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Taste Test with Yonnas Getahun

Yonnas Getahun is a model of the New Seattle Artist. Born in Ethiopia and raised in Spokane, Getahun’s established an ideal balance between his work as an account manager at Zillow and his creative ambitions. The 33-year-old writes poetry, produces art shows, manages local bands and is a human connection machine among Seattle’s creative community.

HOME
Jeans Levi’s 501  Jacket Nordstrom purple wool blazer  Suit London Mode  Shoes Caterpillar Dougald Shoe  Sunglasses Persol  Snack Chocolate croissant from Starbucks  Last book read Lunch Poems by Frank O’Hara  Last album listened to Reflektor by Arcade Fire  Last movie seen Blue Is the Warmest Colour

CITY
Place to eat Café Presse (the croque madame)  Place to drink Polar Bar. Margarita. Ask for Viktor  Drink of choice Pellegrino  Fast food Freddy’s  Coffee Vivace on North Broadway Art gallery M.I.A.  Bus line 550 Express  Clothing store Hunt  Vintage spot Le Frock  Haircut Good Hair Salon  Athlete Clint Dempsey  Conspirator/Inspiration Daveda Russell Concert venue Neumos Theatre On the Boards

WORLD
Mode of travel Airplane  Travel accessory A book  Luggage Dror for Tumi  Hotel Sheraton Hotel Nairobi  Tacky tourist destination Gondola ride in Venice Cultural event World Cup  Place to party Lit Lounge, NYC  Place to shop Istanbul Grand Bazaar  Place to relax The beaches of Santa Marta, Colombia  Place you want to go but have never been Berlin  Place you’ll never go again Bellevue

Photo by Chona Kasinger

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