We’re counting down the Christmas shopping days with an editors’ gift guide. Check back daily to find out our must-have items this holiday season.
One of the first Seattle-made gifts I got for my son when he was first born seven years ago was a little premature for a newborn but has turned out to be an invaluable teaching tool now that he is older.
The freezing temperatures around our fair city conjure up images of that veritable wintertime tradition, ice skating. Luckily for those with an itch to strap on a pair of skates and strut their stuff, options abound. Skating is not only fun but also a good workout, and a great way to get "out" and active despite the cold.
Finding affordable workout gear you aren’t ashamed to wear in public is a challenge. To help solve this gym-to-streetwear conundrum, busy local moms Laurie Barokas and Nancy Cirillo have created the NaLa line of comfy, chic workout clothes with a stylish, spirited twist.
chef Kerry Sears' chocolate gold leaf sparkler
On Thursday, December 3rd, 10th and 17th only, Art Restaurant is offering an incredible spread of chocolate desserts for only $15 from 5pm-9pm. (Kids 6-12 may dine for $7, and kids under 5 are free.) Go for Happy Hour or dinner and end with this incredible spread, or go for the Chocolate Buffet alone!
Chocolate Buffet menu:
duet of chocolate fondue with homemade dip
What do a pizza cat, venus fly trap with a light saber and a broken heart snake have in common? Other than their out of this world qualities, you can also find these creatures at the Tacoma Museum of Glass. To date, thousands of kids have submitted wildly inventive drawings to the museum for a shot at having their design crafted into a work of glass art.
Ethan Stowell, chef and owner of, let’s see, Union, Tavolata, How To Cook A Wolf, and Anchovies & Olives has been working on a cookbook for a year and half. The book will be published Fall 2010 by 10 Speed Press, and right now they are doing the photo shoots.
In the land of the economic bailout, "free" is a word we don't hear very often. The businesses of Capitol Hill, however, would like to change our lives - at least for a few hours this Tuesday. Local merchants are teaming up to offer free massages, snacks, and much more to the whole neighborhood, including Holiday Hoopla--featuring live entertainment and plenty of refreshments--at Pravda Studios (1406 10th Ave.).
We’re counting down the Christmas shopping season here at seattlemag.com with an editors’ picks gift guide. Check back daily to find out our must-have items this holiday season. Today’s find: a chicken purse!
Editors’ Gift Pick: Chicken Purse at David Barton
Seattle magazine readers receive 20% discount on dinner at the Art Institute of Seattle's Portfolio restaurant.
Do you know what kind of wine to serve with your holiday dinners this season (or what kind to serve with any dinner)? If you’re like most people, you know your favorite wines, but you’re not so confident about pairing them with your favorite foods.