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Sugar & Spice: baking cookies at the edge of a generation
1 month ago

Sugar & Spice: baking cookies at the edge of a generation

by Bao Nguyen

After starting up their confectionery company Sugar & Spice, Audrey Szeto and Michael Wang sold their first cookie during a public event held at Kai Market. For …
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Ovidio Cartagena: A Mayan Artist in Seattle
2 months ago

Ovidio Cartagena: A Mayan Artist in Seattle

by Jacqueline McCrief October 10, 2018

I waited for Ovidio Cartagena at the entrance of Pike Place Market. Like most Sundays, tourists filled the nearby streets, snapping selfies and perusing …
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Intentionalist: a local startup wants to help you spend money for good
3 months ago

Intentionalist: a local startup wants to help you spend money for good

by Bao Nguyen September 6, 2018

With the tremendous growth Seattle has seen over the past few years came an undeniable realization that the city is rapidly evolving. Traffic congestion …
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Justus Cafe: an ordinary cafe with an extraordinary owner
4 months ago

Justus Cafe: an ordinary cafe with an extraordinary owner

by Kelly Guava Jelly August 25, 2018

After passing through the security checkpoint at the Seattle Superior Courthouse entrance on 3rd & James, visitors are greeted by a convenience store …
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Comadre Panadería: finding the right recipe for wholesome food and community
7 months ago

Comadre Panadería: finding the right recipe for wholesome food and community

Bao Nguyen May 29, 2018

Following the advice of a friend whose palate is infinitely superior to mine, I visited a pop-up called Comadre Panadería. This one was hosted inside …
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Pho Bac Súp Shop: where chaos meets creativity
8 months ago

Pho Bac Súp Shop: where chaos meets creativity

by Tiffany Ran May 2, 2018

A spring shower descended outside Pho Bac Súp Shop, flooding the restaurant with diners on a chilly Friday evening. Yenvy Pham, who runs Súp …
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Former Kraken Congee Chef Garrett Doherty Finds New Home at Lionhead
9 months ago

Former Kraken Congee Chef Garrett Doherty Finds New Home at Lionhead

By Tiffany Ran March 27, 2018

Chef Garrett Doherty devoted a portion of his early career to fine dining working at the W Hotel and acting as the head chef …
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Tacos Chukis shows how an improbable dream became reality
10 months ago

Tacos Chukis shows how an improbable dream became reality

By Bao Nguyen February 27, 2018

I can clearly remember my first time having tacos at Tacos Chukis. It was on a date several years ago – my second or …
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Umami Kushi splashes Seattle with authentic Japanese flavors
11 months ago

Umami Kushi splashes Seattle with authentic Japanese flavors

By Kelly Guava Jelly January 31, 2018

“This is about food; it’s about the substance, not about ethnicity,” Harold Fields says as we broach a subject he’s no doubt been …
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Chinatown International District Welcomes Its First Wine Shop
11 months ago

Chinatown International District Welcomes Its First Wine Shop

By Tiffany Ran Jan 24, 2018

With the new year came a new wine shop in the International District, the first of its kind in the neighborhood. Vita Uva is …
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