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Where to Taste the Flavors of Fall in Seattle

Il Corvo's pumpkin-filled tovaglioli with sage, butter and pine nuts is fall in a bowl

It's hard to know what to root for this time of year: More of this sensational summer weather, long dinners on the patio, meals at home that come together almost too easily with just a sliced ripe tomato and some cheese to start, something off of the grill for the main, and peak season fruit to finish. Or for the soothing cool mornings of autumn, sweater weather, the coziness of meandering walks through dry leaves, trips to the pumpkin patch, apple sauce and cider. Read more »

Langdon Cook's The Mushroom Hunters Among Amazon's Best Books of the Month

Langdon Cook on the of trail of the underground mushroom foraging industry

We're loving all the attention Seattle Magazine Cook's Adventure's columnist, Fat of the Land blogger and author Langdon Cook's new book is getting. Read more »

Westward and Little Gull Are Now Open on North Lake Union

First come, first served in the Adirondack chairs. Worth the effort for that view!

They said they were opening next Tuesday.

But, in a twist (who doesn't love a twist?), Westward and Little Gull Grocery, the north Lake Union waterfront seafood-centric, boat-up spots we've been waiting all summer for, are open! Right now. For lunch and dinner. And the in-between hours (11am til 10pm, or 11pm on weekends).   Read more »

Ethan Stowell to Open mkt. in Tangletown This Fall

In a tiny space that once housed Chase Jarvis Visual Media (and right nextdoor to the Elysian Tangletown), Ethan Stowell plans to open mkt., a small bar and restaurant, this fall. Read more »

South-End Restaurant Openings and Reopenings; Craft Beer + Food

Joya Iverson, left, and a friend happily sip Tin Umbrella coffee

There've been some really nice developments happening down in the Rainier Valley lately. At the top of my list is the opening of Tin Umbrella, a sweet coffee shop in the under-served Hillman City neighborhood. Owner Joya Iverson spoke with the Rainier Valley Post about how she came to open the shop, and her story's quite an inspiration. Read more »