Category: EastKingCo

Sweetness in Old Bellevue – Amore Chocolates

Sweetness in Old Bellevue – Amore Chocolates

A symbol of sweetness in Old Bellevue, Amore Chocolates serves up beautiful hand dipped chocolates to the locals since 2003. Now when we say hand-dipped, we mean hand-dipped, as in every day, Amore’s artisans are behind the counter in plain view hand rolling all sorts of truffles  […]

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CARNATION CSA, Changing Seasons Farm – 2012

CARNATION CSA, Changing Seasons Farm – 2012

Dear 2011 CSA Members: Changing Seasons Farm is happy to offer another year of fresh local produce through Community Supported Agriculture. We would love to have you as a member again. Our 2012 CSA will run 18 weeks, starting in late June and lasting through […]

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KING COUNTY: Zeek’s Pizza

KING COUNTY: Zeek’s Pizza

Zeek’s Pizza Pizza. It is one of those food items that remind me of our opinions of cookies. Many people are passionate about what their favorite kinds are… Read More »

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BELLEVUE: La Cocina del Puerco

BELLEVUE: La Cocina del Puerco

Lets talk about downtown Bellevue for a moment shall we? Once home to only a handful of chain restaurants, mostly attached to the mall, is now loaded with… Read More »

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BELLEVUE – Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot

BELLEVUE – Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot

My family shares another tradition on Thanksgiving. Instead of turkey, we eat hot pot and no one person is stuck with all the cooking. The food is cooked at the table. For me, digging into a communal spread around a rich, bubbling stock is as […]

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ISSAQUAH – Macky’s Dim Sum in Gilman Village

ISSAQUAH – Macky’s Dim Sum in Gilman Village

Authentic Dim Sum in Issaquah…no foolin. Tucked in and around other restaurants and the “cute shops” of the Gilman Village, Macky’s comes highly recommended and surely does not disappoint. The friendly staff brings their steaming carts of food choices, pointing to several they “recommend” and […]

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ISSAQUAH – Issaquah Coffee Company

ISSAQUAH – Issaquah Coffee Company

Behind Gilman Village on Juniper, lies the one-year old Issaquah Coffee Company. Proudly serving Stumptown Coffee, the Issaquah Coffee Company has been a favorite of many moms, young kids, and young business people looking for the non-bigger-chain independent coffee house experience. Great vibe, decent seating […]

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BELLEVUE – Gilbert’s on Main

Gilbert’s on Main in Old Bellevue has been referred to me so many times, I may have lost count. I was finally able to stop by for lunch with, I must say, high expectations. Consistently nominated and usual winner for Best Breakfast, Brunch and Business […]

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BELLEVUE – Korean Inspired Goodness in a Bowl at Oma Bap

BELLEVUE – Korean Inspired Goodness in a Bowl at Oma Bap

A new Korean-inspired restaurant has popped up in downtown Bellevue on the corner of 2nd and Bellevue Way. This restaurant’s most popular item is the BiBimBap (pronounced Bee-Beem-Bop), a bowl of infused goodness. It is simple. After you choose your rice (white or brown), and […]

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Whose Yo Momma? CUPCAKE VERSION

I think being called a “cake eater” is a compliment…I mean, who doesn’t like cake?  One of my favorite comedians is Jim Gaffigan and he does a hilarious bit on eating cake.  You can catch a clip on this bit here. Cupcakes have been the […]

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