January 2013

Extra Starch: Previewing the January 2013 Issue

Our editor-in-chief reflects on the bigger picture of the latest issue of Seattle magazine.

When we were brainstorming ideas for our January issue, thinking about what we crave this time of year and pontificating…

Rachel Hart

Best Pasta Dishes at Local Italian Restaurants

Stunningly good pasta dishes run the gamut, from understated elegance to decadent and over the top.

Storied Italian women are said to sit on old stools set on cobblestone streets, rolling gnocchi off forks, pinching pasta…

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Handcrafted Noodles from Fremont’s Soba Studio

The owner of Miyabi 45th in Wallingford makes Japanese teuchi soba the old-fashioned way.

There are no shortcuts at Mutsuko Soma’s Fremont soba studio. Here, in a tiny, sunny room, she makes the Japanese…

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Enthralling Cocktails at Golden Beetle

Bar manager Andy McClellan's drinks have been grabbing attention lately.

Nestled in the old Market Street Grill space in Ballard, the almost 2-year-old Golden Beetle has garnered notice for the…

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San Fernando’s Roasted Chicken Deserves Praise

Chicken here is so tender that the juicy leg meat falls away from the bone.

At the friendly, primarily takeout San Fernando in the Central District, the pollo a la brasa (Peruvian-style rotisserie-roasted chicken) is…

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Harbor City: Our Choice for Dim Sum

The restaurant that changed our editor's dim sum loyalty.

One cold morning last winter on the way to our usual International District dim sum haunt, my family and I…

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