May 15, 2018

Heartwood Provision’s Chef Varin Keokitvon is always up for an adventure. Laotian by birth; a Seattleite by upbringing, his culinary prowess crosses cultures and he loves a good culinary challenge. For instance, when he heard about Spain’s Cocinando con Trufa —the international cooking contest for cooking with truffles—he had to enter   To be considered,…

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May 1, 2018

Every May it seems our Heartwood palates turn to agave spirits, particularly tequila. Maybe that’s because Cinco de Mayo is on the horizon. Maybe it’s because tequila seems so right for the coming Seattle sunshine. Or maybe, it’s just because the bar team at Heartwood Provisions needs an excuse. After all, the men and women…

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April 10, 2018

Chef Varin Keokitvon is patiently awaiting a change in the global vanilla supply. For years, he has used vanilla with wild abandon. Then, in March of 2017, Cyclone Enawo hit Madagascar, home to most of the world’s vanilla production, and the price of vanilla beans skyrocketed. Gone were the days of tossing a few vanilla…

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March 14, 2018

We are welcome you to savor Saturdays and Sundays by experiencing Chef Varin’s take on brunch! Our featured menu will include delicious brunch entrées, such as: Parfait ~  Passion Fruit, Yogurt, Caramelized Pineapple, Coconut Crispies. Salmon Rillettes ~  Sour Rye, Caper, Red Onion, Cultured Cream, Olive Oil. French Toast ~ Kumquat Marmalade, Honey-Butter, Anise Maple Syrup. Jamon…

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March 6, 2018

Once upon a time, chartreuse was exclusively the providence of monks in France. Today, it can be found in bars across the world. And yet, the herbal liqueur remains shrouded in mystery. Only one order, at the Monastery of the Grand Chartreuse just north of Grenoble, holds the recipe. Here, just two monks are entrusted…

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February 21, 2018

It’s a gluttony of riches, and there’s just two days to explore them all. On March 23rd through March 24th some 230 wineries and 65 restaurants will descend upon CenturyLink Field Event Center for The Grand Tasting. You likely can’t taste all 900 Washington wines being poured and every salmon-something-small-plate at Taste Washington, but that…

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