As Seattle – and rest of the world – slowly arises from a long COVID-19 hibernation, it seemed right to celebrate one of America’s most defined seafood cities, and some of their heroes.
Just walk along the docks of Seattle’s foreshore and you’ll encounter a myriad of seafood restaurants, retail outlets (such as the famous fish-throwing Pike Place Market), and fishing vessels. The commercial seafood industry accounts… Read More
Chef Kevin Davis has packed up his fly-fishing rods, knives, and guitars and moved upstream from his many successes in Seattle to the Canyon River Grill, located in the Yakima Canyon, Washington.
Davis, a three-time James Beard Award finalist, is best known by his roles in BlueAcre, Orfeo, Zane, and Wylie’s Steakhouse in downtown Seattle, and the Steelhead Diner adjacent to Pike Place Market. Seattle isn’t the only place that Davis… Read More
Australia’s capital is not Sydney, nor Melbourne – it’s a city named Canberra, three hours southwest of Sydney. Often overlooked internationally, it was designed and built specifically to be the capital of the country when the battle between the two more well-known cities became insurmountable.
For the first part of Canberra’s history, public servants reigned supreme, working in block-like structures and dining in… Read More
For a landlocked city hundreds of miles from the nearest ocean, Denver, Colorado, has some of the best seafood offerings in the country. The city has proven that being coastal does not mean seafood superiority.
It is also one of the country’s most forward-thinking and progressive food scenes, with chefs flocking to the city from both coasts for the opportunity to make their mark and define their own style of cooking.
Several factors came… Read More
There is likely no restaurant which weaves so much of its city’s culture into the dishes it serves as does Farallon of San Francisco.
Named after the Farallon Islands – which sit off the city's coast – Farallon is arguably one of San Francisco’s most iconic seafood restaurants. The outlying shelves of the islands that granted the restaurant its name also support diverse sea life, much of which is served at Farallon.
The… Read More
Delicious airline food is seen by many as an oxymoron, with it often being the butt of jokes. However, a growing number of airlines are recruiting celebrity and Michelin-star chefs in order to scale up the in-flight dining experience, while at the same time referencing a particular country’s cuisine and ingredients.
Airline chefs are tasked with the challenge of creating gourmet meals that will last through the distance, cabin… Read More
For hundreds of years, Champagne has been a natural pairing with seafood morsels.
More recently, the expansion of the sparkling wine genre has taken it into new flavors, textures, and terroirs that have brought a larger appreciation of how the wine is enjoyed throughout a meal. Typically, glasses of “bubbly” have been delegated to cocktail parties, pre-dinner drinks, or celebrations. But the revival of older cultures and… Read More
From mothers who relished the simple healthy recipes from the Naked Chef, to the many young underprivileged youth who became fine chefs through his culinary charity programs, Jamie Oliver’s many culinary pursuits have made him an international household name… Read More
The partnership between Brussels and seafood is a long and tasty one, reflecting in large part the partnership between mussels and french fries, or moules frites, the city's iconic, must-have dish.
In 1561, the Willebroek Canal, which connected Brussels to the River Scheldt and thence to Antwerp and the North Sea, was completed, opening up daily deliveries of fresh seafood right to the Place Sainte Catherine. Since then, Brussels has been… Read More
Earth Day, the largest civic observance in the world, was recently celebrated on 22 April. The organization Earth Day Network was established with the mission to educate the world about the environment. The first Earth Day was observed in 1970, and since then it has grown to include over 75,000 partners in 191 countries all working toward building environmental democracy.
Caring about the environment isn’t just about picking up… Read More