Just a quick jaunt from the Canadian border, the Pacific Northwestern city of Seattle, Washington, is well-situated for weekend visits and offers plenty for curious travellers to explore.
Wedge, roll, cut, shape, repeat. That’s the mantra of Seattle-based artist-designer Aleksandra Pollner when she’s forming porcelain fortune cookies before they are kiln-fired.
In 2011, the Seattle kitchen of Alex Kummerow and Julia Wills temporarily became an apothecary while the duo searched for a solution to a skin irritation.
When the President of the United States comes calling, you answer. Even if that means arranging for a full-size, 1,800-kilogram Neapolitan pizza oven to be delivered to the tarmac of Washington’s Paine Field Airport so that you can personally cook for Barack Obama.
It is, perhaps, one of those eternal questions: “Where should we dine?” Thankfully, in asking ourselves this, we have come up with plenty of answers.
Northern California’s Silicon Valley been synonymous with tech industry innovations since the early 1980s, but now the tech set is moving north to Seattle’s South Lake Union district.
If you were to total the tonnage of a modest boutique hotel, the mass would be staggering. Hundreds of steel beams, acres of thin carpet, sheets of glass wall. So it is particularly impressive when a hotel is transparent.
Room 272 at the Edgewater hotel in Seattle seemed like most other hotel suites in the early 1960s. That is, until August of ’64. The Edgewater is perched above the waters of Elliott Bay on Pier 67, and it is steeped in rock-and-roll history.