Category Food

Uneeda Burger

I’m not gonna do it. Really. Not happening. Won’t let it. Just stop the conversation right here, right now. It’s an easy road. Low hanging fruit. I’m trying to work hard and make art out of words. I’m not going to take the bait. That’s exactly what they want. You’re expecting it, I’m expecting it, […]

Hot Mama’s Pizza

When you move away from the New York Metro Area, one of the first things you need to do is adjust your culinary expectations. It’s not that every area in the US outside of New York City doesn’t have great food – all regions absolutely do. It’s just that the staples, your normal go-to’s for […]

Bakery Nouveau

I’m driving down I-5 toward Capitol Hill through incessant, aggressive rain. The kind of rain that we don’t often get here in Seattle, yet the kind of rain that everyone who’s never been to Seattle believes that we get. Unlike your Midwest and East Coast rain, which usually appears in big drops and frequently comes […]

Pelmeni Dumpling Tzar

If you’re a Seattleite, let’s face it – you will, most likely, at some point in the time that you live in this wonderful city, be very drunk, very late at night, somewhere in Fremont. Maybe you saw some local hipster band at the High Dive. Perhaps it was a slightly bigger, regional band at […]

Thai Thani Kitchen

It seems like most Seattle neighborhoods have at least one outstanding Thai restaurant, if not a few of them. Ballard is no exception, having four Thai joints to choose from, all located within a few block walk of each other. I frequently find myself in the neighborhood around lunchtime so I’m always on the lookout […]

Il Corvo Pasta

My friends and I show up at 11:55am on a Friday. I feel lucky, as we’re able to wait on line inside the small restaurant – other times I’ve walked past, the line stretches out the door and up the block. We survey the menu written in chalk, near the front of the line. There […]

Jebena Cafe

Jebena Café is a small, unassuming Ethiopian restaurant located in a rundown looking strip mall on Pinehurst Way. I’d passed by the café for a few years as I live within walking distance, but it wasn’t until recently, after scouring Yelp and a few other sites that I realized I may be missing out on […]