March 2017

Cocktail Recipe: Vestal's Off Kilter

Cocktail Recipe: Vestal’s Off Kilter

The bar at Vestal serves up a quirky Northwest take on an unsung classic cocktail

Ariana Vitale behind the bar at Vestal

Raccolto's House-Made Pasta Steals the Show

Raccolto’s House-Made Pasta Steals the Show

Pasta is the modest showstopper at this new West Seattle restaurant

Lamb Bolognese with strozzapreti pasta and parmesan shavings, from Raccolto in West Seattle

FlintCreek Cattle Co: Comfort Food for a Healing 'Hood

FlintCreek Cattle Co: Comfort Food for a Healing ‘Hood

RockCreek’s owners take on game meats, make a gathering place in Greenwood

FlintCreek’s heavily peppercorn-crusted Maui Nui Venison Loin “Buck & Brandy,” with parsnip puree and brandy-cranberry gastrique

Love Cafe Lago? Now There's a Little Lago, Too

Love Cafe Lago? Now There’s a Little Lago, Too

A new Cafe Lago market offshoot pops up at Portage Bay

To market, to market: Little Lago

17th Annual Top Doctors

17th Annual Top Doctors

The Region’s 412 Top Doctors

If you need a doctor and don’t have one—whether it’s for a routine checkup or a life-threatening disease—where would you start to look? Sure, you might solicit opinions from friends and family, but would you really leave this decision up to crowdsourcing? That’s why, for our 17th annual report on the Puget Sound area’s most…

A Kitchen on the Bright Side

A Kitchen on the Bright Side

White paint lightens up a formerly bland kitchen and dining nook, proving that this color is anything but boring

Kitchen cabinets, affixed overhead, increased storage and removed shadows, while two different shades of white paint—for the topmost cabinets and the adjacent wall—enlivened the adjoining rooms

Current Bags Keep the Energy Flowing

Current Bags Keep the Energy Flowing

A backpack that prevents phone death

This bag solves the power—and lack of it—problem

Food We Love: Bar Harbor

Food We Love: Bar Harbor

The Connecticut-style lobster roll at Bar Harbor in South Lake Union

Five New Washington Whiskeys to Try

Five New Washington Whiskeys to Try

Our local whiskey distillers are supplying an ever-expanding shelf bursting with intriguing choices. To start your sipping, here are five new-ish highlights covering a range of tastes. The best experience is to try these at the distilleries

From left: Bad Dog Grandpa’s Wheat Whiskey, Chambers Bay Greenhorn Bourbon, Heritage High Altitude Brown Sugar Bourbon, 3 Howls Backbeat Bourbon, Copperworks American Single Malt Whiskey

Seattle Artist Dozfy's Art à la Carte

Seattle Artist Dozfy’s Art à la Carte

Spontaneous scribbler Dozfy leaves surprise gifts of art for restaurant staffs in Seattle and parts beyond

Plenty of people doodle on restaurant menus, but artist Patrick Nguyen—who moved here from Atlanta in 2015—has raised it to an art form. “I would doodle on receipts. My friends would fight over the drawings,” says Nguyen, who goes by the professional name Dozfy (pronounced “dahz-fee”; “A friend in the restaurant business mentioned that…

A Case Inlet Cabin Lets the Outside In

A Case Inlet Cabin Lets the Outside In

A rustic waterfront retreat unites two spectacular features

The cabin’s site powerfully connects it with the land and sea

Seattle's 45 Best Global Dishes

Seattle’s 45 Best Global Dishes

Think globally, eat locally: The best spots for world tastes in Seattle

Kaiseki, a Japanese tasting menu from Adana, on Capitol Hill (seasonally available)