Food

Jane Kagira owns the Kenyan restaurant Safari Njema in Columbia City, host of the first Migrating Meals conversation. The scenes on the wall mainly are depictions of Kenya. (Photo by Alan Berner / The Seattle Times)

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Can delicious food thaw the Seattle Freeze and get people to engage with sensitive subjects? Project Feast's new 'Migrating Meals' program aims to find out.

Crawfish are native all over the world, but are especially abundant in North America and Northern Europe where traditions like the Swedish Kräftskiva typically involve eating a ton of them in one sitting. (Photo by Yvonne Rogell)

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What better place than a shipyard in Ballard to throw a Kräftskiva — the traditional Swedish party to celebrate the summer's first crawfish catch.

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Rumors of the restaurant's demise have been overblown, owner says.

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Take it from a Nepal native: Nepali cuisine in Seattle is scant, but delicious and authentic!

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Jackson’s Catfish Corner in South Seattle’s Brighton Neighborhood has closed suddenly.

Strawberries from a U-pick farm. (Photo from Flickr by Perry)

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A labor dispute has spread from one of Washington's biggest berry farms to the world's largest berry distributor. Should you boycott Sakuma Brothers and Driscoll's?

Vietnamese currency honoring Ho Chi Minh. (Photo from Flickr by David Holt)

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Look at the American custom of tipping at restaurants through Vietnamese eyes and you'll see how strange and unfair the practice really is.

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Sam Choy's first stationary restaurant in Hillman City could portend a poké spike in all of the greater Seattle.

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If Seattle didn't invent coffee, then Austin certainly didn't invent the breakfast taco, says a San Antonio native.

The delicious Venezuelan staple that gave Arepas its name. (Photo by Elizabeth Alvarado)

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A new restaurant in the U-District is hoping to turn Seattle on to Venezuelan food and it's signature dish, the arepa.

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The Rainier Mini Mart has been transformed to Cafe Avole, where owner Solomon Dubie brings a love of buna — Ethiopian-style coffee — and a community space.

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The bill "concerning certain cultural foods" would allow for flexibility for local rules for fresh rice noodles and rice cakes.

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Island Pacific Market, a Filipino-inspired supermarket, has opened in Seattle in the former spot of Viet-Wah Superfoods on MLK.

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The downtown Seattle location of H-Mart, first announced in 2013, continues to make progress, according to the Eater Seattle website.

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The restaurant was popular for its comfort food, but also for being host to a food pop-up and a drag show.

A small-scale shrimp peeling factory in Karachi, Pakistan where children, mostly girls, work in abusive, unsanitary conditions rather than attending school. (Video still by Alex Stonehill)

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Automation is changing the way seafood like shrimp is processed. But will it uplift the women who currently do that work, or just take their jobs?

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Din Tai Fung is slated to open December 2016 in Southcenter.

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With the FDA putting AquaBounty's AquAdvantage salmon on shelves last month, health concerns among the female consumer should be a prime consideration.

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Another expansion for Ding Tai Fung to downtown Seattle this summer accommodates Seattle's continued love for xiao long bao soup dumplings.

A boy rides his bike in the haze along an Indonesian highway in late October, at the height of forest fires that blanketed much of Southeast Asia in a haze. (Photo by REUTERS/Darren Whiteside)

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What does your shampoo have to do with Indonesia's awful forest fire season?

While we Americans are busy playing football against a giant turkey, tons of other countries are celebrating Thanksgiving in their own unique ways. (Photo from Flickr)

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Want to celebrate the most American of holidays with a bit of a twist. Try these global Thanksgiving traditions.