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Orrin Noon, 10, Arlo Davis, 11, and Axel Boily, 10, beam at the crunchy critters they were about to eat. The boys were among the theatergoers who sampled edible insects prepared by David George Gordon, aka Bug Chef. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Orrin Noon, 10, Arlo Davis, 11, and Axel Boily, 10, beam at the crunchy critters they were about to eat. The boys were among the theatergoers who sampled edible insects prepared by David George Gordon, aka Bug Chef. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Alaska company takes pizza to new heights with air delivery

Alaska company takes pizza to new heights with air delivery

The air deliveries began as a simple matter of supplying a demand.

Alaska company takes pizza to new heights with air delivery
Bubble Room’s crispy chicken sandwich, Jan. 7, 2020. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Beyond The Ale: Tucked-away Bubble Room fare fit for discerning patrons

For when you want a cocktail and a bite to eat without too much fuss.

Bubble Room’s crispy chicken sandwich, Jan. 7, 2020. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
The Clam Chowder Bread Bowl at the Hangar on the Wharf, Jan. 1, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)

A most perfect container: An ode to the bread bowl

Why can’t all our dishes be made out of bread: a lament.

The Clam Chowder Bread Bowl at the Hangar on the Wharf, Jan. 1, 2020. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)
A loaded tots from Nano’s Kitchen at Louie’s Douglas Inn, Dec. 23, 2019. (Robert Monteith | Juneau Empire)
A loaded tots from Nano’s Kitchen at Louie’s Douglas Inn, Dec. 23, 2019. (Robert Monteith | Juneau Empire)
Julia O’Malley, food journalist, has a new book out that was co-published by the University of Washington Press and the Anchorage Museum. (Courtesy Photo | Nathaniel Wilder)
Julia O’Malley, food journalist, has a new book out that was co-published by the University of Washington Press and the Anchorage Museum. (Courtesy Photo | Nathaniel Wilder)
Beyond the Ale: The search for Juneau’s best bar food

Beyond the Ale: The search for Juneau’s best bar food

For our first bar food review, we decided to first try Devil’s Hideaway.

Beyond the Ale: The search for Juneau’s best bar food
Pad Thai anyone? Chan’s is reopening
Pad Thai anyone? Chan’s is reopening
Gina Athwani eats fresh lettuce grown through support from the Farm to School program at Harborview Elementary School on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Gina Athwani eats fresh lettuce grown through support from the Farm to School program at Harborview Elementary School on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Erin Anais Heist slices into her spruce tip rhubarb cake on Thursday, June 6, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Eating Wild: Rhubarb and Spruce-tip Cake

It’s decadent, elegant and simple.

Erin Anais Heist slices into her spruce tip rhubarb cake on Thursday, June 6, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Spruce up a classic: Locally foraged spruce tips make great rice krispie topper
Spruce up a classic: Locally foraged spruce tips make great rice krispie topper
Move over blue crab. Dungeness takes the cake in this crab cake recipe
Move over blue crab. Dungeness takes the cake in this crab cake recipe
This tentacled treat is about to hit the market in Southeast
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This tentacled treat is about to hit the market in Southeast
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Devilishly delicious: Devil’s club is the star of this yummy halibut recipe

Devilishly delicious: Devil’s club is the star of this yummy halibut recipe

Don’t miss the window to harvest Southeast’s iconic plant.

Devilishly delicious: Devil’s club is the star of this yummy halibut recipe
‘Devastatingly delicious’: Cheesebread recipe swaps out spinach for Southeast’s nettles
‘Devastatingly delicious’: Cheesebread recipe swaps out spinach for Southeast’s nettles
More than just pizza: Roma gets more stylish

More than just pizza: Roma gets more stylish

The pizza isn’t changing, but the look of the place is.

More than just pizza: Roma gets more stylish
‘Bright, zippy and fun’: New recipe showcases this delicious — and underrated — Alaska seafood
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‘Bright, zippy and fun’: New recipe showcases this delicious — and underrated — Alaska seafood
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