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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

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Il Corvo Selling Pasta at 2 Farmers Markets This Summer

Conchiglie, one of the fresh pastas now for sale at farmers markets

This just in: Mike Easton, pasta wizard extraordinaire and owner of Pioneer Square's Il Corvo, is now selling his fresh pastas at two area farmers markets. Read more »

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Red, White and Brew 2013 Recap

Over 500 people sipped the night away at our sold out Red, White and Brew tasting event, celebrating the wineries honored in our 8th Annual Best WA Wine Awards.  Despite it being the one drizzly day of summer Seattle came out in full force to clink glasses with 18 different wineries and winemakers to taste their winning products.  Guests also enjoyed samplings from 7 of our favorite local breweries and spirits courtesy of Hendrick's & Tullamore Dew.  TASTE provided delicious appetizers alongside Belle Epicurean’s fresh made macaroons and jambon baguettes.  Part of th Read more »

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Amazon Opens Fine Art Store (Wine and Cheese Not Included)

Amazon Fine Art's "In Room" simulator, with Jeff Fontaine's mixed media "A12"

Amazon Fine Art (beta) launched today, right on the heels of the gigantic news that Jeff Bezos purchased The Washington Post (not a copy of the newspaper, but the entire newspaper). The timing has many people fretting about Bezos becoming king of the world, but until that happens we might as well explore the new art offerings at Amazon. Read more »


Choke Shirt Company Makes Totes

Three of Choke Shirt Company's most popular designs are now available on totally cute tote bags

In a continuation of our nautical-themed summer, check out these tote bags by Seattle-based Choke Shirt Company. Made out of durable cotton canvas, with sturdy webbed handles and a contrasting lining and adorned with three of the company's most popular designs (an anchor, a dodo bird listening to a Walkman and an elephant), these bags are just about perfect for trips to the beach, the store or anywhere, really. Read more »