January 3, 2014 – | Comments Off

By TIMI GUSTAFSON, R.D.
Making resolutions at the turn of the year is a time-honored, albeit tiring, custom. It basically forces you to admit you were wrong to indulge in all these wonderful dinner parties and …

Read the full story »
Fashion

Arts/Theater

Wine

Dine

Home/Garden

Moving men forward
October 1, 2012 – | Comments Off
Moving men forward

By Gabrielle Nomura
Wimp. Fairy. Sissy. With stereotypes like these, it’s no wonder that so many boys don’t grow up to become ballet or modern dancers. But when young men are able to defy the odds …

Fashion, fashionistas shine at Neiman Marcus
October 1, 2012 – | Comments Off
Fashion, fashionistas shine at Neiman Marcus

BY ROSE DENNIS
From Bellevue to Australia, Manhattan to Milan, the fourth annual after hours shopping extravaganza called Fashion’s Night Out on Sept. 6 was a worldwide initiative to promote local retail and celebrate the fashion …

Not your average cup of joe
September 28, 2012 – | Comments Off
Not your average cup of joe

STORY AND PHOTOS BY CELESTE GRACEY
While unabashed fans have already filled their bellies with more pumpkin spice lattes than even a spoiling mother could approve, the independent drinker can find equal temptation in the arms …

Caspar Babypants knows how to rock
September 28, 2012 – | Comments Off
Caspar Babypants knows how to rock

BY KEEGAN PROSSER
The Presidents of the United States of America made a name for themselves in the ‘90s for their cheeky, alternative-pop tracks. But in 2009, after 20-plus years of peaches, lumps and celebrating the …

Nightlife in October
September 28, 2012 – | Comments Off
Nightlife in October

Bake’s Place
155 108th Ave. NE, Bellevue. 425-454-2776
10-28: Greta Matassa & Overton Berry
More: www.bakesplacebellevue.com
Benaroya Hall
200 University St., Seattle, 206-215-4800
10-1: Rufus Wainwright
10-21: An Evening with Bill Cosby
10-24: Jake Shimabukuro
More: www.seattlesymphony.org/benaroya
Black Dog
8062 Railroad Ave. SE, Snoqualmie, 425-831-3647
10-12: Little …

Crazy. Sexy. Dirty. (with Bill Bellamy)
September 24, 2012 – | Comments Off
Crazy. Sexy. Dirty. (with Bill Bellamy)

BY KEEGAN PROSSER
Comedian Bill Bellamy may be best known for being the man that coined the term “Booty Call,” but he’s been up to a lot more since then. In addition to recently releasing his …

Local harvest
September 17, 2012 – | Comments Off
Local harvest

By Andy Perdue and Eric Degerman
Woodinville is far from the state’s vineyards, but it has long been home to Washington’s oldest and best-known winery. And thanks to the success of that producer — Chateau Ste. …

Germany, Italy, Bellevue: Danube Bistro combines culture, cuisine
September 14, 2012 – | Comments Off
Germany, Italy, Bellevue: Danube Bistro combines culture, cuisine

BY CELESTE GRACEY
When Nancy Montalvo and Lubos Szabo met, they were both waiting tables and saving money, but they didn’t know for what.
But after their Vegas wedding, the two immigrants – Montalvo is from Peru and …

Stick it to me
September 13, 2012 – | Comments Off
Stick it to me

Loud and About Column by Heija Nunn
There are few things I despise more than having my picture taken. Only recently have I figured out that the fastest way to make a camera disappear is to …

Fashion sets the stage for fall
September 7, 2012 – | Comments Off
Fashion sets the stage for fall

By Rose Dennis
For the first time, six local and emerging apparel designers and two handbag designers, selected by a panel of fashion experts, will present a six- to eight-piece capsule collection on the runway at …