February 2013

Tour Seattle’s Chocolate Factories

No Oompa Loompas at these candy-making centers, but peeking behind the sugary curtain is a delight.

Theo ChocolateRevamped in 2012, the tour at Fremont’s 6-year-old Theo Chocolate is more educational than Willy Wonka–ish. It starts with…

Jess Thomson & Cody Bay

Maria Christofilis: City Chic

Style expert and founder of Anthousa Collection on her personal style.

Uptown girl, laidback-style: “I flip from carrying my black Celine Phantom bag from Barneys to a Navajo-print cotton tote that…

Seattle Mag

Viridian Farms’ Verde Island

The flavors of Spain reach Seattle via Viridian Farms in Oregon.

As you read this, farmers Manuel and Leslie Recio are probably in Spain—sampling Tempranillo in Catalonia, learning traditional recipes in…

Sophie Lee

For the Love of Lardo

Chef Holly Smith of Cafe Juanita revels in the melty goodness of her favorite topper.

Lard used to be a dirty word. And its Italian cousin, lardo, would prompt puzzled looks followed by the inevitable…

Seattle Mag

Flutter and Twirl Mobiles

These beautifully crafted mobiles would make an excellent shower gift.

Mobiles, when done as artfully as those created by Burien-based Sara Lawrence for her line Flutter and Twirl, are a…

Seattle Mag

Urban Animal: Seattle’s Hip Veterinary Clinic

Capitol Hill’s new vet clinic features DIY pet portraits.

You’re staring at the photo booth in the lobby of Urban Animal, Capitol Hill’s newest veterinary practice. What’s that doing…

Seattle Mag