Jonathan Kauffman

I’ve written about how much I like Oma Stein’s pretzels from Heavenly

I've written about how much I like Oma Stein's pretzels from Heavenly Bakery, which are a critical part of my Sunday ritual at the Broadway… Continue reading

That server. She’s the one, officer. She’ll have you ordering an extra glass of wine before you know it.

Anchovies & Olives: Unmistakably Ethan Stowell

Simple preparations, ingredients straight from your CSA box, and flawless service—some formulas are worth repeating.

That server. She’s the one, officer. She’ll have you ordering an extra glass of wine before you know it.

Noodles: Beef chow funSource: Hing Loon, 628 S. Weller St., 682-2828.You know,

Noodles: Beef chow funSource:Hing Loon, 628 S. Weller St., 682-2828.You know, of all the cuisines I miss or don't miss after my dozen years in… Continue reading

Some of the activities that the Weekly’s food bloggers got up to

Some of the activities that the Weekly's food bloggers got up to this week:Maggie Savarino launched her coverage of Seattle Beer Week. She also hung… Continue reading

This is a shami sandwich from Shalimar, in the U District. I

This is a shami sandwich from Shalimar, in the U District. I searched the Weekly site and found out that one of my old coworkers… Continue reading

Thin Wheat Line is a weekly exploration of all noodles Seattleite.Noodle: Mul

Thin Wheat Line is a weekly exploration of all noodles Seattleite.Noodle: Mul naengmyeon (pronounced mool nangmyun)Source:Sam Oh Jung, 17425 Highway 99, #A, Lynnwood, 425-745-3535.I actually… Continue reading

This weekend, the Friends of the Seattle Public Library is having its

This weekend, the Friends of the Seattle Public Library is having its semiannual book sale, in which tens of thousands of Seattleites patrol the aisles… Continue reading

This weekend a few friends and I had dinner at Saba Ethiopian

This weekend a few friends and I had dinner at Saba Ethiopian Restaurant, which is the Ethiopian/Eritrean restaurant in Seattle I always recommend to vegetarians… Continue reading

Plate of pleasantness at Jamjuree.

Seattle’s Best Examples of a Thai Cliché

We’re not lacking for options.

Plate of pleasantness at Jamjuree.

By the time you read this, I’m going to be on a

By the time you read this, I'm going to be on a plane to Korea, where I plan to spend the next week and a… Continue reading

Vietnamese-style sashimi? Monsoon East’s greatest invention.

Monsoon East: The Accidental Child

It may have arrived at an odd time, but that doesn’t make it any less lovable.

Vietnamese-style sashimi? Monsoon East’s greatest invention.

A comment on the Seattle Weekly 2009 Favorite Restaurants site alerted me

A comment on the Seattle Weekly 2009 Favorite Restaurants site alerted me to the fact that Chang Ahn Jung, a Korean restaurant in Federal Way… Continue reading

Maggie’s March 24 post announcing the opening of Fremont’s new Homegrown Sandwiches

Maggie's March 24 post announcing the opening of Fremont's new Homegrown Sandwiches has attracted an interesting discussion in the comments section. Check it out.… Continue reading

I drove around eating roast chicken this week, but other local restaurant

I drove around eating roast chicken this week, but other local restaurant critics had different priorities: In the Times, Providence Cicero reviews Thoa's, the Vietnamese… Continue reading

One of America’s most thoughtful writers on food and sustainability issues, Tom

One of America's most thoughtful writers on food and sustainability issues, Tom Philpott, is coming to Seattle on Saturday to screen a new documentary titled… Continue reading

Culled from local blogs today:Nancy Leson reports that Snoose Junction, the Ballard

Culled from local blogs today:Nancy Leson reports that Snoose Junction, the Ballard pizza place with the bicycle delivery system, has opened a second location in… Continue reading

San Fernando’s pollo a la brasa, with sauce-painting apparatus.

How to Make Roast Chicken Palatable

Mexican, Peruvian, and Cantonese takes on dinner’s most boring animal.

San Fernando’s pollo a la brasa, with sauce-painting apparatus.

We’re sorry to report the news about Gabe and Heidi Claycamp’s popular

We're sorry to report the news about Gabe and Heidi Claycamp's popular cooking school, which began in West Seattle seven years ago and recently moved… Continue reading

Amid all the eulogies and fist-shaking accompanying the end of the P-I’s

Amid all the eulogies and fist-shaking accompanying the end of the P-I's print run today, I wanted to add my own thanks to the paper's… Continue reading

The yin/yang hot pot: healing on the right, pain on the left.

Healing From a Hot Pot

At a Bellevue mini-mall, a blast of herb-powered elixir.

The yin/yang hot pot: healing on the right, pain on the left.