Meet the Curators

Experience Seattle through the eyes of the experts, and discover the best in food, wine, arts & culture, from must-see hot spots to hidden treasures. Browse by category of expertise, then click on a curator to read their Tweets and see their photos.

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Wine & Drinks

Ben Flajnik

@BenFlajnik

Winemaker @envolvewinery, SF Giants Fan, @vektorvodka owner, and @Fernetbranca lover. Former ABC Bachelor (16), and more to come... San Francisco/Sonoma, CA http://www.envolvewinery.com/


Jeff Moriarty

@jmoriarty

Works on indie publishing and social media. Plays with improv, Ignite Phoenix, flash mobs, and writing. Lives on coffee, beer, creativity, and shenanigans. Phoenix, AZ improvmedia.com


Katherine Maund

@KatMaund

#pdx dweller, social media junkie, musician, photographer, wanderlust traveler, wine lover, #crossfit crusher. views are mine and do not represent my employer. Portland, OR http://katmaund.com


Kevin Palmer

@kevinpalmer

I am a co-founder of Convertiv, hockey player, wine lover, and pop culture savant. Interested in technology, social media, and other geekery. http://www.convertiv.com/socialmediaanswers


Garth Knutson

@gknutson

Wunderman Seattle account guy - Tweeting about marketing and technology Monday through Friday and sports on the weekend. Co-author of: http://www.whattheklout.com

Rick Bakas

@RickBakas

Husband » Founder of @BakasMedia » Keynote speaker » Former NIKE brand guy » Sommelier » Loves Social Media » Bacon Lover » Beer Home Brewer » Wine Guy http://gplus.to/rickbakas


Caroline Pardilla

@Carolineoncrack

For your fix on LA. Food/drink blogger (also @CocktailTease), pitbull advocate, Vespa rider, craft beer lover, @lamagfood booze blogger. Los Angeles, CA http://about.me/Carolineoncrack


Ryan Reichert

@ryanjreichert

I ♥ digital marketing, analytics, and branding. @Portland_State MIM grad. Avid traveler, vegan, wine buff, managing editor @PalatePress. Portland, OR http://www.ryanreichert.com


Allison Jones

@allisonejones

Contributing food & wine editor and photographer at @PoMoMagazine, Farmers' Market junkie, and general connoisseur of things worth doing. Out and proud. Portland, OR http://www.portlandmonthlymag.com/blogs/eat-beat/


Justin Scott

@justex07

Howdy! I'm Justin. I live in San Francisco and do marketing & public relations. I love tech, baking, wine, working out, photography and socializing. San Francisco, CA http://itsjustjustin.com


Food

Mud Baron

@Cocoxochitl

#food & #green shortyawards winner. All things #schoolgarden. @LexiconProject ranter. @MuirRanch teacher. #Dahlia rustler. Asphalt h8r. World's worst sous chef.
Los Angeles, CA http://www.indiegogo.com


Heidi Larsen

@foodiecrush

Recipe maker, picture taker + lover of food bloggers, their recipes and photos. tweet me baby one more time. instagram @foodiecrush
Salt Lake City, UT http://www.foodiecrush.com


Jo Maxwell Stougaard

@MyLastBite

Okinawan/Scottish but mostly Californian. I tweet #food @MyLastBite, scout #eats for @LAtimesFood & #FightHunger @LAbitesHunger. It all comes back to #FOOD. Los Angeles, CA http://instagram.com/MyLastBite


Joshua Lurie

@foodgps

Food. Drinks. People. Los Angeles, CA http://www.foodgps.com/


Ty Largo

@JuxtaPalate

Owner/Creative Director of @UseSalt. Top source for food + lifestyle. I eat, drink, tweet & repeat. Ex Phoenix food blogger who plots paths for foodniks.
Phoenix, AZ
UseSalt.com


Richard Wolak

@vanfoodster

Vancouver Foodster featuring restaurant reviews, Interviews with chefs & celebrities, Events, Stories & more. Founder of #FoodTalks #TastingPlates #NoodleMania Vancouver, BC http://vancouverfoodster.com/


