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The Savory 6 with Andrea Frabotta

Welcome to The Savory 6 – a weekly column featuring six weekly questions for one of the guests on our show. Check, Please! Northwest is all about dining out, but that’s not the only thing that happens at the table. When you put three strangers together and encourage banter, anything can happen! It’s a happy byproduct of the show and it’s one of my favorite parts – getting to know all of these food-loving folks. In this weekly article, we get to dig a little deeper into one of our guest’s culinary quirks and preferences.

The Savory 6 with Ira Sacharoff

Welcome to The Savory 6 – a weekly column featuring six weekly questions for one of the guests on our show. Check, Please! Northwest is all about dining out, but that’s not the only thing that happens at the table. When you put three strangers together and encourage banter, anything can happen! It’s a happy byproduct of the show and it’s one of my favorite parts – getting to know all of these food-loving folks. In this weekly article, we get to dig a little deeper into one of our guest’s culinary quirks and preferences.

Allergy To Originality

Allergy to Originality
As we find ourselves in the thick of summer blockbuster season (see: X-Men: Days of Future Past; Transformers: Age of Extinction; Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes), we feel it's only right to revisit Drew Christie's brilliant New York Times Op-Doc "Allergy to Originality." As the animated short so aptly reminds us by channeling Mark Twain, "All ideas are secondhand." So regardless of whether

Music Video Monday featuring The Head and the Heart's "Summertime"



As the Seattle saying goes, summer doesn't begin until July 5th. So for this week's Music Video Monday post, we are appropriately spotlighting local band The Head and the Heart's imaginatively constructed "Summertime." This crafty video comes from fellow Sub Pop artist Chad VanGaalen.

Wives of the Signers: Facts about Five Women of the Declaration of Independence

The Birth of Old Glory Painting and A Capitol Fourth Image

The celebration of America’s Independence Day, also known as the Fourth of July, is regularly associated with well-known historical figures, such as Benjamin Franklin, George Washington and John Adams. Though these men, and the many others who signed the Declaration of Independence, have a rightful place in America’s history, they weren't the only ones who played a part in America’s fight for independence.

Top 5 Pacific Northwest Films

Night Moves and Five Easy Pieces
A couple weeks ago, Filmspotting, a movie review podcast and forum, spent an episode discussing the latest film from Oregon director Kelly Reichardt, NIGHT MOVES.

The Savory 6 with Rachel Belle

The Savory 6 with Rachel Belle

Welcome to The Savory 6 – a weekly column featuring six weekly questions for one of the guests on our show. Check, Please! Northwest is all about dining out, but that’s not the only thing that happens at the table. When you put three strangers together and encourage banter, anything can happen! It’s a happy byproduct of the show and it’s one of my favorite parts – getting to know all of these food-loving folks. In this weekly article, we get to dig a little deeper into one of our guest’s culinary quirks and preferences.

Music Video Monday featuring The Lonely Forest's "Turn Off This Song and Go Outside"



With America's birthday just days away, today's Music Video Monday post features The Lonely Forest's "Turn Off This Song and Go Outside," which was filmed in Anacortes, WA on the 4th of July. Directed by Tony Fulgham of World Famous, this video superbly embodies Independence Day celebrated by a community and among friends. Happy 4th everyone!

Urgent: The Future of KCTS 9 in Canada

As you may know, the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is reviewing the future of Canadian television offerings. The deadline for comments on this is today, June 27, 5pm.

The Savory 6 with Warren Etheredge

The Savory 6 with Warren Etheredge

Welcome to The Savory 6 – a weekly column featuring six weekly questions for one of the guests on our show. Check, Please! Northwest is all about dining out, but that’s not the only thing that happens at the table. When you put three strangers together and encourage banter, anything can happen! It’s a happy byproduct of the show and it’s one of my favorite parts – getting to know all of these food-loving folks. In this weekly article, we get to dig a little deeper into one of our guest’s culinary quirks and preferences.

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