commented on About That "Save Paseo" Kickstarter...
You'll never exactly match Paseo's secret recipes, but you can get pretty damn close if you figure out how to make the above tree... and thankfully, all three are CHEAP to make. Just add extra garlic.
Basic cooking skills are your best and cheapest bet to replicating Paseo.
commented on What We Know So Far About the Wage Theft Lawsuit Against Paseo
Don't assume the employees know the recipe.
Part of the deal with Paseo was that the owners & family brought the sofrito and other secret ingredients overnight, cooked in a private location -- according to friends of mine who have dined at Paseo since the Wallingford days.
commented on Hey, Who's This Guy? Bakery Owner Terry Hofman Considers a Run for Seattle City Council
"He also stresses that he's still not sure if he'll run, and that even if he did and won, he wouldn't necessarily want to stay in office long. The at-large members who are elected next year will only get to serve two-year terms due to the way the transition to district elections plays out. "I'm 61," he says. "I'd be interested to see how it goes for two years. I'm not a career politician."
Let's see: non-confrontational, very passive, cryptic, doesn't want to look like he's committing to anything, polite, old-timey, very boring
Ladies and gentleman: the future governor of Washington state.
I love it here, but this whole state looooves passive, cryptic, polite, and boring politicians. Hofman fits the profile like a glove.