ROSAT, the decommissioned German satellite that fell to Earth yesterday, broke up upon entering the atmosphere and probably scattered debris over Southeast Asia. We say, "probably," because no one really knows where the dang thing is. The Washington Post reports ROSAT entered the atmosphere b ... More >>
Seattle WeeklyToday, in honor of Good Friday and Passover, we bring you a list of the 10 best fin fish dishes in the city.
We've left shellfish and cephalopods for another day, and tried to choose plates in which fish star, rather than play in the ensemble--so you won't find your favorite as ... More >>
It's time to say bye-bye to bluefin.Josh Ozersky's Time column this week documents what may very well be his last bite of bluefin tuna: "It was awesome. But I have to stop eating it. And so do you," writes the unrepentant carnivore. Ozersky goes on to cite the numbers many of us have heard re ... More >>
Don't fear the chiles! No matter how good the cold tripe and tongue in hot sauce, or the lotus root, or the spicy braised fish, whenever we go to a Sichuanese restaurant, we can't quite resist the siren call of the Chongqing chicken. Fuchsia Dunlop writes that the dish is from Geleshan, a tow ... More >>
The anti-smoking ban pioneered in New York have finally caught on in its natural home of Red China, where the totalitarian government has ordered a ban on smoking in indoor public spaces in seven provincial capitals. It's up to the local governments of Tianjin, Chongqing, Shenyang, Harbin, N ... More >>
In the summer, sometimes all you want is a taco from a cart, a tomato salad, or a cold beer and sausage, eaten outside at the Bohemian Beer Garden. But winter calls for more substantial fare--bread dumplings that will insulate your ribs like a puffy ski jacket, pizza crackling hot from a woo ... More >>
"Jiggle, jiggle," say the noodlesRevisiting our favorites at Grand Sichuan House in Bay Ridge yesterday (which was favorably reviewed by Our Man Sietsema last year), we punctuated our chile-pepper-laden Chongqing chicken and cumin lamb with an estimable vegetarian dish from the "cold dishes" ... More >>