From: Chef Ralph Lund, Falls Terrace Restaurant, Tumwater, Wash. Yield: 2 servings.
1 large Washington Russet potato (12 oz.)
11/2-2 cups tempura batter mix
1 cup beer
1 cup water
as needed, vegetable oil to taste, sea salt or kosher salt
Scrub potato well. Cut off tips of both ends. Slice lengthwise, 1/4