Wanjun Zhu is holding a plate of spicy rice cakes, and a plate of fried chicken at the Taiwanese Night Market.

A food survival guide for new Chinese arrivals in Seattle

From hot pot to hot dogs, some tips for navigating the Seattle food scene for Chinese international students and other new arrivals.
Nov 30, 2016
(Photo from Neon Taco Facebook page)

De-“otherizing” other people’s food

Seattle's ever-expanding LitCrawl hit home with a reading and discussion of "Other People's Food" last Thursday night.
Oct 31, 2016
Rosemary Muthomi (Photo courtesy Meru Greens.)

Meru Greens helps bring Kenyan crops to lucrative markets

Rosemary Muthomi, co-founder of Meru Greens, helps Kenyan subsistence farmers get fair access to the global market.
Oct 21, 2016
A traditional Turkish spread. (Photo by Adem Djemil)

5 Globalist picks for Seattle Restaurant Week

This week over a hundred restaurants around King County are offering discounted tasting menus as part of Seattle Restaurant Week.
Oct 17, 2016
"Yalla," a middle-eastern food popup restaurant in the Central District has chefs Taylor Cheney, left, and Pinar Ozhal, right, busy in the kitchen of The Atlantic restaurant, Monday, Oct. 3, 2016, in Seattle. The Middle Eastern pop-up focuses on conflict region food, with tonight emphasizing dishes from Kurdistan. (Photo by Ken Lambert for The Seattle Times.)

Seattle pop-up restaurant Yalla offers real deal in Middle Eastern cuisine

Yalla emphasizes Middle Eastern cuisine beyond the kebab.
Oct 7, 2016
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)

‘Migrating Meals’ puts awkward dinner conversation on the menu

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.
Sep 9, 2016
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)

Celebrating summer Swedish style with an Old Ballard Kräftskiva

What better place than a shipyard in Ballard to throw a Kräftskiva — the traditional Swedish party to celebrate the summer's first crawfish catch.
Aug 25, 2016
Jackson's Catfish Corner at its location on Rainier Avenue. (Photo courtesy of Jackson’s Catfish Corner)

Jackson’s Catfish Corner plans to reopen

Rumors of the restaurant's demise have been overblown, owner says.
Aug 9, 2016
Nepali chicken momo served with spicy pickle. (photo by Upakar Panday)

3 lip-smacking Nepali dishes to try in Seattle

Take it from a Nepal native: Nepali cuisine in Seattle is scant, but delicious and authentic!
Aug 3, 2016
Jackson's Catfish Corner has been shuttered suddenly after reopening in the past year. (Photo courtesy the South Seattle Emerald.)

Shock greets closure of Jackson’s Catfish Corner

Jackson’s Catfish Corner in South Seattle’s Brighton Neighborhood has closed suddenly.
Aug 2, 2016
Strawberries from a U-pick farm. (Photo from Flickr by Perry)

Boycott berries? A third generation Sakuma Brothers worker weighs in

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?
May 30, 2016
Vietnamese currency honoring Ho Chi Minh. (Photo from Flickr by David Holt)

A communist’s guide to tipping in Seattle

Look at the American custom of tipping at restaurants through Vietnamese eyes and you'll see how strange and unfair the practice really is.
May 26, 2016
A sampling of poké tacos and other fish dishes offered at Sam Choy’s Poké to the Max’s stationary location at 5300 Rainier Avenue S. in Hillman City. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)

Sam Choy’s Poké to the Max opens first stationary venue on Rainier

Sam Choy's first stationary restaurant in Hillman City could portend a poké spike in all of the greater Seattle.
May 9, 2016
(Photo courtesy of Jillian Reddish)

Dear Seattle hipsters: Austin did not invent the breakfast taco!

If Seattle didn't invent coffee, then Austin certainly didn't invent the breakfast taco, says a San Antonio native.
Apr 27, 2016
The delicious Venezuelan staple that gave Arepas its name. (Photo by Elizabeth Alvarado)

Arepas for the people

A new restaurant in the U-District is hoping to turn Seattle on to Venezuelan food and it's signature dish, the arepa.
Apr 22, 2016
Solomon Dubie, owner of Cafe Avole. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)

Cafe Avole offers Ethiopian coffee, community space in Rainier Valley

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.
Mar 12, 2016
Tim Louie is the fourth-generation owner of  Tsue Chong Co., a noodle and fortune cookie company in Seattle's International District. (Photo by John Stang.)

Proposed change in law could keep International District noodles fresh

The bill "concerning certain cultural foods" would allow for flexibility for local rules for fresh rice noodles and rice cakes.
Mar 1, 2016
A boy waits for his parents as they shop at Island Pacific Market, a Filipino-inspired grocery store in Seattle’s Rainier Valley. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo.)

Island Pacific opens on MLK in former Viet-Wah location

Island Pacific Market, a Filipino-inspired supermarket, has opened in Seattle in the former spot of Viet-Wah Superfoods on MLK.
Feb 24, 2016
Bellevue High School student Jennifer Morss picks out a drink as she stops at the Bellevue H-Mart for lunch. (Photo by Venice Buhain.)

Report: H-Mart in downtown Seattle makes progress

The downtown Seattle location of H-Mart, first announced in 2013, continues to make progress, according to the Eater Seattle website.
Feb 5, 2016
Ernie Rios, the owner of Inay’s Asian Pacific Cuisine, embraces Atasha Manila on Jan. 29, 2016 at her final Friday night drag show on the restaurant’s closing day. Photo by Jovelle Tamayo.

Seattle Filipino mainstay Inay’s restaurant closes

The restaurant was popular for its comfort food, but also for being host to a food pop-up and a drag show.
Jan 30, 2016