August 2010
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Fascinated by the Seattle food world? Welcome to a feast of sumptuous edibles and rising culinary stars.
Features
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Hospital emergency rooms like Highline Medical Center are gambling on state-of-the-art services and a commitment to customer service to attract patients.
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If you’re curious about Jeremy Faber, founder of Foraged and Found Edibles, ask his friends.
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The 423 best doctors in 87 specialties in King, Kitsap, and Snohomish counties.
Invitation to the feast
More reasons to love Seattle, and one reason not to: the liver list at Canlis. The pitfalls of polyamory. Praise for "Fairview Fanny and the Angel of Death" and "The Devil’s Advocate." The Oregonian versus The Seattle Times: Which
Thierry Rautureau’s new Madison Valley restaurant Luc puts hospitality and great food at the top of the menu.
Our favorite new culinary destinations around town: Claudio Corallo, Paris Grocery, Fumie’s Gold, Georgetown Farmers Market, Kings BBQ House, Melrose Market, Picnic, Savour, and Street Treats.
Fascinated by the Seattle food world? Welcome to a feast of sumptuous edibles and rising culinary stars.
Ten food trends; Skillet bacon jam, Secret Stash Sea Salts, veggies from Tiny’s Organic and Full Circle Farms— that Seattle is dishing out with great success.
White Center’s Proletariat Pizza.
Cheng Biao Yang’s Redmond restaurant, Spicy Talk Bistro.
Five kick-yourself-if-you-miss-it awesomefests: Burning Beast, New Guard Dinner Series, Outstanding in the Field, Queen Anne Farmers Market, and Walrus and the Carpenter Oyster Picnic.
If you’re curious about Jeremy Faber, founder of Foraged and Found Edibles, ask his friends.
Kathleen Flinn on how to find the cutlery that will really give you an edge.
The Surly Gourmand of surlygourmand.blogspot.com on his recipe for home-cured bacon.
Chefs at Bastille, the Corson Building, Volunteer Park Cafe, Trellis, and the Herbfarm grow their own in edible gardens.
Scott Heimendinger, aka Seattle Food Geek, on how to cook sous-vide foods at home.
Your resource to the people, places, and delicious events in the Seattle Met Food Lovers’ Guide to Seattle.
The people we find most fascinating in the Seattle food scene right now.
The brain behind the Great American Apparel Diet (thegreatamericanappareldiet.com ) on what she learned by not shopping for a year.
Five reasons you shouldn’t skip the U.S Amateur golf championship at Chambers Bay.
Ira Glass visits Seattle for a live taping of This American Life at Benaroya Hall.
Ugly Betty star America Ferrera stops in Seattle to tout The Dry Land, written and directed by Ryan Piers Williams and starring Ryan O’Nan.
Winners of this year’s International Conservation Photography Awards hang like thrilling stills from Planet Earth at the Burke Museum.
Seattleite Molly Ringle’s winning entry in the 2010 Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest to write the worst first line of a novel.
This month’s party guests: Daniel Johnson, Jason Reid, Vivian Lappenbusch, Jeff Bezos, Joe Monto, Steve Bartlett, Molly Norris, Edgar Martinez, and Alexey Karetnikov.
Pictures from PONCHO International Wine Auction: Italia! Vino Arte, Northwest Kidney Centers’ 8th annual Breakfast of Hope, Evergreen Healthcare Foundation Annual Gala, launch party for the Maya Angelou PeaceTag at Goldfarb Jewelers, Seattle Aquariu
As the creative director of downtown’s Sassoon Salon, Lisa Rowell trains stylists and keeps the crew up on the company’s seasonal collections and trends.
Skin, beauty, and health care company Melvita moves into Pacific Place mall, while Australia-based Karen Millen sets up shop at the Bravern.
Finds from Ballard’s Dutch Bike Company and Belltown’s Eurostyle Your Life.
Treks to Harmony Lake on Whistler Mountain, zip-lining above Fitzsimmons Creek, rides on Peak 2 Peak Gondola, tackling the trails at Whistler Mountain Bike Park: Proof there are more things to see and do in Whistler in summer than in winter.
What Bill Gates’s and Warren Buffet’s challenge to other American billionaires—give away half of all your money!—could mean in the fight against global poverty.
The closure of the deteriorating South Park Bridge could be just the beginning of our infrastructure challenges.
Captain Keith Robbins, owner of A Spot Tail Salmon Guide, is one of the most sought-after charter fishing guides in town.
In the race to oust three-term U.S. Senator Patty Murray, Dino Rossi is toast. Again.
City studies, pedestrian advocates, and roadway experts all note a slew of hazards for the foot-bound at the junction of Rainier Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Way.
Grace Schlitt and Kim Lavacot of Flapjack Kitchen Design, Joe Ratto of J. A. Ratto Builder, and Jackson Remodeling’s Erik Jackson on how to make your kitchen remodel efficient, economical, and eco-friendly.
Hospital emergency rooms like Highline Medical Center are gambling on state-of-the-art services and a commitment to customer service to attract patients.
The 423 best doctors in 87 specialties in King, Kitsap, and Snohomish counties.
High-stakes bidding battles they ain’t, but multioffer standoffs are cropping up in North Seattle neighborhoods such as Greenlake, Wallingford, Bryant, Wedgwood. Plus, why Issaquah is this month’s hot neighborhood.
Experience extreme farm-to-table feasting at Full Circle Farms.
The author of The Sharper Your Knife the Less You Cry on what to look for when purchasing kitchen cutlery.
Learn tear-free techniques for cutting an onion with the author of The Sharper Your Knife the Less You Cry.