Angel Rocha shows off a diverse sampling of baked goods prepared at Golden Wheat, in the Central District. (Photo by Anna Goren)

Golden Wheat brings neighborhood bakery feel to the Central District

Don’t pigeonhole him as a “Mexican baker” — Angel Rocha is ready to feed everyone in a diverse Central District.
Sep 26, 2013
Yodit Seyoum places a injera onto a cooling rack at Amy's Merkato in the Central District. (Photo by Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times)

Ethiopian family keeps Seattle’s best injera top secret

Tasty, versatile and naturally gluten-free, injera is going mainstream. But the bakers at Amy’s Merkato are keeping their recipe close to the vest.
Aug 23, 2013

New Russian and French snack spots come to Capitol Hill

Carb lovers rejoice: It just got a whole lot easier to get your hands on good croissants and dumplings on Capitol Hill.
Apr 29, 2013

Ines Patisserie brings the taste (and attitude) of France

It’s 5 a.m. on a black and blustery morning as I drive through the empty streets of Madison Valley looking to find out what croissants have to teach Seattle about living right. Little yellow leaves — wet with rain and stuck to the black asphalt — are illuminated by light glowing through the steamy windows […]
Nov 9, 2012

Bourgeois bakery brings flavor of “French Tokyo” to Queen Anne

The pace at Cafe de Lion is slow — a very deliberate slow that’s now as rare in Seattle as it is in Japan, where owner Daisuke Miura, his wife Tomoyo and their son Lion (the cafe’s namesake) moved from two years ago. Francoise Hardy and Serge Gainsbourg play in the background as young diners enjoy green tea […]
Jul 10, 2012