Food We Love

Prickly pear cactus
January 13, 2011 5:25 PM
What it is: Prickly pear cactus pads, also known as nopales (singular: nopal), are commonly consumed as a vegetable in Mexico and Central...
La Spiga lasagne
January 13, 2011 5:22 PM
Bubbling molten cheese layered between wide noodles and homemade sauce—lasagna warms us with a little extra love during chilly times. Here...
Fish 'n Chips, Brouwers
December 23, 2010 12:36 AM
Deep-fried VeggiesYes, we’re making the argument that fruits and veggies—even those batter dipped and fried—still count toward your...
December 16, 2010 6:50 PM
Grilled Cheese With Dungeness Crab Beecher’s Handmade Cheese Pike Place Market It’s grilled cheese taken to a whole new level: Sweet...
December 16, 2010 6:49 PM
Chicken Volunteer Park Café (Capitol Hill) Easily the best in town, Volunteer Park’s version uses hand-pulled chicken, and is loaded with...
December 16, 2010 6:46 PM
Spice-Rubbed Pulled Pork Pig Iron Bar-B-Q Georgetown The barbecue purist need look no farther than Georgetown’s Pig Iron, where the spice-...
December 16, 2010 6:45 PM
Buffalo Deli (Belltown) When the clock strikes noon, you can count on a horde of hungry Belltowners standing dutifully in line at this...
December 16, 2010 6:44 PM
Crispy Drunken Chicken Baguette Baguette Box (Capitol Hill, Fremont) Maybe it’s technically not a bánh mì, but the Drunken Chicken...
December 16, 2010 6:18 PM
OK, we know “pupusa” is a funny word. And, speaking as the kid who always snickered during health class—and sometimes personal finance...
December 16, 2010 6:09 PM
Tacos have taken the spotlight, with tortillas providing the perfect blank canvas for playing with bright colors and bold flavors. Here...
December 15, 2010 12:39 AM
Chocolate Chip CookieMourning the loss of recently closed Madame K’s Pizza Bistro and its skillet deep-dish fresh-from-the-oven chocolate...
December 15, 2010 12:34 AM
“The crust contains butter—lots of it,” says the lady at Shoofly Pie Company as she hands over a well-portioned chicken pot pie ($6) in...
December 15, 2010 12:33 AM
DumplingsThink of the beef bing ($5) at Henry’s Taiwan (two locations: International District and Bellevue) as overgrown pot stickers—same...
December 15, 2010 12:27 AM
If ever there was a “perfect” grilled cheese, allow us to offer for your consideration the version at Green Lake’s Latona Pub. Sharp white...
December 15, 2010 12:24 AM
Matzo Ball SoupJewish kids grow up with either Bubbie’s chewy “sinkers” or airy “floaters”—the descriptors used for the dumplings in matzo...