Hook & Reel front door

I love seafood. Have for as long as I can remember. As soon as I outgrew the Happy Meals at McDonald’s, I moved straight on to the Filet-O-Fish. When I started paying my own way at Chinese restaurants, I quickly moved on from pork fried rice to the more expensive shrimp variety. When I finally […]

One of the things you have to get used to living in a landlocked area is that there’s generally not a truly superb seafood restaurant.  Oh, you can find fish and chips and other fried stuff.  Plenty of salmon to go around, too.  Lots of stuff drowning in sauces.  Crab cakes.  Shellfish.  But nothing like […]

Last day (well, half day) in Seattle.  Everyone was raring to get out of the hotel and cram in some last-chance fun.Well, everyone except Cousin It…Okay, I’m exaggerating a bit.  After two straight days of constant walking, we were feeling a little sore, tired, blistery, etc.  Mentally though, we were still mostly excited.  Mostly.  Luckily […]