Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Diller Room

Have you ever found yourself in a restaurant or bar where the atmosphere just didn’t fit your mood and frame of mind? This happened to us on our first night in Seattle when we stopped into the Diller Room, a … Continue reading

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Coffee Break: Cherry Street Coffee House

One of the main things Seattle is known for is coffee, and we managed to to drink enough quality java during our stay that I can almost forgive the city for foisting the over-roasted abomination that is Starbucks on the … Continue reading

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Piroshky Piroshky

My love for pastries is just a little different from most people. Sure, doughnuts, danishes, and cinnamon rolls rule the the hearts and minds of the baked-good consuming masses, and I’ve certainly eaten my share of them over the years. … Continue reading

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Monkfish Bourguinon

Monkfish, the ugly fish known as the “poor man’s lobster,” is one of the stranger fish I’ve ever encountered, and its light, sweet flavor and meaty texture makes for a nice substitute for meat in a way that most fish … Continue reading

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Fusion that works: Japonessa Sushi Cocina

Any of you who have kept up with this blog or my other work with the Arkansas Times know that I’m quite a skeptic of fusion cuisine, which can often be a cover for a chef who knows just a … Continue reading

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Mussels with Chorizo

Jess and I are both huge fans of mussels, and so when we found some of the fresh, shiny shellfish at Pike Place Market in Seattle, we knew we had to have some for our supper that night. We had … Continue reading

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The Pike Brewing Company

Ah, beer. From ancient times to this modern age, beer has been with us as the happy result of what happens to barley water when it gets a little funky. Lucky for us in these civilized times, mankind has gotten … Continue reading

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A Wedding, and a Week in Seattle

Well, friends, it’s been awhile since our last update, but we had a good reason: after nearly four years of engagement and a year of planning, the Arkansas Foodies went and got hitched. We had a lovely ceremony at the … Continue reading

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