The Mouthful: Against the Grain

If you think waiting for your 21st birthday is hard, try waiting for whiskey to age. Most top-shelf whiskeys sit in oak barrels for at least 10 to 20 years before being bottled and sold. Some whiskeys have been aged for up to 70 years (granted, they’ll run you around $15,000). Photo by Matt Pritchard […]

The Mouthful: Check out these Capitol Hill restaurants at Seattle Restaurant Week

Okay, technically this year it’s Seattle Restaurant Weeks. Local restaurants will be offering three-course meals for $28 until Thursday, via Seattle Times and then again Sunday through Thursday. The entire list contains over 160 restaurants all over Seattle, but to get a taste, here are some in our own backyard—and the dishes I’ve got my […]

The Mouthful: Check Out Roux’s Beignets

Beignets are having a moment. RN74, Dahlia Bakery, Witness, and Cafe Flora all have them. Oddfellows’ come coated with cinnamon sugar. Michou in Pike Place Market sells a Tunisian version flavored with orange blossom. I’d chalk it up to Seattle’s recent preoccupation with Americana kitsch, often of a vaguely Southern persuasion (I’m looking at you, […]

The Mouthful: April Recipe Roundup

The most common complaint I’ve heard from those who don’t cook is that they don’t have the energy to look for recipes. That’s why I’ve done the work for you by finding easy recipes around the web that use seasonal ingredients and are endlessly adaptable. Bacon and leek quiche from Williams-Sonoma Via Williams-Sonoma I’m not […]

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