(14 posts)

12 plus one – Unique Seattle Spots that the Locals Know

Breakfast 🍴 Beth’s Cafe – since 1953 (before bell-bottoms were even a thing!) – calls itself  “a Seattle Breakfast Diner.” This diner is infamous for its 12-egg omelet. [7311 Aurora Ave N Seattle, WA 98103 •   (206) 782-5588] Bagels and more 🍴 Locksmith’s Bagel Bodega has an assortment of offerings including a bacon, egg, and cheese sandwich […]

Vacation / July 11, 2021

The Best of The Evergrey

The Evergrey brings a daily, local newspaper to your email box (for free!), but we do so much more. We write tons of really interesting stories, that give you recommendations from locals as to where to eat, drink and play. We keep up with political, environmental, community, gender issues and more. We work hard to […]

Need to know / July 8, 2021

Seattle japanese restaurant highly recommended by the evergrey

Ten great (yummy) reasons to eat at Rondo – a Japanese Izakaya restaurant in Seattle

🍽 Eat & Drink:  Rondo is a Japanese Izakaya in Capitol Hill Seattle. They offer donburi, Bento Boxes, teishoku, ramen curry dishes, sushi, and more.  Plus, they craft cocktails and deliver sake heaven at the Tamari bar. This is a perfect place to take advantage of their all-day happy hour. Now is the perfect time to […]

Food / June 7, 2021

comfort food in Seattle for vegans vegetarians meat lovers

Communion – comfort food in Seattle for vegans, vegetarians and meat lovers, alike!

Photo Credit: Ian Schneider Communion is the Seattle project of Kristi Brown (a.k.a. “That Brown Girl Cooks!”) and her son and business partner Damon Bomar. The restaurant is located in the Central District where gentrification has driven out the historically Black neighborhood making Communion’s opening significant. Customers can look forward to a menu influenced by […]

Food / May 7, 2021

We went to see one of the world’s most iconic shipwrecks

The Peter Iredale shipwreck at sunset WHAT IT IS: The Peter Iredale is a classic story of sea change. She was making her merry way to Portland, to pick up a shipment of wheat. She left Salina Cruz, Mexico on September 26th, 1906, and met her fate in the early hours of October 25th. After […]

Outdoors / July 12, 2019

6 can’t-miss adventures in Hood Canal

The view from Mt. Walker. (📸: Nicole Atkins) Hood Canal is a special place. As a glacier-formed fjord that’s bursting with Instagram-worthy wildlife, endless recreation, and unbeatable scenery, it’s prime destination for locals to get outside in the summer. Here are six adventures to experience in the Hood Canal: Hike to the top of the […]

Outdoors / June 11, 2019

Try this: Oysters on the beach, in the mail, or at a restaurant

Oysters galore in Hood Canal. (📸: Mark Smith) TRY THIS: Growing in the wild and on farms, oysters are another draw for people to visit the Hood Canal area in the PNW. Festivals — like OysterFest and Oyster Rama — celebrate the local delicacy, but there’s no need to wait to take a drive out […]

Outdoors / June 6, 2019

How to light up the night in the bioluminescent water of the Hood Canal

A glowing view from a NASA satellite of the peak plankton bloom in 2017. (📸: NASA) TRY THIS: You don’t have to travel halfway across the world to see the extraordinary phenomenon of bioluminescence. Adventurers of the Pacific Northwest are in luck. You can grab a kayak and enjoy the shimmering sea in your very […]

Outdoors / June 5, 2019

Pioneer Square: A neighborhood to gather in downtown Seattle

Just another day in the Pioneer Square neighborhood. (📸: Element Creative) From singing Sounders FC fight songs in Occidental Square Park before every match to enjoying the longest established art fair in the nation (since the early 1960s), or joining friends for an impromptu happy hour, Pioneer Square is where we gather as a community. […]

Pioneer Square / May 31, 2019

Destination Guide: A chainsaw carving school in Hood Canal

George Kenny, center, with a group of chainsaw carving students. (📸: Provided by George Kenny) MEET THIS LOCAL: George Kenny describes his chainsaw carving school as a “dude ranch for chainsaw art.” For over 25 years, he’s offered weekend classes from his Allyn, Wash.based shop.     WHAT HE’S DOING: What started out as a gift […]

Outdoors / May 30, 2019