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Agrodolce Now Open; Try The Pasta!

Leslie Kelly
Seattle chef Maria Hines, photographed in Sicily last month

I woke up hungry at 5:34 this morning, but instead of being annoyed by the Dark O’Clock beginning of my day, I replayed the sweet, sweet dream that stirred me from slumber. There was a pile of perfectly lovely pasta on my brain.

Since supping at a hosted, soft opening dinner earlier this week at Maria Hines’ brand new Agrodolce in Fremont, I had been thinking about the hand cut tagliarini. Read more »

Candlelight Vigil for Sandy Hook Victims at Alki

A candlelight vigil will be held in West Seattle this weekend to honor the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting in Newtown, CT, according to the West Seattle Herald.

Speakers will include violence survivors, including Snohomish County Prosecutor Mark Roe, board members of Families & Friends of Violent Crime Victims organization and executive director of Families & Friends of Violent Crime Victims, Marge Martin. Read more »


It’s Good to Be Bad: Best Villains in Seattle Theater This Year

Ryan Higgins in Strawshop's The Accidental Death of an Anarchist

Trending in Seattle theater in 2012: “Bad guys” played so well, we had to love them.

But just how “bad” were they?
A totally subjective rating system
1 star
= Trickster. Buries your keys to teach you a lesson.
2 stars
= Morally questionable. You hide their Facebook posts.
3 stars
= Despicable. Deplorable. Below-par hygiene.
4 stars
= Haunts your dreams and days ever after.

In no particular order... Read more »


Drink Eggnog, Root for the Seahawks and Other Weekend Musts

eggnog from Sun liquor in Seattle

Homemade eggnog
Monday (12/24–12/25) — It’s become a holiday ritual for Sun Liquor bartender Erik Chapman, who mixes up a batch of irresistible homemade eggnog to serve to customers on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. It makes for a perfect family bonding strategy...or a way to escape the relatives. Either way, Cheers! Read more »


Holiday Sale & Good Times event at Underwood Stables

A cool piece of hipster bling from local jeweler Nikki Jacoby

Here’s a cool thing going on this week in the holiday shopping scene:

Underwood Stables (formerly known as Horses Cut Shop) at 4306 Fremont Avenue N (next door to Uneeda Burger) is opening up their (formerly super secret) space for two sales this pre-Christmas week. Read more »