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Cider Pressing

Cider Pressing

Now this is the way to spend a beautiful fall day in the Pacific NW!   We were blessed to be included in a cider pressing with this year’s bumper crop of apples. Apples picked by hand, branches shaken and the tractor also getting in […]

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Yang’s Dumpling House has a new Home – in Kirkland!

Yang’s Dumpling House has a new Home – in Kirkland!

Thanks to Russ C., we have found the new home for one of my favorite Asian restaurants on the Eastside, Yang’s Dumpling House. For several years, Yang did his thing in the Lake Hills Shopping Center (one of the strip mall buildings that jettisoned perpendicular […]

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ISSAQUAH – Rogue Ales at the Issaquah Brewhouse

ISSAQUAH – Rogue Ales at the Issaquah Brewhouse

The Issaquah Brewhouse has been brewing up their own delicious beer for a long time. The mainstay on Sunset, right off of the Front street intersection is one of the great eating and drinking establishments in all of East King County.   The only Rogue […]

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BELLEVUE – Kukai Ramen and Izakaya

BELLEVUE – Kukai Ramen and Izakaya

Another stop in my commitment to provide insightful and funny guide’s to ethnic food from a white guy’s perspective has brought be to the Tokyo-based Kukai Ramen and Izakaya in the Crossroads area of Bellevue.  A new mini strip mall paralleling Main St, and perpendicular […]

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Teriyaki Chicken Salad Inspired by Beach Cafe at Carillon Point

Teriyaki Chicken Salad Inspired by Beach Cafe at Carillon Point

Teriyaki Chicken Salad Years ago I used to have “working” lunches at The Beach Cafe at Carillon Point in loverly Kirkland.  My boss at the time turned me on to their Teriyaki Chicken Salad. I have made my own tweaked version of this several times […]

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BELLEVUE – Yang’s Dumpling House UPDATED

BELLEVUE – Yang’s Dumpling House UPDATED

Yang’s Dumpling House UPDATED I know food porn is probably overused but I have to share one of the most memorable meals I have eaten in a long time…and it happened by accident. I was actually on my way to eat at the famous Won […]

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Best Coffee in East King County

Best Coffee in East King County

Best Coffee in East King County Best coffee shops in East King County? The truth is there aren’t very many local, independent coffee gigs outside of a few drive ups, some restaurants and grocery stores that “serve coffee” east of Lake Washington. Let’s not forget of course […]

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MOBILE – Skillet Street Food

MOBILE – Skillet Street Food

SKILLET STREET FOOD Well I finally made it to the infamous (meaning more than famous…) converted Airstream that is Skillet Street Food. Founder Josh Henderson has been busy. Launched in 2007, his mobile trailer hauled behind someone’s pick up, he has had regular stops in […]

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Proper British Bacon

Proper British Bacon

PROPER BRITISH BACON Who says you can’t get proper British bacon in the Seattle area? I know of two really good locations, both of which I have enjoyed at home. Curious as to the difference between “British” and “American” bacon. Here you go! American cuts […]

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The Redhook Brewery Tour

The Redhook Brewery Tour

Redhook Brewery Tour! Guest blog post by Matt Anderson. You can follow him @supermatt28. Hey PNWers, and especially beer lovers; if you live near the Seattle then RedHook is most likely near and dear to your heart. If you’ve never been to their brewery to take […]

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