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3 Seattle Restaurants are Nominees for Bon Appetit's Best New Restaurants

The communal table at Joule is a fine place to dine

In a run-up to announcing their Top 10 Best New Restaurants in the country, Bon Appetit has given us a peek at the 50 restaurants they whittled their list from. Read more »

The Must List: PhinneyWood Festival and One Sublime Sale

Fun times in PhinneyWood

Must Hit the Streets
PhinneyWood Summer Streets Festival

Friday (8/9, 6 to 10 p.m.) — Walkers and wheelers reign supreme during this evening-long closure of Phinney and Greenwood avenues (between 67th and 87th streets). A celebration of the season’s long, warm nights, the temporary pedestrian paradise will be punctuated with art, live music, circus performers—and, of course, street food. Read more »


W Seattle’s Wear Wednesdays

A view of NY-based Isaora's trunk show at W Seattle last fall

W Hotels have three passion points: music, design and my personal fave, fashion. Starting in August, the W Seattle is launching a new monthly event aptly called Wear Wednesdays (WW). Read more »

And Then There Were Two: McGinn versus Murray for Mayor

Lauren Mang

Primary Day is finally over and Seattle has whittled the hefty playing field of nine candidates down to just two contenders for mayor: state Senator Ed Murray and Mayor Mike McGinn. According to Knute Berger over at, come November we should be prepared for "a fascinating race between a City Hall insider who's happiest as an outsider (the mayor) and a City Hall outsider who's running as an insider (Murray)."
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UPDATED: Billy's Tomatoes Aren't at Farmers Markets This Summer (But We Know Where to Taste 'Em)

Tomato sandwiches rule, especially with a mix of Green Zebras, Cherokee purples and Brandywines

Ouch! You might want to sit down. Read more »