May 2020

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In Molly Wizenberg’s Intimate New Memoir, Nothing is Off-Limits

Long a trusted voice on matters of the kitchen, Wizenberg's 'The Fixed Stars' deals with matters of the heart

Author Molly Wizenberg (shown here with pup, Alice) says she may not be updating her blog, but she’s still very much cooking and baking every day

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Opening a Katsu Restaurant in the Time of COVID

Vibrant Japanese street food destination Taku, in the heart of Capitol Hill, may be perfect for when life returns to normal

Chef Shota Nakajima (center) designed the menu of kushikatsu to pair with Japanese whisky cocktails

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Two Words: Churro Sundae

All-day Mexican cafe Raiz serves up a dessert that's hot and cold, high-brow and low-brow

The caracol dessert at Raíz is only available at dinner

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OBAMA Celebrates Bad Art

Upstairs at Café Racer, feast your eyes on the Official Bad Art Museum of Art

Work on display at Café Racer's Official Bad Art Museum of Art

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AIA Home of Distinction: Turning Up the Brightness in a Mercer Island Split-Level

A practical, tech-minded homeowner focused on light, lifestyle and seamless design

Plate-glass railings and a steel-grate deck maximize daylight on both floors of this home

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Destination Los Angeles

Done right, a quick trip to Southern California can be just the thing for sun-starved Seattleites

An LA sunset is worth the trek

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Down by the Bay: A Long Weekend in California Wine Country

Fly into San Francisco for a wine-centric experience blending of culture, cuisine and tasting rooms

Before feasting on all things wine country, visit San Francisco’s celebrated restaurant Nopa

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Style Profile: Dancer and Art Advocate David Rue

Rue is a dancer by profession, but these days he’s the one shining a spotlight on local and international artistic talent

David Rue’s eclectic personal style includes pieces gifted, thrifted (such as the Cole Haan shoes on the right) and tailor-made in Liberia, where he was born.

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In Valle de Guadalupe, the Desert’s Lack of Water Becomes World-Class Wine

Find this unforgettable wine and food region just south of San Diego

You’ll never want to leave Bruma’s luxe Casa 8 suites

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Why Do We Travel? Michael Bennett of Explorer X Tackles a Fundamental Human Question

"How do you get out of your normal headspace and into a space or a place that will actually help you take stock, reprioritize, find your values, find what’s important?"

Michael Bennett at Smith Rock State Park in Terrebonne, Oregon

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Port Townsend: A Seattleite’s Guide to Her Seaport Hometown

Seattle magazine's assistant art director Katie Kowalski shares her favorite restaurants, recreation spots and more

The writer poses in front of a mural by artist Nora Kingsley

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Get To Know the Virtual Sports Spot Lounge by Topgolf

“You can play Pebble Beach and St. Andrews on the same day if you like."

The new lounge’s digital ceiling showcases a series of colorful displays

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The Art of Weathering Winter: What “Self-Care” Really Is (and Isn’t)

How to cultivate more community, according to author Angela Garbes & State Representative Darya Farivar

The term “self-care” has become so overused that its meaning can be bent to almost any purpose. Is it indulging in a cocktail or abstaining from booze? Is it splurging on a skincare product or making peace with fine lines? Some have begun to use the term “community care” to refer to a commitment toward…

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Deep Focus

Tom Skerritt remains more committed than ever to the creative economy in the Northwest

Tom Skerritt is one of Seattle’s 25 most influential people reshaping our region. #mostinfluential   Fans were understandably disappointed to learn that Tom Skerritt wasn’t asked to reprise his role as Commander Mike “Viper” Metcalf in “Top Gun 2.” “You can’t beat Tom Skerritt with a gun,” wrote one fan on Twitter. Skerritt has said that…