Food

Real talk: Is eating salmon bad for the orcas?

Salmon and other seafood for sale at Pike Place Market. (📸: Chris Light/Wikimedia Commons) Fresh, barbecued salmon is a summer treat that many Seattleites look forward to all year long. But growing concerns about starving orcas and a dwindling chinook runs have made some local salmon lovers uneasy. Evergrey reader Ashley Mandel recently wrote in […]

/ July 24, 2019


Tasty Argentine take-out in the Eastside

Bringing Argentina to the EastsideHow a software engineer became an empanada chef 👨🏽‍🍳Posted by The Evergrey on Wednesday, April 24, 2019After visiting family in Argentina, Rodrigo and Wendy Caamano realized that our local take-out scene was seriously missing something: empanadas. Three years ago, they decided to do something about it. With Wendy’s help, Rodrigo transitioned from […]

/ April 29, 2019


Bothell’s queen and king of fresh produce

Bothell’s queen and king of fresh produceWord on the street: You can find fresh produce in the "armpit of Bothell."Posted by The Evergrey on Thursday, April 18, 2019Karin Poage humbly submits that a freshly baked russet potato is “sublime.” She would know. Karin — and her husband Stuart — own and operate the Yakima Fruit Market and […]

/ April 29, 2019


Nuflours bakery shares its gluten-free secrets

We recently connected with Phebe Rossi of Capitol Hill’s Nuflours bakery to learn more about her business and what it took to create a “gluten-free destination” in Seattle.

/ April 26, 2019


Fish, With a Side of Ballard History

Pete Knutson is a 47-year commercial fisherman, a fourth-generation Ballardite, and a college professor. When he’s not up in Alaska catching salmon, you’ll find him down on the dock at Fishermen’s Terminal selling it.

/ March 27, 2019


In Puget Sound, studying poop to save the orca whales

TODAY’S SEATTLE CATALYST: Sam Wasser is the director for the University of Washington’s Center for Conservation Biology. WHAT HE’S DOING: Sam’s work has taken him around the globe. He’s battled ivory trafficking in Africa, studied wolves in Eastern Washington, and kept an eye on our own southern resident killer whales. His primary research tool: studying animal […]

/ March 26, 2019


Seattle’s Angela Stowell creates solutions to poverty with FareStart

Late last year, Angela Stowell left her post on top of Ethan Stowell Restaurants, one of Seattle’s most successful restaurant groups, to become CEO of another one. Her destination was FareStart, a nonprofit restaurant group that’s been helping disadvantaged Seattleites for 25 years by providing solutions to poverty. “I really wanted to find a way […]

/ March 5, 2019


What are the best drinks in South Lake Union?

South Lake Union can be a real urban jungle: Cranes perched on every corner, construction equipment lying in wait to snarl traffic, and a steady stream of tech workers weaving around closed sidewalks. Lucky for you, the thirsty traveler, there are plenty of great spots to hunker down and wait out the building boom. And […]

/ February 5, 2019


Video: These guys (and gal) know fish

Pike Place market isn’t the only spot in Seattle to find good seafood. Turns out, the Central District is home to some fish mongers who really know their product. After slinging fish at some of the most prominent markets in town, Sal Panelo decided to open his own place. The offerings at Seattle Fish Guys […]

/ January 15, 2019


40 Seattle gift ideas to wrap up your holiday shopping

Looking for an awesome Seattle-made gift this holiday season? Here are 40 gift ideas from local artisans, makers, and retailers to give the practical western Washingtonian, the Seattle newcomer, the voracious book reader, and more.

/ December 19, 2018