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Udon Takeout Window: Wallingford’s Monopoly on the Japanese Food Scene Lives On

Sandwiched between an auto parts store and an apartment building on the corner of Stone/45th, you wouldn’t expect to find a Japanese udon takeout window; unless you are in Wallingford, and then it all makes sense. The northern Seattle neighborhood has one of the largest concentrations of Japanese food in Seattle, and the udon takeout window […]

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Top 4: These Places Are About to Get Serious

The best spots don’t seem to stay obscure for long: Word is out that Dot’s Delicatessen is churning out more than just wieners, everyone is winning at The Whale Wins, and the queue for steak tartare and Anna’s cocktails at The Walrus and the Carpenter seems to outnumber the line to visit The White House. […]

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Chef Spotlight on Little Uncle and RN74: Seattle’s 1st Annual Pop-up Picnic

Seattle’s 1st annual pop-up picnic is all about people enjoying street food made from some of Seattle’s finest chefs at a summer outdoor evening picnic. If that doesn’t appeal to you, give me your address so I can deliver you a punch in the face. On August 10th, One Night Only entertainment gurus Julien Perry […]

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Props To The Food Trucks Who Are Kicking It Old School

Before all of us food-loving whores were flocking to food trucks, immigrants ran the scene. Without marketing or frills, they cooked food from their motherland and served it up to anyone with a couple bucks and a sense of adventure: construction workers, that tough-looking lady with the Stop/Slow sign on a pole, underwater welders, and […]

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Skillet and Slate Coffee: Does Eating Out of An Airstream Make Everything Taste Better?

  Ever since founder and chef Josh Henderson and the Skillet hit the dining scene in a 1962 vintage Airstream mobile kitchen, the truck has been a big hit.  Specializing in American classics with seasonal ingredients, Seattleites have been queuing up since 2007 to fill their bellies with the legendary burger with bacon jam and […]

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Halibut, The Sun God

If Seattle could guarantee a couple days of sunshine per week, none of us could afford to live here. These gray winters keep our rent down, so we ride them out and look forward to the good days. One way to do that is to celebrate every 3,600 extra seconds of light we get when […]

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Hey West Coast, Seattle Trucks Like Your Style

When talking about the memorable meals I have had from Seattle food trucks recently, my pal from Portland retorts, “P-town is so much more progressive when it comes to the mobile food scene.” Game on sister; you’re steppin’ with your gat on safety because here are three mobile food concepts originating from Los Angeles, Portland, […]

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My Sweet Lil Cakes: Move Over Corn Dogs

The Truck (or trailer in this case):My Sweet lil Cakes, located on Melrose and Pine across from Li’l Woody’s, 5 days a week from 7am-5pm. The Food: Pancakes on a stick The Stop: Blow pops, tootsie roll pops, cotton candy. If you remember your childhood, you may associate food on a sick with cartoons, neighborhood bicycle rides, Slip n’Slides, and […]

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Marination Mobile Sets Down Roots, Proving Chicks Rule

Are two locations (the most recent with Waterfront dining), a packed house, and a constant line for their grub what vibrant female owners Kamala Saxton and Roz Edison had in mind when they started their Korean Hawaiian taco truck in 2009? Labeled as the best food truck in America by Good Morning America, Marination Mobile hit the Seattle food truck […]

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Eat at a Truck, Trim Your Waistline

No offense January, but you suck. You turn my best pals into goody-goodies, who shun happy hours for 6am boot camps and meditation classes. I have never been one for New Year’s resolutions, but a vow to not feel gut-bombed after every meal is a noble aspiration. We can all agree eating at a food […]

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