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The Must List, featuring Elvis Impersonators, MLK Day and Zoe Muth

MUST HEAR
Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers
You might guess this sweet country crooner hails from Nashville, but Zoe Muth is a Seattle girl, through and through. Backed by her Lost High Rollers, Muth has been compared to Kitty Wells, Emmylou Harris and Iris DeMent. The high praise keeps tumbling in for her most recent album, Starlight Hotel, released in April. Fun fact: that album is named after the hotel on Ballard Ave., which recently reopened as Hotel Ballard.
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Meet Me at the Burger Brawl

Stuffed with beautiful pictures of giant burgers, shimmering with cheese- and bacon-covered goodness, our January Best Burgers issue makes me want a burger so bad, sometimes it hurts.  

I don’t think I’m alone. The tireless Seattle mag event staff has kicked it into high gear and organized a creative new event called the Burger Brawl, going down January 26 at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center on Pier 66. Read more »


Downton Abbey: An Antidote to Our Confused, Crass Times

PBS’ Masterpiece hit series returned this Sunday and proved itself more than worth the money I, inexplicably, shelled out for local TV in the meantime.

WHAT IT IS:

The best thing to further confuse and distort Americans' perceptions of historical events since Mad Men.

NO, REALLY, WHAT IS IT?

An all around well-made British drama set on a nobleman’s estate at the onset of World War I, where the problems of servants and socialites get equal screen time.

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Recommended Reading Inspired by The Off Hours

If you missed the latest installment of The Off Hours reading series at Sole Repair last night, you missed several special moments: Read more »


The Must List: Delicious Pho, Downton Abbey and Smash Putt!

MUST TASTE
Pho at Pho Bac Read more »