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Remembering Local Chef Christina Choi

Like so many in the community, the staff here at Seattle mag was shocked at the news that local chef and former owner of the now-closed restaurant Nettletown, Christina Choi died yesterday (December 28) from complications caused by a brain aneurysm. She was only 34. Read more »

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6 Bad Behaviors We Should Be Tolling

Inspired by the new toll kicking off on the 520 bridge today, I thought of some other ways we could scrape together a few bucks to benefit good causes. Read more »

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The Must List: New Year's Revelling and Shakespearean Revenge

MUST SING ALONG
LeRoy Bell and His Only Friends
This former Tacoma postal worker-turned-songwriter for Elton John has been playing intimate live shows in Seattle for years, but since being a finalist on TV’s The X Factor last fall, he’s landed a gig at The Moore for a special New Year’s Eve concert. Expect soulful covers, chilled-out rock and LeRoy’s signature sultry, soft whisper.

12/31, 8pm. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave.; 877-784-4849; stgpresents.org Read more »

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Where to Go for a Memorable New Year's Eve

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Cody Bay

Chances are, if they're open on New Year's Eve, they're trying to lure you in with promises of bubbly and revelry and invocations of Prince songs which shall not be named. It's a little overwhelming trying to filter through the barrage sent out over the last week, so I've tried to boil it down to a roundup of best bets, depending on where your priorities lie, with a few equally-worthy back-up options in case you can't get that reservation.

If you want to remember the food:

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It's Not the New Year Yet! Enjoy 5 More Days of Sweet Abandon

Scanning various Pinterest boards this morning, I was annoyed at the copious pins depicting half-dressed fit ladies showing off washboard abs, not to mention a grip of recipes explaining how to puree my favorite vegetables into healthy juices.

Um, excuse me.

There are 5 more days left in 2011; and I won't be celebrating my surviving another recession year (not to mention other notable milestones) by doing sit-ups. Read more »

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