Food Blog

Vancouver BC

It’s also a bottle shop: Dachi. Insider recommendation…helps when your daughter lives here! While the menu isn’t extensive and constantly changes due to what’s available, explore it with friends. Also...

La Conner WA

Need some Joe? Beaver Tales Coffee. Headed home but needed some coffee before we hit the road. This small, interesting shop, fit the bill. They roast their beans daily so...

Seattle

Chinese dumplings: Dough Zone. There are about a dozen locations of this local chain in the Seattle metro area with the original located in Bellevue. It’s hard to go wrong...

Seattle

Never too many bakeries: Honoré. Have been interested in visiting since a colleague recommended it several years ago. Usually in this are of Seattle when they weren’t open so just...

Bow WA

Unexpected: Cob + Cork. You never know what to expect but this place looked interesting from the road so we decided to give it a try. It did not disappoint....

Seattle

The 3rd restaurant: Sandía Saint Helens is no more. Bistro Shirlee is no more. However, this one may be the best of the three. I’m sad to see the loss...

Seattle

Handmade soba noodles from scratch: Kamonegi. This chef has gotten a lot of press, including being named a James Beard semifinalist for best chef in the Northwest 2018 to 2020...

Tuscaloosa AL

The original: Dreamland BBQ This is one of the more famous BBQ pork sources in Alabama and it was started in a cinderblock building by “Big Daddy” Bishop in 1958....

Mazama WA

Need a beer in Mazama: Mazama Public House. This is a a very small town on the way to the North Cascades National Park and the must visit Cutthroat Pass...

Mazama WA

What? A “grocery store” on a food blog: Mazama Store. Much more than your typical grocery store. Good wine selection…including pet nat, excellent food choices, local t shirts and baked...

Philadelphia

Always worth a repeat visit: Buddakan. This is a very large and gorgeous space near Independence Hall offering Asian fusion cuisine. It’s the other outpost of this NYC legend. The...

Darrington WA

Darrington outpost: Moe’s Coffee Shop. Stopped by on the way back from hiking in the North Cascades National Park for a quick bite of lunch. One of several branches. The...

Seattle

Creole Food Truck: Where Ya At Matt. On the day I learned of this food truck, it just happened to be in the neighborhood. Couldn’t pass up the opportunity to...

Seattle

Quintessentially Seattle: Ivar’s. There are 3 locations on the water in the metro area and a visit to one of the locations is a must for any visitor to Seattle....