By 4:50 on a Wednesday night, the line stretched down the block and around the corner at JuneBaby. Whispers of turkey legs fried in oxtail fat spread from patron to patron. When the door finally opened at 5:01, the street was flooded with the savory scent of braised meat.
The line wasn’t new. It’s a regular occurrence in Seattle’s quaint Ravenna neighborhood. After all, Chef Edouardo Jordan won not one, but two James Beard Awards in 2018 — Best Chef: Northwest for his nearby restaurant Salare and Best New Restaurant for JuneBaby....
Review originally published in GrnTea February 2019
Definitely must try this restaurant, the food sounds amazing. Your blogs always make me hungry :)
Thanks Loy! It really is an amazing spot! I can't wait to go back. There were so many good things on the menu that I didn't get to try.
In my humble opinion, a good lunch salad needs a few key components: hearty greens that’ll stay fresh through the week, crisp veggies for plenty of texture, grains to give it some stick-with-you fullness, and a tasty dressing.
This combo of kale, barley, and veggies meets the mark perfectly! It even had a creamy chipotle dressing to give it some zing. And the best part is, it’s easy to make — whether you’re great at buying socks or not.
I grew up in a meat and potatoes house. Dinners were served in generous protein, starch, and vegetable portions. We had soup from time-to-time, but it was of the chowder and stew variety. Brothy pho and hearty ramen bowls weren’t even on my radar.
Eight years ago that changed. And man, am I happy about it.
It’s possible to buy pockets of love. Homer proved it one warm, puffy pitta at a time.
Even a blustery, wet sidewalk couldn’t deter a dozen-plus shuffling patrons from claiming their spot in line. Because while the former yoga-studio was anything but roomy, the promise of hand-rolled, wood-fired pita was just steps away.
The food sounds amazing - nicely written blog, too! I hope you'll share more of your restaurant posts...
Thanks Loy! I do love food ;)
Our kickoff Gobble Up show in 2017 was a huge hit, and we are excited to bring this new specialty food show to Seattle in 2018. This specialty food show will be geared to both everyday customers, as well as to restaurants, chefs, and other professionals in the industry. It is exciting to us that so many people have made craft food their full time business, and we want to connect these makers with restaurant owners and chefs, as well as everyday consumers. By dedicating an entire show just to these special crafty folks, we’ll be able to get so many more of their products in front of the food lovers who want to find them!
Chocolate lovers gather at the annual Northwest Chocolate Festival, which showcases a variety of artisan chocolate makers. Guests
will have access to sample chocolate from around the world and can partake in more than 70 workshops led by confectioners.
Welcome to the SECOND ANNUAL SEATTLE WINTER CIDERFEST! Get ready for pumpkin ciders, spiced ciders, barrel-aged and more
THIS IS A TASTING EVENT. TICKET INCLUDES ACCESS TO ALL OUR BEVERAGE PARTNERS. UNLIMITED [ 2 oz ] SAMPLE POURS AND FOOD SAMPLES FROM OUR "SNACK" SPONSORS.
The 14th Annual Great Pumpkin Beer Festival presented by Fred Hutch is back at the Seattle Center!
2018 marks the 14th year for the Great Pumpkin Beer Festival and 100% of the proceeds will once again benefit FRED HUTCH!
We invite you to join us at the Seattle Center, where 80+ pumpkin beers (plus a couple surprises) from near and far will be poured, including twenty or so from Elysian Brewing’s pumpkin-crazed brewers.
For those who haven’t been to GPBF – during each session, we have a giant, several-hundred pound pumpkin that is scooped, scorched, filled with pumpkin beer, sealed, conditioned, and then tapped at the fest for all to enjoy.
ITALIAN WINE TASTING
The "Taste of Italy™," the popular Wine Tasting and Reception is moving back to the last weekend in September! The event
will be held this year on Friday, September 28, 2018 and will once again be located in the Seattle Center Armory, right next door to the Italian Festival in the heart of the Seattle Center grounds.
The "Taste of Italy™" is a chance for the general public to try some sixty wines from Italy at the minimal cost of $30 per
person in advance, or $35 at the door if space is available. Each ticket includes a souvenir wineglass and five 2 oz. tastes of wine.
Additional tastes may be purchased for $2.50 apiece, and there will be sparkling water, bread, Italian antipasti and cruditès available for palate-cleansing.
You must be 21 years of age to be able to attend this event and there is no child-care provided. In addition, attendees will be able to view a mixed-media comptition of art about Italy, and the Festa Italiana Historical Photo Exhibit. Patrons can also order cases of wine to be delivered the following week.
Details are as follows:
When: Friday, September 28th from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Center House / Armory at Seattle Center
Live Music by: Danny Quintero & His Band
Catering by: Big John's PFI
Cost: $30 per person in advance, $35 at the Door if space is available. You must be 21 years of age to enter.