The Flavor of Feud

It’s the secret ingredient in the NY-style pies at Italian Family Pizza.
Italian Family Pizza is the only real pizza place in Seattle. At least according to my Uncle Elihu, a hardcore New York foodie from Queens. When he first tasted one of their…

Q&A with Allen Stone

Allen Stone takes a rare break to reflect on a hectic year that put him among soul royalty.
In the year since America met Allen Stone during his appearance on Conan, the 25-year-old soul singer and his band have travelled 350,000 miles. They’ve…

Get Set, Go

WHO Cori Ready, the 31-year-old Seattle native who founded The Adventure School in 2006 (and sold it last year). Ready works with local design firms DUMB EYES and Civilization and is starting an eponymous business focused on experiential marketing,…

Keeping Seattle Pretty

“Seven years ago, when I installed that chandelier, I thought, If I’m gonna have a chandelier, I’m gonna have one you can swing from. So I had that custom built by an artist friend. It was a dream to have an aerialist perform—we’d never had…

The Family Man: David Nixon

Age 39 Neighborhood Columbia City Hometown Seattle Most recent book NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman Favorite movies Raiders of The Lost Ark, Brazil, Harold and Maude Hero David Byrne
David Nixon has…

The Literata: Tara Atkinson

Age 26 Neighborhood Capitol Hill Hometown Plymouth, Ind. Last book read The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers Favorite movie Beverly Hills Cop Recent personal achievement I just bought socks for the first time in three years
Tara…

The Tastemaker: Alex Ruder

Age 29 Neighborhood Capitol Hill Hometown Bainbridge Island Last book read Hot Stuff by Alice Echols Childhood nicknames A-Rude, Rutabaga Personal hero Riz Rollins Favorite place in Seattle Capitol Hill during Decibel Festival
“Cult” is a…