Eat & Drink

Salmon on the grill

Copper River Salmon is here -- but it's extra-pricey

The first Alaska Airlines cargo flight carrying 16,000 pounds of Copper River salmon arrived Friday morning. And they say by the end of the day another 48,000 pounds will be in Seattle. Which means that the PNW's favorite spring and early-summer tradition should be readily available -- but it's...
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Horse racing

Celebrating the Kentucky Derby in the PNW this weekend? Here's where to go

It may seem like a big fuss for a two-minute-long event, but you might as well do it up right. Are you one of those people who takes Kentucky Derby festivities seriously? I'm talking about fancy clothes and big hats and mint juleps in pewter cups . . . if that's your jam, then I've got a list for...
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Mexican food

Where to feast on Mexican food around Seattle this Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is on Saturday this year, so why don't you make plans for a fiesta at one of these hot Mexican spots? Yelp has generously compiled " Seattle's Guide to Marvelous Mexican Eats " just in time for the festivites.Most of these places aren't fancy; when you read the Yelp reviews you see...
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Couple dining outdoors

Where to eat and drink outdoors in Seattle this spring & summer

We've had a fantastic sunny streak in April. It won't last forever, but the sun will return and you need to make some plans. That's where this up-to-the-minute list from Eater Seattle comes in: Great Spots for Outdoor Dining and Drinking in Seattle, Spring 2018. They put together a list of 24...
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People drinking

Here's how much alcohol you're supposed to be drinking. (Surprise! It's less than you thought)

Uh oh. I know this is going to come as a shock to you, but we might be drinking too much alcohol. You've seen those government recommendations about alcohol consumption, right? Women are supposed to have no more than seven drinks a week, and men are supposed to limit themselves to 14 drinks each...
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Boxer dog

Boxers, sliders, veggies and gems: What to do around the Sound this weekend

The big event for us at The Sound this weekend is Sip+Slide on Saturday, but it's a full weekend of fun things to do. Let's start with Sip+Slide , Saturday from 1-8 at the Fremont Foundry. Sip on offerings from regional breweries and cideries while enjoying sliders and other tasty bites from f...
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Diners looking up

Seattle Restaurant Week is here, and that means dining bargains for you!

You know we live in a great restaurant city. Now's the time to get out there and make some new discoveries. It's Seattle Restaurant Week . . . that special time of year (really longer than a week -- more like two weeks) when 165-plus eateries around here put together special deals so you can enjoy...
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Two sliders

So many ways to love sliders -- how about non-traditional toppings?

Let's talk about how a slider can be all it can be.
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Eater brunch

14 great places around Seattle to have Easter brunch this weekend

Put on some nice clothes, get the family together, and leave the Easter brunch perparations to somebody else -- you have a lot of options this Sunday in the PNW. I'm not saying you can't prepare a lovely quiche, a perfect ham, omelettes to order for each family member, or a tray full of mimosas...
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Ketchup pouring out of a bottle

Ketchup in a bottle is so 1800s -- now there's sliced ketchup!

Did you ever bite into a fully-loaded burger and have a spurt of ketchup plop down onto your shirt? That's messy. Well, friends, problem solved! A Los Angeles food entrepreneur has invented sliced ketchup -- it looks kind of like those fruit roll-ups you used to put in your kids' lunchboxes, only...
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