The June 2011 Issue

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Create a Cozy Outdoor Space with a Backyard Fire Pit

Toasty warm gathering spots can be as simple—and affordable—as a run to Target.

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Our 5 Favorite Margaritas

The summer’s mascot drink comes in many delicious varieties. Here are our five faves.

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Wood-Fired Bagels at Eltana

A new Montreal-style bagelry brings chewy, terrific bagels to Seattle.

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Le Grand Bistro Americain: A Summertime Destination

Allison Austin Scheff tells us why stunning food with stellar views make dining at this restaurant a

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Bar Ferd’nand Brings a Mellow, Airy Vibe to Capitol HIll

Open since last summer, open-air, wine-centric Bar Ferd’nand blends casual with romantic.

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Summer in the City: 115 Seattle Cravings

When the weather turns warm, dive into these 115 victuals and rituals of Seattle summer.

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Summer Sweets

Ice Cream, Watermelon, Strawberry Shortcake, and Milkshakes!

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Wild Salmon at Etta’s

Allison Scheff devours Etta’s early season salmon.

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Restaurant Review: Blackboard Bistro

Romantic appeal but an uneven menu at this new West Seattle spot

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Paper Devotees Feel the Love at New Shop Paper Hammer

A downtown studio sources unique cards, furniture and gifts from tiny Tieton in central Washington.

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Travel to the Valley Village of Tieton

Big-city ambition meets small-town charm in the Yakima Valley village of Tieton.

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Seattle’s Idea-sharing Explosion

New groups join TEDx in creating events where big thinkers gather.