A Family-Run Cafe in Kirkland Has the Area’s Best Malaysian Laksa
The cafe is one of only two area restaurants serving bowls of the Malaysian dish
ALL IN THE FAMILY: Reunion owners Robert Tju and Grace Ting (pictured here with daughters Happy, left, and Joy) have built a fan base for their Malaysian dishes
What’s Next for Our Car-Clogged Seattle?
Cars shaped our city, but with clogged streets, we're looking for different options, says Knute Berger. What's next?
NEWSWORTHY: The automobile, first seen in Seattle around 120 years ago, was still a novelty in 1912 when E.J. Davis and E. Edward Reed completed their Chicago to Seattle drive, captured in this photo taken in front of the Daily Times offices
Cocktail of the Month: A Smoky Play on the Negroni at Seattle’s Coltiva
The newly popular Negroni provides inspiration for this smoky cocktail
This article appears in print in the April 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe. The History: Fifteen years ago, while at a bar in New York City, I had to explain what the Negroni was. Now, there’s a Negroni Week celebrated worldwide, and many bars offer their own variations on the classic Italian drink. The Negroni was…
Backstory: What’s Really Inside the Downtown Seattle Banana Republic Store
A downtown retailer holds a secret from the golden age of cinema
This article appears in print in the April 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe. The Landmark: The Coliseum TheaterThe Location: Downtown, 1512 Fifth Ave.The Backstory: The Banana Republic store at the corner of Fifth and Pike in Seattle offers more than clothing and accessories. The building itself is a treasure from our city’s cultural heritage: Seattle’s first cinema. The Coliseum…
Our Predictions for NHL’s 2021 Seattle Debut
Our forecast for just how ‘Seattle’ our NHL team will be when it finally debuts in 2021
This article appears in print in the April 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe. Team Mascot and Name: Ideas for the team’s name—and matching mascot—have run the gamut from the “Sockeyes” to the “Kraken.” Since the Kraken is a mythical figure with no historical tie to Seattle (we can think of a better one, but the Sonics have…
Seattle’s Beauty Scene Is More Than Skin Deep
This month's Editor's Note from Rachel Hart
This article appears in print in the April 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe. It feels a little brazen (and maybe a bit reckless?) to put out an issue with a cover highlighting a beauty feature in 2019, when standards of beauty are so fluid. How is it measured? And who exactly is judging? The wonderful thing…
Seattle’s Beauty Secrets Revealed
We tapped into the city’s trendsetting stylists and in-demand dermatologists for the latest in new technology, innovative locally made products, and new treatments and trends that will help you achieve a look that makes you feel good and look good
This article appears in print in the April 2019 issue, as part of the Local Beauty Secrets cover story. Click here to subscribe. Seattle has long been criticized for its, shall we say, relaxed sense of style. The upside of that is we embrace a natural look—less makeup, more appreciation for beauty in all its colors and sizes….
The Future Is Here: Seattle’s Tech-Driven Beauty Treatments
Having work done’ doesn’t mean what it used to—and that’s a good thing. These tech-driven treatments, most of them for the face, will leave you looking like your best natural self, no scalpel required
LET THERE BE LIGHT: Seattle Sun Light Spa uses blue, red and infrared light in its anti acne photofacial
A Seattle Woman’s New Magazine Celebrates the Act of Refusal
'A lot of women—a lot of people—have a hard time saying no. Saying no is often seen as bad, disappointing, inconvenient'
REFUSING EXPECTATIONS: For Emily Orrson, “refusal” means everything from being assertive to defining an individual relationship with technology
A Men’s Guide to Grooming in Seattle
Until recently, only a fraction of the services and products in the multibillion-dollar beauty industry were for men. Now, however, men are getting their due with more and more companies offering male-specific products and services
This article appears in print in the April 2019 issue, as part of the Local Beauty Secrets cover story. Click here to subscribe. Dermal FillersSkinSpirit Skincare Clinic and SpaUniversity Village, 2613 NE University Village St.; 206.522.2613Once a treatment popular with women who wanted to maintain a youthful appearance, dermal fillers—which typically use hyaluronic acid and similar substances to address concerns…
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A ROOKIE TRIES STAND-UP COMEDY, WITH MIXED RESULTS
As with many Tinder dates, things didn’t go quite as I expected. For example, I didn’t intend to have multiple guys I’d matched with in the same place, at the same time. Especially when that place was a comedy open mic that was going to be my first and possibly only attempt at stand-up. After…
Costco Goes for the Gold
Have a sudden need for gold bars? Better act fast.
The warehouse retailer known for everything from its popular food court to organic maple syrup and bulk, well, everything, is now in the business of selling gold. That’s right. Costco is peddling one-ounce gold bars online. But you have to be a member to buy them. And they’re not cheap. Shoppers have two options: One…