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Pacific Northwest

Use this tag to discuss food in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. We also have tags for each of the individual states, as well as many of the cities within them, which you can browse here.

Stay Cheese: 6 U.S. Road Trips for Adventures in Dairy

Europe is hardly the only place on earth anymore where you can’t swing a baguette without hitting a cheesemaker. France, The Netherlands, and Switzerland have long since been destinations for curd aficionados...
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Kroger offers ‘thank you’ bonus after employees protest end of hazard pay

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

" . . . The United Food and Commercial Workers union Local 21, which organized Friday’s protests, responded in a statement that 'Kroger’s decision today shows that we can have an impact.' But they ...

Cheese o'Clock guided virtual tastings with Janet Fletcher & Laura Werlin

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

A four-part series of guided virtual tastings of cheese with selected wines led by Janet Fletcher and Laura Werlin, two of the most knowledgeable cheese educators, to celebrate American Cheese Mont...

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See's Candies resumes production and reopens stores slowly

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

In time for Mother's Day, See's Candies started up production again with a reduced crew after a history-making closure due to the Covid-19 crisis. https://www.chowhound.com/post/sees-candies-suspe...

If you can feed yourself, you can free yourself

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

While some of y'all have been obsessing about the hoarding of TP, https://www.chowhound.com/post/panic-buying-begun-area-grocery-stores-area-crazy-empty-1089590, others have been buying out seeds ...

Anchorage Restaurant

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by Loradio 11 years ago

Need a great restuarant near the Westin Hotel in Anchorage. Good food and nice view! Any ideas

Gourmet Food for Train Trip

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by Budstone 6 months ago

looking at the Empire Builder train ride from Chicago to Seattle and would like ideas for really good gourmet food for the trip. Will be taking a collapsable cooler and dry ice. Can you sneak (like...

"new" restaurant in downtown Astoria, Oregon

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by Duke Dee 17 years ago

The Silver Salmon Grille has arrived since my last visit in 1999. They have an ambitious menu- has anyone been?

Astoria — Clemente’s is now Aspen Grove

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by GH1618 5 months ago

I was recently lamenting the demise of Clemente’s on the waterfront in Astoria, Oregon, because it was the only place I knew where I could get a decent crab cake after Wet Dog* stopped making their...

Clam Chowder in Clatsop County, Oregon

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by GH1618 6 years ago

On my latest trip to Clatsop County, I decided to sample several offerings of clam chowder, which I usually avoid. The experiment was a big disappointment. Northwest-style chowder should not be t...

1 Extra Night--Astoria or Cannon Beach?

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by mcgrath 11 years ago

My wife and I will be taking our first trip to Oregon for five nights July 4-9. We've tentatively selected the Cannery Pier Hotel in Astoria and the Surfsand in Cannon Beach. The primary purpose...

Claim Jumpers

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by syrup09 6 months ago

Has anyone out there been to a Restaurant called Claim Jumpers? I Found out about them reading Todd Wilbur's Secret Recipes 2. They seem to be a West Coast chain with a few locations in...

iSushi in Issaquah Head Sushi Chef

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by YoungHova 6 months ago

I know this is a shot in the dark but the head itamae at iSushi in Issaquah was LEGIT and I guess they recently opened up their own restaurant. Does anybody happen to know where they went? Any lead...

Best Burgers in Oregon

bbqboy
by bbqboy 11 years ago

I liked that Best in Washington thread so I thought I'd start a thread for us. In the Rogue Valley I'd nominate Jasper's on Hwy 99, fresh ground each morning, a variety of toppings. All good. Ho...

Razor clam season delayed

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by GH1618 1 year ago

Bad news for razor clam lovers. Clatsop County clamming is closed all winter. I visit Clatsop County, ground zero for razor clams, periodically and the main thing I want to eat is fresh Pacific r...

Seattle dining scene

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by bighound 9 months ago

hello again Seattle! what's everyone excited about in our current restaurant scene?

Tocino in Puerto Rico

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by Rosita39 9 months ago

I'm from Washington State and I don't find here something similar to what we call "tocino" in Puerto Rico. "Tocino" is a cured salted pork skin with some fat. And gives so much flavor to beans or a...

In Search of Marshall Strawberry Plants

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by jpc8015 1 year ago

The Marshall strawberry is the greatest strawberry to ever be cultivated. It thrives in the environment surrounding Puget Sound. Unfortunately is not a commercially viable fruit due to it's sugar c...

Seattle and Portland

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by mboxermd 10 months ago

Three couples from New York traveling to Seattle - Portland and some of the coastal towns for seven nights. Trying to figure out the best way to fly in and out of the area - some great restaurants ...

Portland Punch -- is it gone?

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by Sharon 18 years ago

Portland Punch was a concentrated bottled punch base which seemed to be a local specialty in the Pacific Northwest. You added water and/or soda pop to make a big bowlful -- this was a standard fea...

Yucatecan restaurants in Portland

Mr Taster
by Mr Taster 11 months ago

Hello 'hounds I've begun freelancing for our local paper, The Oregonian. I did a deep dive into our city's Yucatecan community, and my story published online yesterday. Let me know what you ...