Cowiche Canyon Kitchen & Ice House Bar

Central and Eastern Washington, where Cowiche Canyon Kitchen & Ice House Bar is located, is often written off as a uninterestings desert compared to western Washington, home of Seattle and all the stereotypes about rain, tech companies, liberal politics, and grunge music. Central and Eastern Washington aren’t the Pacific Northwest, not being on the Pacific…

Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurant Alma

So, this September, China’s culinary scene finally got a nod from the Michelin Guide, which released the first mainland¬†Chinese Michelin Guide, the Michelin Guide to Shanghai.¬†26 restaurants were awarded coveted Michelin stars. Right below the lowest star rating (one out of three) is the honorable mention category Bib Gourmand . Bib Gourmand restaurants offer “exceptional…

“Let food be thy medicine” – Athens eats

Greece is in an economic crisis. As a visitor, it was my duty to contribute to the economy – by buying a lot of food. Every place I ate at was located in the tourist area around the Acropolis and the Plaka neighborhood. My favorite meal was at Attalos. I ordered moussaka and fritters. Moussaka…

I went back to Barcelona for churros

After I left Barcelona a few weeks ago I could not stop thinking about the city – the beach, the views on Montjuic, the dogs and of course the food. Including these dulce de leche-filled churros from this brightly-lit palace of fried stuff, a beacon in the night to clubbers and partiers. That place is…

Barcelona eats

This paella made by our Airbnb hosts was the best thing I ate in Barcelona. Rice with bite on the inside, coated in gooey stickiness on the outside, into which the vegetables were melting…what magic zucchini… No, wait – it was the apple frosting on this croissant donut, looking like buttercream but almost as light…