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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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Book Review – Delancey: A Man, a Woman, a Restaurant, a Marriage

Book Review – Delancey: A Man, a Woman, a Restaurant, a Marriage

As I took it easy this 4th of July weekend, I was able to catch up on a couple of books I had been wanting to read. The first is The Search for God and Guinness: A Biography of the Beer that Changed the World, the […]

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Irish Mike’s Christmas Guide to Seattle – 2013 Edition

Irish Mike’s Christmas Guide to Seattle – 2013 Edition

It’s the most wonderful time…of the year! We now have the first official generation that associates the arrival of the Christmas season with the red cups at Starbucks, egg nog lattes, and cranberry bliss bars. Apparently this is the way we usher in the holidays…along […]

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Hale’s Brewery: Mongoose IPA Review

Hale’s Brewery: Mongoose IPA Review

A guest blog post by Bill Fishburn. You can follow Bill on Twitter @rwfishbu1. The Brewery: Hale’s Ales, Seattle Hey there! I’m back with October’s Northwest beer review. As you might recall, my intent with these posts is to be educational(if you’re a first timer, or […]

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Breakfast in Seattle – Third Stop, Tilikum Place Cafe

Breakfast in Seattle – Third Stop, Tilikum Place Cafe

Breakfast in Seattle – Third Stop, Tilikum Place Cafe Simple post really. I have wanted to eat at this Seattle restaurant since it opened. Always appearing in “best of Seattle” magazines and so on, Tilikum Place Cafe is in that weird intersection off of the […]

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Elysian Dark o’ the Moon Pumpkin Stout

Elysian Dark o’ the Moon Pumpkin Stout

Elysian Dark o’ the Moon Pumpkin Stout A guest blog post by Bill Fishburn. You can follow Bill on Twitter @rwfishbu1. As we leave Halloween, the number of pumpkins, the frequency of pumpkin sightings, and the appropriateness of pumpkin beers seems to rise exponentially. Since it […]

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Chef Inspired Recipe of the Week – Etta’s Swiss Chard

Chef Inspired Recipe of the Week – Etta’s Swiss Chard

Most of you are getting the hint that I have a man-crush on Chef Tom Douglas of Dahlia Lounge, Palace Kitchen, Serious Pie, and and and (yes he has a mini empire here in the Emerald City…can’t name them all here, stay tuned for a […]

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SEATTLE – Five Quick Stops at Pike Place Market

SEATTLE – Five Quick Stops at Pike Place Market

Five Quick Stops at Pike Place Market Pike Place Market. Outside of the rain, doesn’t get much more Seattle than this place. Just ask the producers of the NFL. Every time the Seahawks are on TV, especially the “big games” there is the obligatory shot […]

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SEATTLE – Spur Gastropub

SEATTLE – Spur Gastropub

Finally. After months and months of pretty dang good press, I was able to make it to Spur Gastropub, one of the Belltown neighborhood’s hipster eateries. Friendly, cool semi-modern yet with a touch of the old school, Spur should  be around for a long time […]

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