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)

Chelsea Lin, Naomi Tomky and Megan Lamb

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…

Chelsea Lin, Naomi Tomky and Megan Lamb

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

Danny Sullivan

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…

Chelsea Lin, Naomi Tomky and Megan Lamb

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…

Seattle Mag

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…

Paul Zitarelli