Jennifer Brandt

@Jennifer_Brandt

Writer. On-camera host. Author of Perfectly Disheveled. NYU grad. Mom to a 5 yr old. Renowned Guacamole maker. http://www.jenniferbrandtonline.com Los Angeles, CA http://www.perfectlydisheveled.com


Shirley Karasawa

@Lovelylanvin

ハーフ born in Paris, raised in Tokyo, homes in Seattle & Tokyo, Social Media Mgr & Japanese Cooking Instr, loves Hermes & Lanvin❤recipes on my blog 日本語もOK A lovely life~Seattle & Tokyo http://www.lovelylanvin.com


Scott Heimendinger

@seattlefoodgeek

Director of Applied Research @ Modernist Cuisine. Food geek, DIY enthusiast, sous vide evangelist, centrifuge owner. Seattle, WA http://seattlefoodgeek.com


Libby Liming

@miacupcake

You're not ready for this jelly. Mom. Roller derby girl. Canning-obsessed. PR-Friendly. @lethalfrag's non-bearded half. AWESOMESAUCE. Bellingham, WA http://bruisesinthefrosting.com


Andy Hayes

@andrewghayes

Travel enthusiast & founder of @SharingTravel. Entrepreneur. Foodie. Come see me for website advice that works. Portland, OR http://andyhayes.com


Hanan Webster

@LilacCityMomma

Social Media Mom; Brand Ambassador; Professional blogger - I'd like to be the ideal mother, but I'm too busy raising my kids! WA http://lilaccitymomma.com/about/


Louise Bishop

@MomStart

Mom of two tweeting out giveaways, savings, and tips, Nielsen Power Mom 2009, Top 50 Mom Bloggers 2010 Access PR. http://www.momstart.com


Joyce Kim

@joyce

Wanderlust is not a sin. Working on @simplehoney. http://about.me/joycekim


Tuyen Lien

@nymphette415

Makeup artist. Foodie. Music nerd. Nymphette is the name of a lipgloss you perv.... http://iamnymphette.com

Deborah Harroun

@tasteandtell

Food blogger sharing my adventures in the kitchen. Recipe tester and developer, food writer, and collector of cookbooks! Salt Lake City, UT http://www.tasteandtellblog.com/


Heather King

@slclunches

Writer and lover of delicious food & drink. Food critic for @sltrib & @ExamineFood. Runs #LadiesWhoLunchSLC. Great Dane owner. Salt Lake City, UT http://www.examiner.com


Laura Klein

@OrganicAuthorit

Devoted to delicious foodie culture & healthy living. Laura & OA were named by @HuffingtonPost as one of top 35 Diet & Nutrition Experts To Follow On Twitter! Los Angeles, CA http://www.OrganicAuthority.com/


Mijune Pak

@followmefoodie

Honest food & travel writer. Named Must Follow 2013 by Social Media Awards | Food columnist @WEVancouver | Dough-eyed foodie in the city w/infectious excitement Vancouver, BC
http://www.followmefoodie.com


Cathy Chaplin

@GastronomyBlog

Small girl. Big camera. Huge appetite. High standards. Los Angeles, CA http://gastronomyblog.com/


Brett Burmeister

@dieselboi

writing/cooking/drinking/sleeping/ gardening/biking/loving/smiling Portland, OR http://foodcartsportland.com


Amy Chan

@amyfabulous

Marketing Maven. Huffington Post & Vancouver Sun Blogger. 24 Hours Newspaper Columnist. Connector. Food Fanatic. Doodle Addict. Idea Weaver. Story teller. Vancouver, BC http://www.amyfabulous.com


Mark Busse

@MarkBusse

Design Industry Professional, Creative Community Activist and Lifelong Food Fanatic. Vancouver, BC http://www.markbusse.ca


