When You Need to Warm Up Your Home, This Beloved Neighborhood Gem Has You Covered

Camelion Design has been a Ballard staple for 20 years.

Indoor/outdoor weather resistant polyester hand-loomed Desert Carver rug by Jaipur Living Inc. ($94-$1,050).

Nia Martin

Seattle Has Two New Asian Sandwich Heavyweights

In a city of great sandwiches, two newbies are contenders for king.

Lan Hue’s dac biet banh mi (left) in Chinatown/International District and the Thai-influenced braised pork sandwich from Pink Bee (right) in Ballard.

Chelsea Lin

One of Seattle’s Top Cheesemongers is Throwing a Fancy Cheese Pop-Up at a Ballard Restaurant

Veteran cheese guru Alison Leber hits Brimmer and Heeltap with high-end holiday cheeses.

Just a sampling of what you’ll find on Saturday.

Chelsea Lin

Reuben’s Brews and Mighty-O Donuts Team Up for Coffee Beer and Mini-Doughnut Pairings

Must List: Your guide to Seattle's hottest events.

Start the weekend right with coffee beer and doughnuts.

Danny Sullivan and Seattle Magazine Staff

Ballard Dad’s Diagon Alley is Getting Even Bigger; ‘Star Wars’ Up Next

The Seattle man whose Harry Potter recreation made worldwide news is already planning for next year.

Jon Chambers’ recreated alley from the Harry Potter series drew more than 2,600 visitors on Halloween.

Danny Sullivan

Eastside Chef Takes on Ballard, Giving Northwest Ingredients a Global Twist

Gather Kitchen + Bar is now open in The Commons at Ballard building.

The polenta with wild mushrooms is a standout at Ballard’s Gather Kitchen + Bar.

AJ Rathbun

Italian Cocktails and European Flair Make This New Neighborhood Haunt a Pond-Hopping Delight

Joli brings European tastes to Ballard.

Enjoy the Italian-inspired drinks at Joli.

AJ Rathbun

Help Displaced Houston Animals By Drinking Rad Cocktails in Ballard

No Bones Beach Club is kicking a portion of its sales to a Texas animal rescue.

No Bones’ tiki drinks will make you feel even better knowing some of your cash goes toward a good cause.

Danny Sullivan

Even Wine Lovers Should be Excited About Ballard’s Newest Brewery

A taproom even non-beer drinkers can enjoy.

Obec Brewing is Ballard’s newest brewery.

Michael Rietmulder