Food We Love

August 26, 2013 9:14 PM
(*see Horchico, below, for kids’ version)   2 cups of long-grain white rice 2 cinnamon sticks 8 cups water, room temperature 2 (...
August 26, 2013 5:52 PM
“We’re Mercer Island’s best-kept secret,” said the guy behind the counter at Freshy’s Seafood Market’s little walk-up window on the west...
Chef Tom Douglas and Rick Bayless challenge
August 26, 2013 4:26 PM
It was billed as a “Chef Challenge,” but this spirited session focusing on cooking with Negra Modelo cerveza was no smackdown between...
August 22, 2013 9:14 PM
For a classic take on CAPRESE SALAD, head straight to CAFE FLORA, where Billy’s Organic Farm heirloom tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and a...
August 14, 2013 3:40 PM
Oh, goodie! Just got a sneak peek at the dessert lineup for Thursday’s Auction of Washington Wine Picnic, a winning combination of...
August 13, 2013 8:17 PM
Wide open and airy, teensy Chico Madrid is such a happy place that it’s hard to know where to begin. With the tuna bocadillo on Columbia...
August 12, 2013 10:30 PM
1 cup celery root, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1 cup parsnip, cut into rounds and half-rounds 1 loose cup salt pork, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1...
August 12, 2013 10:13 PM
The golden chanterelle just may be the favorite foraged food of Pacific Northwesterners. Our forests are loaded with chanterelles, and even...
August 9, 2013 4:32 PM
Congrats to Trellis chef Brian Scheehser, who recently won a second-place ribbon at the annual American Cheese Society competition in...
August 8, 2013 8:47 PM
Gin and TonicA perfect G&T on the veranda as the sun sinks is a true pleasure. But to get there, you need four things: good ice, good...
August 8, 2013 7:15 PM
Yes, Pike Place Market is teeming with tourists this time of year, crowds of visitors clogging the streets and walkways, snapping shots of...
August 7, 2013 5:35 PM
Ouch! You might want to sit down. In a blow to those of us who live on tomato sandwiches (I prefer mine open-faced: toast bread, spread...
August 6, 2013 11:29 PM
This just in: Mike Easton, pasta wizard extraordinaire and owner of Pioneer Square's Il Corvo, is now selling his fresh pastas at two area...
August 2, 2013 5:42 PM
Better hook some tickets soon to the feel-good cookout of the summer. The season’s first installment of Salmon Enchanted Evening sold out,...
July 31, 2013 4:53 PM
I hate the tyranny of traditional meal times, especially this time of year. Eating lunch at noon or dinner at 7 p.m. means facing packed...