Food Lovers Guide

Seattle's Small-Scale Slaughter Problem

This city loves its sustainably grown local meat, but Puget Sound has very few facilities willing to slaughter animals from small farms. Mobile slaughtering may be the imperfect solution.

06/23/2016 By Caroline Ferguson

Local Food

The Food Lovers Guide 2016

Amazing food is all around us. Here’s how to get your hands on it.

06/22/2016 By Allecia Vermillion With Caroline Ferguson, Allison Williams, Kyle Kuhn, and Kathryn Robinson

CSA Season

The Latecomer's Guide to Seattle's 2016 Farm Shares

Never fear, these CSAs are still here.

06/10/2016 By Caroline Ferguson


Brendan McGill Is Breeding Mangalitsa Pigs on Bainbridge Island

The Kobe beef of pork, now island-bred.

02/02/2016 By Caroline Ferguson

Culinary Literature

Paul Clarke's Cocktail Chronicles Is Now a Book

"I used to be the guy who'd give you a hard time if you were making a drink in a way that wasn't exactly correct," Clarke says. "Over the course of doing this I've realized that's a bunch of crap."

10/06/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Culinary Literature

Theo Chocolate (Finally) Has a Cookbook

And it's only, like, 75 percent desserts.

09/28/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Culinary Literature

On Shelves Now: Wine Folly's Essential Guide to Wine

Seattle's premier graphic designer-turned-sommelier wrote a wine book with enough information to make you a wine snob, without any actual snobbery.

09/24/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Culinary Literature

Coming in November: Blaine Wetzel's Willows Inn Cookbook

Prep your smokers and stock up on juniper berries, people.

09/18/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Cone-Based Trends

Soft Serve Takes Over Seattle

It's not just for the drive-thru anymore.

09/03/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Soft Serve Mania

This Officially Exists: Rachel's Ginger Beer Soft Serve

Seattle's cultiest beverage, now in dessert form.

08/31/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Opening Dispatch

2 Doors Down Opens on Wednesday in Madison Valley

Replete with curated taps, antibiotic-free banh mi burgers, and Etch A Sketches.

08/24/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Shifts and Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Name TBD

Several of the town's culinary heavyhitters have big plans, but no names.

03/27/2015 By Caroline Ferguson and Jeanny Rhee

CSA Season

A Guide to Seattle's 2015 Farm Shares

Washington farms, delivered...from organic radishes to superlative andouille.

03/24/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Many, Many Openings

Remember the myth that Seattle's restaurants are closing in droves thanks to the minimum wage? Consider it busted.

03/20/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Carbohydrate Edition

Three bakeries open for business, Vespolina gets a new chef, and one pasta expert strikes out on his own. Time to loosen our belts.

03/13/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Drinking Holidays

St. Patrick's Day Goings-On: From Refined to Rowdy

Whether you prefer shotgunning green beers or savoring 25-year whiskey, we'll tell you where to toast the Emerald Isle.

03/11/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Gnocchi and Good Causes

This week, the Pacific Northwest restaurant community rallies around one of its own—while enjoying her fiance's award-winning food.

03/06/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Fancy Sodas

Seattle Is Ginger Beer's Boomtown

The drink once relegated to a moscow mule mixer has become a full-fledged industry here.

03/02/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Gastropocalypse Now

Boat Street Cafe, Shanik, and Jason Stratton are all on the way out. What more can you take from us, universe?

02/27/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Caffeine Buzz

Mmmhmm Coffee lands a permanent home, and the ubiquitous green siren finds a way through your front door.

02/20/2015 By Caroline Ferguson