Marlynn Schotland

@designmama

Reg Mgr @PlumDistrictPDX. CEO @UrbanBlissMedia. Blogger UrbanBlissLife.com. Hyper mom, foodie, designer. Runs on bacon, coffee, wine, Beastie Boys. http://www.marlynnschotland.com


Dennis Pang

@DennisPang

Founder/CEO of @GoPopcorn & @Motive8Media. Social Media, Web Dev, & Internet Marketing nerd. Loves Canucks, gadgets, snowboarding, food & wine. Jenga master.
http://www.gopopcorn.ca


Jo Boston-KwanHull

@joanneisafoodie

Food writer. Event planner. Filipino Food Enthusiast. Cofounder of @kapamealya *Make your happiness happen* http://jobostonisafoodie.blogspot.com http://www.joanneboston.com


Kathy Ko

@kathygko

Social Media Team Member for @bcama. Writer. Copywriter. ESL Teacher. Social Media Manager. I ♥ MMA. † http://kathygko.blogspot.com


Amy Higgins

@amywhiggins

Community & Social media manager @textplus - Huge opera & bacon luvr! @sfobravoclub @fibroflr http://about.me/amywhiggins


Candice Roach

@loveyourcake

keeping it opinionated since 1982...well probably more like '83 because babies don't talk. Unless they are geniuses...whoa. #welcome http://www.bakedinvancouver.com


Music, Arts & Culture

Jess Hunter

@jesshunter

Colorado Law student, DU MBA grad, food lover, beer/wine/cocktail venturer, skier, Colorado junkie. Contributor for @EaterDenver & @denverwagon. Denver, CO http://denver.eater.com/


Aimee Giese

@Greeblehaus

Formerly Greeblemonkey. New name is shorter, more German, still hard for people to pronounce. Site will change over soon too! Denver, CO http://www.greeblemonkey.com/


Courtenay Hameister

@Wisenheimer

I'm an essayist, filmmaker and head writer for Live Wire. I don't have any hobbies. Unless you count my whole life as a hobby. In which case, I do have one. Portland, OR http://courtenayhameister.wordpress.com/


Clint Comer

@Clintus

Daily vlogger loving life as a dad and sharing it with the world. I also get my game on at http://ClintusGames.tv . Proud partner with @Fullscreen and @VlogUnion Phoenix, AZ youtube.com/clintus


Robyn Hanson

@BCRobyn

Vancouver flâneuse and lover of music, nature & culinary adventures. Community manager @ThinkSM. Vancouver, BC
http://bcrobyn.com


Celeste Brash

@radioceleste

Lonely Planet author of over 40 books, writer & misplaced Tahitian dancer covering the South Pacific, Asia, Canada, South America & travel with children. Portland OR, Tahiti & beyond http://coconutradio.blogspot.com


Betina Finley

@betinafinley

Co-Founder/CEO of SocTok. Customized social media consulting and training. Mom of 3, community volunteer, Bellevueite, travel & adventure lover. Bellevue, WA http://www.soctok.com


Shauna Causey

@shaunacausey

Nonprofit + startup advisor. VP of Marketing @Decide. Previous: lead social/digital @Nordstrom & Comcast. President @SMCSeattle. Speaker. @StartupWeekend mentor. Seattle, WA http://facebook.com/shaunacausey


Jeremy Lim

@jeremylim

Musician, marketer, and photographer. Big dreamer. Ex-panda. Vancouver, BC http://www.jeremylim.ca


David Duran

@Theemuki

Journalist-Bay Area Reporter, OUT, Advocate, HuffPost. LGBT/HIV & Political Activist. Social Media Junkie. Pop Culture Fanatic.  † Gleek. All views are my own. San Francisco, CA http://www.facebook.com/DavidDuranJournalist


Mike Truong

@MikeTruong

Entertainment & Lifestyle Marketing | Globetrotter | Music Fiend | Innovator https://www.facebook.com/mktrng


SaraLEdwards

@SaraLEdwards

Affiliated with: 4Culture. City Arts Fest. Canoe Club. The French Project. Honey Castro. Wa Hall. Vito's. Hiking. Cooking. Walt Whitman.


