Meg van Huygen

Meg van Huygen

Meg van Huygen has been writing for The Stranger for half of her damn life, usually about food or local history. She was born on the Hill, grew up on Queen Anne, went to school in the CD, and presently haunts the U District and Ballard most of the time. She dropped out of both Nova and Cornish. Her work has also appeared in Eater Seattle, Curbed Seattle, Seattle Weekly, Atlas Obscura, Mental Floss, and lots of other places. She fucking loves khinkali (see T-shirt).

More by Meg van Huygen

Food & Drink Jun 14 3:45 PM

Meet the Bakers Introducing Tacoma-Style Bagels to the Masses

Howdy Bagel Is More than a Bakery, It’s Also a Much-Needed Queer Community Space in Tacoma

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The Last Word Jun 1 11:15 AM

The Dark Sea at the Jilted Siren

The New Odyssey-Themed Cocktail Bar Completes the Literary Arc with a Wine-Dark Drink That’s More Refreshing Than You’d Think

Food & Drink May 24 2:30 PM

José Garzón Is All Over the Map

And He Might Make the Best Fried Chicken in Seattle

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SIFF 2023 May 15 5:30 PM

We Watched and Reviewed 35 SIFF Films!

Here's What We Loved, What We Hated, and What Was as Interesting as an Air-Dried Carrot

The Last Word May 12 1:05 PM

The Gin Griffey Juniper at Ben Paris

The Signature Drink at This Raised-from-the-Dead Hotel Bar Is a Springtime Grand Slam

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Books Apr 10 12:00 PM

We Almost Lost the Couth Buzzard Last Week, for Crying Out Loud, and I Won’t Stand for It

Seattle Needs Every Indie Hippieshit Bookstore-Slash-Community Space We Can Hang Onto. Most of All This One.

Food & Drink Mar 30 2:43 PM

The Last Word: The Bom Dia at the Doctor’s Office

It’s like Drinking a Clarified Coconut Flan Out of a Butterhorn

Food & Drink Mar 24 1:54 PM

Karuna Long Is Serving Cambodian Deep Cuts at Oliver’s Twist—But He Needs Your Help

His Dream Project, Sophon, Will Expand on His Unique-to-Seattle Menu of Innovative Khmer Dishes

Food & Drink Mar 13 1:32 PM

Drinking About Architecture

The Cocktail Class at the Smith Tower Was More Fun and Interesting Than It Had Any Right to Be

The Last Word Feb 28 11:22 AM

The Figgy Swizzit at Dark Room

The Obscure Liqueurs in This Homage to the Rum Swizzle Will Learn You a Thing or Two