Jonathan Kauffman

I was talking about banh mi last night with a friend whose

I was talking about banh mi last night with a friend whose Vietnamese American coworkers are obsessive lunch-hunters. When I told him my favorite ID… Continue reading

Taking in the views (and food) at Agua Verde.

Summer Guide: Where to Get a Meal in the Sun

Everything tastes better outside. Maybe that’s because there’s so much talent walking by.

Taking in the views (and food) at Agua Verde.
One of the few steam tables in town worth ordering from.

The Queen of White Center

Sour soup, salty donuts, and other Cambodian specialties at Queen’s Deli.

One of the few steam tables in town worth ordering from.

Recently spotted on the windows of the Canterbury, Capitol Hill’s favorite grimy

Recently spotted on the windows of the Canterbury, Capitol Hill's favorite grimy Tudor inn:I can't believe that the Canterbury is the first business on 15th… Continue reading

Thin Wheat Line is a weekly dive into the pasta bowls of

Thin Wheat Line is a weekly dive into the pasta bowls of Seattle.Noodle: Fiore con funghiSource: Perche' No Pasta e Vino, 1319 N. 49th St.,… Continue reading

A quick look at who’s being reviewed by whom:At the Times, Providence

A quick look at who's being reviewed by whom:At the Times, Providence Cicero shows some love to Pizzeria Pulcinella in Rainier Beach. The same cannot… Continue reading

Is it a menu or a code of ethics? You decide.

Homegrown Sandwiches: Fantasies Fulfilled

The Fremont counter knows exactly what you want, and they’re going to give it to you as sustainably as you can handle.

Is it a menu or a code of ethics? You decide.

Let’s hope they don’t catch a stray ray of sun and burst

Let's hope they don't catch a stray ray of sun and burst into flames:At the Times, Providence Cicero shows some love to Urbane in the… Continue reading

A few notes that didn’t make it into this week’s review of

A few notes that didn't make it into this week's review of lesser-known antojitos:1. Perfection is not a virtue when it comes to forming pupusas,… Continue reading

From Belle Epicurean on Fourth and University. Seasonal, buttery, just tart enough.

From Belle Epicurean on Fourth and University. Seasonal, buttery, just tart enough. This is why I work out.… Continue reading

Long during the day: more serene, less dramatic, same jellyfish.
Long during the day: more serene, less dramatic, same jellyfish.

Thin Wheat Line is a weekly Voracious feature about noodles in Seattle.Noodle:

Thin Wheat Line is a weekly Voracious feature about noodles in Seattle.Noodle: SaiminSource:Kona Kitchen, 8501 Fifth Ave. N.E., 517-5662. Price: $6.99Let's just get this straight:… Continue reading

Food news you can digest:When Local Makes It Big by Kim Severson

Food news you can digest:When Local Makes It Big by Kim Severson (NY Times): Heard this on NPR last night when I was driving and… Continue reading

Rancho Bravo’s torta.

Moving Beyond the Burrito

Revive your interest in Mexican food with the lesser-known antojitos.

Rancho Bravo’s torta.

Spotted 10 minutes ago.

Spotted 10 minutes ago.… Continue reading

You can always identify critics by our spindly, evil fingers.This week’s restaurant

You can always identify critics by our spindly, evil fingers.This week's restaurant reviews:At the Times, Providence Cicero writes up the Fall City Roadhouse, while Michael… Continue reading

Think of the juice from the head as an aperitif.

Crawfish King: Authentic Vietnamese Cajun, Houston-Style

Not fusion, but a syncretization of spicy seafood with a French influence.

Think of the juice from the head as an aperitif.

Last time I summarized all the restaurant closures, I looked at all

Last time I summarized all the restaurant closures, I looked at all the other cities making the same list and thought, damn, Seattle's doing well.… Continue reading

Remember that post I posted last week — one day late —

Remember that post I posted last week -- one day late -- about KFC offering free samples of its new grilled chicken? Apparently, the promotion… Continue reading

It’s Cinco de Mayo week. Time to don your fake sombrero and

It's Cinco de Mayo week. Time to don your fake sombrero and get sloshed on cheap tequila! Nancy Leson writes up a few taquerias: La… Continue reading