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Newer kid on the block: Saint Bread. Originally opened to long lines but things have settled down a bit, at least on weekdays. Started by a trio from London Plane...

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A keeper: Skillet Chicken. A New York Times recipe, the blending of mushrooms, caramelized onions and chicken makes this a rich and special dish. Find the recipe here. Likened to...

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Ina Garten Recipe: Spring Green Spaghetti Carbonara. As usual, another great recipe from this well know chief. The “greens” make the dish…peas of course, asparagus and snow peas. The pancetta...

Seattle

Just driving by: Tacos El Güero. In the parking lot of Met Market at Sandpoint and it was lunchtime so, why not? My choice this visit were the carnitas which...

Edison WA

Takeaway in a gale: Tweets Cafe. In the Skagit Valley with the hope of seeing the daffodils in bloom which were about but the weather was really awful…even by Pacific...

Seattle

Someone Couldn’t Wait: Pie Day. Not homemade this year but nonetheless, excellent. Our choice: Sea Salt Caramel Pie. Source: Metropolitan Market. Washed down with a light Chianti Classico with notes...

Seattle

Fried Chicken in Seattle: Cookie’s Country Chicken. Near Lumen Field in Pioneer Square. We happened to be in the neighborhood the day I noticed a post from @eatseattle about the...

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You gotta try this one: Chicken Pot Pie with Biscuits. One of the best examples of this classic and, don’t forget to use the homemade biscuits. This is comfort food...

Seattle

Not my go to but: Krispy Kreme Mars Doughnut. Special, limited edition release to celebrate Perseverance landing on Mars! Had to have one of these chocolate cream filled doughnuts…a bit...

Edison WA

Out and about: Terramar Brewstillery. In the area and had noticed this place on previous visits and it was lunchtime…so, why not? The space is open with multiple possibilities…sit in...

Seattle

Thai in the Hood: Pinkaew. Needed a change in cuisine and this place has gotten good reviews so, it was close by and, we needed some Thai. It didn’t disappoint…one...

Bellevue WA

Fast food: Chick-fil-A. Sometimes you just need some and we needed it this day. My choice is usually the spicy fried chicken sandwich. I have to say, it’s always good...

Seattle

Takeaway: Tam Noodle Box. Recommended by a colleague and it was spot on. This place is all about wok prepared noodles…multiple choices to which you add a protein…chicken, pork, shrimp...

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Quarantine: Butter Chicken aka murgh makhani. Half Baked Harvest…again! Should just bookmark the website. The main difference with this recipe is the use of coconut milk instead of cream…a bit...

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Quarantine: New Years Eve. Started the afternoon with frozen cranberry margaritas followed by Seared Asian steak salad and mushrooms with ginger dressing and a pavlova to finish. The salad was...

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Quarantine Breakfast: Ever What You Need. A bit of potpourri ranging from eggs, bacon, biscuits and grits to bagels and gravlax. A few words about Southern breakfast then on to...