Happy March, everyone! Spring is slowly but surely starting to trickle in, so celebrate with these activities you can do this weekend.

Eats and drinks

  • Head north to Mountlake Terrace for hot sauce, a beloved butcher shop more than half a century old, plus incredible crispy pork belly and huge carnitas plates.
  • Read the amazing story of local chef Shota Nakajima, who went from having to close a restaurant at the beginning of the pandemic to competing on “Top Chef.”
  • Bake a batch of these savory muffins with garlic, ricotta and zucchini.
  • Check out this updating list of where you can get takeout or delivery in the Seattle area.

Movies and TV

  • Find something to stream from this list of what’s new on Video on Demand, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and other services.


Outdoors and sports

  • Visit one of Washington’s bowling alleys, which have reopened with special COVID-19 cleaning procedures.
  • Itching for spring? If you’re looking to get on the water soon, brush up on these safety tips.
  • Visit Mission Ridge ski area, which has debuted a new bubble lift, the first in Washington state.
  • Planning a victory garden in 2021? Here’s what you need to know, and why you should start preparing now.

Arts and community