Food and drink

March 2, 2011 3:59 PM
(Steve imagines roasting a turkey)Dreamy creamy Thai-flavored sauce made from coconut milk, peanut butter, maple syrup, fresh ginger and...
February 18, 2011 5:44 PM
It's not just awards season in Hollywood; in the food world, nominees for two presigious food awards were announced this week. Every year I...
February 9, 2011 3:41 PM
Steve reminisces while making this heavenly flour-free dessert. Coconut, honey, egg white and baking chocolate are all you need.  For...
Jason Stratton Spinasse Chef
February 8, 2011 12:19 AM
DOUBLING DOWNSpinasse, the cozy Capitol Hill pastaria (1531 14th Ave.) where Jason stratton, one of Food & Wine magazine’s Best New...
local coffee stumptown vita fiore
February 4, 2011 9:23 PM
Stumptown Coffee RoastersStumptown now offers its popular Hair Bender blend in a container as iconic as its name. The retro-pharmaceutical...
Wok Cooking Nathan Myhrvold
February 4, 2011 7:58 PM
Critics seem helplessly drawn to hyperbole when it comes to reviewing Nathan Myhrvold’s new encyclopedia of cooking, Modernist Cuisine: The...
Blue Glass Seattle
February 3, 2011 10:54 PM
Dan Cowan (owner of Tractor Tavern) and Patti Bellafato (previously of Saltoro) teamed up to take over the former Tiger Tail space in...
fresh ground spice chai
February 3, 2011 4:18 PM
Take whole spices like star anise, black peppercorns, cardamom pods and whole cloves, buzz them in a small grinder to release flavor,...
Cantinetta
January 31, 2011 6:42 PM
Sometimes, going out to eat is all about the food. But usually, there’s more to it. At the original Cantinetta in Wallingford, there is...
January 31, 2011 6:37 PM
It’s probably not fair, but everyone is going to compare Lecosho to Matt’s in the Market. Matt Janke opened Matt’s in 1996, when there was...
caramelized bananas
January 26, 2011 4:11 PM
(Jane wears children's clothing)Whole fruit plus some heat intensifies the sweetness enough to call it dessert.  Watch what bananas...
January 21, 2011 3:47 AM
Each December, I settle into the comforting, yet somewhat stressful ritual of sending holiday cards – choosing the photograph and the words...
Vito's, Seattle
January 13, 2011 6:19 PM
Vito’s Restaurant & Lounge (927 Ninth Ave.; 206.397.4053; vitosseattle.com) opened its doors in 1953, serving Seattle’s power elite and...
Ethan Stowell and Kaela Farrington, Lagana Foods
January 13, 2011 5:35 PM
Ten years ago, before he was a Seattle superchef, Ethan Stowell met specialty-food-market veteran Kaela Farrington while cooking on the...
La Spiga lasagne
January 13, 2011 5:22 PM
Bubbling molten cheese layered between wide noodles and homemade sauce—lasagna warms us with a little extra love during chilly times. Here...