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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Seattle
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$15
Airstream trailer. Seasonal street food. Bacon jam.

Skillet is exactly the type of street food that would flourish in a food-obsessed but not terribly adventurous city like Seattle: locavore bistro fare served up in a stylishly DIY manner. The shiny Airstream with the frying pan logo serves lunch in different locations each week and also caters special events both public and private; check the website or Twitter feed (@skilletstfood) to find out the when the truck will be in your neighborhood.

The menu of a half-dozen dishes changes… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
Seattle
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8.5
7.5
$15
The kingdom of cured meats, ruled by the Batali family

Salumi was started by Armandino Batali, father of the famous Mario. The former ran the place up until his recent retirement; it’s still a family affair, with Armandino’s daughter Gina Batali running the show now.

You’ll see Salumi’s meats on menus all over town—on charcuterie plates, in sandwiches, or tucked into pasta. For this reason, you don’t actually have to visit Salumi to experience it, but the tiny storefront performs three important functions. First of all, it’s a retail shop… [More]