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Bite, Sip, Repeat: Uncomplicating Wine with Purple’s Chef Harry Mills

Whether you’re a white or a rosé, wining is never optional with Chef Mills

 

Vintage wine from the cellars of Cojuşna winery in Moldova. Photo by Guttorm Flatabo/Flickr

The Bar Code: Aging Wine Gracefully

How to use that time that is just going to pass anyway to do something different with your wine.

 

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Stash Box: Marijuana at the Movies

Three classic films that are better when you’re high.

 

Mozzarella, basil and parmesan pizza from Dino's Tomato Pie. By Lindsey Yamada

Delancey’s Owner Serves a Different Kind of Pie at Dino’s

Seattle pizza guru Brandon Pettit calls forth his Jersey background in his latest place for pizza.

Mozzarella, basil and parmesan pizza from Dino's Tomato Pie. By Lindsey Yamada
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Stash Box: Sex and the Stoned City

Enjoying a few tokes with your lover can make everything better.

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The "insane" chicken at Sisters and Brothers. Photo by Olivia Hall

Nashville Hot Chicken Blazes Into Georgetown

The chicken is the hottest item on the menu at Sisters and Brothers … literally.

The "insane" chicken at Sisters and Brothers. Photo by Olivia Hall
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Beer Hunting: The Truth of Tipping

What you are saying with the money you leave on the bar.

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Manny Chao, the face behind Georgtown Brewing and Seattle's beloved brew Manny's Pale Ale. Photo by Lindsey Yamada

Where Are the Northwest’s Brewers of Color?

As the regional brewing scene blows up, its lack of diversity remains an issue.

Manny Chao, the face behind Georgtown Brewing and Seattle's beloved brew Manny's Pale Ale. Photo by Lindsey Yamada
A few granola flavors from The Brewmaster's Bakery. Photo by Lindsey Yamada

Meet the Seattle Baker Giving New Life to Brewery Leftovers

Marley Rall has built a business on revitalizing spent grains from local beer-makers. Now she’s ready to give back.

A few granola flavors from The Brewmaster's Bakery. Photo by Lindsey Yamada
Anacortes Brewing's pilsner. Courtesy of Anacortes Brewing

A Style-by-Style Guide to the Region’s Most Delicious Brews

From amber to wheat beer, we’ve taste-tested them all.

Anacortes Brewing's pilsner. Courtesy of Anacortes Brewing
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Eclectic Brewery Events for Adventurous Drinkers

Seattle-area breweries get creative with unconventional beer events for space nerds, yogis, runners, and makers.

Illustration by Jose Trujillo
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The Bar Code: Get Rid of All That Glassware

What you drink out of matters, but not that much.

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Arnabeit Makli (fried cauliflower) from Mamnoon Street. Photo by Lindsey Yamada

Mamnoon Street Delivers Marvelous Middle Eastern for a Fraction of the Price

The latest outpost of the restaurant, set in Amazonia, offers the opportunity to watch the magic happen.

Arnabeit Makli (fried cauliflower) from Mamnoon Street. Photo by Lindsey Yamada
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Stash Box: The Life of a Budtender

In one of Seattle’s legal weed shops, two workers talk customers, money, and medicinal marijuana.

Illustration by James the Stanton (detail)
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Beer Hunting: Meet the Couple Planning Seattle’s Very Own Nonprofit Pub

Scheduled for an October opening, the Center Public House will give us all a place to ‘drink philanthropically.’

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What Three of Seattle’s Culinary Leaders Went Through to Get Where They Are

Three notable chefs remember the abuses, pressures, and pleasures of working as a kitchen apprentice.

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Stash Box: Cooking With Cannabis

There are times when smoking is just not an option.

Illustration by James the Stanton
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There’s No Faking It at No Bones Beach Club

The Ballard hot spot does vegan right by not pretending it’s something else.

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Stash Box: Karla Fuller-Palmer Paints With Pot

For her latest work, the Tacoma artist uses marijuana as more than a muse.

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Beer Hunting: The Satisfying Singularity of Fremont Summer Ale

The summer ale, which clocks in at 5.2 percent ABV and tastes like a tangerine had a three-way with a ray of light and a babbling brook, returns to your favorite bar.

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Lamb chops from Grappa. Photo by Jose Trujillo (detail)

Underwhelming and Overpriced, Grappa Grates

Our critic cherishes her lovely, quiet Queen Anne neighborhood, but the food leaves something to be desired. This Mediterranean restaurant isn’t helping matters.

Lamb chops from Grappa. Photo by Jose Trujillo (detail)
Illustration by James the Stanton

Stash Box: Where to Smoke Your Weed This 4/20

4/20 is like Marijuana Mardi Gras or Cannabis Christmas. It’s fantastic. Aside from the getting-high part, our columnist likes that we as a city set aside a day every year to celebrate this 30-million-year-old plant.

Illustration by James the Stanton
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Sizzleworks Gets Students Cooking With Chemistry

The secret to chef Carol Dearth’s classes is getting students in the kitchen where curiosity takes over.

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Illustration by James the Stanton

Stash Box: Is Little Amsterdam in Seattle a Pipe Dream?

Why can’t we just allow public cannabis consumption in the way we allow alcohol consumption—namely, being able to imbibe at cafes, clubs, and restaurants?

Illustration by James the Stanton
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The Bar Code: The Art of Saying “No”

The model of service most servers and bartenders are taught treats “no” as a last resort. But sometimes there is no other choice.

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Curried lental hash. Photo by Jeff Hobson

Over the Moon About Meet the Moon

Leschi now has a restaurant that captures its natural beauty and charm, but the people in the neighborhood are likely to beat you to a table.

Curried lental hash. Photo by Jeff Hobson
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Stash Box: Why Are Some Washington Employers Still Making Us Pee in Cups?

Other states have included regulations detailing when employers can demand a drug test, but our great state has remained silent.

Illustration by James the Stanton
Double Bluff Brewery. Courtesy of Double Bluff Brewing Co. (detail)

Beer Hunting: A Very Intentional Brewery on Whidbey Island

Located just off Anthes Street in Langley, Double Bluff is a bit of a hobbit hole. Inside, Daniel Thomis is creating the perfect brewpub.

Double Bluff Brewery. Courtesy of Double Bluff Brewing Co. (detail)
Dishes at Gracia. Courtesy of Gracia (detail)

The Latest to Take on Mexican in Seattle, Gracia Hits Some High Notes

This new spot on trendy Ballard Avenue shows promise, but ultimately falls prey to the fate of all Mexican dining in Seattle.

Dishes at Gracia. Courtesy of Gracia (detail)
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The Bar Code: Has Seattle Reached Peak Craft Cocktail?

Customer expectations have reached a point where nearly every bar and restaurant in Seattle has an understood obligation to offer craft cocktails, even if that’s not the focus of the establishment. That’s a problem.

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