If there’s one thing I love more than the seemingly endless options of locally crafted beer in the PNW, it’s the access I have to brunch food that gives me reason to get up on the weekend. When I heard that Head Brewer Adam Frantz worked with the Belltown Brewing kitchen team to sneak beer into every item on their weekend brunch menu, I knew I had check it out for myself. 

Chef Tommy McDonald, Seattle native and author of vegan cookbook Field Roast: 101 Artisan Vegan Meat Recipes to Cook, Share, and Savor shares 100 delicious, satisfying vegan recipes. McDonald is the head chef at Field Roast (founded in 1997 in Seattle), an artisan vegan grain meat and cheese company. We had the chance to chat with him last week for a Q+A about the cookbook, upcoming food trends in Seattle, and some of his favorite spots.