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Where to Eat on Bastille Day

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Cody Bay
And the food wasn't even that good in there.

Backyard barbecues on America's Independence Day are great, but how dang lucky are we to live in an internationally-minded city that's home to lots of nice French folks where we get to celebrate (and by that I mean EAT) the joys of Bastille Day as well?

Our local Franco-foodie scene is going gangbusters for the 14th, so if eating well is your priority, I would really try to squeeze one of these fêtes in:

Bastille Cafe & Bar (Ballard) Read more »

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VIDEO: Boy Does 'Thriller' Dance on Jumbotron at Mariners Game

If you're like our hard at work edit team and spend the afternoon trolling the Web for online video gems (in the name of "research," of course), then you'll appreciate this gone-viral video of a 12-year-old Snoqualmie boy dancing to "Thriller" at a recent Mariners game.

Jonah Duvall, the local dancing sensation

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Food News: Cantinetta Owners to Open Eastside Specialty Market and Deli

Eastsiders will soon welcome Mercato Stellina, a new market and sandwich shop from the owners of Cantinetta.

Some good news for Eastsiders: The owners of Cantinetta announced this week plans to open Mercato Stellina (10000 Main Street, Downtown Bellevue), an Italian market and sandwich shop in downtown Bellevue.

We’ve been told the new shop will feature a mix of Italian specialty goods, including cheese and wine, cured meats, fresh pasta made at Cantinetta, plus dried pasta and pasta sauces, olive oils and aged balsamic vinegars, and fresh bread. And there'll be takeout sandwiches (g Read more »

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The Best Places to Have a Healthy Picnic in Seattle

By: 
Kelly Singer
A picnic with friends on a summer day in Seattle is pure bliss.

Summer picnics are a long standing tradition in my family and the epitome of the season.  In 1910, my great-grandparents, Teunis and Anna Schilperoort, and their siblings left Holland for the Yakima Valley to start a new life.   After World War I, the first family picnic was held  as a way to remember the old country and celebrate the new.  Our family has met every year since then on the second Saturday of July and the attendance is now in the hundreds.  My great-grandfather’s favorite food was fried chicken and it’s still the pièce de résistance of th Read more »

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Wood-Fired, Whole Beast "Grill Shack" Dinners at Revel

Revel introduces "whole beast" dinners this summer

Summer nights call for sitting outside, smoke from a wood-fired grill in the air, a glass of rosé sweating in the heat at your fingertips. Agree? Then put a revisit to Revel on the summer to-do list. Read more »

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