After more than a decade, chef John Sundstrom is back to opening restaurants, and he’s going big!
Not only is he moving his quaint little Capitol Hill restaurant Lark to bigger digs, he’s launching two new projects — all under the same roof.
Fortunately for the Capitol Hill contingent, he’s staying close to home, heading to the Central Agency Building next to IHOP at 952 E. Seneca St.
Head to the old Sway & Cake location (1631 Sixth Ave.) Wednesday though Friday, May 28 through 30 for an MB's Finds pop up shop. Expect deals galore on racks and racks of high-end consignment clothing and accessories from the likes of Chanel, Balenciaga, Lanvin, Missoni and Chloe as well as items from Vince, Theory, J Brand and Lululemon.
Get to know the AstroTwin ladies, Ophira and Tali Edut on Saturday, May 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Rare Medium on Capitol Hill as they fete the release of their newest book, Momstrology: The AstroTwins’ Guide to Parenting Your Little Ones by the Stars during Pine & 14th Family Day.
The team behind Local 360 is opening another restaurant in Belltown this summer called Bell + Whete (“wheat”). It’s going into the ground floor of the 206 Bell Apartments, near the corner of 2nd and Bell, sometime this summer (July is the goal). And today, after weeks of teasing, they’ve finally let the cat out of the bag on who their new chef is going to be.
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Ah, spring! It’s the beautiful time of year when winter-logged Seattleites emerge blinking into the light and commence celebrating the foreign feel of sunshine. After months of indoor activities, figuring out how to celebrate the great outdoors can be difficult, but one thing is clear: a summer session IPA is a good place to start.
I recently unearthed a print of a French cartoon that my husband bought on a Paris street years ago. It was sitting in a tube in my old pantry. Some combination of inconvenience, expense and inertia kept me from framing these pieces. I’ve since learned I am not alone—maybe as many as 41 percent of households in the U.S. have art that needs to be framed.
When Kari Gran’s lip whip hit our office back in 2012 we were instant fans—it even made our Best of list that year. There’s just something about the handmade, hand poured, organic and GMO-free gloss that leaves our lips feeling moisturized and looking pretty that we just can’t resist. It’s become our go-to gloss.
It’s rare that you will see a sports-themed blog post from me, but I wanted to share a recent styling project I and the Seattle mag promo team worked on for the Mariners, mostly for the vintage shopping aspect, but also to urge you to purchase tickets for this game, on Saturday, May 24, so you can pick up a commemorative poster, which is the fruit of this project.
One of Seattle’s most glorious sales is happening this weekend. Baby & Company is setting up in the old Ian space at 1919 Second Ave (Ian moved just a few storefronts down to 1913 Second Ave) from Friday, May 16 through Sunday, May 18 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday) with 60-80 percent off past season clothing and accessories. It’s your chance to score big time on all the brands you covet, but can’t afford at full price.
The sun is (sort-of) shining, the temperature is rising and the local bar and distillery scene is booming. Check out the below so you can match the (hopefully) increasingly lovely weather conditions with increasingly lovely drinks and nights on the town.
Must SIFFThe Seattle International Film Festival Opens(5/15 to 6/8, times vary) — Seattle’s most famous film festival celebrates its 40th birthday with a sprightly commitment to fresh filmmaking from all over the globe. Put a local twist in your lineup by checking out films such as Lucky Them, Big in Japan and The Breach by Seattle filmmakers.
It's been a busy month of drinking. First, Cinco de Mayo, followed quickly by Seattle Beer Week (which is really 11 days). The heady festivities end Sunday, May 18. Here are 5 ways you can still celebrate, whether you just want a cheap pint or a smorgasbord of bacon to wash it all down with. If you miss out on beer week, you'll have to wait until the next alcohol-fueled holiday: summer.
Well hello, Wednesday! We received word this morning that the fantastic designer Brian Paquette of Brian Paquette Interiors is in the process of securing a space in Pioneer Square for a brand-new home shop. Swoon.