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…
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
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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…