Food Articles and Guides Archive

Dated: October 29th, 2008 | By Grant Y
One of the hottest new breweries on the Northwest scene, Laughing Buddha delivers a New Belgium styled beer with Asian infused flavors.
Dated: August 13th, 2008 | By Grant Y
An look at Seattle Tilth, the urban agriculture organization that educates Seattle citizens on organic farming, practices and even raising chickens in the city.
Dated: August 6th, 2008 | By Bryan R
A review of the book Dishwasher, by Pete Jordan, a narrative of the life of a restaurant dishwasher who travels across America.
Dated: June 25th, 2008 | By Bryan R
You've probably heard about Kosher foods, but maybe you haven't heard about the Islamic counterpart, Halal.
Dated: June 11th, 2008 | By Bryan R
High oil prices are impacting more than your trip to the gas station, it's also impacting iPods, food exports, and pretty much everything else
Dated: June 10th, 2008 | By Grant Y
A food critic's guide to being a stellar server. Eight tips from the professionals on how to impress us and make more tips.
Dated: May 19th, 2008 | By Grant Y
Savor Seattle Food Tours is a food inspired adventure for both Seattleites and tourists looking to sample treats from the local Pike Place scene.
Dated: April 23rd, 2008 | By Grant Y
Want to take better food pictures? Learn these quick tips and tricks that will help transform those dark blurry pictures into bright, well framed photos.
Dated: April 10th, 2008 | By Steve G
Steve reflects on his year as a food critic, listing off the top restaurants in various cuisines and favorite spots for specific categories.
Dated: April 3rd, 2008 | By Steve G
Learn about Esmeralda, the new gourmet coffee that is breaking records and turning all the heads of the coffee experts of the world.
Dated: March 31st, 2008 | By Bryan R
Bryan gives his account of the best (and worst) restaurants after a year of eating out, from contemporary downtown dining to grubbing on the Eastside.
Dated: March 31st, 2008 | By Grant Y
An interview with Kelsey Marshall, founder of Grounds for Change, a Seattle area fair trade, organic and shade grown coffee roaster.
Dated: March 15th, 2008 | By Grant Y
With so many Indian restaurants in Seatlte, we wanted to know which ones were the best. Here are the results of our restaurant survey with the UW Indian Students Association.
Dated: March 12th, 2008 | By Bryan R
Like much of Seattle & Capitol Hill is experiencing growing pains in it's new condo boom. Residents and developers have clashed however, each with different goals and opinions.
Dated: March 11th, 2008 | By Steve G
Along with Seattle developer Matt Griffin and Costco CEO Jim Sinegal, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and wireless magnate John Stanton have been named as key players to keep the Sonics in Seattle.
Dated: March 11th, 2008 | By Grant Y
After a year of restaurant reviews, Grant lists his favorite and not so favorite restuarants. Included too are ideas for good date spots and specific must-try meals.
Dated: March 11th, 2008 | By Grant Y
A listing of the top ten Chinese restaurants in Seattle, as voted by the UW Chinese Students Association.
Dated: March 10th, 2008 | By Steve G
Oklahoma City voters passed a tax extension that would provide 121 million in renovations to the Ford Center that would be the key to luring an NBA franchise such as the Seattle Super Sonics away.
Dated: March 8th, 2008 | By Steve G
In this editorial piece, Steve lays out a point by point case for how the NBA has failed Seattle. Steve illustrates why the role of David Stern to ensure a fair process has been grossly mismanaged.
Dated: January 9th, 2008 | By Bryan R
What do solar cells and raspberries have to do with each other? Turns out raspberries have their own mark to make in the solar cell world.
Dated: December 12th, 2007 | By Bryan R
Look out skeptics, a new study from US scientists predicts that the arctic sea will be free of ice starting in 2013.
Dated: December 7th, 2007 | By Steve G
Based on the sucess that the McDonalds franchise has had with its new lineup of gourmet coffee and iced coffee, the fast food giant has now set their sights on the specialty coffee market.
