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Mossback's Northwest

From the Dutch Baby to Teriyaki, 5 Foods that Define Seattle

Mossback's Northwest

From the Dutch Baby to Teriyaki, 5 Foods that Define Seattle

4m 11s

In this episode of Mossback’s Northwest, Knute Berger serves up five courses that were invented or popularized in Seattle. The culinary tour starts with 19th century prospectors on the hunt for a high calorie breakfast before winding through the long lines of the World’s Fair and ending up in the 1980s, where a bagel vendor devised a new kind of hot dog for the late-night crowd.

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Northwest Oystermania

The Olympia oyster is the Pacific Coast's only indigenous oyster. Tiny compared to other oysters, the Olympia was for decades raked out of Washington's beds by the ton, to feeding hungry gold diggers in California and Northwestern lumbermen. Invasive Japanese oysters took over its habitat, but the might Olympia might be making a comeback, thanks to interested shellfish farmers.

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