Tag Archives: Chef Tarik

Documentarian Duo “Uncode” Black Seattle

by Marcus Harrison Green

The wife and husband duo call it storytelling, but it’s really Black love on film. More accurately, their love for Seattle’s at times misunderstood Black community.

The camera scans the interior of Columbia City’s Royal Room as an early 90s era hip-hop instrumental slowly builds. Beyond tables topped with chairs and a bar stocked with premium liquor is a kitchen known as the hallowed sanctum of South Seattle-based Chef Tarik Abdullah.  Continue reading Documentarian Duo “Uncode” Black Seattle

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