Another delightful staycation has opened our eyes to yet more facets of this multilayered city—and this one felt especially merry and bright. Although there are enough festive wintertime happenings to fill every December day, here’s an itinerary you may choose to follow if you find yourself downtown for a short-and-sweet 24 hours.
Ten years ago, West Seattle’s Jake Prendez fantasized of opening a cultural space devoted to the arts. Come this Saturday, February 2nd, his dream will become a reality.
Marée Bistro & Bar opened in February this year with a gorgeous waterfront view of Alki beach. Marée means ‘the tide’ in French, named after its location and inspired by the seasonality of the Northwest. Chef Andy Dekle sources sustainably raised and harvested meat, game, shellfish, fish and produce from nearby purveyors. Aspects of the menu change often, because truly seasonal is fleeting at certain times of the year and with certain products; other menu items change with the time of the year.
Now that springtime is here, we have no excuses for not lacing up our running shoes and hitting the pavement. After all, didn’t fitness make our New Year’s resolution lists this year (again)? Therefore, consider registering for Seattle magazine’s second annual Earth Day 5K Run 2014
West Seattle welcomes a sophisticated neighborhood lounge.
In this edition of Food Porn, we feature Duos Lounge, an intimate and classy space showcasing shareable small bites. With bold flavors and exquisite plating, the food is both a pleasure to eat and look at.
Hawaiian fusion and the best fried chicken.
In this edition of Food Porn, we feature Ma’ono Fried Chicken & Whiskey, transformed by Chef Mark Fuller from the more upscale Spring Hill Restaurant to a more casual, more affordable Hawaiian inspired restaurant. If you’re looking for good fried chicken, you have come to the right place.
Still miss the Sopranos? Drop into this West Seattle joint and get your fix for Italian-style eats, drinks, and attitude.
For those who grew up in West Seattle, or at least know of it a bit, the borough’s ability to set itself apart from the rest of the city is undeniable. Sure, the peninsula that hosts Alki and other great sunny weather spots is only minutes away from downtown, but