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Addo Finds Permanent Home in Ballard

The ambitious pop-up is promising a "food hub" takeover of the Royal Drummer space

Chef Eric Rivera, center, working with the Wolf and Woman pop-up in March.


Ethan Stowell’s Super Bueno Is Now Open

Attention parents: This is where you'll want to be having dinner later

Gimme all the tacos.


Matt’s in the Market Welcomes New Chef

And his name is actually Matt

Chef Matt Fortner (left) with the rest of his team in the Matt’s kitchen


‘Table Has Closed After Just Five Months

We talked to co-owner Doug Kawasaki about just what went wrong

Those pickle slices were everything.


Eat Your Weeds: Forage For Dandelions and Make Some Heavenly Jelly

Look no farther than your backyard for some tasty dandelion blossoms

This article appears in print in the March 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe. When a curious would-be forager asks me for suggestions about where to look for wild foods, I usually say, “Right out the back door.” Or the front door. Just step outside your home and you’ll likely see some weeds. Weeds get a bad…


Try Hummus Every Which Way at Capitol Hill’s Aviv Hummus Bar

Seattle finally learns what Israel has known all along: Hummus is awesome

Aviv is best experienced by trying a few bites of every dish on the short menu


Seattle’s Eltana Brings Wood-Fired Bagels to Japan

Osaka cafe will open soon--will we get green tea cream cheese here, too?

These bagels are everything.


Nordic Museum’s New Cafe Will Offer Smørrebrød and Aquavit

When it opens in May, Freya Cafe will be Ballard's best bet for Nordic noshes

Just a few of the beautiful Danish open-faced sandwiches you’ll find at Freya


This Food Truck Chef Is on a Mission to Bring Peruvian Food to Seattle

Don Lucho chef/owner Carlo Chalisea is introducing Seattle to his traditional lomo saltado -- in a bun.

Don Lucho chef/owner Carlo Chalisea is on a mission to bring Peruvian food to Seattle. His lomo saltado (marinated grilled steak) sandwich is one of the truck’s best sellers.


Downtown is (Finally) Getting a Proper Grocery Store

PCC announces they’re opening a flagship location at Fourth and Union

Rendering of the new Rainier Square, coming in 2020.


Raised Doughnuts Gets a Permanent Home

The popular pop-up will go brick-and-mortar later this spring

We can’t wait for Raised’s new shop to get fresh-from-the-fryer doughnuts.


Chef Tom Douglas Is Leading a Seattle Coalition to Save Bristol Bay

The Seattle chef says we need to eat wild salmon to save them.

Have you noticed the billboard projection above Tom Douglas’ Palace Kitchen on Fifth Avenue? For the month of February, the projection rotated through slides all having to do with one subject: saving Bristol Bay. Located in southwest Alaska, Bristol Bay is one of the last places in the world to commercially catch wild salmon. As…

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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…