Category Archives: Reviews

October Unprocessed: An Update

Time is flying by, and I wanted to do an update of this unprocessed-foods challenge I’m doing for the month of October. The basics Overall, it’s going well. For the most part, it’s really not that hard, though it’s making … Continue reading

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Delicious new discoveries in Portland

Almost a year ago, Jud and I headed to Portland for a quick weekend of vegan food tourism with my sister and her boyfriend. We ate and discovered so much it took two posts to report on! Portland’s Vegan Street … Continue reading

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Heading north for good Mexican–at La Vida Vegan

Through the magic of Twitter I just found another great vegan business: when I recently tweeted my happy discovery of vegan Nanaimo bars at a coffee shop just a few blocks from work, I netted a new Twitter follower (who … Continue reading

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Treasures on the Hill, at SugarPill

I won’t often profile businesses here that aren’t vegan or vegetarian, but this one makes me so happy–and has so many products that are vegan, that I want to tell you all about it. It’s a magical little shop on … Continue reading

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A Gluten-Free Vegan Tour of Seattle

Last weekend, my sister and her boyfriend came up for some vegan food tourism (inspired by Jud’s and my visit to Portland last fall). Since Maren’s been eating gluten free for the past several months, it seemed like the perfect … Continue reading

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Cookbook review: Comfort Soups to Keep You Warm

You don’t have to read much of this blog to know that I am not at all opposed to oil in my food. I cook with it, bake with it, and happily eat food others have prepared with oil. But … Continue reading

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Cafe Munir brings Lebanese delights to Ballard

Last November I saw a tweet that led me to this Seattle Met blog post about a Lebanese bistro opening soon in Ballard. And I got really excited. I love Lebanese food and try to take advantage of Portland’s many … Continue reading

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Notes from Vegfest 2012

This weekend was Vegfest in Seattle, run by the Vegetarians of Washington. After a daunting-yet-fast-moving line, Jud and I made it in this afternoon, eating our way through the huge exhibition hall at Seattle Center. For a pair of crowd-hating … Continue reading

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Travelers Thali House: No dairy, no gluten, no soy? No problem.

About a month ago, I got an email from my friend Bernie, asking for Indian food recommendations in Seattle. A long-time vegan newly directed to avoid both gluten and soy, Bernie saw an opportunity in focusing more on Indian food, … Continue reading

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Northwest Niblets

Ok, I’m going to try to be more regular with this Northwest Niblets thing–a round up of cool little things you may have missed on Twitter or Facebook or the grocery store when you were busy with the rest of … Continue reading

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