Rebecca Bollwitt

@Miss604

Vancouver blogger, WordPress dev, owner of @sixty4media with @JohnBollwitt & published author. Columnist, world traveler, Canucks fan.
http://miss604.com

Melanie Wynne

@wynnewin

Source of travel inspiration. Art, food, wine, garden and literary enthusiast. Writer of copy and prose. Purveyor of snark. Salt Lake City, UT http://www.travelswithtwo.com http://www.havesnarkwilltravel.com/


Kathy Cano-Murillo

@CraftyChica

Former newspaper columnist-turned-novelist/creativepreneur. My new novel: MISS SCARLET'S SCHOOL OF PATTERNLESS SEWING!
Phoenix, AZ
CraftyChica.com


James Rohl

@portlanddad

Trophy husband and stay at home dad of two boys in the Rose City. #RCTID Portland, OR
sahdpdx.com


Annemarie Templeman-Kluit

@YoYoMamadotca

yoyomama is an email, website, social media network and mobile app – OnTheGoKids – for Canadian families. We’re all about what’s great where you live! Vancouver, Toronto & Online
http://www.yoyomama.ca


Beth McShane

@BethMcShane

Busy work-from-home mom. Juggling perpetually, and loving it!! http://mommycomelately.wordpress.com/


Nick Church

@Schnik

I swing for the fences with all my might. I tweet constantly, I over share without expectation. 100% me; my thoughts, no automation. Subscriber Svcs - @RMLSweb http://www.schnikism.com


Gus Fosarolli

@GusF

Senior Client Relations Manager for Marketwire + Sysomos. These are my views & don't necessarily reflect Marketwire's. http://gusfosarolli.com


Monica Hamburg

@monicahamburg

Writer + Funny Gal + Social Media Evangelist. Co-host of @rantmehard. Promise: no tweets re: what I've eaten unless hospitalized for food poisoning http://about.me/monicahamburg


Seana Mickols

@SeanaLyn

Rough breakdown of my tweets: 50% food related // 15% design rants // 15% sparkly pretty things // 10% videogame related // 10% funny pics of my cat http://pages.teamintraining.org/sf/touranck12/seanalyn


Jeffrey Kingman

@JeffreyJKingman

Sales Director at Digital Coco. Pacific NW & Northern New England life. PastChapPresident Social Media Club PDX. These tweets my own. http://www.digitalcoco.com


Tshombe Brown

@tshombe

Spiritual Sales Success Coach with a very memorable, contagious laugh. http://SellingWithSpirit.com


Tim Williams

@12thManTim

Executive Producer at FOX 12 Oregon! Former KCAL/KCBS SR Producer, KNSD Producer, and KHQ Producer.


Maurice Li

@Maurice

Pop Culturalist | Creativity Curator | Pro Photographer | Music Explorer | Venture Capitalist | Food Enthusiast | Traveler | Grocery Store Tourist http://about.me/mauriceli


Sports & Outdoors

Chris Schneider

@schneidz

Life long, diehard #Canucks fan! Music/Concert junkie! Centre Ice News Writer, Proud to be @Alexlovesburrs's man.
Vancouver, BC http://centreicenews.com/


Jay Minter

@jminter

Airline Marketing Director; Indecisive Gemini: I try to see it all On The List checking out Sounds, Sights, Sports, Socializing Tweets are my own opinions. Vancouver, BC http://www.jayminter.com/

Amber Turnau

@amberturnau

Social media nerdery enthusiast, West Coast girl, snowboarder, yogi, traveler, pathfinder. Social Media Project Manager @6S_Marketing. Blogger for @VIAwesome
Vancouver, BC
http://www.amberturnau.com


Jason Baker

@jason_baker

Digital Strategist, Community Manager, & photographer. Socially imperfect traveler. Launching soon: The Imperfect Traveller. Sports tweets at @JBonCanucks
Vancouver, BC
http://www.digicate.ca/