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Seattle’s Best Food Trucks 2012

The mobile revolution has begun. We’ve tracked the big hitters, scouted the best bites, and corralled some 45 curbside cooks to bring you a road map to the street food explosion.

04/30/2012 By Christopher Werner

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Washington National Guard Soldier Fights Deportation in Seattle Court

Pakistan native Zahid Chaudhry served in the military, married a U.S. citizen, and became the target of Homeland Security’s post-9/11 zeal. And now he may be deported—for checking the wrong box when applying for his green card.

04/25/2012 By Matthew Halverson

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Insider’s Guide to Gaming in Washington

If the financial meltdown taught us anything, the secret is to take calculated risks. So with that in mind, take a lesson from some of the state’s card sharks, poker pros, and all-around gambling gurus.

04/23/2012 By Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Karen Quinn, and Laura Dannen

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Arts & Culture

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No Place Like Home(s)

Pass the pillow: It’s a new era of Seattle living room concerts.

04/25/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Met Picks: Top Things to Do and See in May

Kristin Chenoweth flexes her larger-than-life pipes at the Paramount, Seattle Opera attempts its first-ever simulcast, Seattle International Film Festival returns with Your Sister’s Sister, and more.

04/25/2012 Edited by Laura Dannen

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Million Dollar Quartet Plays at the Paramount

Hip-swiveling musical Million Dollar Quartet returns for a week at the Paramount.

04/25/2012 By Laura Dannen

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The Perfect Party

This month’s party guests: Kathryn Gustafson, Michelle Bufano, Jason Franey, Sue Bird, Kathleen Flenniken, and David Leck.

04/25/2012 By Allison Williams

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Northwest Bookshelf: Jeff, One Lonely Guy

Jeff, One Lonely Guy (­Amazon Publishing), by Jeff Ragsdale, David Shields, and Michael Logan, is a crowd-sourced anthology of American melancholy.

04/25/2012 By Brian Colella

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UW Alum Argues Poker Should Be Mandatory at Biz Schools

How to succeed in business without really bluffing.

04/24/2012 By Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Karen Quinn, and Laura Dannen

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How to Count Cards—and Not Get Caught

Tips from Holy Roller David Drury

04/24/2012 By Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Karen Quinn, and Laura Dannen

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Holy Rollers Film Stacks the Deck

Seattle’s card-counting blackjack team the Holy ROllers has a big guy on its side: God.

04/24/2012 By Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Karen Quinn, and Laura Dannen

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Internet Gambling: Washington Hold ’Em

How the Evergreen State killed internet gambling.

04/24/2012 By Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Karen Quinn, and Laura Dannen

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Washington’s Lottery’s Best Bets, By the Numbers

The Washington Lottery, by the numbers.

04/24/2012 By Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Karen Quinn, and Laura Dannen

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5 Questions for Poker Pro Alex Fitzgerald

Advice from poker pro Alex Fitzgerald of pocketfives.com and pokerheadrush.com.

04/24/2012 By Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Karen Quinn, and Laura Dannen

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Dispatches from Seattlemet.com

The best of Seattlemet.com blogs: Nosh Pit, Wear What When, Sauced, and Culture Fiend.

04/23/2012 By Christopher Werner

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Insider’s Guide to Gaming in Washington

If the financial meltdown taught us anything, the secret is to take calculated risks. So with that in mind, take a lesson from some of the state’s card sharks, poker pros, and all-around gambling gurus.

04/23/2012 By Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Karen Quinn, and Laura Dannen

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Washington Casino Guide

Sizing up four Seattle-area casinos: Emerald Queen, Muckleshoot, Snoqualmie, and Tulalip Resort.

04/17/2012 By Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Karen Quinn, and Laura Dannen

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Seattle’s Best Food Trucks 2012

The mobile revolution has begun. We’ve tracked the big hitters, scouted the best bites, and corralled some 45 curbside cooks to bring you a road map to the street food explosion.

07/25/2012 By Christopher Werner

Eat & Drink

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Food Trucks 2012: Brand Builders

Seattle food trucks like Skillet, Maximus Minimus, and Marination Mobile think beyond the street.

04/30/2012 By Christopher Werner

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Food Trucks 2012: Mobile Misadventures

True stories from the food truck front lines.

04/30/2012 By Christopher Werner

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A Day in the Life of a Food Truck

What goes on in the back of the truck? Come along as we spend eight hours Off the Rez.

04/30/2012 By Christopher Werner

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A Primer to the Elusive Taco Truck

Former Seattle Weekly critic Jonathan ­Kauffman on getting the most out of Mexican street food.

