber, celery, kale and spinach, is a richly colored, nutrient-packed pick-me-up. Add some apple...
Panetone Slice, Columbia City Bakery
December 13, 2010 10:17 PM
’Tis the season for freshly baked breads—their scents making us salivate for a hunk of doughy goodness. Try these favorite locally made...