Vashon Island

Skip the Last Ferry and Stay Awhile on Vashon Island

The relaxing destination boasts beaches, art and great eats

Both indoor and outdoor spaces are bright and cozy at The Lodges on Vashon

Ariel Shearer

This Vashon Island Chef is Serious About His Burgers

His secret blend is what burger dreams are made of.

“The buns took a little research,” says Gravy chef/co-owner Dre Neeley of his quest for a vehicle for his sirloin/pork/duck/ham hock burger blend.

Amy Pennington

Plan the Perfect Vashon Island Getaway

Eat farm fresh and crash at a historic lighthouse.

Point Robinson Lighthouse

Elaina Friedman

Vashon Island’s Tiniest House Is Big in Spirit

Brenna and Jean-David Larson read to daughters Aurelie (left) and Eloise in the meditation pavilion designed by Bosworth Hoedemaker behind their Vashon Island home.

Kelly Skahan

Five Things Seattleites Can Be Thankful for This Thanksgiving

Like many west coast progressives, you may be feeling downright discouraged this Thanksgiving. Between a bitter and unprecedented election, dismal, year-long headlines (Syrian refugee crisis; Flint, Michigan; DAPL; Brexit; etc.) and the endless ticker of obituaries (re: David Bowie, Prince, Sharon Jones, Leonard Cohen, Gene Wilder, Alan Rickman, etc.) it’s been a tough year for…

Gwendolyn Elliott

As Farm-to-Table As It Gets: Sea Breeze Thursday Suppers

!–paging_filter–pspan class=”st”I once overheard George Page, owner of Sea Breeze Farm, answer a question from a customer at the West Seattle farmers market, and I’ll never forget what he said.nbsp; /span/ppspan class=”st”The customer walked up, briefly glanced into the coolers, and then asked Page, “so are you certified organic?” To which Page replied, “we’re so…

Seattle Mag

The Vashon Island Diet

Why hundreds of local residents have gotten on board—and dropped hundreds of pounds.

MOST PEOPLE AGREE THAT dieting is easier when you do it with a buddy. If you live on Vashon Island, diet buddies are everywhere. That’s because a new diet plan—called the “TQI Diet” (“to quiet inflammation”)—has become so popular on the island that an estimated 15 percent of the adults there have signed up for…

Seattle Mag