Issue

September 2018

In this issue:

The Best of the Best Restaurants: Our critics settle the great dining debate: Where to find the best tacos, stteak, brunch, burgers, tasting menus, ramen and more. (Read it online in September or pick up a copy on newsstands now!)

PLUS: How backyard cottages could help our homeless problem, a 12th man guide to tailgating, our 2018 Fall Arts Preview and MUCH MORE!

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From this Issue

For a Bellevue couple who love the outdoors, this house is everything

Seattle Food Tech is developing food like this wheat-based “chicken” nugget

Are these for real? Or did we make them up? In everything-goes Seattle, deciding may be harder than you think

Put these provocative local podcasts in your earbuds next time you get on the bus

A Seattle couple treats their Queen Anne house to a modern makeover honoring its Prairie School past

The bigger location comes with cake (of course) and a few extras

This new University of Washington building offers a different environment for up-and-coming biologists

Researchers are racing to learn more about our only flying mammals before they disappear

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This small town is a wine mecca, but it offers more for the visitor than tasting rooms

Resale menswear boutique H. Bailey in Pioneer Square offers retro threads with a modern edge

Life is sweeter once you’ve picked a basket of salal or Oregon grape berries

A trio of titles for your short list this month, including the latest from Moorea Seal

Outgoing Northwest Film Forum executive director Courtney Sheehan and Velocity Dance Center artistic director Tonya Lockyer answer one last question

Designer Brian Paquette worked with local ceramicist Natasha Alphonse on this new line for the kitchen

Seattle magazine wine writer Paul Zitarelli’s first book is one of the year’s tastiest tomes, highlighted by his signature clever food and wine pairings and his brilliant storytelling

This noodle house’s best dish doesn’t actually include noodles

Our city's fashion scene is morphing, much like the Seattle waterfront. This fall, we're embracing stylish and refreshingly practical looks.

Furniture and decor shop Tree opened in Bellevue in April

Pulp Design Studios in Queen Anne is partnering with renowned fabric company S. Harris on their first textile collection

It’s time to trade in your trashy summer novels for something with more substance

Our annual readers’ poll received a record number of responses this year. See all the winners here

In a city with so much great food, we wanted to know: What really takes the prize?

Of all the proposed solutions to Seattle’s homelessness problem, the Block Project is surely one of the most audacious. But one Seattle family is giving it a try, opening its heart—and backyard—to a homeless man. And more than 100 families are waiting in the wings.

Every day is a Dawg day for this University of Washington alum

Part of our Best of the Best Restaurants cover story

Part of our Best of the Best Restaurants cover story

Our hand-picked list of best bets for entertainment this month, featuring Bumbershoot, Brandi Carlile, Seattle Art Museum and more

When your blood runs green and blue, here’s how to tailgate like a true 12

Part of our Best of the Best Restaurants cover story

Part of our Best of the Best Restaurants cover story

Part of our Best of the Best Restaurants cover story

Part of our Best of the Best Restaurants cover story

The new exhibit, WWI America, opens at the Museum of History and Industry next week

Part of our Best of the Best Restaurants cover story

This season, lean in and explore the resilient spirit of the arts

Part of our Best of the Best Restaurants cover story

Seattle’s esteemed writing center opens its new, multimillion-dollar home this fall

Part of our Best of the Best Restaurants cover story

More arts news, from cinema and visual art to multidisciplinary bash, SAM Remix

A flowering new voice surfaces on Seattle’s soul scene

This article appears in print as the cover story of the September 2018 issue. Read more from the Best of the Best Restaurants feature story here. Click here to subscribe.

Part of our Best of the Best Restaurants cover story

Kyle Davis has been creating dances regularly at PNB, but he's never done anything quite like what's in the works for a new show this fall

Part of our Best of the Best Restaurants cover story

At Mount Analogue, Colleen Louise Barry takes a multifaceted look at Seattle arts

Part of our Best of the Best Restaurants cover story

Scene designer Julia Hayes Welch has built sets that include a working kitchen, a bus stop and an island beach

Here are our staff picks for this year’s dining trends: those we love, and those we’d love to never see again