Eeshan Tripathi, Dhruv Lohumi, Adam Dow, and Preeti Singh of Improv Comedy Mumbai — the first improv troop in India. The Mumbai crew was started by Dow and is in Seattle this month for a string of special performances. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

India’s first improv troop seeks laughs in Seattle

Improv Comedy Mumbai, a group founded by Seattle native Adam Dow, is in town this week for "Bollywood themed" improv performances.
Jul 3, 2015
Mulugeta Abate, chef at Lovage restaurant on 1st Avenue. (Video still by Aida Solomon)

I AM ETHIOPIA: The fusion flavors of chef Mulugeta Abate

The second installment of Globalist Apprentice Aida Solomon's series "I AM ETHIOPIA" profiles a Seattle chef who's redefining his culture's cuisine.
Aug 5, 2014
Mung bean kimchi pancakes at Chan.

Put down that pad thai and give Korean cuisine its due

Chef Heong Soon Park’s restaurant Chan is one of several new Korean places causing a stir in Seattle.
Jan 13, 2014
A baker at Piroshky Piroshky rolls together cinnamon cardamom braids. (Photo by Yvonne Rogell)

The Russian bakery so nice, they named it twice

Cheese. Did your mouth just water? Yeah, mine too. If anyone knows what cheese can do to people, it is Oliver Kotelnikov, owner of the Russian bakery Piroshky Piroshky in the Pike Place Market. Apparently, cheese can make pastries fly off the shelves. Cheese didn’t start it all, though. Kotelnikov’s parents did, 20 years ago, […]
Jan 8, 2013