Category Archives: Food

Celebrating Seattle: Rendezvous at the Rendezvous

Kymberlee della Luce points a spotlight at the Rendezvous and its jewelled box within.

Smoked: A gritty, affectionate Café Nordo tribute to the western

Tom Mohrman reviews Café Nordo’s latest mélange of food and theater.

Three Boxes, One Classroom: Another Argument for Food Banks

We learned this lesson in Portland from our daughter: It’s one thing to see the full boxes, to see the food that’s being given. It’s another thing to see the hunger. Tamiko Nimura gets back to basics.

Reclaiming Elitism

Thoughtful communities should always value judgment over opinion. Popularity is not a judgment and should never concern anyone thinking about what is beautiful. Push come to shove, I will always encourage what is beautiful over what is popular.

Interleavings: Serendipity and the Auto/Biographical Process

Edith Buxbaum: she also liked to cook.

The Keys to Having a Bad-Assed Pantry: Part 4 – Grains, Legumes and Other Dried Goods

So here we are, the end of the pantry-stocking world. It’s all about the dried goods. It may not seem that exciting but let me tell you, when the world collapses these are the items that are going to save your life.

The Keys To Having A Bad-Assed Pantry: Part 3 – Sauces & Condiments

Part 3 of Violet Séverine Blanchard’s guide to getting your pantry in order.

Keys to Having a Bad-Assed Pantry, Part 2: Oils & Vinegars

Okay, you’ve accumulated all the spices you need. Now what? Violet Séverine Blanchard schools you on the wet stuff: oils for fattiness and vinegars for acidity and flavor.

#6, 786, 990, 802 Salad and Other Kalesque Rumblings from my Kitchen

From the kitchen of Inga Muscio comes the miscegenation of tuna, dolphins and hale fucken kale salad. The offspring are neither animal, vegetable or mineral, yet still worthy of contemplation.

Keys to Having a Bad-Assed Pantry, Part 1: Spices

Are you one of those people who complain about how expensive it is to cook for themselves? Or perhaps you have a friend who says that all the time. I say to you (or your sad, hungry friend), that’s nonsense! The problem is this, beginner cook. You don’t have a stocked pantry.