September 2019

Best New Seattle Restaurants 2019: Is Jewish Food Here to Stay?

One of the biggest trends of the year is (finally!) bringing good pastrami to Seattle

BEST THING SINCE SLICED BREAD: The house-made pastrami sandwich and matzo ball soup from Zylberschtein’s Delicatessen & Bakery illustrate the best of what’s come with this increase in Jewish delis

Naomi Tomky

Cocktail of the Month: Have the Last Laugh at Seattle Hotel Bar Ben Paris

A classic drink once revived by a Seattle legend gets an effervescent update

BEHIND THE BAR: Ben Paris assistant general manager Abigail Gullo created the Last Laugh (see image below) as a nod to a cocktail called the Last Word; she named it for the way the drink’s Cava bubbles tickled her nose

AJ Rathbun

The Last 6,000 Project Maps Seattle’s “Exceptional” Trees

A project invites locals to help count the city’s largest trees

This article appears in print in the September 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe. With a nickname like “Emerald City,” it may seem ironic that Seattle is losing some of its largest trees to development. Dozens of “exceptional trees” (defined by the City of Seattle as those that meet notable size, species, condition, cultural/historic or age distinctions) were…

Chris Robinson

9 Best New Seattle Desserts in 2019

At some of the year’s best new restaurants, dessert—for breakfast, midday or late night—is king. Check out our slideshow for our favorites

This article appears in print in the September 2019 issue and is part of our Best New Restaurants cover story. Click here to subscribe. Mango bingsoo from Snowy Village (University District) Gold-covered soft serve from Matcha Café Maiko (Downtown) Buko pie from Hood Famous Café and Bar (Chinatown-International District) Entremets from Lady Yum (Pioneer Square) Stuffed cookie from Lowrider Baking Company…

Chelsea Lin and Naomi Tomky

Retired PNB Dancer Finds a Second Career in Skincare

This ballet-inspired skincare line, based in Seattle, deserves a standing ovation

All natural body scrub from Jordan Samuel Skin

Andrew Hoge

Best New Seattle Restaurants 2019: Welcome to High-end Hot Pot Mania

A few new hot spots have raised the bar on this simple communal meal that’s great for large parties

D.I.Y DINNER: One of the area’s preeminent hot pot spots is the Dolar Shop, where diners can dip quality ingredients like fresh seafood and marbled beef into hot broth to cook at the table

Naomi Tomky