The paid-sick-leave proposal currently being debated in Seattle is an important part of sustainable neighborhoods. We need to do it without jeopardizing critical small businesses. A "sick bank" could be worth close study.READ MORE 9 COMMENTS
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A charity event, the first at a new lodge, offers a chance to see some of what makes the region attractive to folks from Western Washington.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Hot dogs? Well, sure, that's always appropriate. But how about an Ethan Stowell creation? Or something as American as New Haven-style pizza?READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
As with regular farming, the work force is nearing retirement ages. New approaches are needed to attract young people.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Highly skilled immigrants have helped to create a following for Inchin's Bamboo Garden, a restaurant whose style of cooking relates to what people remember from Chinese restaurants in India.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
So, you need more sick leave if you work for a larger company? Huh? And why would the city Office of Civil Rights suddenly be put in charge of enforcing a business regulation?READ MORE COMMENT NOW
The moment is about to come, and it lasts only 12 days at most.READ MORE 3 COMMENTS
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
Michael Mina, a "homegrown" boy known for his high-end restaurant in San Francisco, is back in Seattle with a new wine-focused restaurant at Fourth and Pike downtown.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
Proponents of Seattle City Council action have overlooked the flexibility of restaurant work. If a sick worker has to take time off, he or she can almost always make up time by trading shifts.READ MORE 29 COMMENTS
Eating on the Edge: I view my relationship with Olivia as a finite collection of moments, whose end and size neither of us truly have control over past today. For moments big and small, we seem to have found a restaurant where we want to go.READ MORE 3 COMMENTS
Redmond's own southern belle of a chef, Lisa Dupar, hits the market with a self-published cookbook, "Fried Chicken and Champagne," and picks up an award in the process, beating out more established authors.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Street food, music, a relaxed crowd and an energetic scene, even without a beer garden. And this festival atmosphere carries on through 17 weekends a year.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Eating on the Edge: The garnishes, the sauces, the food tales told over a shared meal in a city that is "pho-rocious" for its size.READ MORE 3 COMMENTS
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Modern Farmer’s future in doubt
Modern Farmer's paid editors walked out its doors on Friday.
Anheuser-Busch to buy Seattle's Elysian Brewery
Allecia Vermillion writes that, "According to the release, Elysian's partners will remain with the brewery, including Dick Cantwell, one of the founding fathers of Seattle's beer scene."
The Kingfish Cafe closing; owners say they will relocate
After nearly 20 years on Capitol Hill, soul food restaurant Kingfish Cafe is closing. Though the owners say they hope to relocate.
Cuban sandwich shop Paseo re-opens with different owners and a credit card machine.
Toast the New Year with something nutritious: beer
Compared to other forms of alcohol, beer provides the most nutritional value.
5 dead, 1 ill in WA; caramel apples to blame?
A sweet treat has turned potentially deadly for dozens of people in multiple states.
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