Today was a relatively easy day for me. I didn’t have to go into work. I got up late. I was about as lazy as a guy could ask for. After I’d determined I wasn’t working and I’d have a nights worth of uninterrupted cooking time I hit the store. Stores actually. Errands aside I got to making some Bibimbap. I discovered this dish one night out at Kimchi Bistro. It’s a “hot-pot” meal, meaning it’s served in a stone bowl that’s heated to some 400 degrees. I think the restaurant’s menu puts it best:
This was the only item so worded in the entirety of the menu. Clearly you can see why I needed to order it. So taken in fact, I decided to give it a go at home. Continue reading →
It’s not terribly often that I mention where we go when eating out. When I do it’s because we’ve found a place that’s generally added to a “usual spot” for dinner options. That only happens when it’s a good mix of price, options, food, or some other intangible. For the moment in Seattle it’s been Obasan Sushi and Toulouse Petit - both two-minute walks from our comfy abode and both for their happy hour fare. Unbeknownst to us until recently – Toulouse Petit is one of the Ten Best Happy Hours in the Nation – at least according to CNBC. I’d go along with that. It’s fairly epic.
Tonight we decided we’d go out for dinner and a movie. For the dinner portion we sort of just winged it and turned to Yelp. I’d had some recommendations for a great Thai place that’s just around the corner, but we opted to give a Korean restaurant on hipster-village Capitol Hill a shot. It looked promising, many positive reviews on Yelp and it looked vaguely hole-in-the-wall-ish. Continue reading →
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