November 2018

In this issue:

Best Neighborhood Bakeries: Where to find the most delicious cakes, croissants, baguettes, cookies, tarts and more. (Read it online on Nov. 5 or pick up a copy on newsstands now!)

PLUS: Seattle's Most Influential People of the Year, how two artists created the perfect live/work space, where to throw an axe in Seattle, stylish boots for the rainy season and MUCH MORE!

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From this Issue

For tongue-tingling Szechuan, head to this new Capitol Hill eatery

These boots are functional and fashionable

Building a home? These predesigned plans could save you money and heartache

New Loulay fragrance is now available

The Chef in the Hat adds the role of perfumer to his résumé

Ethan Stowell's Super Bueno tacos and margarita

Ethan Stowell adds two new—and very different—restaurants to his domain

Seattle Queen Anne bathroom takes an old-school approach

A Queen Anne fashion writer mixes patterns to create a bathroom imbued with old Hollywood glamour

An Anacortes couple designs prosthetics from ocean plastic using a 3-D printer

Driving in the Seattle rain

As the soggy season returns, a few tips on how to safely navigate the city’s roadways

New furniture store opens on Seattle's Capitol Hill

The store bears the hallmark of a 60-foot custom collage installation, designed by Blu Dot’s visual team for the Seattle location

Got milk caps? Seek out these underappreciated wild mushrooms

Her first installation, Edgar Arceneaux’s "Library of Black Lies," explores "how history is constructed—for and by whom—and the multiplicity of 'truth'”

Renton-based Lumicor debuts a cool new product for easy interior design

Seattle comic book on sidekicks

Cartoonist Jon Morris’ new book assembles a motley crew of unfortunately named hero helpers

Beautiful, large home on Whidbey Island

A couple of Seattle artists find work-life balance among the trees in this forest retreat on Whidbey Island

Where can you find the best croissants, kringles, cake slices and cookies? We’ve got answers

These are our favorite spots (ranked!) for everything from delectable morning pastries to scrumptious desserts

We combed the city's bakeries and fell in love with the sweet treats at these local spots

The Seattle Slack Key Festival celebrates 10 years of bringing the sound of Hawaii to Seattle

We ate many, many cookies in our research to find the city’s best bakeries—these are our favorites

We ate many, many croissants in our research to find the city’s best bakeries—these are our favorites

We ate many, many bars in our research to find the city’s best bakeries—these are our favorites

We ate many, many loaves of bread in our research to find the city’s best bakeries—these are our favorites

We ate many, many slices of cake in our research to find the city’s best bakeries—these are our favorites

We ate many, many buns in our research to find the city’s best bakeries—these are our favorites

Rainier Club members have long played a central role in shaping our city, Knute Berger recognizes, but so have citizen activists

Burgers + sushi = the ultimate in international comfort food

As the cold weather returns, stay active with one of these next-level indoor activities

In a booming economy, it’s no surprise that developers are eyeing mobile home parks, which house dozens of families, as prime properties for redevelopment. But some residents are finding ways to secure their home

With the ‘Make America Dinner Again’ initiative, Emily Lewis wants Americans across the political divide to learn how to talk—and listen—to each other

Our hand-picked list of best bets for entertainment this month

The troupe has found a permanent home on the grounds of the former Redhook Brewery in Woodinville

We're raising a glass to those working to make this a better place— our 2018 Most Influential People of the Year

Under his leadership, Starbucks has partnered with Mary’s Place, a shelter for homeless women, children and families, in the No Child Sleeps Outside campaign

The nonprofit arts organization commissioned more than 50 artworks from gender-nonconforming and female-identifying artists

Amy Nelson, Megan McNally, Cynthia Tee and Leslie Feinzaig are making moves and taking fellow women along for the ride

Nathan Vass, Monserrat Padilla, Jerrell Davis and Gordon Padelford are young leaders in their divergent arenas

This year, Forterra announced a partnership with the nonprofit Africatown to redevelop a key block in the quickly gentrifying Central District

The politically diverse movement has an active Seattle presence that is focused on saying yes to new density in urban neighborhoods

Denise Krownbell and Gina Petry, leaders of Seattle Silence Breakers, are pushing our city to tackle sexual harassment, assault and gender-based discrimination

After a year involving countless national accolades and a three-star review in 'The New York Times,' chef Edouardo Jordan may be the most buzzed-about chef in the country

'Seattle Times' columnist Gene Balk and 'Crosscut' staff are keeping Seattle in the know on trends, politics and more

Steven Matly, Ijeoma Oluo and Robin DiAngelo are our city's leading thinkers on the subject of race

Tracy Rector's mission is to raise indigenous voices and she's doing just that with Longhouse Media

The freshman councilmember is proving to be a bridge player on an increasingly fractured City Council

The best coaching Chris Petersen does for his University of Washington Huskies occurs off the field

Even as she fights for her life in the U.S., Maru Mora Villalpando has not curtailed her activism one bit

Kji Kelly of Historic Seattle and Cynthia Brothers of Vanishing Seattle are holding their ground