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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.

Big Geoduck Energy: Everything You Need to Know About the Phallic Clam of the Pacific Northwest

Your first sight of a geoduck may be alarming, but these hefty clams are prized for their surprisingly delicate taste and texture. While the traditional seafood fare of crab, oysters, and fish are timeless...
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Olympic Peninsula - Washington

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by Saabiar 2 months ago

Looking for a place for a nice 10th anniversary dinner, cuisine not important. Any suggestions? Thank You.

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Time for the Tlingit Potato

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Wondering if those in northern climes have grown this potato. Or even tasted one. And if not, this is a fascinating read. “When we eat a Tlingit potato,” he says, “we share a meal with those who...

Seattle meals (Stateside vs Iconiq, Pike Place)

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by smgord 4 years ago

Hi, heading to Seattle very shortly with my 6 year old, who has a healthy appetite and is a great eater. We like to head to excellent/trendy restaurants on the early side for dinner. Also, wonder...

ALASKA trip Booked!

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by OrganicCavalry 3 months ago

My wife and I have had the rug pulled from under our feet 3 years in a row now... Hopefully it goes this time! We are spending 2 weeks all over the place. Seward, Kodiak, Anchorage, Craig on Price...

First Cow

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by syrup09 4 months ago

Has anyone out there seen the movie First Cow. I just saw it and I recomend it, especially for foodies. The film, set in frontier Oregon, has food and baking at the heart of it. I'm not g...

Clam Chowder in Clatsop County, Oregon

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by GH1618 7 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...

"new" restaurant in downtown Astoria, Oregon

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by Duke Dee 18 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 1 year 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...

Reubens - Sauerkraut or Coleslaw? [Split from Pacific Northwest board]

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by antrobin 13 years ago

[Split from this thread: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/486423] I have a question for Reuben afficionados. I've always had a Reuben with sauerkraut, but my girlfriend, who grew up in Jewish ...

5 B's "Bakery", Concrete WA--Judge Not

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by kaleokahu 7 months ago

OK, so I was waiting to meet a business contact in bucolic Concrete, WA last week. He was late, I was hungry, and there's not much choice in beautiful downtown Concrete on Sunday morning (Count th...

[SEA] Peruvian chicken

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by Dave 16 years ago

Hi folks, When I was in Washington DC for a summer a few years ago, I found a little place in Arlington, VA, that had the most amazing roast chicken. Juicy, tender, wonderfully flavored, this wa...

Kroger offers ‘thank you’ bonus after employees protest end of hazard pay

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 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 12 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...

See's Candies resumes production and reopens stores slowly

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 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 1 year 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 1 year 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...

1 Extra Night--Astoria or Cannon Beach?

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by mcgrath 12 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 1 year 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...