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Quarantine: Niçoise salad. Still at home so pulling out more options for lunch…what should you have once you’ve had burgers, sandwiches, leftovers and chips and salsa? A Niçoise salad with...

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Quarantine: Brunch. Full plate brunch of eggs over easy…the only way to have them with….grits, homemade biscuits, bacon all rounded out by mimosas. Oh…I forgot the star of the plate….tomato...

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Quarantine: Chocolate chip cookies! No wheat flour….no problem! These are made from almond flour which gives them a unique flavor and consistency compared to the wheat variety. Should have no...

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Quarantine: Look what we found. Looking around for something to fill our carb requirement  and…..tucked away from immediate discovery…a stollen in the freezer from the holidays! This is a tried...

Seattle

Quarantine: Takeout or pickup. Here are links to previous reviews of places that have indicated, at the time of this post, that they are open during our stay at home...

Winthrop WA

Cider and beer in abundance: Sixknot Taphouse. Very nice spot for a beer or cider after skiing or hiking with over 40 choices on tap! They also offer a menu...

Winthrop WA

Sun Mountain Lodge: The Dining Room and Bar. Dining, gorgeous views and skiing all in one. Typical menu choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner with very good protein bowls, of...

San Francisco

Always need more chocolate: Recchiuti Confections. Having bumped into this place more than once while in the Ferry Building and being amazed by the unique selections and wanting to give...

Seattle

Looking for some Q: Meaty Johnson’s. Described as Seattle BBQ…whatever that is, the meat is smoked in house…on the second floor no less! Three types of sauce are offered…mild, medium...

Redmond WA

Bakery and a cup of Joe: Kringles Bakery. Happened to be in the neighborhood and having a kringle seemed like a great diversion before returning home. Nice selection of baked...

Washington DC

Going home: Sip Munch and More. Terminal B near the Alaska gates at Reagan and needed a glass…or 3. Visit website...

Washington DC

Chef’s choice: Nina May. What’s chef’s choice you ask? A fixed menu of 4 items, 2 from the regular menu and 2 from the chef’s imagination that day. But, that...

Fall City WA

On the way: Roadhouse Restaurant and Inn. First built early in the last century it’s been renovated several times and still serves as an Inn. On the first floor is...

Seattle

A bit of hygge in SLU: Café Hagen. Opened for just a few months and located very near REI this is a perfect spot for breakfast, brunch, lunch or early...

Seattle

What…another coffee spot in Seattle: Armistice Coffee Roaster. Nice new place just off 65th with not only coffee, espresso, etc. but also a full bar and…they know how to steam...

Birmingham AL

Pizza in south Birmingham: Pizzeria GM. First off, they have a pizza oven…not wood fired but a nice oven and the service could not have been better or more pleasant....