Local Producers

March 19, 2013 8:34 PM
Rosé has been undergoing a metamorphosis in Washington, from afterthought to intention. The old way of thinking went something like this: “...
Rose of Sangiovese from Barnard Griffin
March 15, 2013 5:27 PM
When my kitchen begins to smell like the sweet perfume of chicken potpie, I start to think pink. Yup, rosé. That’s just the thing to drink...
snakebike st patrick's day cocktail
March 14, 2013 9:27 PM
St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, and with it comes not only an honoring of Ireland and the Irish people, but usually a whole...
white wine
March 8, 2013 7:19 PM
A friend from Durham, North Carolina, recently visited Seattle for the first time. Ate his first-ever Dungeness crab – on a BLT with some C...
Viridian Farms produce delivery
March 5, 2013 12:20 AM
As you read this, farmers Manuel and Leslie Recio are probably in Spain—sampling Tempranillo in Catalonia, learning traditional recipes in...
Dancing Pines Distillery's Black Walnut Bourbon Liqueur
March 1, 2013 12:27 AM
Sometimes we get so caught up in the marvelous mixtures being served at our mighty local bars and lounges that we forget that the...
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February 22, 2013 11:43 PM
The lingering days of winter seem easier to bear with all sorts of fun sipping opportunities in the near future: 1. Loads of terrific...
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February 21, 2013 5:01 PM
The lights, the glamour the red carpet (oh, and the movies)—they’re all  part of the yearly parade that is Oscars night. But without...
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February 18, 2013 10:23 PM
After more than 20 years of making chocolates, teaching others and supplying local professionals with tools and products, chocolatier Bill...
Marx Food's CEO
February 15, 2013 9:47 PM
Justin Marx was starving when he checked into a small hotel in the remote countryside of New Zealand a couple of years ago. He phoned down...
washington distilleries
February 15, 2013 6:41 PM
A growing distilling scene like ours in Washington goes through a series of stages. First, everyone’s excited about what might become...
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February 12, 2013 5:47 PM
So, Valentine’s Day is all about roses and chocolates and sparkling wine, right? Well, that’s a good start, but when it comes time to sit...
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February 8, 2013 3:49 PM
With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, let me give you a little advice garnered from my years of experience (ha!). Instead of struggling to...
speed rack bartender competition
February 4, 2013 9:40 PM
This Sunday, Speed Rack comes to Seattle. This local iteration of the national batending competition will feature top local “mixtresses”...
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February 1, 2013 12:00 AM
For years, Red Mountain has been known for its intense red wines, produced by wineries all over the state that gain high scores and fetch...