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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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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...

See's Candies resumes production and reopens stores slowly

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year 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 12 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 12 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 3 years 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 2 years ago

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

Tocino in Puerto Rico

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by Rosita39 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 20 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 2 years 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 ...

Tillamook Medium Cheddar--Anything Changed?

kaleokahu
by kaleokahu 6 years ago

Today I cut into a new "baby loaf" (2lb.), and the slices were: (a) rubbery; (b) oversalted; and (c) bland. This has been one of my staple cheeses for years. But based on toaday's experience, i...

Copper River Salmon @ Costco TODAY

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Costco announced that Copper River sockeye salmon would be available today. This is at the Mountain View store, $14.99 per pound.

Can anyone recommend a good Greek spice blend?

puzzler
by puzzler 12 years ago

Can anyone recommend a good Greek spice blend? (I'm in Bellingham WA) We moved and I'm just finishing some from The Spice House in Chicago called Greektown "Billy Goat" Seasoning. I'd like to find ...