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10 signs you are Monkeyshines obsessed

By On February 3, 2014

Like every other Tacoman right now, I, too, want a Monkeyshine of my own. Every Chinese New Year, Tacoma glassblowing artists create hundreds of glass floats and medallions and hide them around… Read More

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The Depressed Cake Shop: A pop-up bakery with a good cause

By On October 5, 2013

The Depressed Cake Shop, a pop-up bakery raising awareness of mental health issues, came to Seattle this weekend. The Sole Repair Shop in Capitol Hill was host to tables full of gray-colored… Read More

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Local dessert spotlight: Abeille Baking

By On October 4, 2013

When my husband and I took our first international trip together to Paris in 2009, I experienced my first macaron—those cute and colorful French cookies pictured above. (I even used a little… Read More

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Local dessert spotlight: Pao’s Donuts and Valhalla Coffee

By On August 19, 2013

It’s been long enough since I wrote about doughnuts, so I thought I’d feature a favorite shop—and two particularly awesome doughnuts they make—for this month’s local dessert spotlight. On the left is… Read More

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Local dessert spotlight: Savor Creperie

By On July 29, 2013

With a wide variety of sweet and savory crepes, a lovely downtown location, and interesting local art on the walls, Savor Creperie is a place you’ll want to return to. I should… Read More