November 2017


Most Influential Seattleites of 2017: Citizen Scientist Sarah Myhre

Seattle Magazine presents the Most Influential Seattleites of 2017.

University of Washington paleoceanographer Sarah Myhre is breaking out of the buttoned-up scientist mold to speak out about climate change and women’s rights.


These Grab-and-Go Dishes Are Surprisingly Satisfying

Snagging one of these on-the-fly meals won't leave you disappointed in a pinch.

Let’s face it: There are times when having time to grab a premade wrap or a sandwich from a deli case feels like winning the lottery. You’re lucky to have lunch at all, so you’d probably eat anything. Yet, wouldn’t it be nice if you knew which sandwiches to grab before going? Molly’sMolly’s sandwiches and…


Most Influential Seattleites of 2017: Chris Vance

Seattle Magazine presents the Most Influential Seattleites of 2017.

Meet Chris Vance, the conscientious objector.


Our Favorite Things About 13 Coins Will Live on in New Home

The iconic eatery celebrates 50 years with a big move to Pioneer Square.

High-backed chairs and booths are a 13 Coins staple.


Spendier Takeout Worth Setting the Table For

Break out the good china—this takeout isn’t cheap, but it’s almost as good as if you ate it in the restaurant, and you don’t have to dress up.

Din Tai FungWant to know a little secret? You can skip the hourlong lines at this Taiwanese dumpling house by ordering to go. We wouldn’t recommend its signature xiao long bao (soup dumplings) or pot stickers because they’re best eaten immediately, but the pork chop fried rice ($10.50–$11.50), excellent garlic green beans ($9.50) and any…


Most Influential Seattleites of 2017: Sharon Lee

Seattle Magazine presents the Most Influential Seattleites of 2017.

Sharon Lee at the Tiny House Village in the Central District.


Most Influential Seattleites of 2017: Rick Horwitz

Seattle Magazine presents the Most Influential Seattleites of 2017.

Rick Horwitz, center, promotes scientific collaboration in his role as executive director at the Allen Institute for Cell Science. Photographed on August 31 at the Institute’s South Lake Union offices.


The Do’s and Don’ts of Holiday Party Season

Be the perfect host or guest with these tips.

Seattle etiquette guru Arden Clise’s new book guides readers through tricky etiquette situations.


SoDo Furniture Company Makes Going Green Incredibly Comfortable

EcoBalanza offers a stylish, safe and sustainable place to sit.

The Round D sofa from EcoBalanza is available in a variety of colors and nontoxic fabrics, starting at $7,455.


This Queen Anne Dream Deck is an Intimate Backyard Sanctuary

When their old deck had to go, this Seattle family went bigger and better.

Large planters subtly divide the deck space, creating different areas such as a place to relax and entertain around a fire.


Entertaining Guru Builds VRBO Dinner Party Palace in Walla Walla

Kelley Moore creates a retreat for friends in Washington's wine capital.

A bust of Marie Antoinette stands against lavish hand block printed wallpaper from London-based Cole & Son in the main entry of Kelley Moore’s remodeled 1905 Dutch Colonial retreat in Walla Walla.


New App Gives GPS-Guided Walking Tours of Seattle Neighborhoods

The travel app Sidewalk taps locals for walking-tour recommendations.

User-generated walking tours aim to give travelers a more intimate experience.

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Seattle Celebrates Black History Month

A guide to events happening throughout the city in February

From the Northwest African American Museum to the Museum of Pop Culture, Seattle residents have an abundance of opportunities to celebrate the achievements of African Americans in February during Black History Month. The annual celebration began in the United States in 1976. Countries around the world also celebrate the month. Here’s a guide to events…