Dated: December 7th, 2007 | By Bryan R
The sub prime mortgage loan mess is rocking the U.S. But who's taking out these loans and is there a political corellation?
Dated: November 26th, 2007 | By Bryan R
Who doesn't love a nice burger or a good sausage? But how much food is behind that meat? Find out here...
Dated: November 20th, 2007 | By Steve G
After a recent survey on a Turkish website, the old tradition of Turkish coffee is slowly being phased out.
Dated: November 6th, 2007 | By Bryan R
A saving grace to some, a potential cause of famine to others. A recent UN publication suggests that as biofuels keep increasing in popularity, their potential flaws also creep out of the woodwork.
Dated: September 26th, 2007 | By Steve G
The barista is more than a simple person that makes coffee. In many circles it has become a skilled profession with National and World Competitions sprouting up across the globe.
Dated: September 24th, 2007 | By Bryan R
Are steep hills keeping you and your bike down? Check out this innovative solution being pioneered by the Norwegians.
Dated: September 24th, 2007 | By Steve G
A quick guide to some of the most frequently thrown around words in the coffee industry
Dated: September 4th, 2007 | By Steve G
Various tales about the myth and legend of coffee and how it came to be.
Dated: September 4th, 2007 | By Steve G
All beans taste the same right? Wrong. Depending on what regions your beans came from, taste can greatly differ. Check out the wide variety of flavors from beans around the world.
Dated: September 4th, 2007 | By Steve G
Many coffee farmers are unable to make a living due to the low prices offered for coffee. Find out what you can do to help by supporting Fair Trade.
Dated: August 24th, 2007 | By Bryan R
What if there was more to color preference than social or personal tastes? Recent studies might suggest a more... ancient reason.
Dated: August 16th, 2007 | By Bryan R
Enjoy fresh, tasty veggies? Want to support local farmers? Consider a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) membership!
Dated: August 13th, 2007 | By Bryan R
Solar power has been big in the news lately, but ever wonder how it works or what makes a 'good' solar cell? If so, check out solar 101.
Dated: August 10th, 2007 | By Bryan R
Have a thirst for beer and eco-conscious living? Consider these options so you can drink your beer with a clearer conscience.
Dated: August 9th, 2007 | By Bryan R
Cars like the Prius and Insight are pushing consumer's MPG expectations for their vehicles. Now check out a car that one-ups them all.
Dated: December 1st, 2008 | By Grant Y
Dive deep into the multifaceted world of coffee in the award winning documentary, Black Gold
Dated: September 12th, 2007 | By Grant Y
Working their way from the dirt roads of Ethiopia to the skyscrapers of Wall Street, Black Gold also touches on the complexities of the coffee trade.
Dated: December 2nd, 2008 | By Grant Y
In Ethiopia, a number of factors such as climate, soil, access to seeds, and poverty are barriers to changing or rotating crops.
Dated: December 2nd, 2008 | By Grant Y
Black Gold emerges as a powerful film that dives deep into the little understood world of the coffee industry.
Dated: September 21st, 2007 | By Bryan R
The diamond mining industry has a dirty little secret- Blood Diamonds. Learn more about them and how to avoid accidentally buying one.
Dated: September 21st, 2007 | By Bryan R
The diamond industry has a dirty little secret- Blood Diamonds. Learn more about them and how to avoid accidentally buying one
Dated: September 18th, 2007 | By Steve G
The evolution of coffee has resulted in new ways of brewing coffee. Check out some of the many ways that people enjoy the coffee bean.
Dated: September 19th, 2007 | By Steve G
Quick Reference Guide to Brewing Coffee
Dated: September 20th, 2007 | By
Quick Reference Guide to Brewing Coffee
Dated: September 20th, 2007 | By Steve G
Quick Reference Guide to Brewing Coffee
Dated: September 20th, 2007 | By Steve G
Quick Reference Guide to Brewing Coffee
Dated: September 20th, 2007 | By Steve G
Quick Reference Guide to Brewing Coffee
Dated: September 12th, 2007 | By Steve G
Once a viable commodity traded for decent amount money, coffee prices have dipped to an all time low through free market ideology and overproduction.
