The Set Table

Pastrami Loves Wine

Two food entrepreneurs want their products to be an experience.

08/10/2017 By Naomi Tomky

Set Table

Here’s What to Do with That Leftover Matzoh

These ingenious brewers turn it into beer.

04/05/2017 By Naomi Tomky

Personal History

Could Brenner Brothers Bakery See Another Day?

A nostalgic rock star wants to reopen his family’s bakery. But you can’t bring back the past.

04/05/2017 By Naomi Tomky

Travel

Journeys to the Unexpected

Four Jewish women venture into uncharted territory — both physical and personal.

02/09/2017 By Naomi Tomky, Rita Golden Gelman, Pam Mandel, and Nelly Rabinowitz

Travel

In East Jerusalem and West Jerusalem, Food Brings Us Together

Two meals, so different yet so much the same

02/09/2017 By Naomi Tomky

The Set Table

A New Jewish Deli Comes to the Northwest — Just Not Seattle

Vancouver’s new pastrami hot spot is worth a trip north.

02/09/2017 By Naomi Tomky

Best of Jewish Neighborhoods

Bellevue: The Kibbutz

Beyond the immediate advantages of this lakeside suburb, members of Bellevue’s diverse, polyglot population may just greet you with “boker tov."

12/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

Best of Jewish Neighborhoods

Capitol Hill: The Original

Capitol Hill is where it all started — from Temple De Hirsch in 1899 to the bustling Jewish life of the nearby Central District through the 1950s.

12/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

Best of Jewish Neighborhoods

Rainier Valley: Hipsters and Hasids

On offer: semi-affordable housing, light-rail, five synagogues, and an eruv that extends from the shoreline on the east up to Martin Luther King Jr. Way on the west.

12/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

Best of Jewish Neighborhoods

Ravenna/Wedgwood: The Small Town

How could we not note this swath of northeast Seattle for its vibrant Jewish community, dating back to the 1950s?

12/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

Best of Jewish Neighborhoods

Ballard: The Startup

Though historically considered a Scandinavian neighborhood, as more and more Jewish families move in, Ballard has become an under-the-radar hub of Jewish life in Seattle.

12/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

Seattle Life

The Best of Jewish Neighborhoods

Chances are if you’re moving here and looking for community, you might start to look in one of these five places. So here they are, and here’s what we love about them!

12/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

The Set Table

The Sweetest Things

Support your local trees and bees on Rosh Hashanah.

10/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

Recipes

Spice It Up

Change up a weeknight dinner or a holiday menu with these recipes adapted from Pabla classics.

08/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

The Set Table

Punjabi Delights

The Sikh owners of Pabla have found a unique and loyal clientele.

08/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

Summer Fun

The Perfect Pie

Seeking comfort during the recession, Dani Cone turned to pie.

06/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

Summer Fun

The Perfect Pickle

The Stopsky’s pickle professional on the fermented life.

06/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

Good Eats

Summer Fun!

Bring a little summertime into your Shabbat with these “perfect” foods — and meet our local entrepreneurs behind them.

06/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky, Josh Furman, and Pam Mandel

The Set Table

The Food Obsession

Joan Nathan dishes about her favorite Jewish food customs, and why we need to pass them on.

04/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

Travel

Destination: Portland

Just three hours south of Seattle (and even quicker for South Sounders!), a visit to the Rose City is all it takes to recharge.

02/01/2016 By David Laskin and Naomi Tomky