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.
Hear ye, hear ye! Schwartz—the third of five beers in Elysian’s 2018 Capitol Hill Series—is here. Beer lovers will gather at Elysian’s Capitol Hill location for the ceremonial tapping of this special brew, followed by a toast from Capitol Hill Lead Brewer, Hiawatha Rhyans on Friday, May 18th.
MealPal, a lunch subscription service from the creators of ClassPass, launched today! MealPal offers convenient and affordable local restaurant meals for pickup to busy Seattleites. The launch area currently includes Downtown Seattle and South Lake Union.
WaMu Theater will be transformed for a night of sushi and wrestling on April 28th as three champion sumo wrestlers come to town. An event unlike any other in Seattle, locals will revel in this 1500-year-old Japanese sport as they enjoy sushi and Japanese beverages.
I’ll admit, I tend to stay away from restaurants situated on the ground floor of one of the luxury apartments slowly taking over the city, especially if that restaurant is in South Lake Union. But after stepping into Dexter Brewhouse, it was clear that the space was created intentionally to provide a warm, cozy spot in an ever-changing neighborhood.
Veggie Grill is a vegan chain with 28 locations that recently made its way up the West Coast to Seattle. Everything on the menu is vegan, a rare find for a chain restaurant serving up fast, casual meals.
Masterful shuckers go for the gold.
On February 8, join in on the First Annual Seattle Oyster Invitational hosted by Westward and Huxley Wallace Collective. It promises to be a memorable night chock-full of delicious food, drink and 16 local shuckers competing for the glory and the purse!
Henry’s Tavern, an upscale tavern-inspired bar and restaurant, recently opened a new location in SLU at 501 Fairview Avenue N. Henry’s Tavern first opened in Seattle in 2013 with its SoDo location that quickly established itself as a local favorite and a game day destination. This will be the third Henry’s Tavern in the Seattle-area following the opening of Henry’s in Bellevue downtown this summer.
Executive Chef Brian O’Connor has officially opened Bok a Bok Chicken’s second location in the heart of Capitol Hill. The quick service Korean-style fried chicken joint’s White Center location has seen great success, paving the way for their new venture.
Washington native Chef David Nichols and Northwest industry veteran Jonathan Fleming have officially opened Rider, a full-service restaurant and bar located at the intersection of 7th and Pine Streets in the heart of downtown Seattle.