Posts by ShinShinChez

Ode to Joy

Earth Day, designated as April 22nd each year, represents something uniquely different to each and every one of us. Whether it’s appreciation for open space, clean air to breathe, or fresh food to nourish ourselves, whatever your view, there’s much to be grateful for. If you’re immersed in the Pacific Northwest’s food community, you may […]

Spring Grows Community and Summer Salads to Share

Photo: Angie Norwood Browne –  Passion & Palate: Recipes for a Generous Table Community is realized when each person, each business, comes together to create experiences that leave everyone stronger, happier and more alive. Locally, this Sunday, April 14th from 2:30 to 3:30, we have the joy of bringing together some true builders of community. Chef […]

Come join us and John at the Uptown

Fun and food at the Uptown Metropolitan Market – what a great way to spend an evening  4- 6 p.m. Thursday 12/6/2012.

What should we have for dinner?

By visiting the Chefs Pantries at ChefShop.com check out John’s recipe suggestions and selected ingredients – how much easier could dinner be?

Chef John Howie and Sommelier Erik Liedholm at Wine World July 19th

Chef John Howie and Sommelier Erik Liedholm present “Matchmaker: Hooking up Food with Wine” at Wine World in the University District.   Chef John will prepare a delicious treat from his cookbook, “Passion and Palate: Recipes for a Generous Table” and Erik will pour wines that best match the foods “profile”. By the end of […]

Elevation or Erosion?

In today’s fast-paced and electronic world, it’s easy to get caught up in the shorthand. Abbreviated words and shortened sentences first seemed like a requirement, due to the limitation of 140 characters and miniature cellphone keyboards. Not long after texting went mainstream, ‘staccato’ communication became the norm. Symbols and sound bites replaced words. For some, […]

Hey West Seattle – Guess who’s at Metropolitan Market June 30th

Hey West Seattle – Guess who’s at Metropolitan Market June 30th

Crab and Sweet Corn Risotto along with  Strawberry Shortcake this Saturday at the Metropolitan Market in West Seattle from 4 – 6 PM.  Come on by…  

Zipcar’s Community Building Is Inspiring

Zipcar’s Community Building Is Inspiring

A recent editorial by Kevin Coupe of MorningNewsBeat.com commented on the changing face of the car rental industry since Zipcar entered the business back in 2000, and how a little over 10 years later Hertz and Enterprise slowly entered that growing niche. What’s significant about this observation is not that most companies are slow to […]

Start Father’s Day weekend with John

Come celebrate with John Howie at the Kirkland Metropolitan Market this Friday June 15 from 4 – 6 PM.  Join us for Crab and Corn Bisque and Strawberry Shortcake. Perfect way to start your weekend –