All posts by Max Nash

Max Nash is a writer, blogger, narrative designer and professional enthusiastic amateur. He has all of his own teeth, no scars or distinguishing markings, and was last seen disappearing into the wilds of western Washington.

Army Stew, and the Allure of Stone Soups

Korean food was once a rarity in Seattle, but over the past ten-ish years it has spread like wildfire, to my never-ending delight. Tofu soup and tabletop BBQ joints have popped up in neighborhoods all over the city, and with them comes, every so often, my favorite Korean dish: budae jjigae, AKA “Johnson Tang”, AKA ...

A picture of raclette being served.

Raclette is Food Porn for Cheese Fetishists

“Are you sure you’re ready for this?” The woman standing in front of me holds up her heavy-bladed scraping knife and raises her eyebrows. Her tone of voice would be appropriate for the attendant at a bungee jump, or a skydiving instructor. I nod and try to hide the excitement in my voice. “I’m ready, ...

Pantry Name and Shame: Curry

  Jessica and I are in a never-ending war with our fridge - we’re always trying to find a balance between having space for things like fresh produce and accommodating my many, many condiments, spices, and preserves that I use for cooking. This leads to frequent fridge audits that look like an episode of Hoarders ...