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Eat & Drink

Eat & Drink A world of yogurt, all made in Seattle A world of yogurt, all made in Seattle
Yogurt meant just one thing when I was young: the slimy white stuff that stood between my mouth and the sugary “fruit on bottom,” described on the side of the container. Now, Seattle's experiencing something of an international yogurt revolution. French, Ethiopian, or Vietnamese, it's time to find your yogurt flavor.
Eat & Drink Nanaimo Bars are WA State's Sweet of Choice
Don't know what a Nanaimo bar is? First of all - you're not alone. We polled the newsroom over here at KOMO and only about 60 percent of people did. Regardless, it's been dubbed our state's Dessert of Choice in Slate's most recent United Sweets of America post.
Eat & Drink Behind The Scenes At (Photo Gallery) is known worldwide for helping home cooks discover and share recipes for creative casseroles, bacon-wrapped... anything, holiday treats and much more, but did you know the online encyclopedia for virtually every food craving was born and raised right here in Seattle?


Lifestyle 93-inch plush bears are coming to a Costco near you (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Finally! We've been so disappointed in the lack of large plush bears around town, especially ones that are only 92 inches. Thankfully Costco has answered our prayers and will be offering this 93-inch gigantic bear in stores starting this November (and released an adorable video in the meantime with a special appearance by Russell Wilson).
Lifestyle Photos: 5th Annual All White Party (Photo Gallery)
The only rules of last night's 5th Annual All White Party? Wear all white and be awesome. Around 3,000 people came to follow both rules at Pier 66 in downtown Seattle, where the dress code was strictly enforced (people in any other colors, or even with black writing on white shirts, were not allowed in).

The Home

The Home Photos: Pops of color in the PNW (Photo Gallery)
When most people think about the Pacific Northwest, the color that comes to mind is gray. And while that might describe our weather 8+ months of the year, that doesn't have to be the color inside our houses! Here are some Porch houses who have broken the mold - and gone crazy with color!
The Home Saying goodbye to the historic Mercer Island Coval House (Photo Gallery)
After multiple appeals, the Mercer Island City council approved a plan in July that will tear down the five acre Mercer Island Coval House to make way for sixteen other homes to be built on the property. The MI 84th Limited Partnership bought the property for $7 million from Myer and Barbara Coval last year.
The Home Urban Farming: Residential Edition (Photo Gallery)
On Friday we looked at the rooftop garden by Seattle Urban Farm Company (SUFCo) on top of the South Lake Union Stack House apartment complex. While we were tickled by the idea of a city farm for the masses of tenants, most of the work SUFCo does is for residential gardens. Here's a look at one planted on top of a garage in Magnolia.
The Home Photos: Wonderful water features (Photo Gallery)
Earlier in the week it was so hot, everytime we passed a water fountain or decorative pond we wanted to jump in. Now that it's cooled off we're not having those same problems - but helped us finding some local water features that are beautiful nonetheless (to look at!) Swimming not advised.

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