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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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Crab Cakes in Astoria, Ore.

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by GH1618 9 days ago

In past posts I have lamented the loss of Dungeness crab cakes at Wet Dog (now named something else) and Aspen Grove (out of business), but today I have good news to report. I happened to be here ...

New to Kitsap from San Francisco

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by trueblueguy 10 days ago

Long story short, we've relocated to Kitsap and love the more laid-back lifestyle. However, the food scene is obviously night and day. I found a few threads about best places to dine in the Kitsap ...

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Best of Skagit County?

kaleokahu
by kaleokahu 4 months ago

I've never been far away (for long), and visited regularly, but I'm back in my old stomping grounds--maybe for good. Now I'd like to become really familiar with what other Hounds think are the cul...

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...

Des Moines Register: What to know about Shelby Houlihan, nandrolone, a burrito, and her Olympic suspension

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

"...She believes the nandrolone came from pork in a burrito. Houlihan said she appealed the ruling to the Court of Arbitration for Sport and was informed that it did not accept her explanation. ...

"new" restaurant in downtown Astoria, Oregon

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by Duke Dee 19 years ago

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

San Juan Islands Restaurants

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by alyssabrooke 6 years ago

Hey all Planning a trip to the san juan islands and deciding which island to stay on - San Juan or Orcas. I am thinking this decision may be heavily influenced by the restaurant offerings on eac...

Olympic Peninsula - Washington

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by Saabiar 7 months ago

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

Time for the Tlingit Potato

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 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 8 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 9 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...

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 ...

Fresh Oysters

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by JayDK 12 months ago

When Covid hit, this oyster farmer was in trouble with restaurants shut down. They cleverly changed their marketing to pre sell from their website and drop off at a central point. Excellent quali...

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

kaleokahu
by kaleokahu 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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...