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Best Breakfast Spots

We still love waffles, omelets, and pancakes. But at Seattle’s best breakfast spots, just look at what’s joining the classic canon.

07/25/2012 By Kathryn Robinson, Christopher Werner, and Allecia Vermillion With Allie Oosta, Brian Colella, and Emily Dhatt

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Insider's Guide

Insider's Guide to Seattle Hair

Top salons, hot stylists, and Seattle hairstyles that are head and shoulders above the rest

07/25/2012 By Laura Cassidy and Amanda Zurita With Heather Fink, Allie Oosta, and Stephanie Rubesh

Article

The Smartest Sucker in the Room

From his humble trailer in northern Washington State, Scott Stuart ran a decade-long investment scam so lucrative you’d think he was a lifetime con artist. The truth is, everything he knew he learned from the Nigerians who bled him dry.

03/02/2012 By Matthew Halverson

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Arts & Culture

Article

Hip Hop for Ballerinas at PNB

Montreal choreographer Victor Quijada fuses breakdancing and ballet in a new work for Pacific Northwest Ballet.

03/07/2012 By Laura Dannen

Article

Seattle Met Picks

The top things to see and do this month: The Hunger Games, Renée Fleming, Sarah Vowell, and more.

03/07/2012 By Laura Dannen

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Comicon Invades Seattle

The 10th annual Emerald City Comicon blasts into town with George Takei and The Walking Dead’s Jon Bernthal, the voices behind Futurama and Pinky and the Brain, and more.

03/07/2012 Edited by Laura Dannen

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Joel McHale’s Wine, Cafe Nordo’s Dinner Theater, Sea-Tac Airport News

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

03/07/2012 By Christopher Werner

Article

The Perfect Party

This month’s party guests: Yong Chun Kim, Amy Pennington, Michael Gspurning, Sarah Vowell, Sam Reed, and Danielle Custer.

03/07/2012 By Allison Williams

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Trade Secrets: Tia Carrere’s Tips to Conquer Comicon

Tia Carrere offers tips on how to get the most out of Emerald City Comicon.

03/07/2012 By Stephanie Rubesh

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Northwest Bookshelf: Blueprints of the Afterlife

Ryan Boudinot’s second novel, Blueprints of the Afterlife, plunges readers into a Seattle at least a century in the future, where construction is under way to transform Bainbridge Island into a full-scale replica of Manhattan.

03/07/2012 Edited by James Ross Gardner

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Seattle Time Capsule Fails

Seattle Center is establishing a virtual time capsule, one in which locals share their experiences via audio and video and post them online. Not a bad idea, given our region’s track record with physical time capsules.

03/07/2012 By James Ross Gardner

Best of the City

Best of the City

Best Breakfast Spots

We still love waffles, omelets, and pancakes. But at Seattle’s best breakfast spots, just look at what’s joining the classic canon.

07/25/2012 By Kathryn Robinson, Christopher Werner, and Allecia Vermillion With Allie Oosta, Brian Colella, and Emily Dhatt

Eat & Drink

Article

Farm to Table Champagne

Seattle company Fat Cork brings grower Champagne stateside.

03/07/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

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Eat Here Now: Dining in the Melrose Triangle

With Baguette Box, Li’l Woody’s, Terra Plata, and Taylor Shellfish Farms, the Melrose Triangle on Capitol Hill is home to perhaps more great eats per square foot than any other real estate in Seattle.

03/06/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

Article

Terra Plata Features Chef Tamara Murphy’s Greatest Hits

Capitol Hill restaurant Terra Plata gives us a great chef’s greatest hits.

03/06/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

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Liquid Brunch

Prefer your breakfast with a libation or two? Here are a few of the city’s classics.

03/02/2012

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Seattle Breakfast Guide

The complete, at-a-glance roundup

03/02/2012

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Bacon vs. Pork Belly

A highly unscientific breakdown of two preparations of bacon and belly at Tom Douglas restaurant Lola and Skillet Diner.

03/02/2012

Article

Best Seattle Pastries

Seattle’s best pastries come out of the ovens of Bakery Nouveau, Cafe Besalu, Fuji Bakery, Honoré Artisan Bakery, and more.

03/02/2012

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So Seattle: Brunch at a Bar

Linda’s Tavern, Smith, Lottie’s Lounge, 5 Point Cafe: Some of the best spots for brunch are the very same venues you may have visited the night before.

03/02/2012

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The Classic Breakfast Joints

17 spots that made our hall of fame.

03/02/2012

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The New Seattle Breakfast

We still love waffles, omelets, and pancakes. But at Seattle’s best breakfast spots, just look at what’s joining the classic canon.

