‘Tis the season for giving back.

It seems fitting during this holiday season, whilst celebrating with our friends, family, and delicious food, to take a moment to pause and revel in all that we have. We are truly blessed with so much. Let’s take a moment to give back to those who may be less fortunate than us. No one should ever go hungry in our community, especially during this chilly winter. Here is just one opportunity for you to

Japanese soba noodles and much more.

In this edition of Food Porn, we feature Miyabi 45th, opened this spring by chef and owner, Soma Mutsuko. Soma graduated from the Art Institute of Seattle and has worked at Harvest Vine, Saito, and Chez Shea. She returned to Japan to learn the art of making traditional buckwheat Soba noodles and has brought it back to the Northwest. A cute atmosphere and fresh hand cut noodles, this may be the

John Howie invites you to build the ultimate burger and win a trip to Hawaii.

John Howie’s Sport Restaurant & Bar is sponsoring a contest that could win you a trip to Hawaii! This amazing contest runs until November 12. The burger menu features over 100 items, including house made salsa verde, peanut butter, fried eggs, and jalapeno poppers. The top-four submissions and one random burger selection will be chosen by Chef Howie and Ian Furness from KJR Sports

Fabulous French pastries and custom cakes.

In this edition of Food Porn, we feature Midori Bakery, an adorable gourmet French bakery located in Redmond. They provide an array of delicious pastries in the shop, cater for Januik Winery, and other private events, but also have booths at the Saturday Bellevue farmer’s market and the Wednesday Kirkland farmer’s market. Tucked away in an office park, you’ll have to follow the signs