Though many of us wouldn't have predicted the Seahawks improbable and spectacular journey into the playoffs this year, now that they are in the second round (they meet the Bears in Chicago on Sunday in the divisional playoff smackdown), we can't help but feel an extra dose of hometown pride this week.
What's the difference between a $15 bottle of tequila and a $300 bottle? How do you cure a tequila hangover? Matador owner Melang answers our burning agave-related questions in this Seattlemag.com piece produced by our new video intern Alex Kummerow.
Tequila 101 from Seattle magazine on Vimeo.
Fremont’s newest casual Korean dining spot, Revel, starts its brunch program this Saturday. From what we're hearing, the brunch menu is taking a nod from chefs Rachel Yang and Seif Chirchi's Asian-inspired dinner menu (which features noodles; dumplings; salads; rice dishes; etc.). Head to Fremont this weekend to find sweet and savory pancakes, sandwiches and Kimchi Bloody Marys.
Here's the full press release for more details:
Local 360, a Melrose Market-esque collection of shops anchored by a restaurant, is slowly, bit-by-bit opening in the former Flying Fish space in Belltown. Right now the coffee bar is open, and soon (in the next couple of weeks, I'm told) they'll add breakfast and lunch. The butcher and cheese counters will follow in February.
Breakfast sets the metabolic pace for the rest of the day. A good one contains carbohydrate, protein, fat and fiber. All of the nutrient groups. Don't leave one out. Put some nuts or granola and a little butter on a warm bowl of steel cut oats and you've got it all. Printable recipe here.
Tis’ the season for shopping (or in my case just wandering the men’s department trying to find a gift for the guy who declared he just wanted socks for Christmas, sigh) and the holiday sales and fests are in full swing this weekend, and the weeks beyond. Stay tuned each Friday as we highlight the best in holiday shopping, below I’ve plucked this week’s favorite fests, my current new jewelry obsession—and a great way to get a little R&R during the fray:
We’re busy putting our February beauty feature to bed, so I’ve got beauty on the brain this week, further helped by the great holiday specials and new treatments stuffing my inbox. But never fear shoppers, there is a golden nugget for you as well this week. Happy blissful (and apparently very, very wet) weekend:
TV news gets a lot of bad press, so it's nice to see really good work get recognized. KING 5 investigative reporter Susannah Frame, whom we singled out as one of Seattle's Most Influential people in our November issue, has received the broadcasting equivalent of a Pulitzer Prize for her ongoing "Waste on the Water" series that uncovered questionable spending practices at Washington State Ferries.
Must SeeHomo for the HolidaysThrough 12/24 - Directed by boylesque star Ben de la Crème, this comedic cabaret show features a raucous lineup of local GLBT talent including Fuchsia Foxxx and the Cherdonna and Lou show. $15–$20. OddfellowsHall, West Hall, 915 E Pine St.; 206.324.7263; centuryballroom.com
(Goodbye house) Holiday breakfast? Scones are a snap. These have fiber (whole grain pastry flour) and are not too sweet. Just right with a some scrambled eggs and a cup of coffee. For printable recipe, click here. Merry Christmas morning!