Visit Greenwood’s latest mainstream beer location for locals, regional beer education and Mexican bites.
Wordplay is a serious knack. It is honed by lyrical practice and linguistic appreciation. That being said, innuendo repartee is often times the most witty. I’m talking sex, drugs and, of course, swear words. (more…)
Ravenna’s best kept secrets, local music on a farm and a chef’s love of it all tying it together.
Unless you are a resident or are looking to become one and yet still keep your “city lifestyle,” the general vicinity of Ravenna/Bryant/Laurelhurst is somewhat of an overlooked and underrated neighborhood(s). Just a hop (more…)
A toast to the Auction of Washington Wine’s 25th anniversary with Chateau Ste. Michelle and Tulalip Casino’s cuisine.
25 years is a long time to do, well, anything. Not many can attest to having committed to much for the better part of two and a half decades – Washington state has one of the highest divorce rates in the country, according to the (more…)
Australian Semillon proves it’s not just a blending grape and they’re not just the land down under.
Australia often times gets a bad rap. They like Paris Hilton a little too much, they honor the British monarchy, Fosters Beer isn’t really made there and Vegemite is upsetting. But don’t sell them short and do look behind the curtain, there is more wonder to Oz than one might imagine. (more…)
Chef Tamara Murphy cooks, writes and shows love to local grub and rustic European wines.
If there is ever an excuse to drink Barolo, take it. Although many and most Italian winemakers will debate they produce the greatest juice to ever have been bestowed upon their country, there is only one rightful king to the throne — Barolo. (more…)
A Seattle institution gets savvy with BroVo Spirits’ “lady-made” liquor.
Brainstorming dream life decisions over cocktails is a favorite pastime of mine. The mixing of fantasy and booze usually results in a heady concoction. In the instance of Mhairi Voelsgen and Erin Brophy, founders of broVo Spirits, the idea of leaving the (more…)
Plastic surgery for a Seattle landmark helps tourism and the city’s culinary expansion.
After 50 years of titanic tourism use and abuse, annual foot-races, concerts and sporting events, the Seattle Center was in need of a facelift. Like any modest lady, she took her body work one subtle piece at a time – a paint touch-up and (more…)