Sauce Talk

The Origin Story of KariKari, Seattle's Ultimate Chili Crisp

Chunks of garlic. Peanuts aplenty. This is the origin story of a legendary Seattle-made condiment, first popularized by SugarPill and J. Kenji López-Alt.

06/23/2022 By Ann Karneus

Sauce Talk

Meet the Central District’s New Hometown Hot Sauce

Hot Jawn founder Joe Norris graces Seattle with his locally made condiment, which hovers somewhere between buffalo sauce and Sriracha.

03/18/2022 By Ann Karneus

Heat Check

Seattle Hot Sauces: 4 Fiery Favorites

Local condiments that add a kick to everything.

12/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

Condiment Craze

Pinky's Kitchen Bottles Its Barbecue Sauce

The Wallingford street staple is selling three varieties of homemade smoke.

08/02/2012 By Christopher Werner

Condiment Craze

Olympia’s Habanero-Heavy Rooster Sauce is Coming North

What happens when a law school student has free time and a hankering for hot sauce.

06/13/2012 By Anne Larkin

Holiday Gifts 2011

The Gastro Gift Guide Part 2: For Those Who Slather

Rubs, jams, jellies, and condiments galore for a tasteful stocking.

12/08/2011 By Stephanie Rubesh

Condiment Craze

Nunya Sauce at Marination Station: It’s Happening

Jars of the signature condiment can be yours shortly.

10/20/2011 By Christopher Werner


The Weekly Spread: Ancho and Molasses BBQ Sauce at Rub With Love Shack

Tom Douglas reveals the formula behind his most popular barbecue sauce.

08/11/2011 By Saba Sulaiman


The Weekly Spread: Marination’s Nunya Sauce

What makes this zesty condiment so dang…zesty? Nunya business, say its inventors. We asked anyway.

06/06/2011 By Jessica Voelker


The Weekly Spread: Jalapeno-Mint Chutney at Hopvine Pub

The chef adds yogurt to offset the heat from this fresh Spring chop-up. It’s still pretty spicy.

05/24/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Condiment Craze

Skillet Is Releasing a New Bacon Jam Flavor

It’s black pepper fennel.

04/21/2011 By Christopher Werner


Marination Mobile Will Bottle, Sell "Nunya" Sauce

You can get it at Marination Station when it opens.

04/06/2011 By Christopher Werner


Keeping an Eye on Volunteer Park Cafe’s Mac-n-Cheese Sauce

Here’s your homegrown novelty condiment for 2011.

03/23/2011 By Christopher Werner

Grocery List

The Newest Item to Hit the Shelves of DeLaurenti: Skillet Bacon Jam

And it’s coming soon to Whole Foods, too.

08/17/2010 By Christopher Werner