John Howie invites you to build the ultimate burger and win a trip to Hawaii.
John Howie’s Sport Restaurant & Bar is sponsoring a contest that could win you a trip to Hawaii! This amazing contest runs until November 12. The burger menu features over 100 items, including house made salsa verde, peanut butter, fried eggs, and jalapeno poppers. The top-four submissions and one random burger selection will be chosen by Chef Howie and Ian Furness from KJR Sports (more…)
Seattle Restaurant Week is for vegans, too! Kind of.
More than 160 Restaurants are are offering three courses for $28.00 this week, and sadly, of those 160 restaurants, a measly six have vegan options for all three courses. SIX! I’m so gonna tell Bill Clinton on you guys. But I can’t complain too much (more…)
A 9 Course 5 Wine Paired Culinary Journey in Washington Wine Country
Photo Courtesy of the Herbfarm
The Herbfarm themed dining adventure is a bucket list item for many in the Pacific Northwest, and after having experienced it firsthand, I now fully understand and appreciate the foodie orgasm. Ron Zimmerman and Carrie Van Dyck, the husband and wife team behind the Herbfarm have meticulously orchestrated the perfect evening in Washington’s Woodinville wine country, taking diners on a 9 course culinary journey. (more…)
The director of Blue Ribbon Cooking School dishes out kitchen and catering tips.
All photos courtesy of Blue Ribbon Cooking & Culinary Center
We all gotta eat, but the fact is that many of us simply don’t know our way around the kitchen. Thankfully, Northwest native Vanessa Volkman is here to lend a hand. A former private chef and culinary consultant, Vanessa today oversees day-to-day operations for Blue Ribbon Cooking & Culinary Center (an institution founded by her mother, Virginia Duppenthaler, in 1995). Blue Ribbon’s weekly group classes cover everything from sharpening knives to (more…)
Fabulous French pastries and custom cakes.
In this edition of Food Porn, we feature Midori Bakery, an adorable gourmet French bakery located in Redmond. They provide an array of delicious pastries in the shop, cater for Januik Winery, and other private events, but also have booths at the Saturday Bellevue farmer’s market and the Wednesday Kirkland farmer’s market. Tucked away in an office park, you’ll have to follow the signs (more…)
Vegans, carnivores, and vegans trying to trick their carnivore friends into eating vegan food, I present: Veggie Grill.
Now of course you are wondering, “how would she know if a staunch non-vegan would like this food? She isn’t one.” And I would respond by first commending you for being a critical consumer, and then by explaining the funny story of how I brought a plate of Veggie Grill “buffalo” wings to work, watched said staunch non-vegans chow down on them, and then received a very sincere (more…)
Sweet and savory pies.
In this edition of Grub Alert, we feature American Pie Bakery & Cafe, which just opened its second location in Wallingford in early July. From chicken pot pies to empanadas and curry sausage rolls, and array of sweet pies, you have your pick of savory or sweet. The pie crust is made daily with (more…)