Welcome to the weekend! Whether you’re staying in or going out, check out our roundup of things you can do in the coming days.
Eats and Drinks
- Follow our Neighborhood Eats writer to Lynnwood to sample some traditional Korean street food and comforting Lao dishes from two of the area’s best Asian eateries.
- In celebration of Dick’s Drive-In’s 69th anniversary on Saturday Jan. 28, the Seattle burger joint will be charging 19 cents for a burger, the original 1954 price.
- If you aren’t a fan of sweet desserts, this is the perfect tart for you: Blood orange is a subtle, sweeter and less acidic orange.
Movies and TV
- Want to catch up on the nominated films before the March 12 Academy Awards ceremony? Here’s where to see or stream them in the Seattle area.
- Here’s a look at this week’s top shows and movies coming out on various streaming services, including “Poker Face” on Peacock and “Shotgun Wedding” on Prime Video.
- The best book-related podcasts are like eavesdropping on intimate conversations, and these are writer Emma Levy’s three favorites.
- The new cookbook “The Brain Health Kitchen: Preventing Alzheimer’s Through Food,” by former OB/GYN Annie Fenn, offers 100 recipes for a brain-healthy diet.
Arts and community events
- The Disabled List Comedy Festival, which organizers believe is the first disability-focused comedy festival in the Pacific Northwest, takes place Jan. 27-28.
- Karen Rodriguez gives a fully realized performance as 15-year-old Júlia in Seattle Rep’s purposeful staging of this adaptation of the young-adult novel “I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter.”
Outdoors and travel
- Take this short trek in Capitol Hill to view seven vibrant murals touching on topics from Black Lives Matter to abortion.
- Get outside by following these pro tips for imagining and designing your dream Pacific Northwest garden.
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