Nancy Leson

Commentator & Seattle Times food writer

Seattle Times food writer and KPLU commentator Nancy Leson serves up a bounty of information and culinary tips on Pacific Northwest food, cooking, dining and restaurants. A native Philadelphian, she spent nearly 20 years waiting tables before trading her apron and corkscrew for a writer’s notebook and keyboard. Nancy joined the Seattle Timesas lead restaurant critic in 1998 and today keeps her finger on the pulse of the local food scene on her blog, All You Can Eat (


Food for Thought
6:02 am
Wed November 17, 2010

Not mellow about Jell-O

What's wrong with Jell-O? Nothing, says food commentator Nancy Leson. Plenty, accoridng to Dick Stein.
Nancy Leson photo.

It shakes, it shimmies, sometimes it's got marshmallows in it. It's that wiggly dessert Seattle Times food writer Nancy Leson recently rhapsodized about in her blog.  But KPLU's Dick Stein is a fellow who's not so mellow about Jell-O.

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Food for Thought
5:20 pm
Mon October 18, 2010

Food for Thought: Those Good 'n Greasy Burgers

Dick's Drive-In on Broadway, in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood, on a recent Saturday afternoon.
Photo by Gary Davis/KPLU

Seattle Times food writer Nancy Leson and KPLU's Dick Stein get good n' greasy as they attempt and fail to exercise ground beef control in this installment of Food for Thought.


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