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Weekend Brunch: Jack’s BBQ – Seattle

Brisket Brunch

Let me start off by saying – I love BBQ.

Growing up on the East Coast, BBQ meant having a party with your friends and family that involved hot dogs and hamburgers cooked on an actual BBQ. I did not discover the art of ‘barbeque’ style meat until I spent more time in the US, sampling the different styles found in St. Louis, Texas and the West Coast.

Now the BBQ I’m talking about is the slow-cooking of meat over low, indirect heat, by smoking the meat over wood or charcoal. Now THIS is what I’ve been missing out on my whole life. Perfect tender chunks of perfectly flavoured choice cuts of meat – not hot dogs! (more…)

Travel Guide: A Weekend Getaway in Seattle

via visit seattle

It’s been one crazy busy summer and I’ve finally had a chance to sit down at my desk and create a little travel guide for Seattle from a trip we took back in July.

My cousin lived in Seattle for a bit over ten years ago, and that was probably the last time I spent a good chunk of time in the city. Since Seattle is only about a 3-hour drive away, we figured we were long overdue for a visit!

Here’s what I suggest to eat, see, and do during a weekend getaway to Seattle: (more…)

CHAN Restaurant at Pike Place Market – Seattle

bibimbap chan pike place market

Where should we eat near Pike Place Market?

This was our dilemma on our recent trip to Seattle. The choices are so overwhelming and everything just looks so damn good. Paul and I settled on a modern Korean Gastropub right near our hotel in Pike Place Market.

We knew we were in for a treat, when we saw how busy Chan Seattle was and the crowd starting to gather outside for their phenomenal happy hour from 5-6:30 PM daily. I can easily say it’s well worth the wait and the line moves quickly. We arrived right at 5 PM and the place was already busy with hungry diners.

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