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Maria Hines to Open the Golden Beetle in Ballard this Friday

Maria Hines on her recent tasting trip to Istanbul

It's old news that chefs in this town put their fancy foot forward with their first restaurants, making a splash with more elaborate dishes, a more formal dining room approach, and a "I take my food seriously" aire. But with the second restaurant? Well that's where they have some fun. Read more »

Revisiting Pike Place Market: Tulip Time and My Favorite Baguette

Last weekend we took the kids down to Pike Place Market and we browsed around. I worked at the Market for years in my early 20s, and used to go down on my days off, too. But I don't get down there as much anymore.  Read more »

Zippy's Giant Burgers is Relocating to White Center

Zippy's Giant Burgers

Great news, burger fanatics. The owners of Zippy's have been in tough talks with landlords who are out to triple the burger joint's rent. In a recession, that's the kind of hardball that just won't fly. Read more »

Food News: The Pantry, a Delancey Off-Shoot, Opening in Spring


I just got some really tasty good news, and I couldn't wait to share it.

This spring, Delancey's Brandon Pettit, along with friends-who-cook, Olaiya Land (caterer and cooking class teacher) and Brandi Henderson (Delancey's pastry chef), is opening The Pantry in a space behind Delancey! Read more »

Safeco Goes Foodie, a Michael Mina Update and More Food News

RN74 San Francisco coming to Seattle
RN74 San Francisco

News broke earlier this week that Safeco Field is getting four new eateries come springtime backed by famous chefs from across the country. Read more »