Eat & Drink

Eat & Drink

Eat & Drink

Eat & Drink 5 foods the West Coast is just better at 5 foods the West Coast is just better at (Photo Gallery)

Last week, I talked about the five foods the East Coast is just better at, so now it’s time for the West Coast to shine. While there is a lot of great seafood out here on the West Coast like mussels, salmon, halibut, and more - I decided to mostly focus on what I think we truly do best: Asian food.

Eat & Drink 5 foods the East Coast is just better at 5 foods the East Coast is just better at (Photo Gallery)

A West Coast girl born and raised, I don’t like admitting that there are some foods that are just better on that other coast. But during my recent trip to Maryland, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware, I couldn’t help but admit there are some dishes that are way better out there.

Eat & Drink Get Educated with Seafood 101 SPONSORED Sponsored: Get Educated with Seafood 101 (Video)

Here in the Pacific Northwest we’re known for our great seafood. Visiting friends and family are undoubtedly taken down to Pike Place Market to see the iconic fish toss, at least two bowls of clam chowder are consumed while here, and everyone is sent home with freshly smoked salmon.

Eat & Drink Did you know Sahale Snacks was local? And now part of Smuckers? Did you know Sahale Snacks was local? And now part of Smuckers? (Photo Gallery)

First of all – we had no idea that Sahale Snacks was local! Was that just us? Well, for anyone else out there like us who had just been grabbing these lovely snacks off the shelves at the grocery store (and not bothering to read the About Us section on the back) – add this company to the list of things to be proud of as a Seattleite.

Eat & Drink Downtown workers rejoice! There's a new food truck pod in Westlake Park Downtown workers rejoice! There's a new food truck pod in Westlake Park (Photo Gallery)

Starting today, a three-truck rotation pod will be serving Westlake Park all day long, seven days a week. After a successful test run of the 'food truck pod" concept in South Lake Union, the Downtown Seattle Association and partner BurgerNW has decided to give it a go in Westlake Park as well.

Eat & Drink Drink all the pumpkins…and everything else, too Drink all the pumpkins…and everything else, too

Not to detract from something people obviously love, but the seasonality of drinks has been around far longer than the arrival of the Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL). We ask the drinks that actually embrace the seasonal ingredients of the Northwest’s harvest come forward.