Sm cover 0211 web ynhrqs

Top Stories

Table of Contents

Bars & Nightlife

Best of the City

Editor's Note

Entertainment

Article

Adventures in Multiculturalism

Vancouverite Todd Wong brings to Seattle his Robert Burns–inspired Gung Haggis Fat Choy, a Scottish and Chinese cross-cultural holiday that has spread from Canada to China and Scotland.

  • Published 01/24/2011

Article

Bleep of Faith

Penn Jillette of Showtime’s Penn and Teller: Bullshit! doesn’t hate you.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 01/18/2011

Article

The Perfect Party

This month’s party guests: Anne Rosellini, Michael Henrichsen, Rick Larsen, Ken Jennings, Susan Hildreth, and Michael Cera.

  • Published 01/18/2011

Article

Spring Arts Preview

A primer to the spring arts season, starring Nick Cave, Marco Goecke and his upcoming Pacific Northwest Ballet premiere Contemporary 4, Catherine Cabeen and her new dance Into the Void, and more.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 01/14/2011

Article

Spring Arts Preview: 21 Can’t-Miss Events

We canvas the coming months to find the 21 best things to do. What’s on tap? Billy Elliot at the Paramount, Chop Shop Dance Festival, Shabazz Palaces and TheeSatisfaction, Hugo Literary Series’ Brief Encounters, a Jeff Bridges film fest at Sea

  • By Laura Dannen, Clancey Denis, and Sarah Hirsch
  • Published 01/14/2011

Article

Seattle Bookshelf

In West of Here, Bainbridge Island writer and Washington State Book Award winner Jonathan Evison braids two tales, one set in the 1890s, the other in 2006, about Port Bonita, a fictional town on the Olympic Peninsula.

  • Published 01/14/2011

Article

God, Guts, and Sons

Ron Reagan, Magnolia resident and son of President Ronald Reagan, from his new memoir My Father at 100.

  • Published 01/14/2011

Article

Single (and Kid-Free) in Seattle

How many Seattleites live alone? How many have children? A by-the-numbers look at the Seattle household.

  • Published 01/14/2011

Article

American Spirit

Through May, more than 300 of Norman Rockwell’s covers for The Saturday Evening Post and 44 paintings will be on display at Tacoma Art Museum.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 01/14/2011

Article

Amazon Attacks!

Amazon.com branch Amazon Studios wants to produce your movie. Just be sure to read the fine print.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 01/14/2011

Fashion & Shopping

Health

Inbox

News & Profiles

Real Estate

Seattle Restaurants

Article

Best Asian Restaurants: Filipino

At Columbia City’s Kawali Grill, pork dominates the Spanish-influenced menu. (Vegans need not apply.)

  • Published 01/25/2011

Article

Best Asian Restaurants: Korean

Korean BBQ spot Old Village Korean Restaurant, Wallingford favorite Joule, and the U District’s Korean Tofu House top our list, as does BCD Tofu House for its sundubu jjigae.

  • Published 01/25/2011

Article

Best Asian Restaurants: Sushi

Newcomers Japonessa Sushi Cocina and Sushi Kappo Tamura join the ranks of Shiki, Shiro’s Sushi Restaurant, and Kisaku.

  • Published 01/25/2011

Article

Best Asian Restaurants: The True Taste of Asia

The six most authentic Asian restaurant experiences this side of the Pacific Rim: Joy Palace, Sichuanese Cuisine Restaurant, Ho Soon Yi Restaurant, Samurai Noodle, Noodle Boat Thai Cuisine, and Tsukushinbo.

  • By Dave Lowry
  • Published 01/25/2011

Article

Best Asian Restaurants: Chinese

Chiang’s Gourmet, Red Lantern, 663 Bistro, and Yea’s Wok draw all types of eaters—Chinese families, Koreans, Caucasians, Tom Douglas. Plus Bellevue scores the only Northwest outpost of the revered soup dumpling chain Din Tai Fung.

  • Published 01/25/2011

Article

Best Asian Restaurants: Szechuan

Spiced and Spicy Talk Bistro heat up Bellevue and Redmond, respectively, while Mandarin Chef churns out the best hand-shaved noodles.

  • Published 01/25/2011

Article

Best Asian Restaurants: Thai

Bai Tong, Chantanee, and Thai Curry Simple serve up the best in Siamese cuisine; May Restaurant and Lounge boasts a phad Thai presentation to leave for dead every other pretender in town.

  • Published 01/25/2011

Article

Best Asian Restaurants: Laotian

At Savatdee and Viengthong, Thai standards and Lao specialties share the menu.

  • Published 01/25/2011

Article

Best Asian Restaurants: Taiwanese

Facing East and Henry’s Taiwan master that dazzling cultural hybrid known as Taiwanese cuisine.

  • Published 01/25/2011

Article

Best Asian Restaurants: Vietnamese

Saigon Deli does banh mi best, and Phơ Băc pho, while Hương Binh, Green Leaf, Monsoon, and Tamarind Tree turn out some of the finest Vietnamese menus in Seattle.

  • Published 01/25/2011

Article

Best Asian Restaurants: Home-Style Japanese

It doesn’t get more old-school in Seattle than the century-old Maneki; Izumi in Kirkland, meanwhile, masters Nipponese classics.

  • Published 01/25/2011

Article

Best Asian Restaurants: Dim Sum

All right, so Seattle is no mecca for dim sum. That said, Joy Palace and Jade Garden do it best.

  • Published 01/25/2011

Article

Best Asian Restaurants: Japanese Izakaya

Like the snack bars of Tokyo, Kaname Izakaya and Shochu Bar beckons wary workers with early-evening belts and bites.

  • Published 01/25/2011

Article

Best Asian Restaurants: Malaysian

Brand new Satay in Wallingford and the ID’s Malaysian go-to, Malay Satay Hut, churn out Southeast Asian staples like Hainanese chicken rice and roti canai.

  • Published 01/25/2011

Article

Best Asian Restaurants: Cantonese Fish House

When on the hunt for black bean squid, black bean crab, or honey walnut prawns, head for Hing Loon, Sea Garden, or T&T Seafood, respectively.

  • Published 01/25/2011

Article

Best Asian Restaurants: Northwest By Far East

The many and varied cuisines of Asia have enlightened and defined the Northwest palate more than any other ethnic influence. Here, the 45 best Asian restaurants representing 14 cuisines, and the six most authentic Asian restaurant experiences in Seattle.

  • By Kathryn Robinson, Eric Scigliano, Jessica Voelker, Christopher Werner, and Laura Dannen
  • Published 01/14/2011

Article

Building a Better Burger

The latest in the happy boomlet of Pioneer Square luncheries, BuiltBurger is a tidy, minimalist burger joint with a laudable schtick: fixins ground up inside the meat.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 01/12/2011

Travel & Outdoors

Web Exclusives