The January 2011 Issue


Restaurant Review: Capitol Hill’s La Bete

A gorgeous reclaiming of the old Chez Gaudy, with carefully prepared, exceptionally good food.


Staple and Fancy Mercantile is “Pretty Good”

Is chef Ethan Stowell's new Ballard restaurant his best yet? Dining critic Allison Scheff finds out.


Local Architects Frame Negative Space at the Border

Arts and culture editor Brangien Davis on Lead Pencil Studio's arresting new work, "Non-Sign II," th


Comfort Food: Noodle Dishes

Smooth, slippery and highly slurpable, these noodles are high on our craveable carbs list.

© Hayley Young Photography

Seattle’s Best Comfort Food

January may be National Soup Month, but that’s no reason to limit ourselves to just one type of soot

© Hayley Young Photography

UW Scientist Henry Lai Makes Waves in the Cell Phone Industry

UW scientist Dr. Henry Lai never set out to link cell phones to cancer, but his work—and efforts


Nerd Report: Empire & State Infuse Economics and Politics In New Game

A Redmond-based gaming startup crafts a new game that's both entertaining and instructive for those

© Ty Milford
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Christmas Lights in the Bavarian-themed Town of Leavenworth, Washington, USA

Road Trip: Go Bavarian at Leavenworth’s Winter Ice Festival

Head East for a packed roster of wintry events, including snow sculpting, tubing, snowshoe relays, a


Beauty Scoop: January 2010

We sometimes contemplate moving overseas just to partake in culturally condoned sleep traditions suc


Scoop: Mix and match services at American Cutting Co.

Located in the old Maison Luxe space, this new downtown salon tailors its a la carte-style menu to s

© Hayley Young Photography

Scoop: Where to Taste Top-shelf Tequila in Seattle

Start the year off right with top-shelf agave from our local tequila temples.


How OtB’s A.W.A.R.D. Show is Democratizing Dance

Reality Programming America—or at least Seattle—is voting on which local dance company should win