Food News: The Pantry, a Delancey Off-Shoot, Opening in Spring


I just got some really tasty good news, and I couldn't wait to share it.

This spring, Delancey's Brandon Pettit, along with friends-who-cook, Olaiya Land (caterer and cooking class teacher) and Brandi Henderson (Delancey's pastry chef), is opening The Pantry in a space behind Delancey! Read more »

Fashion + Style Friday: Can’t-miss Jewelry Sale and Local Fashion News

A happy marriage: Linen wrap scarf from the R&L Goods co-op

As we eagerly await the weekend, here are a few juicy tidbits to get you through the Friday afternoon doldrums: Read more »

Safeco Goes Foodie, a Michael Mina Update and More Food News

RN74 San Francisco coming to Seattle
RN74 San Francisco

News broke earlier this week that Safeco Field is getting four new eateries come springtime backed by famous chefs from across the country. Read more »

Video: Sweet Streets 12th Avenue Tour

Capitol Hill’s 12th Avenue is breathing new life into the real estate and food games. gets a firsthand look at this culinary paradise in a video tour featuring vibrant new shops and up-and-coming restos. View this video by scanning the tag at right or visiting and searching “12th Avenue.”




From OtB's A.W.A.R.D. Show to the Ultimate Nerd Film Fest, Our Top To-do's of the Week

Head to On The Boards for the second annual A.W.A.R.D. Show

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A.W.A.R.D. Show
1/27–1/30 (Thursday - Sunday) -
Grab your tix quick for the second annual A.W.A.R.D. Show, in which 12 up-and-coming local dance companies compete for a grand prize of $10,000. (See our Spotlight story on page 46.) Just as they say on the reality shows, it’s up to you, America! A series of live Seattle audience votes will determine the winner. 8 p.m. Prices vary. On the Boards, 100 W Roy St.; 206.217.9888;

The Barber of Seville
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Local mom Hsiao-Ching Chou Sounds off on the Tiger Mom debate

Hsiao-Ching Chou

You may have seen my response in Red Tricycle to the excerpt of Amy Chua’s “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” that appeared in the Jan. 8 Wall Street Journal. Maybe you saw my sound bite on the news the night Chua was in Seattle. Read more »

Caramelized Bananas with Chocolate Drizzle

caramelized bananas
sweet yum

(Jane wears children's clothing)
Whole fruit plus some heat intensifies the sweetness enough to call it dessert.  Watch what bananas do under the broiler with a few flavors added. A Captain J. favorite.  Want a printable recipe?  Click here. Read more »


A special Valentine's Day treat: Daniel Breaker hosts another Intiman cabaret

Daniel Breaker Intiman Theater Valentine's Cabaret

Looking for something a little different to treat your honey to this Valentine's Day? Check out the "Valentine's Cabaret" at Intiman Theatre. Read more »

Charging Up Stevens Pass Like Never Before

Roddy Scheer
Nissan Leaf
The Nissan Leaf

For those of you who already own, or are waiting to buy a Nissan Leaf or one of the other new all-electric vehicles now on the market, Stevens Pass and environs might be just the place to take it on your next Sunday drive. Read more »


Megan Griffiths' "The Off Hours" Mesmerizes Sundance

Roddy Scheer
Seattle filmmaker Megan Griffiths' "The Off Hours" showed at Sundance last weekend

It seems that Seattle's film community may have finally arrived on the national stage with the stunningly wan production of The Off Hours, a film born and (in)bred in Washington State under the keen directorship of local veteran filmmaker Megan Griffiths. Read more »

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