Dated: September 12th, 2007 | By Steve G
Once a viable commodity traded for decent amount money, coffee prices have dipped to an all time low through free market ideology and overproduction.
Dated: September 12th, 2007 | By Steve G
Once a viable commodity traded for decent amount money, coffee prices have dipped to an all time low through free market ideology and overproduction.
Dated: September 12th, 2007 | By Steve G
Once a viable commodity traded for decent amount money, coffee prices have dipped to an all time low through free market ideology and overproduction.
Dated: September 12th, 2007 | By Steve G
Once a viable commodity traded for decent amount money, coffee prices have dipped to an all time low through free market ideology and overproduction.
Dated: September 7th, 2007 | By Grant Y
The foodie's guide to eating dim sum from learning how to choose the proper Chinese restaurant to knowing what dishes to pick out and why. Learn all about dim sum with this how to guide.
Dated: September 7th, 2000 | By Grant Y
The foodies guide to eating dim sum from learning how to choose the proper Chinese restaurant to knowing what dishes to pick out and why. Learn all about dim sum with this how to guide.
Dated: September 7th, 2007 | By Grant Y
The foodies guide to eating dim sum from learning how to choose the proper Chinese restaurant to knowing what dishes to pick out and why. Learn all about dim sum with this how to guide.
Dated: September 7th, 2007 | By Grant Y
The foodies guide to eating dim sum from learning how to choose the proper Chinese restaurant to knowing what dishes to pick out and why. Learn all about dim sum with this how to guide.
Dated: September 7th, 2007 | By Grant Y
The foodies guide to eating dim sum from learning how to choose the proper Chinese restaurant to knowing what dishes to pick out and why. Learn all about dim sum with this how to guide.
Dated: September 25th, 2007 | By Steve G
A quick glance at Espresso Coffee
Dated: September 28th, 2007 | By Steve G
Quick Steps to Making Espresso
Dated: October 2nd, 2007 | By Steve G
Is coffee dangerous? What are its side effects? Here's a quick article on some of the questions and answers about the issue of health and coffee.
Dated: October 9th, 2007 | By Steve G
Some of the health benefits and risk of Coffee and how caffeine works
Dated: October 9th, 2007 | By Steve G
Some of the health benefits and risk of Coffee and how caffeine works
Dated: October 9th, 2007 | By Steve G
Some of the health benefits and risk of Coffee and how caffeine works
Dated: December 1st, 2008 | By Grant Y
Kobe beef is one of the most coveted meats in the culinary world. Fetching over $100 per pound, loyal followers swear by its heavenly flavors. But is that kobe you're eating actually authentic?
Dated: December 2nd, 2008 | By Grant Y
To get more insight about kobe beef, I interviewed Chef Takao Saito, head chef and owner of Kobe Sushi, Sake and Robata in Bellevue.
Dated: October 31st, 2007 | By Bryan R
In 1935, the seemingly innoculous act of installing parking meters appeared to have threatened constitution rights. Find out what relevance and meaning does it have today.
Dated: October 31st, 2007 | By Bryan R
In 1935, the seemingly innoculous act of installing parking meters appeared to have threatened constitution rights. Find out what relevance and meaning does it have today.
Dated: October 31st, 2007 | By Bryan R
In 1935, the seemingly innoculous act of installing parking meters appeared to have threatened constitution rights. Find out what relevance and meaning does it have today.
Dated: November 3rd, 2008 | By Grant Y
Here are seven quick and easy tips on how to turn yourself from an amateur sushi connisseur into a would-be sushi snob.
Dated: November 3rd, 2008 | By Grant Y
Part 2 on the Chef Seattle guide on how to become an instant sushi snob.
Dated: October 11th, 2007 | By Bryan R
For many of us, the homeless are an afterthought - something to be mentally filtered out or ignored. But not for Elliot Liebow. Check out this author's empathetic account of the lives of homeless wome
Dated: October 11th, 2007 | By Bryan R
Check out Elliot Liebow's empathetic account of the lives of homeless women
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