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Modernist Cuisine Meets Social Justice

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Cynthia Nims
Not your typical quail egg

He had me going there. “We keep quails on the roof at the labs,” chef Maxime Bilet told the table of Modernist Cuisine aficionados on Thursday night. “And we’re playing around with feeding them different things to see how it effects the flavor of their eggs.” Before us sat a small plate with a lovely little nest of straw in which sat a speckled quail egg shell with the raw “egg” inside. Read more »

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Fist Bumps to High 5 for Pride Pie

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Leslie Kelly
High 5's Pride Pie

I never need an excuse to dive into a slice of pie, but the folks at High 5 are making it extra special this weekend, letting the Pride show with free rainbow-colored whipped cream topping on each order. LOVE that!

Might be a bit over-the-top on its brand new bacon cream pie, but then again, every color in the rainbow goes with bacon, right? Read more »

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5 Backyard Baseball Cocktails

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A.J. Rathbun
The Enchanted Field cocktail. Originally published in "Dark Spirits"

There’s nothing like seeing a baseball game at Safeco Field. Or any other stadium, for that matter, but I like Safeco bestespecially when my pal Mark shares one of his season-ticket-holder seats.

To flip the ball over, though, I also believe that listening to a baseball game on the radio in your own backyard when the team’s on the road is pretty special. It’s better than watching a game on T.V. any ol’ day, especially any sunny day. Read more »

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Sandra Bernhard, PechaKucha, Pride Parade and Other Weekend Musts

MUST LAUGH
Win Tickets to See Sandra Bernhard
Feisty funnywoman Sandra Bernhard presents the Seattle premiere of her new show, I Love Being Me, Don’t You? Backed by a four-piece band, Bernhard (who has also recorded several jazz and blues albums) delivers the snark and satire she’s become known for since kicking off her comedic career in the ’70s. For a chance to win tickets to the Friday show, visit the giveaway page on seattlemag.com. Read more »

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The Seattleite Who Danced Around the World (For Free?)

Check out this goosebumps-inducing video from Matt Harding, a 35-year-old Seattle resident who, by chance, landed a sponsorship deal that allowed him to travel to all corners of the world to....dance badly with people on camera. It's an undeniable feel-good montage.

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