editor’s note


How We Chose the Best of the Best Restaurants in Seattle

This month's Editor's Note from Rachel Hart

We’ve had some heated debates over which burger is the most shatteringly perfect.


Seattle Is for Beer Lovers

This month's Editor's Note from Rachel Hart

This article appears in print in the July 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe. I most definitely picked the wrong time in Seattle history to cut back on carbs. It’s hard enough to take only a bite or two (instead of my customary one piece—OK, two) of that shatteringly gorgeous crusty artisanal bread set in front of me…


Seattle Is Closer to More Wilderness Areas Than Any Large U.S. City

This month's Editor's Note from Rachel Hart

Efforts are being made to threaten these spaces, so it’s more important than ever to protect them.


The Nordic Museum Is the Sleeper Hit of Seattle’s Museum Scene

This month's Editor's Note from Rachel Hart

And so, to paraphrase Tennyson, in springtime our fancies turn to thoughts of sunny places.


City Scaping: Finding a Balance Between Green Transportation and Safety

This month's Editor's Note from Rachel Hart

“I am all for green transportation options, but I’m even more for safety”


Seattle Newcomers are Bringing Tastes From Across the Nation

This month's Editor's Note from Rachel Hart.

This article appears in print in the February 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe. For decades, people have moved to seattle for its natural beauty; because it’s a center of innovation and opportunity; and, often, because it allows them the freedom to live the way they want to. With the recent growth spurt (thanks, Amazon) and an…


Finding Sanctuary in our City

How Living in Seattle's Sea of Blue Feels a Little Like Bubble Wrap

WELCOME TO THE JANUARY 2017 ISSUE Regardless of where you stand politically, I think we can all agree that we’re about to witness one of the most seismic transitions of power in modern times when a new president is ushered in on the 21st of this month.  The big blue bubble in our corner of…

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Publisher’s Note: The True Seattle Influencers

Forget social media. These are the real heroes.

In-flu-ence /ˈinflo͝oəns/. The power or capacity of causing an effect in indirect or intangible ways. An emanation of spiritual or moral force. An ethereal fluid held to flow from the stars and to affect the actions of humans. With all the attention on “influencers” on social media, I think we’ve lost the true meaning of…

Photography by Grant Hindsley

Every Car Has a Story: ‘I don’t own cars. They own me.’

Blake Siebe takes a most unusual approach to car collecting

There are two kinds of car collectors. The vast majority fit into a sort of “check box” mentality of acquiring cars anointed by others as collector worthy. In contrast, a rare category of car collectors, I might venture to say, are the true cognoscenti who discover vehicles that no one is yet appreciating. They relish in…