The Struggle to Save Seattle’s Urban Trees in the Face of Development
In a changing Seattle, efforts are underway to measure and preserve our leafy canopy.
Not all neighborhoods have the same amount of tree canopy; some south-end areas have as little as 6 percent, while those in the north, such as Fremont pictured here, have a much higher percentage.
Amid Bakery Renaissance, Former Techie Takes Artisanal Bread to Insane New Levels
Modernist Cuisine’s Nathan Myhrvold is back with his follow-up work: a new, five-volume, 2,642-page cookbook set on bread.
The $625, five-volume cookbook set includes recipes, techniques and scientific information about making breads, from bagels to an intricate Brioche black and white spiral loaf.
There’s an Artisanal Yarn Revolution Happening in Bellingham and It’s Awesome
Bellingham knitters now have a bounty of yarn colors and styles.
In Bellingham, a burgeoning community of yarn enthusiasts is helping knitters get cozy in style, hand-spinning and hand-dying yarns that stand strands and hues apart from their commercial brethren. Scarlet Tang of Huckleberry Knits (online only, huckleberryknits.com) uses wool from lesser-known sheep breeds, such as Targhee or Bluefaced Leicester, for a yarn that is softer…
This Eve Dish is an Ode to a Seattle Classic That Was Ahead of Its Time
Fremont’s bastion of clean eating, shares the secrets to its hot bowl.
Two years ago this month, Eve co-owners Debra Russell and Jill Buchanan created their restaurant’s famous hot bowl after a decade of nostalgic cravings. The dish pays homage to the Capitol Hill juice joint Gravity Bar (open from 1986 to 2005), which was one of Russell’s favorite spots. Its simple menu, she notes, was “ahead of…
This Hong Kong Street Food is Taking Over Seattle
The egg waffle has quickly become an obsession.
A year ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find an egg waffle—a Hong Kong street food snack, also called a bubble waffle or egg puff, that looks like the love child of bubble wrap and pancake batter. Now, egg waffles have popped up all over town, largely taking the place of waffle cones (though far fluffier,…
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The Pac-12 has no one to blame but itself
The Pacific Coast Conference had a hell of a run for something conceived on a Thursday night in a Portland hotel. It has been more than 100 years since five schools came together on Dec. 2, 1915, at the Imperial Hotel, forming the conference that has won more NCAA team championships than any other collegiate…
The Twisted Tales of Seattle
New ‘tourism’ book highlights bizarre, infamous, and obscure historical sites
You’ll never hear Seattle tourism officials bring this up, but, like it or not, Ted Bundy is part of the fabric of this region. So is the Green River Killer, the suicides of musicians Kurt Cobain and Layne Staley, the murder of Gits singer Mia Zapata, and the ship pilot who crashed into a West…