Rachel Belle

Rachel Belle

Rachel Belle hosts the James Beard Award nominated podcast "Your Last Meal." She's an Edward R Murrow award-winning feature reporter and can be heard daily with Tom & Curley at 4:30pm and KIRO Nights with Mike Lewis at 7:30pm.

Seattle TSA shares the wackiest foods people fly with over the Thanksgiving holiday

Supermodel and cookbook author Chrissy Teigan found a loophole for getting gravy through a TSA checkpoint, but TSA doesn't recommend people try to work the system.
10 months ago

Legendary Seattle rock club The Crocodile is moving, with big plans during a pandemic

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Seattle DJ Marco Collins reminisces on 30 years of The Crocodile and feels optimistic about what's to come. 
10 months ago

Native Americans want to decolonize Thanksgiving with native foods and a proper history lesson

For the third year, the University of Oregon is holding "Thanks But No Thanksgiving: Decolonizing an American Holiday," hosted by Native American students.
10 months ago

Republican and Democrat presidents can agree on one thing: cheeseburgers!

As a new cookbook called "Recipes From the President's Ranch" reveals, cheeseburgers were the most popular food served to foreign dignitaries during President George W. Bush's time in office.
11 months ago

‘If Trump is elected, I’m moving to Canada!’ But how easy is it to get residency?

Vancouver, Canada immigration lawyer, Meika LaLonde, says she's never been so busy fielding calls from Americans in her 16 years of practice.
11 months ago

Seattleites are doing career 180s to escape pandemic unemployment

With many losing their jobs to the ongoing pandemic, Seattleites have pivoted to brand new careers in order to make ends meet.
11 months ago

New restaurants are opening in the middle of the pandemic — but why?

Every week there's an announcement about a new restaurant opening in Seattle. Why would anyone start a new business right now? The answer is simple.
11 months ago

Shoreline Community College first in US to offer program merging mental health professionals, police officers

Police often get called to situations where a mental health professional would be better suited, which is a gap that a new certificate at Shoreline Community College aims to fill.
11 months ago

‘Things are not completely out of control’: Seattle nonprofit offers free coaching for struggling small businesses

Work for Humanity wants to help small businesses struggling during the pandemic to reinvent themselves and find creative solutions.
12 months ago

Learn to be a farmer at Whidbey Island’s Organic Farm School

The average American farmer is 58 years old, so farm schools like this one are crucial to keep the country fed. Future farmers come from all over the country for the intensive program on a working farm.
12 months ago

Founder of Comedy Central says the best ideas don’t happen working from home

While working in economics at HBO in the 80s, Art Bell pitched the idea of an all comedy network, which eventually launched in 1989. He tells the story in his new book.
12 months ago

Tukwila’s Spice Bridge serves global cuisine cooked by immigrant, refugee women entrepreneurs

Spice Bridge is a global food hall cooked up by the Food Innovation Network, a program helping immigrant and refugee women of color start restaurants.
1 year ago

WA bar, restaurant owners want to serve alcohol after 10 p.m., say there is no data to support ban

Seattle restaurant and bar owner Dan Austin sent a letter to Gov. Inslee, signed by more than 150 other owners, asking him to reconsider a 10 p.m. alcohol ban.
1 year ago

Would visiting life on Venus violate Star Trek’s Prime Directive?

A group of astronomers announced Monday that there may be life on Venus. Using powerful telescopes, they detected phosphine in the planet's atmosphere.
1 year ago

Black professionals want you to be an active advocate at work, not a passive ally

Kristin Harper, CEO of Driven To Succeed, asked a group of Black professionals what changes they wanted to see at work, and published the findings in a free report.
1 year ago

Feeling isolated, lonely or stressed? Washington Listens is here to help you through quarantine

Washington Listens is a free, anonymous mental health phone line designed to help people through the quarantine.
1 year ago

Are you prepared for death? Seattle man launches new website to make of end of life planning easier

Seven years ago, Michael Hebb created Death Over Dinner to get people talking about their end of life plans. Now, there's the End of Life Collective.
1 year ago

Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA releases ice cream truck jingle to replace old, racist song

Ice cream company Good Humor asked Wu-Tang Clan's RZA to create a new ice cream truck jingle to replace the ubiquitous, but problematic, "Turkey in the Straw."
1 year ago

Website created in quarantine connects you with local farms that deliver fresh food to your door

David Pham hasn't left his apartment in five months. Relying solely on grocery delivery, he co-founded a website that connects users with local farms.
1 year ago

Mariners bring ballpark food to your home with cooking demo, recipes from T-Mobile Park executive chef

This year is a bummer for baseball fans who look forward to sitting in a stadium, hot dog in one hand, cold beer in the other. On Friday, July 31, tune in to the Mariners Youtube channel to learn how to make stadium recipes at home.
1 year ago

Crowds and congestion at Mount Rainier National Park: Here’s how to avoid the lines

Peak park season and canceled COVID travel have created the perfect storm at national parks. You may have to wait several hours to enter Mt. Rainier National Park on a Saturday.
1 year ago

With travel cancelled, Rick Steves cuts an onion, turns on his oven for the first time ever

Travel guru Rick Steves has traveled to Europe every year since he was a teenager. Grounded for the foreseeable future, he's learning to slow down.
1 year ago

New grant to honor late Seattle filmmaker Lynn Shelton creates opportunity for filmmakers 39 and older

Two months after the death of Seattle filmmaker Lynn Shelton, the Northwest Film Forum is honoring her legacy with a grant for filmmakers 39 or older.
1 year ago

Donate: Expensive gear can be an obstacle for BIPOC who want to camp

Olympia's Mo Jackson created a BIPOC Camping Kits fundraiser to get camping gear into the hands of Black Indigenous People of Color who can't afford it.   
1 year ago