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There are meals in almost every restaurant serving off-menu items that you would never be lucky enough to eat unless you worked in the restaurant. They’re...
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The Nordstrom Designer Preview is upon us (if you were able to score a ticket, you’re psyched, if not, check back next week for our play-by-play) and we sat...
Must RockBoogie in the Streets this Weekend(7/25 to 7/27, times vary) — Stage dive into the urban music festival vibe at the Capitol Hill Block Party,...
The warm weather months are here, so it’s sunglasses on at these al fresco dining spots
A chance to save Westlake, Occidental and downtown’s other foundering parks
The best spots for locally made creamy frozen treats
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Wednesday, 04/30/2014 9:26 PM
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Must SeeSeattle Opera’s Tales Of Hoffmann Opens(5/3 to 5/17, times vary) — Seattle Opera’s season finale concerns a poet who experiences tragic love with a robot-doll, a soprano of delicate constitution and a devious courtesan—or at least that’s what he tells his drinking buddies. Spoiler alert: This time, it’s poetry that conquers all.
Wednesday, 04/30/2014 4:07 PM
Eric Johnson opening Stateside on Capitol Hill
He’s worked for some of the biggest names in restaurants, but you’ve likely never heard of him. Eric Johnson has spent most of his professional career working in New York for both Daniel Boulud and Jean-Georges, whom he then followed to Paris and Shanghai. After living overseas for nearly a decade, he landed in Seattle three years ago, with aspirations of opening a restaurant here. And he is.
Wednesday, 04/30/2014 4:59 PM
cinco de mayo in seattle magaraitas tequila seattle magazine
Cinco de Mayo is a dandy day for celebrations: Honoring Mexican heritage and pride, for one. Plus, it's a fantastic time to start thinking about summer drinking (even if it’s still chilly here in Seattle) and drinks made with tequila. You can have tequila drinks year 'round, but it's a spirit that's best suited for summer. We showed you how to make some snazzy margaritas last year, so this year, we're encouraging you to expand your tequila repertoire.
Tuesday, 04/29/2014 6:36 PM
Kate Moss Topshop
On Wednesday, April 30, crazy coveted Kate Moss Topshop collection is making its debut at area Nordstrom stores (and online).
Tuesday, 04/29/2014 11:00 AM
Tavern Hall coming to Bellevue Square
The brothers behind Cactus restaurants (Marc and Bret Chatalas) are partnering with the duo behind Von Trapp’s, Bastille, Poquitos and Stoneburner (James Weimann and Dem
Monday, 04/28/2014 4:35 PM
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Monday, 04/28/2014 3:00 PM
Jonathan Proville of Il Corvo
Welcome to Tomorrow's Tastemakers, a recurring column that focuses on Seattle's new guard of culinary influencers. Jonathan Proville, 31, is one of the rockstar cooks at Il Corvo. He was born in Los Angeles to French parents, who moved the family back to France when J.J. was 10. He went to college in Montreal for five years, where he majored in business. “I think I always had that entrepreneurship kind of bug,” he says. 
Friday, 04/25/2014 3:00 PM
Keeping track of restaurant news can be a daunting task. Here's a round-up from the past week to help you manage. Got a question, hot tip or need a dining suggestion? Feel free to email me directly.  Openings
Friday, 04/25/2014 12:41 PM
Seattle Tilth's Edible Plant Sale
Seattle Tilth's Edible Plant Sale takes place on May 3-4, 
Thursday, 04/24/2014 9:01 PM
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Must SeeBethany On Stage at ACT(Through 5/4, times vary) — A middle-class woman hits the financial skids after the economic downturn, forcing her to use whatever means necessary in order to get her daughter out of foster care—including squatting in a foreclosed house occupied by a possibly unhinged man. Laura Marks’ gripping play is in good hands with Seattle director John Langs.
Thursday, 04/24/2014 7:55 PM
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Rachel Hart’s shorthand-style, iPhone travelogue highlights from her summer 2013 road trip with her family. (Expect exteme brevity, perhaps more than a few inaccuracies and omissions due to dozing off in the car). Our trip was abridged and modified from Tom Uniack’s amazing itinerary from Seattle to San Diego. Find his itinerary and several others in our May 2014 Road Trip issue, on newsstands Thursday, April 24 and online on May 15).
Thursday, 04/24/2014 11:00 AM
Brian McCracken Dana Tough Spur
Welcome to Throwback Thursday, a weekly column dedicated to the tried-and-true restaurants of Seattle and their secrets to staying relevant during an age of unrelenting competition. 
Wednesday, 04/23/2014 11:06 PM
Northwest Green Home Tour, West Seattle Home by Neiman Taber
The entire spectrum of local green design is on display in homes of all types—a 106-year-old Net-Zero Craftsman in Ballard to an under-construction, 5-Star Built Green targeted house in West Seattle—this Saturday (4/26) during the 2014 Northwest Green Home Tour.
Wednesday, 04/23/2014 10:00 AM
Elysian Bar opening downtown
Elysian Brewing is getting ready to expand into downtown, opening Elysian Bar as early as Friday (in extreme practice mode). Yesterday, CEO Joe Bisacca and head brewer Dick Cantwell gave me spin around the place, which is quickly coming together near the corner of 1st and Pike, just down the hill from their original brewery on 13th and Pike.
Tuesday, 04/22/2014 5:49 PM
Food festivals in portland traveling to portland seattle magazine
As any food-obsessed traveler knows, there’s never enough time (or room in your stomach) to eat at every restaurant on your painstakingly researched list. But there’s hope--in the form of food festivals. When most of a city’s best chefs are gathered in one place, your odds of trying everything on your list go way up. If you’re heading to Portland this spring or summer, try timing your trip with one of these five upcoming fests that offer bites and sips from top restaurants, wineries, breweries and distillers.
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