January 3, 2014 – | Comments Off

By TIMI GUSTAFSON, R.D.
Making resolutions at the turn of the year is a time-honored, albeit tiring, custom. It basically forces you to admit you were wrong to indulge in all these wonderful dinner parties and …

Read the full story »
Fashion

Arts/Theater

Wine

Dine

Home/Garden

Home » Archive by Category

Articles in Dine

Etiquette tips to survive your next holiday gathering
December 16, 2013 – | Comments Off
Etiquette tips to survive your next holiday gathering

Whether you are hosting a fantastic holiday gathering or you’re the gracious guest, ask yourself this question: Are you comfortable with your knowledge of etiquette? Are you confident in your table manners or do you …

Baking basics: A recipe for holiday success
November 22, 2013 – | Comments Off
Baking basics: A recipe for holiday success

Whether your end-of-year festivities involve mistletoe and ho-ho-ho, a menorah and dreidel, or a kinara and seven colorful candles, holidays of all cultures seem to have one thing in common: baking. Food is an integral …

Chef’s Corner: For Jacky Lo, restaurants a great business career
October 11, 2013 – | Comments Off
Chef’s Corner: For Jacky Lo, restaurants a great business career

Jacky Lo, executive chef at Wild Ginger, took an unusual route to culinary success. A middle-of-the-road business student, Lo pleaded with his family to let him quit and follow his gut instinct, to learn how …

GRILLIN’ @ HOME
July 8, 2013 – | Comments Off
GRILLIN’ @ HOME

It’s finally summertime here in the Northwest and that means it’s time to get grilling. Sure, you can fire up your Weber or Char-Broil, but grilling can be more interesting and fun with the right …

SUMMER GRUB
June 28, 2013 – | Comments Off
SUMMER GRUB

By Linda Ball
There’s more than one kind of barbecue to enjoy – and it seems folks are pretty passionate about the kind they favor.
Brothers John and Todd Harrell own 3-pigs Bar B-Q in …

Noshing in the sun
June 3, 2013 – | Comments Off
Noshing in the sun

BY LINDA BALL
It’s summertime and since everyone loves a picnic, outdoor dining is one way to enjoy one without packing up your basket. Several Eastside eateries offer outdoor seating, more than we have room for …

Flavors of Tuscany
May 2, 2013 – | Comments Off
Flavors of Tuscany

STORY AND PHOTO BY LINDA BALL
Giovanni Nardone is a long way from his hometown of Caserta, in the Campania region of Italy. Now a resident of Bellevue, he worked for a food company in Canada …

Cooking up success
April 16, 2013 – | Comments Off
Cooking up success

STORY AND PHOTO BY LINDA BALL
Chef and restaurant owner John Howie seems to have an endless amount of energy. He seems to be smiling all the time. He has reason to smile. He has a …

An international palette
April 12, 2013 – | Comments Off
An international palette

STORY AND PHOTO BY CELINA KAREIVA
If you’re like most students, ramen was the bottom tier of your food pyramid in college, and the thought of paying anything more than a $1.50 for a bowl, is …

Pioneer Spirit
March 26, 2013 – | Comments Off
Pioneer Spirit

BY SETH TRUSCOTT
Once a place where hardworking tradesmen, woodcutters and lumberjacks gathered to build a community, Snoqualmie’s Woodman Lodge Steakhouse and Saloon is now a place to enjoy a great steak in an authentic pioneer …