Comfort Food

Comfort Food Confessionals

Here’s what experts make at home

First, Trophy Cupcakes; Second, Salt & Staw; Third, Metropolitan Market

Stefanie Ellis

Trap Kitchen Will Make a Brief Seattle Appearance Next Week

Two chefs traded gang life for kitchen life—and now they’re coming to cook for you

Local chef Taylor Cheney was flipping through channels late one night when she stumbled across the sort of Vice documentary…

Chelsea Lin

Sneak Peek: Skillet Goes Brick and Mortar with Its New Capitol Hill Restaurant

Street food comes in from the cold on Capitol Hill

Joshua Henderson opened Skillet, his mobile street food truck, in 2007 after figuring out that he didn’t like working in…

Seattle Mag

Comfort Food: Best Comfort Fried Foods in Seattle

Deep-fried VeggiesYes, we’re making the argument that fruits and veggies—even those batter dipped and fried—still count toward your recommended five…

Lorna Yee

Comfort Food: Seattle’s Best Comfort Desserts

Chocolate Chip CookieMourning the loss of recently closed Madame K’s Pizza Bistro and its skillet deep-dish fresh-from-the-oven chocolate chip cookie?…

Lorna Yee

Comfort Food: Starch Bombs!

DumplingsThink of the beef bing ($5) at Henry’s Taiwan (two locations: International District and Bellevue) as overgrown pot stickers—same crispy,…

Lorna Yee

Comfort Food: Soups

Need a little hug from the inside? It’s no wonder that soups are a cornerstone of the comfort-food w

Matzo Ball SoupJewish kids grow up with either Bubbie’s chewy “sinkers” or airy “floaters”—the descriptors used for the dumplings in…

Lorna Yee

Comfort Food: Noodle Dishes

Smooth, slippery and highly slurpable, these noodles are high on our craveable carbs list.

Pad ThaiThere’s something seductive about the pad thai ($14) at Wallingford favorite May Restaurant & Lounge. It comes artfully arranged…

Seattle Mag

Comfort Food: One Pot Stews, Curries and Porridges

The heady scent of a hearty one-pot stew, slowly stirred and simmered in the kitchen, is one of the

GumboA delicious, hearty gumbo starts with a dark roux. Where Ya At Matt, new to the mobile-food-truck scene, goes it…

Lorna Yee

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