Business Spotlight: FogRose Atelier

Meet Quyen Dang, a former civil engineer turned food entrepreneur, and the owner of FogRose Atelier in Bellevue, WA. From decor, to presentation, to flavor, Quyen's dessert-forward restaurant is a luxurious sensory experience. Relax in the plush velvet chairs as you indulge in a menu of mouthwatering treats.  Pro-tip: FogRose ice...
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Business Spotlight: The Sports Bra

Meet Jenny Nguyen, the owner of The Sports Bra in Portland, OR. Tired of not seeing any women’s sports at sports bars, Jenny opened The Sports Bra showing exclusively women’s sports to empower women on and off the field. Additionally, Jenny’s bar is kid-friendly because she believes all kids should be able to see equity in sports...
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Business Spotlight: Uptown China

Meet Yu-Mei Wang, the owner of Uptown China in Seattle’s Uptown neighborhood. Most evenings you can find Yu-Mei making the rounds and chatting with her customers at Uptown China and the attached lounge. Her restaurant is the perfect place to relax over a cocktail, partake in Chinese cuisine, and find a new...
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Business Spotlight: Mother Yoga

Meet Nancy Nomellini, the owner of Mother Yoga in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District.Nancy opened her community-based yoga studio in 2021 to make yoga accessible, affordable, and adaptable for all people. Alongside her team of skilled yoga instructors, Nancy offers a class for everyone from beginners to yoga experts.  Get to...
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Business Spotlight: Good Sister Shop

Meet Ennjoili Fleck, the owner of Good Sister Shop in West Seattle. At Good Sister Shop you can find a variety of lifestyle goods as well as clean beauty and wellness products. Ennjoili is dedicated to supporting POC-owned brands and stocking products that support sustainability, community, and a love for the planet. Fun-Fact:...
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Business Spotlight: Charme Natural Nails Studio

Meet Martina Ngo, the owner of Charme Natural Nails Studio in Tacoma, WA. Martina wants to help her clients feel beautiful and confident with their natural nails by offering organic nail services that promote healthy nails. Martina started Charme by working multiple different...
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Celebrating Four Years of Intentionalist

To celebrate Intentionalist's four year anniversary we sat down with our Main Street small business evangelizing, ice cream loving founder to get her thoughts on where we've been and where we're headed. This interview has been edited for length and clarity. What are some of the milestone moments that come to mind as you reflect on the past...
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