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Kizuki Ramen and Izakaya

Kizuki Ramen and Izakaya

Note: I posted this updated version of a 2013 post in Eat Seattle. Another stop in my culinary adventures has brought be to the Tokyo-based Kizuki Ramen and Izakaya in the Crossroads area of Bellevue. Ramen has the same sort of fierce loyalty and passionate devotees that […]

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“Fake” Shack Sauce

“Fake” Shack Sauce

One of the newish burger shops to make a name in our country is Shake Shack. They finally made it out to Seattle with one restaurant now opened and I believe two more scheduled to soon be opened. Here in the PNW, like so many […]

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Bok a Bok Fried Chicken

Bok a Bok Fried Chicken

I admit that I am apparently late to the party on this one. First, we really don’t eat out very much. It is expensive for us (5 kids plus two parents who ALL love eat) and we find it hard to find something worth the […]

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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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Summer Round-Up

Summer Round-Up

  know I stole the post title from DALs, but hey, it works! I am working on tweaking my blog this summer because I think it needs a little TLC.  I am going to try and do a few new things that I think my […]

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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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Polish Cabbage and Kielbasa Soup

Polish Cabbage and Kielbasa Soup

It probably goes without saying that fall and soup go together…well…like…fall and soup. One of my favorite ways to cook is to bring together simple, “poor people” food and hope to do mothers and fathers proud everywhere. You have heard me say before that food […]

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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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