The Must List: Modernist Cuisine in High Def, a First Hill Costume Crawl & More

Spend an evening wining and dining inside one of two luxe model homes in Issaquah

Must See
Photos of Food at the Moment of Being Cooked

(10/26 to 2/17/14, times vary) — How exactly does heat make an egg physically transform? Seattle entrepreneur Nathan Myhrvold helped popularize molecular gastronomy (the hyper-nerdy take on cooking) with his book Modernist Cuisine (2011). Now Photography of Modernist Cuisine: The Exhibition at the Pacific Science Center showcases 100 stunning large-format shots from the book. Read on for our interview with Myhrvold.

Must Crawl
Bookworms Unite at Seattle’s Literature Crawl

Thursday (10/24, 6 p.m.) — Lit Crawl Seattle is a festive night of free readings (at various walkable Seattle locations) by acclaimed writers Ivan Doig, Nicole Hardy, Will Self, Claire Dederer, Peter Mountford, Ellen Forney and many others. Grab a map at Elliott Bay Books or Richard Hugo House.

Must Explore
Photo Center NW Debuts Holly Andres’ Spooky Photos

(10/24 to 12/15, times vary) — Photographer Holly Andres’ new show, The Homecoming, reveals her early training as a painter, as well as her penchant for portraying young girls in pursuit of forbidden knowledge—in a style that marries David Lynch with Nancy Drew.

Must Dress Up
Don Your Scariest Garb for the ER Costume Crawl

Saturday (10/26, 8 p.m.) — The First Hill costume extravaganza (the “ER” is due to the close proximity to Pill Hill’s emergency rooms) is back for its fourth year and promises plenty of Halloween high jinks at each of its three venues: The Hideout, Vito’s and the Sorrento Hotel’s The Hunt Club.

Must Tour
Homes, Wine and Delish Bites at Taste of Evoke

Tuesday (10/29, 6 to 9 p.m.) — Expect an evening full of food and wine pairings from five chefs and five Washington wineries (think sous chef Erik Skaar of Crush and DeLille Cellars), all while exploring the main floors of two Evoke model homes in Issaquah.