Trendsetting and Trailblazing — this food maven takes the foodie scene by storm.

In a city full of fashion and food obsessives, only a limited few earn the title “guru.” Food blogger, author, and restaurant owner Molly Wizenberg is one of those over-the-top foodies whose extra kick of sugar and spice got her just what she wanted for an occupation, and a lot of the unexpected.

Forgo the spring cleaning projects this weekend and visit these trendy Ballard establishments instead.

Check out Ketch on Ballard Ave. Photo: Erik Simkins

Boutiques are certainly nothing new to Seattle, but if you desire to make a day of it without roaming from neighborhood to neighborhood, all the while fighting fellow Seattleites for a parking space, your options are somewhat limited.