The founder of Moe's Home Collection, Moe Samieian, began his enterprise with a Vancouver rug store in 1985, eventually getting into the furniture business and steadily increasing his number of storefronts. Today, Moe's four locations boast a big selection of custom chairs, sofas, and desks, conversation-starting artwork and wall decorations, and rare cabinetware and Chinese antiques. Like a royal estate or lucky cow, the company has passed from father to son, with Moe Jr. sourcing exotic furniture pieces from as far away as Jakarta and Beijing, and consulting with homeowners to create one-of-a-kind Italian leather sofas or made-to-order contemporary pieces.
Dish it up! stocks shelves with a smorgasbord of kitchen utensils while filling its culinary classrooms with the aromas of creative and classic meals prepared by students and featured chefs from across the country. A class calendar brimming with weekly courses sends students on step-by-step tours through the creation of gourmet burgers, chocolate truffles, and far-flung fare such as Middle Eastern street food ranging from chicken fatta to baba ghannouj. Classes last up to three hours as featured chefs explain a particular culinary tradition or meal through demonstration, hands-on preparation, or a combination of both. During the Sustainable Sushi class on November 18, chef Hajime Sato of Mashiko Restaurant splits his time at the podium expounding on sustainable fishing and demonstrating techniques for using sushi-making tools to construct, roll, and cut the freshest sushi possible.
Whimsical, romantic, and magical describe the delights that await you within Romanza. From beautiful jewelry to delicious wine, your treasure hunt is over for that elusive gift or that treasure for your home. A feast for your eyes and your soul. Romanza features items that fulfill longings you didn't know you have.
For nearly a half century, David Reed Weatherford Antiques & Interiors has nurtured nostalgia with an epoch's worth of elegant and enduring 18th and 19th century antiques. Within a 4,000-square foot historic Capital Hill home overlooking Puget Sound, heirloom hunters wander into another era, akin to stumbling into a KISS reunion concert. Elevate dinner tables to shrine status with a whimsical navy blue and cream glazed Victorian style pottery jug ($175), or opt for scintillating ceramics such as the pastel hued, flower-festooned Chinese ceramic box, ideal for imbuing rooms with an otherworldly aura and sheltering displaced genies ($385). The metallurgical arts, meanwhile, feature two ambiance fortifying cloisonné vases ornately adorned with delicate floral flourishes and idyllic landscapes ($450 each).