Thursday, November 23, 2017

Category Archives: Eat+Drink

Feast Portland’s 2017 Charitable Efforts Raised $72,043
Year six of Bon Appétit Presents Feast Portland food and drink festival, September 14-17, 2017, raised $72,043 through Feast’s charitable efforts. Mark your calendars for the seventh year of Feast Portland, September 13-16, 2018! (more…)
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Imperfect Produce Delivers Ugly Produce to Your Door (And it isn’t even ugly)
Healthy, delicious fruits and veggies for 30-50% less than grocery stores. One in five fruits and vegetables grown in the U.S. doesn’t meet the strict cosmetic standards of grocery stores, usually causing them to go to waste on the farm. The heart-shaped potato, the curvy carrot, the oddly-shaped orange are all delicious and nutritious, but are often left to rot in fields or sent to the local landfill – just because they look different. (more…)
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Meal Kits: Sun Basket Review
I love cooking at home, but I don’t always have the time or energy to menu prep and go to the grocery store. Meal kits to the rescue! After comparing the offerings of Plated, HelloFresh, and Blue Apron, I decided to try Sun Basket because of their creative recipes, organic ingredients, and vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free, and paleo options.  (more…)
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Fall + Beyond Self-Care Guide
Seasonal prep for the mind, body + soul. As the days grow shorter and the evenings darker, we’re doing everything we can to take care of ourselves in preparation. Here are a few ways—from “sun” bathing at City Sweats to oyster shucking at Scout—you might lift the spirits and get rejuvenated as we transition into the new season.  (more…)
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Meatless Monday: Fremont’s Pablo y Pablo
Pablo y Pablo is a Mexican restaurant located on the bottom floor of the new Tableau HQ building that opened this past summer. It’s located one block north of Gas Works Park on the corner of N. 34th and Woodlawn. The space is bright with patio seating during the warmer months and window-filled offering modern Mexican fare and an extensive selection of tequila & mezcal. (more…)
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Jason Wilson’s The Lakehouse in Bellevue underwhelms
A chic Northwest farmhouse concept with farm-to-table cuisine.  Jason’s Miller’s new restaurant in Bellevue downtown’s Two Lincoln Tower promises “simple, fresh, produce-driven craft cooking, accented with local seafoods and meats, handmade pasta and a house-made larder.” The restaurant features an open kitchen and modern rustic decor. The tables are placed fairly close together and it’s quite loud. Overall, it was an expensive meal to forget.  (more…)
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Recap: Feast Portland 2017
As much as I love fall, I have a hard time with the transition from summer to fall. I mourn the loss of sunny days, BBQ’s, and outdoor activities—from paddle boarding in South Lake Union to hiking in the Cascades. However, one consolation that comes with the close of summer is Feast Portland’s terrific food and drink festival. We look forward it all year with the countdown officially beginning when tickets go on sale in May.  (more…)
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Food News: Doughnut Time!
Sweet treats for Delta SkyMiles American Express Card Members. Frequent flyers, listen up! In order to thank Delta SkyMiles American Express Card Members for their continued loyalty, American Express and Delta Air Lines have launched a national #DeltaAmexPerks doughnut tour, providing Delta Amex Card Members with complimentary doughnuts throughout the summer. Luckily for us, the Dough On-The-Go truck stops in Seattle today (August 11th) and tomorrow (Saturday the 12th), handing out sweet treats from Top Pot Doughnuts. (See details below.) (more…)
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