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Meet Me at Mobile Chowdown This Sunday, October 2

The foodie trucks are coming! The foodie trucks are coming!


If I were more musical, to really celebrate I would compose a jingle the likes of Coca-Cola's joyous "Santa Packs are Coming" (to my dismay, a few savvy editors here do not remember this commercial, which confirms my suspicion that I am a nerd - in the least cool sense).


Anyway, The Mobile Chowdown has a bit of holiday excitement for me, because it's a day I can eat the food of kings of many countries - all from the serve-ware of fast food joints.

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Kindle Fire Enters the Tablet-Hunger Games

News of Amazon's trio of new gadgets released today is spreading like wildfire -- namely about the hopeful iPad competitor, Kindle Fire.

Local news site Tech Flash reports: Read more »

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Recommended Reading (Once You've Finished Seattle Mag, of course)

This weekend, I made lemonade out of having no WiFi in a crowded airport terminal and indulged in reading whole articles published in physical magazines I don't work for. Find a way to swim to your own quiet, unwired island sometime this week and check out my favorites: Read more »

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Trip Report: How Seattle Compares to NYC, Part 1

My late lunch ran up against Red Rooster's family meal, pictured here.

Back from four nights and days of eating (and don't forget all that drinking!) in New York City, my home for three years several years ago. Unlike many of the food-crazed, when I'm in New York, "the food thing" is only a part of what I want to experience. My old favorite walk--down Greenwich Street from the far West Village to Tribeca--and my favorite coffee shop--Joe. Read more »

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A Place Where Everybody Knows Your Name (If You're a Nerd)

Julia Hughes and Ross Maddox are hosting the inaugural Nerd Nite in Seattle. These community gatherings are part of an international organization devoted to exchanges of highly nerdy and topical information in a highly boozy and social environment. We sent a few questions over to Julia and Ross to get a feel for just how fun the events might be. The outlook is good.

What is your mission?

To bring inebriated nerdery to the masses.

How do you plan to accomplish your mission? Read more »

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