At long last, Salt and Straw has touched down in Seattle! The Portland-based ice cream chain has opened its first of two locations in the Emerald City. Store number one in Ballard is also the larger of the two. Spacious with gorgeous wood features including a bright outdoor mural, this ice cream shop is both warm and inviting. On the menu, Salt and Straw offers
About Suzi PrattSuzi Pratt is a Seattle event, food, and travel photographer available for hire. She is also a contributing writer at Digital Photography School and runs a blog teaching others how to start a photography business.
Classic 24-hour diner 13 Coins has long been a fixture in the Seattle area. After bidding farewell to its long-time location in South Lake Union, 13 Coins received a big facelift and a new home in Pioneer Square. Now within walking distance of CenturyLink and Safeco Fields, it's sure to be a hit at all hours of the day, especially on game days. The new
A couple weeks ago, I attended my first-ever Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. I was part of the Getty Images team of photographers and photo editors and was technically there to work. Getty has a long relationship with Sundance as the main photography vendor. There was no shortage of film premieres and parties to cover. My main client of the week was IMDb.
When you think of Beecher's, visions of their delicious mac and cheese probably comes to mind. But did you know that there is also the Beecher's Foundation? It exists with the intention to build a better food future for all. The Seattle-based foundation puts on lots of programming including educational classes for youth and adults. These classes seek to teach not only cooking skills but also facts
If ever you need a reason to visit Bainbridge Island, let Chef Brendan McGill give you several. First, his pizzeria Bruciato is worth visiting not only for the pizza but the melt-in-your-mouth pannacotta as well. Second, Hitchcock Deli is second to none when it comes to house-made charcuterie and condiments. And finally, Hitchcock Restaurant, the one that started it all, just received a new facelift courtesy of Brendan
One of the best places to get buffalo wings in Seattle is definitely The Wing Dome. In an effort to make it even easier and faster for customers to pick up their orders, Wing Dome has been pushing their online ordering system, especially ahead of big events such as the Super Bowl. We did a photo shoot at their Greenwood spot to highlight new Order
As Seattle continues to grow and expand, that effect has also carried over across the lake to Bellevue. Beginning with the opening of the Lincoln Square Expansion, restaurants such as Jason Wilson's heavy-hitters Lakehouse and Civility and Unrest were unveiled first. Finally, the highly anticipated Lincoln South Food Hall was unveiled at the end of 2017. This glitzy new project showcases seven fast-casual eateries all
Happy New Year! I want to wish you a very happy and prosperous 2018, and thank you for your incredible support throughout this year. Whether it's reading my blogs, viewing my photos, or hiring me for creative services, I'm very grateful for your support. Also, I'm excited to share with you my Favorite Photos of 2017! It's really tough to narrow down your favorite photos
One of Washington's best food festivals is Taste Washington. This annual multi-day event takes place across many iconic venues in Seattle such as AQUA by El Gaucho, the Four Seasons Hotel, and CenturyLink Event Center. I've attended many times in the past and always enjoyed eating and drinking my way through the Grand Tasting. It's a great way to connect with chefs and winemakers from
Earlier this year, I was lucky to work with my mom on her latest passion project: her second cookbook. The Ono Loa Cookbook recently launched in Hawaii featuring 230 recipes from 25 public high school culinary programs. In April of this year, we traveled to 14 of those schools. The mission was to take photos, record video, and interview the students and teachers. Much of