While we’re very aware there are much more important things going on in our country and world this summer, we are finding small joys wherever we can. We thought we’d share a few of our latest discoveries and tips. (But also, while we’re at it, this is a good time to make sure you’re registered to vote and to buy some stamps from the USPS!)
Creating high performance gear out of sustainable materials.
Repurposing coffee grounds—and recycled water bottles and recycled windshields—to make active and outdoor apparel is next level and also so very Seattle. Named after the SR 512 highway in Tacoma, the Five12 team has developed moisture-managing fabric to keep their clothes dry on the inside and out, while maintaining breathability, for protection in our PNW climate.
The most dynamic culinary festival in North America is back on the road with its national nose-to- tail pig cooking tour. Cochon555 brings its 2017 edition—which will hit some 16 cities—to Seattle on Sunday, April 30th, and the focus of the festivities will be culinary community and education. At the heart of all Cochon555 events lies a culinary competition to promote local family farming and global traditions.
Chaco Canyon has three locations in University District, West Seattle, and Greenwood. Chaco Canyon collaborates with farms in Washington every month for their fresh products. The menu offers a selection of breakfast, lunch, and dinner items that are vegan and often gluten-free.
Step into The Georgian for afternoon tea and a royal experience.
In this edition of Treat Yo Self, we feature afternoon tea at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel downtown. The Georgian restaurant, located within the Fairmont, offers a traditional afternoon tea service. The dining room is stunning. Decorated with spectacular chandeliers, high ceilings, and Palladian
Eat sandwiches with a conscience.
In this edition of Food Porn, we feature Homegrown, a sustainable sandwich shop featuring local, all-natural, and organic ingredients in their sandwiches, soups, and salads. A simple menu offering breakfast and lunch sandwiches, salads, soups, and sides (including gluten-free cookies) creates