February 2018


Seattle Finally Has Great Southern Food

Nashville hot chicken, North Carolina biscuits and gravy, Alabama grits and more.

The Nashville hot chicken from Sisters and Brothers in Georgetown can be awfully spicy, so start with the Seattle Hot (otherwise known as mild)


The Best New York and Chicago Style Pizza in Seattle

Volumes could be—and have been—filled based on people’s regional pizza preference. Our philosophy: Why choose when we have access to so many options

This article appears in print in the February 2018 issue, as part of the cover story, “The United States of Food.” Click here to subscribe. 1. Bill’s Off BroadwayMidwestUnlike these other places that serve pizza exclusively, Bill’s has a whole menu of additional sandwiches and entrées that match the sports bar vibe. It’s a popular destination for…


These Seattle Sisters are Stars in the Science World

Two Queen Anne sisters are going to infinity and beyond (and from the White House to the stratosphere).

Sisters Kimberly (left) and Rebecca Yeung show off their weather apparatus (along with Lego R2-D2, and a picture of their cat Loki, on the Popsicle stick) in their garage in Queen Anne


5 Favorite Regional Takes on the Hot Dog

From Seattle to Chicago to NYC.

This article appears in print in the February 2018 issue, as part of the cover story, “The United States of Food.” Click here to subscribe. A map of regional hot dogs around the country would likely feature at least as many different combinations of condiments, dogs and garnishes as there are states in the union. You can’t quite…


Soup’s On: Cioppino and Chowder (and Chowdah)

Whether you say chowder or chowdah, it’s all good with us. In fact, variations on the seafood soup feel like a deeply personal Seattle thing, but sadly, we can’t take all the credit here.

This article appears in print in the February 2018 issue, as part of the cover story, “The United States of Food.” Click here to subscribe. 1. Wally’s Chowder HouseNew England Clam ChowderIt’s nothing fancy, but the thick, creamy New England chowder ($9.99/bowl) at Wally’s, a quirky Des Moines restaurant, is just right, particularly when enjoyed in the…


The Best Washington Reds to Drink This Winter

Just in time for Valentine's Day.

This article appears in print in the February 2018 issue. Click here to subscribe. After two of the coolest back-to-back summers in Washington winegrowing history (2010 and 2011), Mother Nature boomeranged, with four straight growing seasons each warmer than the previous, culminating with scorchers in 2014 and 2015. Wines made from 2014’s and 2015’s grapes have produced…


Bakery Nouveau’s New Burien Shop is Making Beautiful Bean-to-Bakery Chocolates

The beloved bakery's new flagship is churning out chocolate in addition to pastries.

Bakery Nouveau’s jewel-like chocolates are fan favorites


It’s the Perfect Time of Year to Visit Camano Island

We'll help you plan a road trip to this unsung island to the north.

Sink into a hot tub at the the Camano Island Inn


Why Southern Desserts Are the Best Desserts

Every region does desserts but none as successfully as the South

Beignets dusted generously in powdered sugar make a suitable ending—or beginning—to any meal at Roux


Reformer-in-Chief: Meet the Woman Working To Solve Seattle’s Most Vexing Issues

One colleague describes Lisa Daugaard as an organizer, analyst, advocate, strategist, academic, orator, social worker and spin doctor.

Lisa Daugaard, pictured in front of the Seattle Police Department’s West Precinct, is known for her persistence, especially where civil rights issues are concerned


Take an Olympics-Themed Tour of Seattle During the Winter Games

The Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, begin Feb. 9.

The Olympic Mountains behind Alexander Calder’s Eagle in the Olympic Sculpture Park


Seattle’s Southwest Restaurants Get Fired Up

Southwest heat in the Northwest chill.

Bang Bang Cafe flies in Hatch chiles from New Mexico, which lend flavor to the tasty green and red sauce on their signature burrito

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