One glance at the hot-pink cardboard box with the dark blue lettering and chances are you know exactly what’s inside. If any doubts remain, you have only to read the store motto, prominently printed on the lid: “Cakes decorated while you wait.” Borracchini’s Bakery & Mediterranean Market, a family-owned business, has made its name by providing cust...

One much-lauded Seattle chef has quietly gotten back in the game. Months after closing permanently in Pioneer Square, Scott Carsberg’s Bisato has reopened as a ghost kitchen of sorts in SoDo, serving up heat-at-home meals for curbside pickup and delivery, with an online shop of pantry items coming soon. The current “Bisato at Home” menu includes a...

If she can make it, she won't buy it. This is the food philosophy of Sabrina Tinsley, executive chef and co-founder of La Spiga Osteria, located in the historic Piston and Ring building on Capitol Hill. Tinsley and her husband, Pietro Borghesi, had the former auto body shop transformed into a magnificent dining space, boasting gorgeous woodwork wit...

There are tons of hidden gems all over the city, but one place that is often overlooked is the eateries inside the Amazon Spheres. Willmott's Ghost in Seattle is an Italian hot spot that sits inside the greenhouse-like structure. It has yummy food, drinks, and an even better ambiance. Willmott's Ghost is an Italian eatery that focuses on cuisine co...

The ties between Seattle and Perugia, capital city of Umbria, go back more than 25 years when a pact of friendship was signed by both mayors. As with many new friendships, there was an immediate interest to get to know one another by sharing information, swapping events, even visiting in person. Through the Seattle-Perugia Sister City Association,...

Family and friends are remembering Dan DeSantis, and sharing this with the community: Daniel Michael DeSantis passed away unexpectedly on July 14, 2020 at his favorite place, Hood Canal. Dan was born on 1/23/45 in Seattle and kept his home here until recently; he currently resided in Palm Desert, California. He is survived by his wife of 19 years J...

For centuries, green walnuts were collected around the Summer Solstice, and on June 24, for the feast of Saint John the Baptist, in preparation for an autumnal batch of the walnut liqueur. In the Middle Ages, the storied liqueur, known as “Nocino” in Italy, was often associated with women sorceresses who gathered the fruit by night and brewed the f...

Like Tibetan sand mandalas or the Italian festival of Infiorata, Linda Miller Nicholson’s pasta art is meant to be destroyed. And by destroyed, she means boiled in scalding water, sauced with creamy goodness, and devoured for dinner. Known to fans as Salty Seattle, Nicholson is part chef, part artist, and has carved a unique niche out of both world...

Although Meconi's closed for a spell during the "stay home, stay healthy" orders they're up and running Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Phone orders (and pre-payment) are encouraged, but walk up orders through their COVID safe window ordering is an option (no cash accepted). You can also order online for contactless delivery through...

Looking to satisfy your appetite for Italian fare? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Seattle, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're on the hunt. April is one of the top months of the year for consumer spending at restaurants across the Se...