Readers: Seattle Times fumbles on its Boulder food picks

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Doesn't look like Jason Sheehan taught Seattle much during his brief time in the Pacific Northwest. Because while the Seattle Times did score with a few suggestions on where football fans could eat in this new Pac-12 town -- the Kitchen, Flagstaff House, West End Tavern -- it also fumbled a couple of other recommendations.

Pasta Jay's, for example.

Says Nobo Bear:


Pasta Jay's is basically a slightly better Carrabba's. And with the Pacific Northwest being an area that's knowledgeable re: craft beers, sending those folks to Walnut is probably a bad idea (lousy ales IMO).

Adds Claire:

I would have understood if a Midwestern paper had recommended Pasta Jay's, because it is quite Midwestern-style Italian. But the Seattle Times? There's so much better Italian fare in Boulder --- Laudisio, Bacaro, Trattoria on Pearl, Radda for mid-priced food and Arugula and Frasca on the high end.

Too bad the Seattle Times missed Ralphie's, the Buffs-loving, potentially trademark-infringing spot that opened last week in Boulder.

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