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Queen Anne's Newest Pizza Place: The Masonry

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Leslie Kelly

Is Queen Anne a contender for the tasty title of Seattle’s Pizza Capital? Read more »

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At Bayless vs. Douglas Chef Challenge, The Audience Wins

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Leslie Kelly
Chef Tom Douglas and Rick Bayless challenge

It was billed as a “Chef Challenge,” but this spirited session focusing on cooking with Negra Modelo cerveza was no smackdown between superstar chefs. Read more »

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Delicious Discoveries Made During Auction of Washington Wine Weekend

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Leslie Kelly
Pictured on the right is Gilles Nicault from Long Shadows on the left is Chris Upchurch from DeLille Cellars

Wow! What a wonderful Auction of Washington Wine weekend!

The three-day event raised $2 million, with proceeds benefiting uncompensated care at Seattle Children’s Hospital and Washington State University’s Viticulture & Enology Program.

The picnic, the winemaker dinners and the spectacular gala are big fun, and a great time to make some delicious discoveries. Here were a few of my favorites: Read more »

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Expect Sweet Stuff From Chef Nikol At Auction Picnic

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Leslie Kelly
Tulalip Resort Casino’s Nikol Nakamura

Oh, goodie! Just got a sneak peek at the dessert lineup for Thursday’s Auction of Washington Wine Picnic, a winning combination of nostalgia-inspired sweets--root beer floats bring out the kid in everybody!--and trendy treats. Tulalip Resort Casino’s Nikol Nakamura has done it again!

Here’s what picnic-goers can expect: Read more »

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Go Visit Seattle Mag's Winemaker of The Year At Woodinville's Newest Tasting Room

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Leslie Kelly
Winemaker of the Year, Charlie Hoppes of Fidelitas

Seattle Magazine’s Winemaker of the Year, Charlie Hoppes, has staked his sterling rep in the heart of the Red Mountain. Yet the veteran vintner has gone the way of so many fellow winemakers, opening a second satellite sipping station, Woodinville’s newest. Read more »