Food & Culture


Wing Luke Appoints New Executive Director

Joël Barraquiel Tan replaces longtime boss Beth Takekawa

Joël Barraquiel Tan


Eat Your Heart Out

A last-minute Valentine's Day guide to Seattle-area restaurants

The Red Rose Cocktail at The Woodmark


Holiday Gift Guide 2021

Surprise with these unique offerings

Perhaps we’re a little biased, but who doesn’t love a good magazine? Big Little News, a new newsstand in the Capitol Hill neighborhood, boasts more than 250 domestic and foreign magazines. Add beer, wine, Champagne, gifts and sundries, and Big Little’s bimonthly subscription box makes for a creative and unique holiday gift. A sample gift…


Seattle Magazine Essentials

Holiday Magic, Dining, Whiskey and Help For Stressed-Out Parents

Snow ShowSnowflake Lane returns for its 17th year   The heart of Bellevue once again becomes a majestic holiday destination during the 17th annual Snowflake Lane holiday extravaganza. Enjoy falling (faux) snow, a resplendent, professionally produced light show, nightly choreographed parades and festive dancers. The fun begins on Black Friday and runs through Christmas Eve. More…


Laura Jennings: The Giving Guide

The entrepreneur has a 'Knack' for gifting

This story appeared in the November-December issue of Seattle magazine. Visit The best gift Laura Jennings ever received was a baseball It couldn’t have cost more than $5, and Jennings wasn’t heading to the dugout anytime soon. But with the unexpected gift came a note from her husband, who wrote that Laura had proven…


Jack of All Trades

From production to beauty, Bellevue-based ‘Hoarders’ producer Courtney LeMarco does it all

This article appears in the November-December issue of Seattle magazine. To subscribe, visit Courtney LeMarco may be the busiest man in Bellevue. Along with producing the Emmy-nominated reality television show “Hoarders,” LeMarco is working to level the playing field for people of color in the entertainment industry through his pitch competition, “The Big Pitch.”…


Simply Irresistible Wines

Fresh pairings that make the same yearly meal exciting again

Savage Grace Wines are exceptionally drinkable.


Fish Feast

Take part in an Italian-American tradition while enjoying Seattle's fantastic seafood

Consider Paju’s fried rice a seafood dish thanks to the addition of squid ink. The catfish sandwich at Matt’s in the Market has been a menu mainstay for years.Is it a hush puppy or a crab dish? At Emerald City Fish & Chips, it’s both.


My Fave Five Seattle Holiday Dishes

The best of Seattle's festive food

All the pasta at Nood Pasta is handmade. Grayseas offers delicious pies in several mouth-watering flavors, including apple-cheddar and, of course, pumpkin and pecan.


Drinking White After Labor Day

Switching to red as the seasons change? Not so fast.

Fall is pretty much upon us in Seattle, which means it’s time to play some smooth jazz vinyls, brood in front of a fireplace adorned with decorative gourds and officially make the switch from white wine to red wine. Right? Wrong. Except for the smooth jazz part. Turn that good stuff up. There’s no reason to abandon…


Seattle’s Autumn Arts Scene

Some organizations return to in-person programming

Digital programming kept many arts organizations afloat the past 18 months and, in many cases, engaged new audiences. But the very crux of the performing arts dates back tens of thousands of years. “You look at sitting around the campfire and delivering storytelling and messaging,” says Michael Greer, president and CEO of ArtsFund, a Seattle nonprofit that…


The Best Of Seattle’s Classic Dishes

From salmon to teriyaki to the famous Seattle Dog

Seattle is known for many things, and some of them are not great. We’re looking at you, drizzling mist. Thanks a heap for the rainy reputation. Thankfully, when it comes to food, this great Pacific Northwest city has quite an edible bounty to call our own. From seafood caught in local waters to iconic hot dogs eaten…

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