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Thumbnail for - Is ‘Satisfying the Diner’ Actually Creeping Back into Restaurants’ Job Descriptions?
Apr 1, 2013
Critic's Notebook
A hopeful sign that the pretentious era of chef as ego-monster may have peaked.
Thumbnail for - Six of Seattle’s Kitchen Interns Share their Tales
Jun 22, 2012
Newbies
Kitchen interns—all interns for that matter—occupy a strange little place in the world. They’re free labor, but they’re unpredictable labor. They have to be watched over and taught and even...
Thumbnail for - New on Menus: Buy the Cooks a Beer
Mar 26, 2012
Critic’s Notebook
“What’s ‘Kitchen Booze’?” my husband mused the other night, over dinner at the Blind Pig Bistro. I looked up and saw it scrawled on the chalkboard above the menu items. “Oh, that just means that...
Thumbnail for - Wall Street Journal says Willows Inn "On the Brink" of Becoming Next Big Restaurant
Oct 6, 2011
Seattle Restaurants in the News
Did everybody see this? On October 1, Wall Street Journal writer Katy McLaughlin wrote an article called "What’s the Next Big Restaurant?" In it, she made predictions about which eateries were...
Thumbnail for - Pike Place Market’s Summer Chef Demo Schedule
May 25, 2011
Cooking Agenda
Over the past few months, many of my waking hours were spent at Pike Place Market researching this feature. (Some of my sleeping hours were spent there as well—after I turned in my draft, I had a...
Thumbnail for - Qube Alums Make Their Mark on Seattle Dining Scene
May 16, 2011
Seattle Restaurant Scene
"When Qube opened downtown in 2006," wrote Jess Thomson in a recent article for Seattle Met "with decor inspired by Sour Apple Pucker and a menu concept only Derek Zoolander could explain with a...
Thumbnail for - Andy Ricker  Wins 2011 James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef Northwest
May 9, 2011
James Beard Awards
Or, okay, our sister magazine in Portland has photos of his condo. Those are here. Andy Ricker of Pok Pok, Ping, Whiskey Soda Lounge, and, most recently, Pok Pok Noi took home the award this...
Thumbnail for - Kids and Fine Dining: More Thoughts
May 5, 2011
Reporter's Notebook
For this month’s Seattle Met I wrote a story about Dale Levitski, chef at Chicago restaurant Sprout, and his policy of banning any child under 12 during weekend brunch (check out the article’s...
Thumbnail for - Nosh Pit’s Top Food Tweets of the Week: April Fool’s Edition
Apr 1, 2011
140 Characters or fewer
If New Year’s Eve is amateur night for drinkers, April Fool’s is definitely amateur day for comedians. It’s ugly out there on Twitter. But here is our list of fool’s-related tweets we...
Thumbnail for - What Happens (and Doesn’t) When a Chef Wins a James Beard Award?
Mar 23, 2011
Dining Culture
You hear a lot about the James Beard awards—who is nominated, who wins, etc. But what does it mean, really? Given the hushed sense of awe surrounding those awards, you’d think that it changes a...
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