Saturday Steals


It’s almost un-Seattleite to admit one has never tasted the slow-roasted, sloppy pork goodness of a Paseo sandwich. But prior to the hoopla of closing doors and social media outcries, the veritable lack of parking and indoor seating made a Paseo visit difficult to fit in the schedule. 

The 'Fish of the Day' sandwich at Paseo.

Uneeda Burger

There’s something about wrapping your hands around a burger that’s just good for the soul. It’s like a double fisted reminder of your humanity – a gut bomb wakeup call that you are the master of your own destiny, at least for the next few minutes. However, not all burgers […]

Uneeda Burger


Top Restaurant Week Pick – Monsoon

NOTE: The first part of this post is not about Monsoon. It’s about Restaurant Week and why, I recommend, being careful simply assuming it’s amazing. If you’d like to skip all that, you can just read about Monsoon by clicking here. Black clad waiters held trays of funky cheese and […]


If the sultry, hipster vibe is expected, the not-so-Seattle take on Thai is not. Casting aside the standard phad Thai and red curry fare, SOI has brought the Emerald City a taste of Isan – the Northeastern region of Thailand. Chef-owner Yuie Wiborg’s menu replaced stewed meats and noodle-heavy dishes […]


Vif. Grilled Gruyere with ham


Big windows flooded the open restaurant with light. Wine bottles adorned the limited walls and stacks of freshly baked goods rested beside the cash register. Vif wasn’t the kind of space into which you sunk and prepared for a nap. The hard tabletops were paired with hard seats and hard […]