Food Lover's Guide

Food Lover's Guide <p>Seattle enjoys a true embarrassment of riches when it comes to regionally grown and produced fare, and we&rsquo;ve crisscrossed town to tell you where to find the best food: From Hood Canal oysters to Whatcom County raspberries and Carnation farmstead cheese to tender Vashon Island veal and sweet Yakima corn, we showcase the beauty of local products and the genius of local purveyors. Then, Kathryn Robinson hangs her dirty-energy linen for all to see, enlisting the conservation experts to make her old house green. And 10 writers offer 10 pieces in the puzzle of how we can work together to live on this planet. Plus, the best thriller writer you&rsquo;ve never heard of, the new chef at Ray&rsquo;s Boathouse upholds the classics, and an Idaho lake getaway.</p>

In this issue:

Eat & Drink


By the Dock of the Bay

Sixty years ago along the docks of Shilshole Bay, Ray Lichtenberger began selling coffee out of his bait shop and boat-rental outfit. Into the sky he raised a huge red neon sign, flashing RAY’S, and through the 1950s and ’60s that sign came to represent a

12/06/2008 By Kathryn Robinson

News & City Life


A Man of Air and Shadows

Michael Gruber, Seattle’s secret best-selling novelist, seemed to be living the writer’s dream. And then he tried to put his name on the books he wrote, and everything changed. The dark tales he’d carried inside for three decades started to come out....

08/01/2007 By Jim Gullo

Travel & Outdoors


Your Own Private Idaho

The military, European industrialists, conspiracy theorists, and weekend vacationers—everyone around Lake Pend Oreille wants a piece of the Gem State.

12/17/2010 By Jim Gullo