At long last, Ethan Stowell’s new fish and chips joint, Chippy’s, is open for business on Ballard Avenue.
It’s located directly next door to his other restaurant, Staple & Fancy, in the former Dutch Bike Co. space inside the Kolstrand Building (also home to Walrus and the Carpenter and Barnacle).
Is this Sriracha’s jump the shark moment or a genius PR stunt?
On May 22, Safeco Field is hosting Salute to Sriracha Night during the M’s vs. Houston Astros game.
For $25, fans of the condiment can score a Main Level seat, a Mariners Sriracha t-shirt and a voucher for one Sriracha-centric dish: a Sriracha cream-cheese hot dog, Sriracha garlic fries or a Sriracha milkshake.
Seattle’s oldest homegrown outdoor outfitter, Filson, purveyor of “Unfailing Goods”, took a bite out of the Big Apple last weekend, opening their first retail outlet on the East Coast in New York City’s NoHo district (40 Great Jones Street between the Bowery and Lafayette Streets) next to an apparently iconic (and I’m sure amazing) Beaux Arts firehouse.
Head to the W Seattle this Wednesday, May 14 for the hotel’s latest fashion find for their Wear Wednesdays program: de Rosairo, the first collection from former Seattleite, now San Fran-based, Nishika de Rosairo.
A little over two months ago (March 4), Eastlake Teriyaki closed down to make way for a new bar called Babirusa. It’s the newest project from owners Charles Walpole and Rene Gutierrez, who also operate Blind Pig Bistro next door. Tomorrow, it officially opens.
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Celebrate the urge to preserve our city's built heritage at Historic Seattle's Sixth Annual Preservation Awards on May 13, 5:30–8 p.m., at the Good Shepherd Center (Wallingford, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N).
The Bumbershoot lineup is here! The Bumbershoot lineup is here! And it looks especially awesome this year! Personally, I'm stoked about Elvis Costello, The Dismemberment Plan, The Replacements, Nada Surf, The Afghan Whigs, and locally based goodness including The Lonely Forest, Shelby Earl, Evan Flory-Barnes and La Luz. See the full list at bumbershoot.org and plan accordingly.
The haps around town dedicated to moms and the kids who shop for them—plus a luxe gift idea or two.
Lamb’s Ear in Fremont is offering 20 percent off selected styles of the shop’s super-cool, indie jewelry lines, including Arielle de Pinto and Wwake. Through Sunday at midnight.
Capers in West Seattle is hosting an impromptu Potluck Paris trunk show on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Expect everyday statement jewelry made from recycled metal in interested designs and shapes. And mimosas.
Keeping track of restaurant news can be a daunting task. Here's a round-up from the past week to help you manage.
Got a question, hot tip or need a dining suggestion? Feel free to email me directly.
Even for non-beer geeks like myself, there is something very intriguing about the word "firkin." And now that I know what it actually means, and why it's such a cool new addition to Safeco Field, I need to share.
Must BrunchMother’s Day is Coming! Best Brunch Spots in SeattleSunday (5/11, times vary) — Belly up to these favorite eateries for Mom’s big day. Still need to come up with a present? Visit seattlemag.com to find myriad gift ideas that are perfect for mum.
Mother’s Day is this weekend (hopefully you haven’t forgotten), and if there’s one thing I know it’s that mom deserves a good drink. I’m not saying you were hard to raise as a child, but maybe you shouldn’t have been out so late that one night when she had to wait up way past her bedtime. Or those few other things we won’t mention. Because of this, and because of all the awesome things moms do, here are four great drinks: two for when you're out on the town with mom and two to make for her at home.
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