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Behind the Counter with Seattle Pastry Chef William Leaman of Bakery Nouveau

This one’s for you…artisan chocolatier and patisserie lovers! Behind the Counter with Seattle Pastry Chef William Leaman of Bakery Nouveau by L.M. Archer, Foodable Contributor When girding up for holiday festivities, did you know that Valentine’s Day ranks second behind Christmas in consumer spending? According to the National Retail Federation, Americans dished almost $19 billion celebrating Valentine’s Day in 2015. Chocolate accounts for at least 50 … Continue reading Behind the Counter with Seattle Pastry Chef William Leaman of Bakery Nouveau

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2 of Seattle’s Top Female Chefs Share Secrets to Their Success

Two of Seattle’s Top Female Chefs Share Secrets to Their Success By L.M. Archer, Foodable Contributor My latest feature in Foodable on Seattle’s Women Restaurateurs: Does Seattle’s culinary industry prevent women cooks from scaling its echelon of empire elites? Hardly. Here, Foodable TV shares two top female chefs’ recipes for successfully summiting Seattle’s towering restaurateur scene. READ MORE. Copyrights 2016. All Rights Reserved. Continue reading 2 of Seattle’s Top Female Chefs Share Secrets to Their Success

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Award-Winning Seattle Sommelier Chris Horn Shares Secrets to Building a Successful, Seasonal Wine List

Award-Winning Seattle Sommelier Chris Horn Shares Secrets to Building a Successful, Seasonal Wine List My latest FoodableTV contribution showcases Bellevue and Seattle Purple Cafe & Wine Bar’s Wine Director and award-winning Sommelier, Chris Horn. Award-Winning Seattle Sommelier Chris Horn Shares Secrets to Building a Successful, Seasonal Wine List by L.M. Archer Contemplating how to shake up your winter bar menu, and put a new twist on … Continue reading Award-Winning Seattle Sommelier Chris Horn Shares Secrets to Building a Successful, Seasonal Wine List

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Seattle Food Industry Experts Predict 2016 Culinary Trends

My latest Foodable WebTV Network feature:  Seattle Food Industry Experts Predict 2016 Culinary Trends  Seattle Food Industry Experts Predict 2016 Culinary Trends By L.M. Archer, Foodable Contributor Ever wish you had a crystal ball to prognosticate about culinary trends for the coming year? Some restaurant professionals opt to bypass the occult and hire marketing consultants to provide the latest data about changing market trends. Consumer … Continue reading Seattle Food Industry Experts Predict 2016 Culinary Trends

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Culinary Boom Towns | Seattle’s 4 Fastest Growing Foodie Neighborhoods

Culinary Boom Towns | Seattle’s 4 Fastest Growing Foodie Neighborhoods Culinary Boom Towns | Seattle’s 4 Fastest Growing Foodie Neighborhoods By L.M. Archer, Foodable Contributor Seattle’s skyline says it all — the town’s booming. Construction cranes loom large over all areas of the city, threatening to overshadow the trademark Space Needle. This boom also brings higher tax revenue. The City of Seattle anticipates a 4.5% growth in … Continue reading Culinary Boom Towns | Seattle’s 4 Fastest Growing Foodie Neighborhoods

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Seattle Restaurateur Ethan Stowell Shares Secrets to Building a Restaurant Empire

Seattle Restaurateur Ethan Stowell Shares Secrets to Building a Restaurant Empire My Weekly contribution to Foodable WebTV Network: Seattle Restaurateur Ethan Stowell Shares Secrets to Building a Restaurant Empire Contributor: L.M. Archer As the traditional retail paradigm shifts from storefront to virtual outlets, Seattle restaurants benefit from a new-found abundance of available commercial space. Opportunity abounds for chefs willing to jump from the proverbial frying pan … Continue reading Seattle Restaurateur Ethan Stowell Shares Secrets to Building a Restaurant Empire

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The 5 Food-Focused Mobile Apps Seattle Consumers Can’t Get Enough Of

The Five Food-Focused Mobile Apps Seattle Consumers Can’t Get Enough Of This week’s feature for Foodable WebTV Network The Five Food-Focused Mobile Apps Seattle Consumers Can’t Get Enough Of Contributor: L.M. Archer A smart phone is only as smart as its apps. For Seattleites, with just a tap and a swipe, consumers can order and pre-pay for take-out, select chef-prepared spreads for home or office delivery, … Continue reading The 5 Food-Focused Mobile Apps Seattle Consumers Can’t Get Enough Of

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Seattle Urban Wineries Offer Consumers Affordability, Convenience & Smaller Carbon Footprint

Seattle Urban Wineries Offer Consumers Affordability, Convenience and a Smaller Carbon Footprint This week on Foodable WebTV Network : Seattle Urban Wineries Offer Consumers Affordability, Convenience, and a Smaller Carbon Footprint Contributor: L.M. Archer For Seattleites, food and wine pairing has never proved easier, due in part to Washington’s thriving wine industry. According to the Washington State Wine Commission, Washington State ranks second in premium wine production … Continue reading Seattle Urban Wineries Offer Consumers Affordability, Convenience & Smaller Carbon Footprint

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Seattle’s Slow Food Movement | Preserving the Connection Between Plate & Planet

Seattle’s Slow Food Movement | Preserving the Connection Between Plate & Planet This Week on Foodable TV: Seattle’s Slow Food Movement | Preserving the Connection Between Plate & Planet Contributor: L.M. Archer The restaurant industry operates on one speed – full throttle. This frenetic pace includes consumers, too. According to a 2015 Food Marketing Institute report, over 25% of Americans eat meals in their cars, … Continue reading Seattle’s Slow Food Movement | Preserving the Connection Between Plate & Planet

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Top 6 Urban Farms Providing Seattle Chefs Fresh Produce Year-Round

The Top 6 Urban Farms Providing Seattle Chefs Produce Year Round Foodable WebTV Network | The Top 6 Urban Farms Providing Seattle Chefs Fresh Produce Year-Round Contributor: L.M. Archer What would you do if you ran out of rural farms to source your local produce? As more and more consumers demand local, farm-to-table food on the menu, Seattle chefs struggle to meet patrons’ needs. Unfortunately, “According … Continue reading Top 6 Urban Farms Providing Seattle Chefs Fresh Produce Year-Round