Naomi Tomky

Naomi Tomky lives and writes in Seattle.

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Curbing Your Dog, All Around the World

This blogger has the inside scoop on cities’ cheekiest signs.

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Stealing Moments at Seattle's Hidden Beaches

“It was my secret, a private spot, which, like so many others like it, was public land.”

What Happens When a Local Restaurant Gets Famous?

For a little Vietnamese pho shop in Seattle, home to a three-liter noodle bowl, popularity was a boon and a headache.

Beer Fits Seattle Like a Well-Worn Flannel

The Northwest is America's capital of hoppy beer.

You Can't 'Open' a Dive Bar

Hole-in-the-wall spots need time to evolve.

How Not to Be a Restaurant Racist

For starters, maybe you shouldn’t call it “ethnic” food.

On the Job With: A Dog Walker

She can tell the quality of your dog’s food from its poop.