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Go Shopping with the Chef during 7 Days of ART

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Cody Bay
ART chef Jelle Vandenbrouke
Chef Jelle Vandenbroucke puts the finishing touches on a few of his new menu creations.

Spotting one of Seattle's master chefs prowling amid the vibrantly-colored ruffage of Pike Place Market is kind of like catching a lion stalking its prey: you don't want to make a peep lest you interrupt his deep concentration; one false move and the epiphany surrounding the preparation of a fiddlehead fern might get spooked and fly away. Read more »


Poquitos on Capitol Hill Is a "Little Bit" Awesome

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Cody Bay
Poquitos
The sign that started it all: Scoring the decades-old Poquitos sign in a Sodo salvage shop was the inspiration for building a Mexican restaurant.

"Poquitos" is about as fitting a name for Capitol Hill's new Mexi-palace as “Tiny” is for a 300-pound man. I got the chance to soak it all in at the pre-opening party on Friday, and nothing owners Deming Maclise and James Weimann (the powerhouse duo behind Bastille Cafe & Bar) have done with their latest project is small. Read more »