Monthly Archives: March 2014

Seattle Outsider Musings

THE APRIL FOOLS’ DAY EDITION Of unknown origin, April Fools’ Day may have begun around 1582, in France, when the Gregorian calendar was introduced and New Year’s Day changed from April 1st to January 1st. What better topic to start out … Continue reading

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The  “Oscars of the Food World” On the local food scene this past week, longtime Seattle chef Renee Erickson of The Whale Wins was named a finalist for the James Beard Award for Best Chef in the Northwest for the … Continue reading

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Happy St. Paddy’s Day Monday, March 17.  Looking for a delicious recipe to prepare at home in celebration of Ireland’s snake-slaying saint?  No surprise here: Beer is a must.  As is plenitude of time (about 10 hours) to achieve the … Continue reading

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Did you know that Seattle’s beloved (mostly) Starbucks is on the cutting edge of technology?  For all you iPhone peeps out there, the java giant has unveiled a new app that will allow customers to tip from their phone (right … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars   Say C H E E E E E E E E S E ! In case you missed it, da cheese lady (aka Tami Parr, author of Pacific Northwest Cheese: A History) was at Village Books … Continue reading

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