HERE’S WHAT I REMEMBER about the three days of organized fun at freshman orientation for college: nothing. What I do remember is slipping away from the UW campus one afternoon, hopping the number 7 bus downtown, and going to see the movie...
Multiple ChoiceRegarding your October college rankings (“Northwest College Rankings 2008”): While college guides provide many families with helpful ideas and information, I’d encourage families to use these guides as tools but not as a...
12 kumquats, sliced, seeds removed
2 bottles kumquat-flavored Dry Soda
1 garlic clove
4 pieces star anise
1 Thai chili, chopped
¼ cup chopped onion
Salt and freshly ground pepper
4 boneless duck breasts (6 oz each)
Walk into the new signature restaurant at Kirkland’s Woodmark Hotel and find yourself in what looks like a captain of industry’s lakeside home: Doors open onto the lawnside patio and waves lap the green just steps away. Oenophiles must live...
TURKISH-BORN RESTAURATEUR Ugur Oskay opened Bistro Turkuaz quietly last spring, installing sons to help in the kitchen and her daughter to charm the patrons at the tables. The cozy Madrona restaurant imparts a primer on Turkish cuisine, long...
ARMED WITH SHINY NEW pastry chef credentials from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America, Anita Ross went looking for a job. Instead she found an awakening: Pastry chefs make a lot of dough, but not a lot of money. So she came to...
Handmade Piedmontese pasta is heaven on 14th Avenue.
The dining world’s favorite fowl comes home.
Or how I learned to stop worrying and love the Lillet.
John Kelly makes his own kind of music, Joni Mitchell’s way.
Rock guitarists, jazz singers, folk pioneers, world-class cellists and more—these are the people who changed the sound of our lives.
Rock promoter, hip-hop impresario, political powerhouse—activist and entrepreneur David Meinert has shaped Seattle’s music scene.
How Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie caught the hootenanny spirit in Seattle.
A conversation with political pop duo Team Gina.
Microsoft’s tuneful team showers your yuletide with geek-love cheer.
Rocking out with Seattle’s singing Seahawk.
She’s got a stack of invitations and nothing to wear, but these shops can fix that.
To those who want to rock, roll, swing, or jam: We salute you.
How a logging town turned vampire lit into tourism lifeblood.