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The Perfect V-Day Night In: Local Jeopardy! Champ Ken Jennings Takes on the Supercomputer

UPDATE: Looks like the computer crushed Jennings last night. Tune in this evening to see how our local Jeopardy! champ fairs in round two! Read more »

Noir City, a V-Day Treat, Jonathan Evison and More Weekly To-do's

Ida Lupino, Robert Ryan and a gigantic pair of scissors star in Beware My Lovely (1952), screening at SIFF's Noir City

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Deathcake Royale
Through 2/14 -
Cupcake Royale's lovingly lethal Valentine's Day treat, the Deathcake Royale ($6.65) is back. Made with Theo Chocolate, Stumptown espresso ganache and a decadent chocolate cake, this deadly concoction (which weighs about a thousand pounds) is the perfect sinful gift for your sweetie (or yourself!). Available at all four Cupcake Royale locations (Capitol Hill, Ballard, Madrona and West Seattle; online at through February 14. Read more »

Revisiting Pike Place Market: Tulip Time and My Favorite Baguette

Last weekend we took the kids down to Pike Place Market and we browsed around. I worked at the Market for years in my early 20s, and used to go down on my days off, too. But I don't get down there as much anymore.  Read more »

Cookus Interruptus: Chocolate Covered Coconut Macaroons

Steve friends an old flame

Steve reminisces while making this heavenly flour-free dessert. Coconut, honey, egg white and baking chocolate are all you need.  For printable recipe, click here.

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Fashion + Style Friday: An Epic Super Bowl Sale, Plus Bright Springtime Nail Polish

I walk to work most mornings, and today I was peeling layers block by block. Off came the mittens, then the scarf and finally the outer jacket. Dare I say it? It felt like spring and it’s just in time for the happy, springtime hues popping up in stores. Here are a few bright ideas for your wallet, nails, wrists and table (respectively): Read more »