Category Archives: Food

Review: Tradition and More at Adu Café

by Rosalind Brazel

Ethiopian food is not a scarce commodity in Seattle’s Central District where I live. Not by a long shot. We’ve got options. In fact, it’s a much discovered and heartily enjoyed cuisine in Seattle’s culture. Vegetarians and meat eaters alike consume the richly stewed, strongly seasoned food in significant quantities.  And complaints are few about the spongy sourdough flat bread called Injera that serves as side dish, silverware and sometimes serving platter. Continue reading Review: Tradition and More at Adu Café

Food Review: Perihelion Brewery Hits It Out of the Park

by Robin Boland

If you haven’t yet visited the newest addition to the food/drink options on Beacon Hill, Perihelion Brewery, you’re overdue. Located kitty corner from the Beacon Hill light rail station and the Red Apple market it is a welcoming, family-friendly addition to the neighborhood. My co-workers and I managed to grab a sunny outdoor table during happy hour (4-5pm) last week, first sampling (and becoming addicted to) the guest cider on tap, a Schilling’s seasonal grapefruit cider, accompanied by the house sweet potato fries appetizer (hungry yet?). Continue reading Food Review: Perihelion Brewery Hits It Out of the Park

Brunch”Pops Up” in Columbia City Courtesy of Revered Chef

by Reagan Jackson

What’s for breakfast in Columbia City?  If you were at Chef Tarik Abdullah’s pop up brunch last Sunday you might have had the lamb hash cooked with dates, chickpeas, kale and served over polenta, or the cauliflower salad with spiced cashew crème. The Moroccan inspired entrees and friendly vibe had the Royal Room packed from 10:00am-2:00pm. Continue reading Brunch”Pops Up” in Columbia City Courtesy of Revered Chef

Komo mai e ai (Come in and Eat): Review Sam Choy’s Poke to the Max In Hillman City

by Robin Boland

Poke to the Max 1When the ever persuasive Emerald editor requested that I review the newest addition to the Columbia/Hillman City smorgasbord, Sam Choy’s Poke to the Max, I was already in the process of Facebook stalking them for their opening hours. I persuaded some of my book club comrades to join me in the interest of trying out lots of dishes without becoming morbidly obese. Continue reading Komo mai e ai (Come in and Eat): Review Sam Choy’s Poke to the Max In Hillman City