Tuesday, July 24, 2007

County Bans Trans-Fat at Chain Eateries

IN THE NEWS: The Seattle Times' Carol Ostrom reports, "Despite objections from restaurant owners and food-industry officials, the King County Board of Health on July 19 banned artificial trans fat and required nutrition labeling for menu items in chain restaurants." ... Nancy Leson gives three stars to Betty (1507 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle), while Providence Cicero visits Kokoras Greek Grill (6400 ½ California Ave. S.W., West Seattle; www.kokorasgreek.com). seattletimes.com ... The PI's Leslie Kelly's Cheap Eats visits Uli's Famous Sausage (1511 Pike Place Market, ulisfamoussausage.com). seattlepi.com ... Seattle Weekly's Jonathan Kauffman reviews the not-so-underground restaurants VagabondMeal (dinner@codenamevagabond.com to join the mailing list) and One Pot Meal (www.onepot.org). .. The $13 column visits Ballard Sunday Farmers Market. ... Mike Seely stops by Chelan Cafe (3527 Chelan Ave.), while Maggie Dutton considers Seattle's Best Tea (506 S. King St.) and blogs Shoofly Pie Company (4444 California Ave. SW.) seattleweekly.com ... The Stranger's Bethany Jean Clement reviews Matt's in the Market (94 Pike St, Seattle) and Taste (1300 First Ave, Seattle). thestranger.com

Compiled by Pat Embry, WhereTheLocalsEat.com

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