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Video: A Three-Stop Flash Mob Ode to "Glee"

Flash mobbers outside of Ranch Bravo on 10th

Flash mobbers took over Seattle yesterday for a three-stop Glee performance in Seattle Center, Westlake and Capitol Hill. I "swung by" the 10th and Pike performance after getting a head's up from a friend who was performing. Here's a montage of the performances pulled from Youtube:


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Scallop Crudo from Becky Selengut's New Book, Good Fish

Becky Selengut's scallop crudo from her forthcoming book, Good Fish.

Crudo is an Italian dish of raw fish dressed with olive oil, citrus, and sea salt. The beauty of a good crudo lies in its ability to preserve the subtlety of the fish flavor and bring out its richness with good olive oil while simultaneously balancing it with acid—in this case, orange juice. The best crudos have a textural component: here I use chopped bits of pumpkin seed and crunchy crystals of Maldon sea salt (worth seeking out at a specialty market or online if you’ve never had it).

Serves 4 as an appetizer


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Best Restaurants 2011: Dining Deals at Korean Tofu House

Soondubu, a spicy Korean silken tofu stew

We highlight 15 affordable meals in this month's Best Restaurants cover story. Here's a peak at one of my favorite dishes in the section, a wonderfully authentic silken tofu stew from Korean Tofu House in the University District. Read more »


22 True Value Lunches, Mariners Opener, First Thursday Art Walk, Hub and Bespoke and a More

Zip Royale at ZIPPY’S (West Seattle): The messiest, beefiest, most awesome burger in West Seattle.

Must Cheer
Mariners Opening Day: Live Macklemore Performance
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VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of Seattle's Podcast "Studios"

From underground (Hollow Earth Radio) to tragically hip (Too Beautiful to Live), this month’s media story ("Radio Waves") reveals that podcasting isn’t just a relic of the mid-2000s. Read more »