Washington Whiskey Barrels Ahead
The state's whiskey scene has expanded from just a couple of producers to a robust and varied selection
When I first wrote about the nascent Washington distillery scene in 2011, the selection of local whiskey was very different from what it is today. Woodinville Whiskey Co. was releasing its first micro-barreled bourbon and rye, and the other bottles of locally produced brown could be counted on one hand. Six years later, we live…
Gender Wage Gap Wider in King County Than Elsewhere in Washington State
Although pay equity for women has improved, men are still paid more for the same work. Why is the problem even worse in King County than elsewhere?
Women in King County earn 76¢ for every dollar earned by men, compared with 78¢ for Washington state as a whole
Seattle’s 45 Best Global Dishes: Desserts
From colorful squares of Punjabi-style fudge to elegant slices of Swedish cake, these are a few of our favorite (local) international sweets
From top: Princess Cake Slice, Pista, Rose, and Lemon Burfi, and Gajrela, Pistachio Baklava, Flan, Strawberry Shortcake, Lord Chong Bai Tauy
The Great Hate Debate: Americanized Chinese Food
As we contemplate Seattle’s Chinese(ish) joints, from one of Seattle’s oldest to one of its newest, Chelsea Lin reflects on why we love—and love to hate— Americanized Chinese food
The ceiling decor at New Luck Toy, a new Chinese restaurant drawing big crowds
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Artifacts: Reliving Almost Live!
On the air with John Keister
Once upon a time, during the halcyon days of network television, a Saturday night staple for many area residents was a Seattle sketch comedy show that aired on KING-5. Taped in front of a live audience, each episode began with the host delivering his opening monologue. As he walked out onstage, an “On Air” sign…
Essentials: Brinnon teacher chosen for Scholastic project
Kindergarten teacher chosen to participate in national project
A kindergarten teacher at Jefferson County’s Brinnon School will help shape the professional development of teachers across the United States. Lisa A. Johnston is among 12 teachers from around the country chosen to participate in the inaugural Teacher Fellows Cohort from children’s publishing, education, and media company Scholastic. The effort will help inform product development,…