03/02/2012 By Kathryn Robinson, Christopher Werner, and Allecia Vermillion With Allie Oosta, Brian Colella, and Emily Dhatt

Editor's Note

Home & Real Estate

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A Modern Family Home, Issaquah Style

A house in the Issaquah Highlands designed by architect Scott Allen meets a modern family.

03/07/2012 By Giselle Smith

Inbox

News & City Life

Article

Emergency Unpreparedness

Seattleites know the Big Earthquake is coming. So why aren’t more of us ready for it?

03/07/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

Article

Cranium Founder Richard Tait’s New Big Idea

Cranium founder Richard Tait’s new big idea: Golazo, an all-natural energy drink specifically for the soccer mad.

03/07/2012 By Matthew Halverson

Article

Vioguard’s Self-Sanitizing Keyboard

Kirkland-based Vioguard has created a self-sanitizing keyboard and touchpad.

03/07/2012 By Stephanie Rubesh

Article

The Oldest Living Girl Scout Is One Tough Cookie

At 110, Emma Otis is the oldest living Girl Scout—not to mention Washingtonian.

03/07/2012 By Matthew Halverson

Article

Would It Work Here? Online Simulators Let Civilians Control the Budget

Kevin Falcon, British Columbia’s minister of finance, introduced My BC Budget, an online simulator that lets civilians play budget wonks. Would it work here?

03/07/2012 By Jessie Wesley

Article

The Math: Columbia Tower Stairclimb Stats

The 2012 Scott Firefighter Stairclimb by the numbers.

03/07/2012

Article

The Smartest Sucker in the Room

From his humble trailer in northern Washington State, Scott Stuart ran a decade-long investment scam so lucrative you’d think he was a lifetime con artist. The truth is, everything he knew he learned from the Nigerians who bled him dry.

03/02/2012 By Matthew Halverson

Style & Shopping

Article

Seattle Hair: Do You Have It?

Three Seattle hair trends.

02/29/2012 By Laura Cassidy

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Straight Talk on Straightening Techniques

Three straightening techniques: Brazilian blowouts, Japanese straightening, and hydroxide treatments.

02/29/2012 By Laura Cassidy

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Hot Hair Trends and Where to Get Them

Four hot hair trends and where to get them.

02/29/2012 By Laura Cassidy

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Two Stylists Go Small

Gerald Wu Hair Design and 27h Studio: big thinkers getting small.

02/29/2012 By Laura Cassidy

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Color Trends from Coupe Rokei

Belltown salon Coupe Rokei is a house of color.

02/29/2012 By Laura Cassidy

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Seattle Stylists Blow Back

We asked Seattle stylists and salon owners what they think about Seattle haircuts, styles, colors, treatments, and of course, their customers.

02/29/2012 By Allie Oosta

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Seattle’s Top Salon Owners by the Numbers

Seattle’s leading salon bosses: Lisa Power, Christophe Soltane, Gary Howse, David Cheung, Gary Bocz, Victoria Ptak, Marco Farmer, Laura Anderson, Stacie Bowie, Joseph Abolafia, Wendy Amdal, and Jerome Charles.

02/29/2012 By Laura Cassidy

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Who Does Seattle’s Hair?

Notable locals share which stylists dress their tresses.

02/29/2012 By Laura Cassidy

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Insider’s Guide to Seattle Hair

The best hair salons, top stylists, and Seattle hairstyles that are head and shoulders above the rest.

02/24/2012 By Laura Cassidy and Amanda Zurita With Heather Fink, Allie Oosta, and Stephanie Rubesh

Travel & Outdoors

Get Out

Snowmobiling in Roslyn

An eco-minded novice gets a taste of snowmobiling in Roslyn.

03/07/2012 By Allison Williams

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Escape from Mount Rainier

An excerpt from a blog post on NWHikers.net, regarding the aftermath of the fatal shooting of Mount Rainier park ranger Margaret Anderson by Benjamin Colton Barnes.

03/07/2012

Web Exclusives

Article

High Tech New World Perms at Ten Pachi

The perm goes high tech at Ten Pachi salon.

03/07/2012

Article

Five Hair Stylists’ Updos for Special Occasions

Five Seattle hair stylists’ updos for special occasions.

02/24/2012 By Laura Cassidy

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Hair ’Do-Overs by Ten Pachi and Cristy Carner Salon

Seattle Met style editor Laura Cassidy and intern Allie Oosta submit to hair ’do-overs at Ten Pachi and Cristy Carner Salon.

02/24/2012