Stefan Milne is the arts and culture editor for Seattle Met. He’s a Washington native and earned an M.A. in English from Central Washington University. He’s published journalism, fiction, and poetry in Gargoyle Magazine, The Stranger, and others. You can likely find him reading or cooking vegetables from his garden.

Quarantine Cuisine

This Potato and Beet Salad Can Be a Main Course

A riff on a North German staple is actually quite nice in the Seattle summer.

06/24/2020 By Stefan Milne

Seeing Results

Here’s What to Expect at Seattle’s Free Citywide Covid-19 Testing Sites

And an update on who the city says should be tested.

06/16/2020 By Stefan Milne

Protest Primer

What to Know About Friday’s Black Lives Matter March and Strike

From free Covid-19 testing sites to where and when to march—here's a guide to participating in the statewide call to action.

06/11/2020 By Stefan Milne

Resistance Primer

Some Seattle Things to Read and Watch to Better Understand the Protests

From documentaries to poetry to a vital UW website.

06/03/2020 By Stefan Milne

News Wire

Updated: Where You Can Protest the Death of George Floyd in Seattle

Local protests aren't waning. Here's where to go to assert (in person) that Black Lives Matter.

05/29/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Streaming Alert

Pearl Jam, Brandi Carlile, and Other Seattle Marquee Musicians Will Lead a Streaming Benefit

Sir Mix-a-Lot, Ben Gibbard, Macklemore, Dave Matthews, the Black Tones....

05/27/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quarantine Cuisine

A Very Spring Asparagus Dish to Cook Now

Asparagus, anchovies, poached eggs, some edible flowers. Get to it.

05/22/2020 By Stefan Milne

Farewell

Northwest Film Forum Is Live Streaming Lynn Shelton’s We Go Way Back Tonight

As part of its tribute to the beloved Seattle director, the theater will run her first feature film for free.

05/21/2020 By Stefan Milne

A Plan for That

How Seattle Copes: Cherrie May Handles Emergencies for the Suquamish

The tribe’s emergency manager began preparing for a pandemic more than a decade ago.

05/20/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quarantine Cuisine

Forget Focaccia—Make Flatbreads

It is the easiest way to constantly have very fresh bread in your house.

05/15/2020 By Stefan Milne

Book Review

In Corinne Manning’s We Had No Rules, Identity Is a Prism

The Seattle author's debut short story collection features queer characters struggling with definition.

05/14/2020 By Stefan Milne

Badger-Meinhof

Is Seattle Wildlife Actually Behaving Differently While We Quarantine?

Cannibal rats. Squirrel attacks. Local researchers are trying to suss out what's going on with animals right now.

05/12/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quarantine Cuisine

How to Make That Mushroom Toast You Loved in Restaurants

Mushrooms with cream over toast has been a sort of Seattle staple.

05/07/2020 By Stefan Milne

Costs & Values

A New Survey Projects Up to $135 Million in Cultural Organization Losses

The updated figures from ArtsFund look at lost revenue in the 2020 fiscal year.

05/05/2020 By Stefan Milne

Belated Honors

Oh, Hey: Here Are Seattle's 2020 James Beard Award Nominees

Rachel Yang and Seif Chirchi! Canlis! Books!

05/04/2020 By Stefan Milne

Unsafe & Sound

The Number of Uninsured People Jumped 67 Percent in King County

Statewide about 272,000 people lost coverage between mid-March and mid-April.

05/01/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quarantine Cuisine

It Is Time to Start Pickling and Fermenting

Pickling is easy as hell and a good way to preserve vegetables between infrequent shopping trips.

05/01/2020 By Stefan Milne

Aping the Alps

Might Austria's Reopening Give Washington a Glimpse of Our Future?

Our state and the European country share some pandemic similarities.

04/30/2020 By Stefan Milne

Hear Here

4 Seattle-ish Albums to Listen to This Spring

Car Seat Headrest, Perfume Genius, Tomo Nakayama, Shabazz Palaces. This is what 2020 sounds like.

04/30/2020 By Stefan Milne

Truss Issues

Roasting a Chicken Is Not About Perfection

It’s about simple comfort.

04/24/2020 By Stefan Milne