During another debate, about banning smoking in restaurants, a study found surprisingly high rates of hospitality workers on the job with pain or illness, especially among women. The results have meaning for the sick-leave discussion.READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
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The Japanese American community turned Bainbridge into a strawberry paradise, creating the first strawberry fields in the region. Here's their story and the sad ending caused by the internment camps of World War II.READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
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Legal in Seattle, anyway: An LA publication teaches how to cook with pot
A Los Angeles website is running a series about how to cook with marijuana -- using it as just another herb.
Pioneer Square's Pizzeria Gabbiano: Run, don't walk
Bethany Clement writes, "My friend Ben made it to Pizzeria Gabbiano before I did, and words failed him when he was trying to describe it; his eyes just rolled back in his head, and he emitted a guttural moan. Later, he texted expletives about it."
$169 Seattle hot dog breaks world record
Seattle’s Tokyo Dog has earned a Guinness World Record for Juuni Ban dog, which includes Maitake mushrooms, Wagyu beef, foie gras, shaved black truffles, caviar and Japanese mayonnaise.
A highly regarded Spanish restaurant in Downtown Seattle dies quick death
It's turning ... Italian.
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