Local Food Washington

Book Review – The Mushroom Hunters

Book Review – The Mushroom Hunters

Nate and I swung over to Filson in Seattle last night to see one of my local favorite authors do a little talk on foraging and camping. The store was awesome but the speech was even better.  Real stories of real foraging of real food […]

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Grain Free for One Month – The Results are In!

Grain Free for One Month – The Results are In!

So in January of this year I took a month off of grain (mostly).  The goal was threefold: 1) see if I felt any difference physically, 2) see if I would lose weight, and 3) get people (including the internet) off my back regarding how […]

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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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Nate’s Wings and Waffles

Nate’s Wings and Waffles

My sons almost killed me. They were so excited with the “Dad, did you know that Nate Robinson opened a restaurant?” that I went for a visit…without them. Hey, I had some time to kill. I was over in West Seattle watching Jackson’s football team […]

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Paseo – Taste of the Caribbean in Fremont

Paseo – Taste of the Caribbean in Fremont

The Fremont neighborhood of Seattle is home to some of the most eclectic and iconic landmarks in all of Seattle. The troll, the statue of Lenin, the rocket ship, the “waiting for the interurban” commuter statues in all of their decorated splendor and much more.  I […]

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I’m Back and with the best Fish Stick Recipe Ever!

I’m Back and with the best Fish Stick Recipe Ever!

I know you missed me! Heck, I missed myself! Tough go the past couple of months as we wade through the passing of my dear mother, whom I miss terribly. It goes without saying that the holidays just aren’t, nor ever will be, the same. […]

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Fishing for Prawns in the Beautiful San Juan Islands

Fishing for Prawns in the Beautiful San Juan Islands

This blog post probably deserves a lot more than I am giving it. The fact that I went fishing for prawns in the San Juan Islands is just part of the story. The highlight for me was a continuance of my reconnection with an old […]

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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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SEATTLE/INTERNATIONAL DISTRICT – Szechuan Noodle Bowl

SEATTLE/INTERNATIONAL DISTRICT – Szechuan Noodle Bowl

I don’t get to the International District of Seattle (ID) enough, and I think it stinks. This neighborhood just East of Century Link Field is full of Asian grocers, independent shops, and of course loads of great restaurants. Some of the restaurants are fancy sit […]

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