If you ask a Seattleite what is the local signature food, they will say two things: wild salmon and Dungeness crab. Indeed, these are known worldwide as the native food of the Pacific Northwest.
Most local are aware of the wild salmon's life. Out-of-towners not so much. If you want to know more, just visit the Ballard Locks and take the tour offered.
Salmon start their life in freshwater.
If you're a lover of Thai cuisine, you'll love these absolutely amazing salmon skewers. Though salmon is not typically used in Thai cooking, many of us here in the Pacific Northwest eat it quite often. What inspired this street food...
Millions of pounds of Dungeness crab are pulled from Pacific Northwest waters each year in a more than century-old ritual for commercial and recreational fishermen.
Native American hunter-gatherers living more than a thousand years ago in what is now northwestern California ate salmon, acorns and other foods, and now we know they also smoked tobacco -- the earliest known usage in the Pacific No...
Crab season has begun in the Pacific Northwest and we’re relishing in all the fresh, sweet Dungeness crab we’re plucking from Puget Sound. This twist on a classic gazpacho recipe is the perfect light dinner on a hot summer evening.