04/30/2012 By Christopher Werner

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Food Trucks 2012: A Taste of Things to Come

New and coming-soon food trucks: El Coqui, Jemil’s Big Easy, Monte Cristo, My Chef Lynn, Pretzelwagen, Rollin Q, Savage Street Cuisine, Xplosive.

04/30/2012 By Christopher Werner

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Food Trucks 2012: What’s for Lunch?

Twenty great Seattle food trucks and the owners’ top menu picks.

04/30/2012 By Christopher Werner

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Food Trucks 2012: The Top 13

Seattle’s best food trucks: Bigfood, Crisp Creperie, Halláva Falafel, Marination Mobile, Marination Mobile, Off the Rez, Parfait, Raney Brothers BBQ, Skillet, Street Donuts, Street Treats, Tokyo Dog, Where Ya At Matt.

04/30/2012 By Christopher Werner

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Food Trucks 2012: The Wheel Reinvented

How the food truck revolution took root in Seattle.

04/30/2012 By Christopher Werner

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Seattle’s Best Food Trucks 2012

The mobile revolution has begun. We’ve tracked the big hitters, scouted the best bites, and corralled some 45 curbside cooks to bring you a road map to the street food explosion.

04/30/2012 By Christopher Werner

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Drink This: Juicers

Seattle food geeks are hooked on juice. Starbucks thinks you will be, too.

04/25/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

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Eat Here Now: What’s New in Old Ballard

Ballard Avenue is bursting with new bars and restaurants.

04/25/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

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Spring Hill’s New Life as Ma’ono Fried Chicken and Whisky

Mark Fuller transforms his high-end Spring Hill Restaurant into the more affordable, more Hawaiian Ma’ono Fried Chicken and Whisky.

04/25/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

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Manhattan Drugs Is a Steak House Hybrid for Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill restaurant Manhattan Drugs brings the steak house to a whole new demographic.

04/25/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

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Editor’s Note: Seattle’s Newest Culinary Moment: Food Trucks

Seattle’s newest culinary moment: food trucks.

04/23/2012 By Katherine Koberg

Health & Wellness

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Lisa Dahl Brings Swimming to the Central District

One coach’s quest to bring backstrokes to underprivileged communities.

04/25/2012 By Claudia Rowe

Crime

The PTSD Defense

A Bellingham mental health expert says the soldier accused of the worst military atrocity in decades isn’t the only one to blame.

04/25/2012 By James Ross Gardner

Home & Real Estate

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How To: Integrate Books into Your Decor

Even in the era of Kindles and Nooks, a well-ordered bookcase brings character to a room.

04/25/2012 By Lauren Mang

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News & City Life

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Washington National Guard Soldier Fights Deportation in Seattle Court

Pakistan native Zahid Chaudhry served in the military, married a U.S. citizen, and became the target of Homeland Security’s post-9/11 zeal. And now he may be deported—for checking the wrong box when applying for his green card.

04/25/2012 By Matthew Halverson

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Verbatim: Why Washington Is the Ninth Best State for Women

An excerpt from “Best and Worst States for Women,” an analysis from iVillage.com, released in March 2012.

04/25/2012

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Would It Work Here? A New Typeface for the City of Seattle

If a font can encapsulate the spirit of a city, is Seattle in need of a typographical overhaul?

04/25/2012 By Amanda Zurita

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Trade Secrets: Win an Argument with a Teenager

Ysabel Mullarky, a senior on the Ingraham High School debate team, on how to verbally spar with the best.

04/25/2012 By Jessie Wesley

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The Math: Seattle Exports By the Numbers

The Seattle region’s rank in export value, export-supported jobs, and more.

04/25/2012 By James Ross Gardner

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The Meaning of Marriage

Despite what gay rights advocates argue, maybe redefinition is just what marriage needs.

04/25/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

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Sir Mix-a-Lot Reflects on “Baby Got Back,” 20 Years Later

Twenty years after his peak, Sir Mix-a-Lot is working on a new album, but don’t call it a comeback. He never left.

04/25/2012 By Matthew Halverson

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UW’s Sustainable Vehicle to Compete in EcoCar2

The University of Washington competes with 14 other schools to construct the best fully functional, supergreen vehicle prototype for EcoCar2.

04/23/2012

Style & Shopping

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Larry McKaughan, Antique and Vintage Workwear Collector

Larry McKaughan collects classic blue jeans at Heller’s Cafe on Capitol Hill.

04/20/2012 By Laura Cassidy

Travel & Outdoors

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Soaking Up Harrison Hot Springs

Dip a toe into the tall tales of BC’s Harrison Hot Springs during a weekend getaway.

04/25/2012 By Allison Williams