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8 Ways to Celebrate Tom Douglas Day

Seattle restauraunt guru Tom Douglas

The head honcho of restaurants in this town is, without a doubt, Tom Douglas. Take it from us, this guy is good. Hence his regular appearances in our pages, most notably on our Most Influential People of 2011 list, not to mention his claiming the number one spot on our inaugural Food Establishmentt list. Oh yeah, and most recently that little James Beard Award thing. Read more »


Dale Chihuly's Cool Collections Take Center Stage At New Cafe

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Leslie Kelly
Jeff Maxfield, executive chef at the Space Needle's SkyCity restaurant

There are some showstoppers at the new Collections Cafe, where Crush chef Jason Wilson collaborated on the menu with Space Needle executive chef Jeff Maxfield and resident chef Ivan Szilak. A tart salad tossed with watermelon rind pickles, the pressed pork sandwich wearing a crown of crunchy slaw and prawns bathed in salsa verde top the list.

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Women's Soccer, SIFF, Strawberries and More Weekend Musts

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Sounders Women Home Opener
Thursday (5/31) -  There’s another Sounders team in town that deserves your “scarves-up!” attention: the Sounders Women. After generating off-season buzz by signing national team player (and former Husky star) Hope Solo, the women kick off the home opener against the Colorado Rush tonight. Say it with us: Gooooal! p.s. If you miss home opener, check out one of the many home games in June. Read more »

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Spirits for Sale: Get Your Booze at Big Chain Stores Tomorrow

A tempting display at a Seattle Safeway store

Ready your jumbo-size shopping carts, Washington State's new liquor privatization law goes into effect on Friday, June 1; and local stores aren't wasting any time preparing their displays.

Looking for a unique recipe to celebrate (or commiserate over) this watershed cultural shift? Regular Seattle mag contributor and spirits expert A.J. Rathbun has excellent recipes for after-dinner and before-dinner cocktails, all on the Seattle mag blog. Read more »

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Can the Community Make a Difference in the face of Recent Shootings?

Seattle Police Assistant Chief Paul McDonagh

The Seattle Police assistant chief comments on the recent rash of shootings in Seattle. King 5 asks what's being done to curb the violence and how community members can help. For ongoing coverage, visit King5.com. Read more »

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