Preview: The Seattle Times: Food & wine
The Seattle Times Food & Drink – The Seattle Times
The Food & Drink section brings you news about the Seattle restaurant and bar scene such as openings, closings, news about chefs and advice on where to go for a great meal or happy hour.
Last Build Date: Sat, 29 Apr 2017 06:59:12 -0700
Swedish cows in a great moooo-d as summer pastures open
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 06:23:09 -0700
DROTTNINGHOLM, Sweden (AP) — Despite a cold wind and chilling temperatures, spring has come to Sweden. At least, spring for the milk cows. In an annual event that warms hearts across the country, “koslapp” (KOOH-slep) — the cow release — has become a popular family outing for urban residents. That’s when the farmers of Sweden […]
Farms’ thirst for water roils Wisconsin’s central sands
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 06:05:04 -0700
TOWN OF OASIS, Wis. (AP) — Cris Van Houten thought he was getting a little bit of paradise when he built his house on Huron Lake in Wisconsin’s central sands region. He could look out from his deck at the blue water and scuba dive in the shallows. Less than 10 years later, he and […]
Diners may have to wait longer for restaurant calorie counts
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:27:07 -0700
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers hoping to find out how many calories are in that burger and fries may have to wait — again. New government rules to help people find out how many calories are in their restaurant meals are set to go into effect next week after years of delays. But they could be […]
Bainbridge Island’s Bruciato makes pizza worth a ferry ride
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 06:00:00 -0700
Chef Brendan McGill, owner of Hitchcock, opened this large pizzeria unsure if they’d be able to fill all 90 seats every night. Instead, the excellent food has brought them a near-constant one-hour wait.
Abating bait: Decline in prized worms threatens way of life
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:19:06 -0700
WOOLWICH, Maine (AP) — Dan Harrington makes his living unearthing marine worms by hacking away at mudflats with a tool that resembles the business end of an old steel rake. He’s fine with the freezing weather, the pungent aromas and the occasional nip from an angry crab, but his latest problem is the big one […]
Even the organic milk craze isn’t enough to end glut
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:35:37 -0700
Organic milk production has surged so fast in the past two years that some of the surplus is being sold at a lower price without an organic label. A few dairies are just dumping what they can’t sell.
Bad beasts, good treats: Feral hog slaughterhouse takes off
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:35:02 -0700
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In a region that takes food seriously, feral hogs are despised as destructive, but their rich, dark meat is winning fans among Louisiana chefs. A small slaughterhouse is butchering the wild pigs , which cause the state $76 million-plus in annual damage, and selling sausage to grocery stores and meat to […]
You say brunch, we say frittata
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:00:00 -0700
Think of a frittata as a crust-less quiche, which is great since the crust is the hard part — the rest is just cutting veggies and cracking eggs.
Is apple-cider vinegar the cure for what ails you?
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:25:26 -0700
Some call it a miracle cure. Nutritionist Carrie Dennett lays out the claims about the benefits of taking apple-cider vinegar, and whether there’s any truth to them.
France’s Le Pen says the people revolting against the elite
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 05:33:09 -0700
PARIS (AP) — Far-right presidential contender Marine Le Pen said Tuesday that people are revolting against the elite and predicted that could translate into a “very big surprise” when ballots are cast May 7 in France’s final round to choose a new leader — and it will be her. Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron, the […]