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Cookus Interruptuts: Cinco de Mayo Huevos Rancheros

Traditional Mexican breakfast presents buttered corn tortilla with fried egg on top smothered in tomatoes, chilies and onions. Grated cheese, avocado and black beans added make you want to shout ole.  Printable recipe?  Click here. Read more »

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A Haiku Review of Mike Daisey's "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs"

Mike Daisey = Comic Genius

Master monologist, former Seattleite, and top contender for funniest man on the planet Mike Daisey has a new show, The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, in which he chronicles his total geek love for Mac products, and his horrifying discovery of how they are made. Here's my haiku review:

So flippin' funny.
Powerpoint slam is priceless.
End gets preachy. Rats. Read more »

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Farmers Markets! Baked Goods! 5 Ways to Celebrate Mother's Day, Seattle Mag Style

Treat mom to a baked bite at Queen Anne's La Reve Bakery this Mother's Day

Mother’s Day is around the corner and unless you booked those brunch plans weeks ago, you’re likely on the hunt for a surefire way to show Mom some love this weekend. We’ve rounded up five ways to remind her how much we care. Read more »

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The Ultimate Cinco de Mayo Margarita, SAM's Soundsuit Parade, Thaw Fashion Show and More Top To-do's

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a margarita at El Camino

MUST SPICE UP YOUR STYLE
Thaw Fashion Show
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Kelley Moore on New Day Northwest

In honor of our May Mountains issue Seattle mag entertaining editor Kelley Moore showed television audiences how to get outside in style with an al fresco picnic. Read the full article here, and be sure to check out Kelley's New Day Northwest appearance! Read more »

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Warning: May Cause Daydreaming. Our 'Mountain Guide'

Mount Rainier
I will be with you shortly, Rainier

Days like today remind me of how easy it is to take our mountains for granted. Just yesterday, driving across the lake, I got a great big mountain in my eye; Mount Rainier in all its glory, sun glancing off of glaciers, etc. etc. Today, no sign of it...except on the cover of our May issue! Read more »

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Meet Me at the Hammering Man: DIY Nick Cave Soundsuits on Parade Downtown Today

Image courtesy of the Seattle Art Museum

If you've seen fabric sculptor/performance artist/dancer Nick Cave’s otherworldy soundsuits (on display now at the Seattle Art Museum), you've probably also imagined what it would feel like to wear a soundsuit of your own. Tomorrow, the public will have the chance to do just that at SAM's soundsuit parade. Read more »

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June Issue Sneak Peek! Bite Into Spring with Perfect Pea Vines

Celebrate spring with Tilikum Place Cafe's peavine salad

We just finished up the June issue here at Seattle magazine and one story that's sticking to my tastebuds involves pea vines, those oh-so springtime delicacies that so capably kick up plain pastas and spring bread salads into warm weather shape. Throughout the city, chefs are dreaming up tasty ways to use freshly shucked peas and pea vines. Read more »

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Tim Gunn on the Right Jeans for your Body and Seattle’s Notorious Jeans-All-the-Time Style

Meet fashion expert Tim Gunn this weekend at The Bellevue Collection

Hey Seattle, someone has validated your bad habit: Fashion guru Tim Gunn says it’s okay to wear jeans to work. Well, sometimes. This weekend, Gunn will explain why (plus give other great tips on how to work your denim) at a Lucky Brand denim fashion show in center court at Bellevue Square (Saturday starting at 1 p.m.; more info here). Shoppers can soak in Gunn’s tips while watching a fashion show (featuring real people!), then head up to Lucky to snag their own pair and meet the man himself. Read more »

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Three Good Reasons to Go Hiking After Work Tonight--and Two Great Places to Hike

Poo Poo Point
Could we be this lucky tonight?

First reason to hike tonight: It's not raining! Second reason: Sunset isn't until 8:25 p.m. And third, after our spring monsoon season, you know you need to move that butt! And there is no denying that the oxygen-rich air you breathe while scampering through the woods is good for your brain. Read more »

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