Tag Archives: Pike Place

Book Review: Black Earth

Black Earth Meier, Andrew Norton, NY, 2003   This book was a random find in a used book store near Pike Place, and a good one.  The author went to Moscow as a grad student and fell in love with … Continue reading

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Wandering the West – Part 5: Crater Lake to Seattle with stops

After leaving Crater Lake on highway 138, I turned east to pick up US-97 for a few miles before striking off to the northwest along highway 58. Much of this way was relatively mundane driving on straight roads through featureless … Continue reading

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Book Review – American Terroir

During a recent bowse of one of my favorite bookstores, I came across a book that had a cover which certainly caught my interest – it had a picture of apples on the cover (as well as cheese, coffee and … Continue reading

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Random Food of the Day

An Apple and Cranberry Piroshky from Seattle’s Piroshky Piroshky bakery in Pike Place Market.

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Random Food of the Day

One of the most basic cooked seafood dishes I know of – steamed mussels with a touch of pepper. These are Penn Cove mussels steamed a few minutes after purchasing from Seattle’s Pike Place Market.

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Weight loss and gain – Tokyo vs. Tucson

A few days ago I put on a shirt that had fit me loosely in Japan and found it was a bit tight. My first thought was that it had gotten shrunk in the wash, but then I realized that … Continue reading

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