July 2012
Table of Contents
Dives, diners, delis, pop-ups, greasy spoons, holes-in-the-wall—and a few thrilling finds we guarantee you’ve never heard of.
Features
Thumbnail for - The New School of Seattle Beer
All that national hoopla about the resurgence of craft beer? That’s old news in our corner of the world.
Thumbnail for - Summer 2012 Outdoor Events Guide
A day-by-day guide to movies under the stars, concerts on the grass, and outdoor fun all summer long.
Thumbnail for - Mean Kids
In 2010, Washington State passed a law to fight bullying and hold schools responsible. But maybe we’ve approached it all wrong. Just ask a bully.
Thumbnail for - On the Trail of the Hottest Collectibles from the Seattle World’s Fair
Mold-A-Rama caught on in a big way during the World's Fair. Today the devices exist in only a handful of places, including Pacific Science Center.
Thumbnail for - Seattle’s Best City Parks
The 10 best outdoor spaces 
in Seattle (and beyond).
Coincidentally, just as we are going to press with an issue in which architecture writer Lawrence W. Cheek has named his top 10 parks, cityparksblog.org introduced Park-Score. It’s like a neighborhood Walk Score, except for cities. The rating...
Dives, diners, delis, pop-ups, greasy spoons, holes-in-the-wall—and a few thrilling finds we guarantee you’ve never heard of.
With Kickstarter, restaurateurs get creative when it comes to investors.
Dives, diners, delis, pop-ups, greasy spoons, holes-in-the-wall—and a few thrilling finds we guarantee you’ve never heard of.
Where to find great food on the cheap every single hour of the day.
Tried 
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Trues Bakeman’s RestaurantIt doesn’t get much realer downtown than the classic turkey sandwich that’s been freshly made in this basement deli line for 42 years. Real as in roast turkey and shredded iceberg on soft wheat bread with...
The Elegant Night Out: Cafe MunirA casual decorum suffuses the white-tablecloth Loyal Heights destination—archways, filigreed pendants—and the result is a Lebanese restaurant of worldly pleasures and modest price tags. Falafel with tomatoes...
Seattle's best restaurants for cheap noodles.
Seattle's best restaurants for cheap sandwiches.
Seattle's best restaurants for cheap fried chicken.
Seattle's best restaurants for cheap savory pastries.
Where to find Seattle's best cheap eats.
Reflections on the updated Restaurant Zoë.
Chuck Palahniuk, the Pasco, Washington, native of _Fight Club_ fame, releases _Invisible Monsters Remix_.
This month's party guests: Gregory Schneider, Meghan McCain, Snoop Dogg, Hope Solo, Darran Bruce, and J. A. Jance.
The best of Seattlemet.com blogs: Nosh Pit, Culture Fiend, Tripster, and Sauced.
A day-by-day guide to movies under the stars, concerts on the grass, and outdoor fun all summer long.
Mold-A-Rama caught on in a big way during the World's Fair. Today the devices exist in only a handful of places, including Pacific Science Center.
At the Washington Warrior Dash, crawl under barbed wire, climb cargo nets, and leap over flames.
Intiman Theatre comes back from the brink, with the help of Dan Savage and a drag coach
Capitol Hill Block Party, _Game of Thrones_ author George R. R. Martin, Chuck Palahniuk, and more.
Four ways to celebrate a midweek Fourth of July.
The full schedule of lineups for Seattle's outdoor events.
The classic looks of Paul Hearn, special events manager.
Capitol Hill shop Totokaelo goes beyond fashion forward apparel to intergalactic neonatural home decor.
See the Salish Sea from the peak of Mount Townsend, located at the northeastern edge of the Olympic Peninsula.
A weekend getaway reveals Olympia is different—same as it ever was.
Restaurants like Bread Peddler and Waterstreet Cafe prove fine dining is thriving in Olympia.
The 10 best outdoor spaces 
in Seattle (and beyond).
The 10 best outdoor spaces 
in Seattle (and beyond).
How Seattle’s bid for the 2012 Olympics went up in flames.
A by-the-numbers breakdown of Seattle's explosive habits.
The real reason Barack Obama opened a campaign office in Seattle—and Mitt Romney didn’t.
ChorePay, an online financial tool for household chore management, digitizes allowances.
From a talk Dan Savage gave at the National High School Journalism Convention earlier this year.
For years Seattle has welched on its promise to build a municipal broadband network. We may have Tacoma to blame—and thank—for that.
No one messes with CenturyLink Field usher Marjorie Stockham.
In 2010, Washington State passed a law to fight bullying and hold schools responsible. But maybe we’ve approached it all wrong. Just ask a bully.
How’s a Seattle progressive supposed to be patriotic?
All that national hoopla about the resurgence of craft beer? That’s old news in our corner of the world.
Best DressedHilliard’s BeerCans, Taproom 1550 NW 49th St, Ballard, 206-915-3303; hilliardsbeer.com Cofounder Adam Merkl leaves the brewing to his partner Ryan Hilliard and head brewer Todd Garrett. But Merkl’s background in design prompted...
Seattle's best beer bars, old and new.
Slippery Pig BreweryTwo rutted tire tracks wend a narrow, twisting path up a hill, and just when you’re convinced you took a wrong turn somewhere and are officially trespassing, this makeshift road deposits you at Red Rooster farm, home to one...
From lightest to heaviest in alcohol by volume, 93 of the region’s most elemental brews.
The Beer JunctionWest Seattle’s bottle shop added taps when it moved around the corner back in March. The 1,250-bottle selection might be the best in Seattle, but the hyperorganized layout and friendly staff makes this largesse more exciting...
Two Beers, Hilliard’s Brewing, and Churchkey Brewing Co. further the craft-beer-in-a-can revolution.
Brewers at Schooner Exact, Fremont Brewing, Elliott Bay, Naked City, and more dabble in sour beer.
Two Beers, Pike Brewing, and Northwest Peaks Brewery churn out easy-drinking beers called _sessionables_.
Washington winemakers embrace an Old World tradition.
Dives, diners, delis, pop-ups, greasy spoons, holes-in-the-wall—and a few thrilling finds we guarantee you’ve never heard of.
All that national hoopla about the resurgence of craft beer? That’s old news in our corner of the world.