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Sip on This: Valentine’s Day Cocktail Ideas

Wherever you go, whatever you do, AJ has a drink for you

This V-Day, consider staying home and making a romantic drink like the Valentine’s Slumber

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Make This Cocktail: Foreign National’s Osaka No. 1

At Stateside’s new bar, this beautiful update of a lesser-known drink transports taste buds with every sip

Flame on! Foreign National’s Eli Hetrick torches some star anise for the Osaka No. 1

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Nine Super Bowl Treats From Local Bloggers

Kick off football's greatest Sunday with these treats from local bloggers

Like beer with your beer? Try these soft beer pretzels from blog Fox and Briar.

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Drink This Now: Smith Tower Bar’s Ji Wei Jiu

Boasting an array of Asian influences, this Smith Tower bar cocktail is as lovely as the 35th-floor views

Lead bartender Jay Gurney with the Ji Wei Jiu at Temperance at Smith Tower

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Recipe of the Week: Marijuana-Smoked Gelato

This article originally appeared on The Fresh Toast. Cold-smoking matcha gelato may not sound like your cup of tea, but as chef Shota Nakajima demonstrates, it’s really quite easy. All you need is an ice cream maker and a smoker. And some basic ingredients you probably already have in your fridge for the gelato base….

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Planning for a Year of Foraging

For everything, there is a season—and a forager can make the most of each one with a little planning

Plan now for seasonal foraging, like a chanterelle mushroom hunt in the fall

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Scratch Distillery’s ‘Giniology’ Class: A Trip to Gin City

Create your dream gin in Edmonds at Scratch Distillery’s ‘Giniology’ class

Kim Karrick (left) teaches her “Giniology” class at Scratch Distillery in Edmonds. Botanical distillates allow you to customize your own gin

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Recipe of the Week: Leafy Greens and Coconut Milk Soup

Recover from the holidays with this clean, invigorating soup

Recipe of the Week is contributed by Seattle-based award-winning cookbook author, urban farmer and Seattle magazine contributor Amy Pennington. The new year is a great time to recover from holiday indulgences. Personally, I’m so over food and drinks just now. Instead, I’m craving clean eating foods that I know will work through my system quickly and…

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New Year’s Eve Week’s Best Bubbles

Enjoy New Year's Eve Week with these special, sparkling cocktails

Two’s a Crowd sparkling cocktail at the Sorrento’s Dunbar Room

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Corvus and Co.’s Antivenom Cocktail Recipe

Savor the herbaceous highlights of this multilayered bourbon- and vermouth-based cocktail

Izzy Guymon in his animal-themed bar, Corvus and Co., on Capitol Hill

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Recipe of the Week: Fennel-Beet Borscht

We tend to overindulge during the winter holidays. Keep up your energy and spare yourself holiday pounds by opting for healthy home-cooked meals when possible, like this light, but filling soup

Warm up with a sweet, savory bowl of borscht

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Recipe of the Week: Kale Gougères

These delicate, one-bite appetizers set the tone for a festive night

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Publisher’s Note: The True Seattle Influencers

Forget social media. These are the real heroes.

In-flu-ence /ˈinflo͝oəns/. The power or capacity of causing an effect in indirect or intangible ways. An emanation of spiritual or moral force. An ethereal fluid held to flow from the stars and to affect the actions of humans. With all the attention on “influencers” on social media, I think we’ve lost the true meaning of…

Photography by Grant Hindsley

Every Car Has a Story: ‘I don’t own cars. They own me.’

Blake Siebe takes a most unusual approach to car collecting

There are two kinds of car collectors. The vast majority fit into a sort of “check box” mentality of acquiring cars anointed by others as collector worthy. In contrast, a rare category of car collectors, I might venture to say, are the true cognoscenti who discover vehicles that no one is yet appreciating. They relish in…