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Eating Well in Crisis, Part 2

by Sharon Maeda


Medical experts and nutritionists alike emphasize that eating the right foods is essential to staying healthy during this pandemic: more fruits and vegetables, fewer fried foods. You know the drill. This is especially true for anyone with underlying health issues, and medications that suppress or compromise our immune systems, including asthma, diabetes, heart conditions, HIV/AIDS, obesity and smoking — as well as people over 65. How many seniors do we know that have at least one of the above conditions?

Food deserts and poverty, not to mention lack of will power, often keep us from eating healthy. So, in this week’s list of community restaurants open for take-out and/or delivery, I’m going to emphasize healthy eating. Every menu has some healthy options that are still delicious ways to support community businesses and get out of making dinner at the end of another tough week.

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Tears, Laughter and Nostalgia as Rainier Beach Says Goodbye to Beloved Donut Shop

by Marcus Harrison Green

There were tears, laughter ricocheting from the walls, sing-alongs to 70’s funk music, a kaleidoscope of memories, and an endless supply of hugs Saturday afternoon as King Donuts said farewell to the Rainier Beach neighborhood it has served the past 28 years. Continue reading Tears, Laughter and Nostalgia as Rainier Beach Says Goodbye to Beloved Donut Shop

In Wake of Attack, Community Rallies Around King Donuts’ Business Owners

by Marcus Harrison Green

The heinous assault and robbery that left the two owners of one of the Rainier Beach area’s most beloved businesses brutally beaten has resulted in an unprecedented outpouring of support from the local community for the two victims and their family. Continue reading In Wake of Attack, Community Rallies Around King Donuts’ Business Owners