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Cookus Interruptus: Raita (Yogurt Cucumber Topping)

(Steve is transformed by a chef's coat)
Word in nutritional research is that we all need more probiotics in our diet. Get the friendly bacteria in an awesome topping for vegetable curries, fish, chicken, rice by making this dish with high-quality whole milk yogurt. Get printable recipe here. Read more »

Our Top To-do's for the Week of August 11-17

Phinneywood's Art Up takes it to the streets this Friday when Greenwood and Phinney avenues will be closed to traffic

Must Get Arty
Art Up Phinneywood
Friday (8/12) -
Phinneywood is shutting Greenwood/Phinney Avenue from N 67th Street to N 87th to cars for its neighborhood arts walk featuring work from local artists, live music, a farmers’ market and food ($5 happy hour menu all evening at Carmelita’s). Part of the City of Seattle’s Summer Streets program, bike, walk or bus to the festival for extra “street” cred. Free. 6 - 9 p.m. Read more »


Eat Yourself Silly this Sunday at the 12th Avenue Festival

Boom Noodle's Ahi Tuna Tacos

Today I accidentally referred to the 12th Avenue Festival as the 12th Avenue Food Festival in conversation. Same difference, if you ask me. There's so, so much good to eat on that street.

This Sunday, from noon until 6pm, 12th Avenue between Madison and Pike Streets will shut down so that hungry folks like you and I can eat ourselves silly. Read more »

Red Tricycle Recommends: Family Friendly Shows and Venues

Looking for a little more drama in your life? Share the magic and excitement of theater with your children.  Be sure to plan ahead because this season boasts a fantastic array of musicals, puppet shows, books brought to life, fables and new original works.  You’ll find shorter length, nap-time friendly performances for the younger theatergoers as well as engaging and fresh productions for older kids. Here is our list of Seattle’s best, family friendly shows and entertainment venues this season: Read more »


Fashion + Style Friday: A Fashionable Flea Market, the GQ Challenge and Quirky Goods Made in Ballard

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It’s Seafair weekend! It’s sunny! Summer has arrived! As you go out and about this weekend, I’ve got three fashion-savvy tidbits for you to log away in your noggin: Read more »