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Most home cooks don’t put much more thought into how vegetables grow,

Most home cooks don’t put much more thought into how vegetables grow,

Most home cooks don’t put much more thought into how vegetables grow, other than are they organic. I can’t name a family or genus of… Continue reading

 

Kaopelva's likely to get much busier.

The Corner Bar’s Good-Time Girl

A Belltown reboot overcomes its debauched roots.

 

The perfect gig for a psych major.

Clever Bottle’s Willowy Gentry

A one-woman show behind a Belltown bar.

 

Photo by Joshua HustonThe Place: Ma Ono Fried Chicken and Whisky, 4437

Photo by Joshua HustonThe Place: Ma Ono Fried Chicken and Whisky, 4437 California Ave SW, WEST SEATTLE, 206-935-1075The Digs: The recently expanded bar seating doubled… Continue reading

Carbonated Cocktails Bubble Up in Seattle

Canon, Liberty, and a rebooted Vessel stand at the fizzy fore.

Karen: Works in Chinese restaurant, but doesn't eat Chinese food.

Chopsticks’ Loyal Lushes

Strength trumps substance at Edmonds' favorite Chinese lounge.

Karen: Works in Chinese restaurant, but doesn't eat Chinese food.
Tina won't descend to the scary compressor room.

The (Cozy) Inn Crowd

A landmark Kenmore dive picks up where Prohibition left off.

Tina won't descend to the scary compressor room.

Repeal Day parties are being held at Canon and Liberty on Monday,

Repeal Day parties are being held at Canon and Liberty on Monday, December 5. Where will you celebrate?Booze-lovers around the country know that December 5… Continue reading

An eight-ounce glass of prevention equals a pound of cure.You better watch

An eight-ounce glass of prevention equals a pound of cure.You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, I'm gonna tell you… Continue reading

Every year, on the third Thursday of November, the latest Beaujolais Nouveau

Every year, on the third Thursday of November, the latest Beaujolais Nouveau wines are released in France. This "new" wine is bottled just a few… Continue reading

The winner of the 3rd Annual Seattle Weekly Home Brew Competition was

The winner of the 3rd Annual Seattle Weekly Home Brew Competition was announced on Saturday at Brouwer's Cafe in Fremont. Jim Tanguay won Best in… Continue reading

Image courtesy of Dick’s Drive-InHundreds of hungry burger fans ready for the

Image courtesy of Dick's Drive-InHundreds of hungry burger fans ready for the first burgers off the grill.It's only been five months since the ground-breaking of… Continue reading

Shochu–the distilled spirit from Japan–appears to be popping up on cocktail menus

Shochu--the distilled spirit from Japan--appears to be popping up on cocktail menus all over Seattle. You may be used to ordering sake--the brewed rice wine--when… Continue reading

The Oktoberfest tradition is perhaps as important to Fremont as it is

The Oktoberfest tradition is perhaps as important to Fremont as it is to its native Germany. OK, maybe not. But for Seattle-area beer lovers, this… Continue reading

Hard cider is becoming more and more popular on bar and restaurant

Hard cider is becoming more and more popular on bar and restaurant menus around Seattle. If you're ci-curious, you can sample over 50 ciders being… Continue reading

The August 15 deadline has passed, and 52 home-brew enthusiasts have entered

The August 15 deadline has passed, and 52 home-brew enthusiasts have entered this year's Seattle Weekly Home Brew Competition. Judging for the third annual contest… Continue reading

South Snohomish County’s burger options will increase later this year, when Dick’s

South Snohomish County's burger options will increase later this year, when Dick's Drive-In opens its sixth location on Aurora at 220th St. S.W. It's the… Continue reading

Carved ice balls, comin' right up!

First Call: Bartender’s Choice at Rob Roy

Tavern Law alum Nathan Weber is as trustworthy as they come.

Carved ice balls, comin' right up!

The Place: Mamma Melina, 5101 25th Ave. N.E., 632-2271, University District. The

The Place: Mamma Melina, 5101 25th Ave. N.E., 632-2271, University District. The Hours: Daily 3-6 p.m., 9-11 p.m. The Deal: Mamma Melina slashes the prices… Continue reading

Starting the evening with a cocktail is something many Americans are familiar

Starting the evening with a cocktail is something many Americans are familiar with. What goes into those cocktails--vermouth, Lillet, Campari, and the like--are also worthy… Continue reading