Jonathan Kauffman

Source: Ariel65’s Flickr photostreamThe upside of having to watch Starbucks furiously flap

Source: Ariel65's Flickr photostreamThe upside of having to watch Starbucks furiously flap its arms to convince the world that it can soar again: free samples.… Continue reading

Maggie Savarino appears to be having quite the week. First she makes

Maggie Savarino appears to be having quite the week. First she makes scandalous allegations about the Liquor Control Board, then muses whether the new Starbucks… Continue reading

A few weeks ago, Chantal Anderson reported on the fierce competition among

A few weeks ago, Chantal Anderson reported on the fierce competition among ice-cream truck drivers in Seattle and Tacoma, but that hasn't deterred one more… Continue reading

At the Times, Lynn Jacobson enjoys the classic comfort food at Angelo’s

At the Times, Lynn Jacobson enjoys the classic comfort food at Angelo's Ristorante in Burien, while Providence Cicero shows some love to Plaka Estiatorio for… Continue reading

Jonathan KauffmanThin Wheat Line is a weekly survey of noodles in Seattle.Noodle:

Jonathan KauffmanThin Wheat Line is a weekly survey of noodles in Seattle.Noodle: Nabeyaki udon Source:Kaname Izakaya and Shochu Bar, 610 S. Jackson, 682-1828.Price: $8.95Nabeyaki udon,… Continue reading

Prices are at a high-water mark at Matt’s.

Revisiting Matt’s and The Hunt Club

The long and short of changes at two classic Seattle haunts.

Prices are at a high-water mark at Matt’s.

Chantal AndersonIn this week’s feature on hipsters and locavores, I wrote about

Chantal AndersonIn this week's feature on hipsters and locavores, I wrote about Safeway's new "Locally Grown" campaign. Here's the Washington state sign from the campaign,… Continue reading

 . . . And You Will Know Us by the Trail of German Butterballs

 . . . And You Will Know Us by the Trail of German Butterballs

What locavores, wine geeks, and indie rockers have in common.

 . . . And You Will Know Us by the Trail of German Butterballs
Sous-vide duck egg: ready to ooze.

Noodles a Go-Go

Three more places for Seattle’s most exquisite and exotic slurps.

Sous-vide duck egg: ready to ooze.

On my two visits to Plaka Estiatorio for this week’s review, it

On my two visits to Plaka Estiatorio for this week's review, it was clear that the restaurant was a multigenerational, family-owned business. In fact, it… Continue reading

Here are this week’s restaurant reviews:At the Times, Providence Cicero shows some

Here are this week's restaurant reviews:At the Times, Providence Cicero shows some love to the crawfish boils at Crawfish King, the Vietnamese Cajun restaurant in… Continue reading

Thin Wheat Line is a weekly exploration of Seattle noodles.Noodle: Shio ramenSource:

Thin Wheat Line is a weekly exploration of Seattle noodles.Noodle: Shio ramenSource: Aloha Ramen, 8102 Greenwood Ave., 838-3837 -- open for dinner onlyPrice: $6.50After my… Continue reading

A few of the food news stories making their way around Webland:Sacrificio,

A few of the food news stories making their way around Webland:Sacrificio, Houston style: Fajitas are traditionally made with a cut of beef called the… Continue reading

A restaurant for any day of the week (except Sundays and Mondays).

Plaka Estiatorio: Great for Kids, Better for Wednesday Nights

A toddler gymnasium in the early evening and a mellow date night after, Ballard’s new Greek spot is lively and lived-in.

A restaurant for any day of the week (except Sundays and Mondays).

Reviews of Seattle restaurants appearing in print and online this week:At the

Reviews of Seattle restaurants appearing in print and online this week:At the Times, Providence Cicero shows some love to Hudson New American Public House in… Continue reading

Samgyeopsal in the raw: Don’t worry, most of the fat cooks out.

Beyond Bulgogi: Korean Pig Is What’s Worth Eating

Leave the beef to barbecue neophytes.

Samgyeopsal in the raw: Don’t worry, most of the fat cooks out.

Seattle restaurants undergoing critical scrutiny this week:At the Times, Kyung Song tackles

Seattle restaurants undergoing critical scrutiny this week:At the Times, Kyung Song tackles this week's Dining Deal column on Kristos Eastlake, giving it mild (that's one… Continue reading

No to Nobu! is the new Free Tibet: In April, the Worldwide

No to Nobu! is the new Free Tibet: In April, the Worldwide Wildlife Fund published estimates that the breeding stocks of Mediterranean bluefin tuna will… Continue reading

Noodle: House special bunSource: Pho Cyclo, 406 Broadway E., 329-9256, phocyclocafe.com.Price: $8.15Seattleites

Noodle: House special bunSource: Pho Cyclo, 406 Broadway E., 329-9256, phocyclocafe.com.Price: $8.15Seattleites have the most overdeveloped sense of entitlement when it comes to weather. It's… Continue reading

Restaurant reviews from around the city:At the Times, Nancy Leson writes about

Restaurant reviews from around the city:At the Times, Nancy Leson writes about her favorite water views in town, while in the Dining Deals column, Jon… Continue reading