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  • Owners of a Bellevue Quiznos are serving native Indian flavors with a twist
    Rachel Belle | October 15, 2014 6:14 pm
    The owners of the Bellevue Quiznos franchise are Indian, and so are a lot of people who work in Bellevue, so they got special permission to add chicken and paneer tikka sandwiches to the menu. The chutneys are homemade & the sandwiches are selling like crazy. This may reflect a new trend towards Indian fusion flavors in the West.
  • See the Lombardi Trophy at the EMP's new Seahawks Exhibit
    Rachel Belle | October 14, 2014 6:10 pm
    The new Seahawks exhibit opened at the EMP today, with a ribbon cutting ceremony headed by team owner Paul Allen and Coach Pete Carroll.
  • A White House chef is bringing his dishes to Port Angeles
    Rachel Belle | October 09, 2014 6:33 pm
    John Moeller cooked for three Presidential families between 1992 and 2005, and this weekend he'll be cooking some White House dishes, from his new book, at the Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival in Port Angeles. We chatted about presidential palaces and life in the White House kitchen.
  • Seattle City Councilmember wants paid maternity/paternity leave for all city workers
    Rachel Belle | October 08, 2014 5:57 pm
    Right now in Washington state, companies can choose whether or not they provide paid family leave for employees. But Seattle City Councilmember Jean Godden thinks it's important to give all city employees, moms and dads, paid time off to be with their newborns. Only one other city municipality in the country already does this.
  • Learn to be a little more French, in Seattle
    Rachel Belle | October 07, 2014 6:13 pm
    French Truly was started a year ago, by a French woman who realized that Americans want to learn more than just the French language. They want to learn about the culture. So she curates events that include French film, art, music, politics, history and language.
  • The dying art of piano tuning, and a blind Seattle man who's keeping the profession alive
    Rachel Belle | October 02, 2014 6:09 pm
    The average piano tuner is between 55 and 60 years old, and not a lot of young people are entering the profession. But 70 year old Mike Gill has been a piano tuner for 45 years, and he happens to be blind.
  • What happens to knives, multi-tools confiscated by TSA at Sea-Tac? They're sold in Tumwater
    Rachel Belle | October 01, 2014 6:12 pm
    If you've ever gone through airport security and had an item confiscated, you might have wondered where it ended up. Did the TSA agent eat the oversize bottle of salsa you bought in Mexico? Turns out, all the liquids are destroyed, but all of the knives and screwdrivers are sold by a government run agency. All the proceeds go back into the general fund.
  • Rock star rages against popular Seattle dive bar for denying him entry
    Rachel Belle | September 30, 2014 5:45 pm
    Rage Against the Machine guitarist, Tom Morello, Tweeted that Seattle's dive bar/greasy spoon, 5 Point Cafe, is the "WORST" after he was denied entry into the over-packed bar. The 5 Point Cafe's owner reacts.
  • A Seattle sign language interpreter wants to end police brutality against the deaf
    Rachel Belle | September 29, 2014 6:40 pm
    A Seattle sign language interpreter says too many deaf people have been assaulted and arrested by police officers who didn't know they were deaf, and thought they were being defiant. So she is crossing the country, training police officers in 54 cities on basic sign language and reminding them to be aware of the deaf community.
  • Seattle astronomer discovers four planets before she turns 30
    Rachel Belle | September 10, 2014 5:58 pm
    Seattle astronomer, and NASA Carl Sagan fellow, Sarah Ballard talks about how she discovered four planets before she turned 30. She also discusses the recipe for getting more women to work in the sciences.

Ring My Belle on KIRO Radio

  • Ring My Belle on KIRO RadioTune in to KIRO Radio on Sundays at 3pm for Ring my Belle with Rachel Belle.

Who is Rachel Belle?

  • Rachel Belle's "Ring My Belle" segment airs Monday-Friday on The Ron & Don Show at 4:33pm and 6:33pm. You can hear "Ring My Belle Weekends" Sundays at 3:00pm. Rachel is a northern California native who loves anything and everything culinary, playing Scrabble, petting cats and getting outside.

    Please send Rachel your story ideas, weekend events and taco truck tips!

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