Local Producers

August 12, 2013 4:18 PM
It is a cloudless day and spring has quilted the sprawling 8-acre Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands (RBUFW) in every shade of green,...
August 12, 2013 3:22 PM
Seattle Magazine’s Winemaker of the Year, Charlie Hoppes, has staked his sterling rep in the heart of the Red Mountain. Yet the veteran...
August 8, 2013 8:47 PM
Gin and TonicA perfect G&T on the veranda as the sun sinks is a true pleasure. But to get there, you need four things: good ice, good...
August 8, 2013 5:05 PM
In a previous post, we talked about essential bar tools you can buy. But when setting up your home bar, and especially when getting...
August 1, 2013 8:27 PM
Okay, no one likes getting a good cocktail in a bar more than me (well, a few people do). With a happy bartender making me well-crafted...
July 30, 2013 4:41 PM
Makes 1 cocktail 1 1/2 oz Martin Miller’s Gin3/4 oz fresh lemon juice1/4 oz Green Chartreuse4 oz Le Merle Saison or biere de garde style...
July 30, 2013 4:38 PM
Where do the grandmasters of cocktail culture collide with the best and brightest in the spirits industry over phenomenal libations? Tales...
July 25, 2013 5:15 PM
As we bask in a nearly unprecedented stretch of amazing weather (it feels like we’ve had pretty swell temps since May and that we missed “...
July 22, 2013 7:57 PM
The Walla Walla Valley AVA runs from the Blue Ridge Mountains south into Oregon, with 1,600 acres of grapes planted in everything from...
July 22, 2013 4:55 PM
We called it the Best New Bar of 2012. It's been celebrated by Andrew Knowlton in Bon Appetit and written about in Details. And last...
July 18, 2013 4:42 PM
While I think any time may be a good time to try out new spirits or liqueurs, mid-summer is definitely one of the best.  Why?  ...
July 16, 2013 6:13 PM
Red Mountain is full of interesting sights. Like movie-star-handsome Christophe Hedges, stripped to the waist, heaving huge stones into...
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July 16, 2013 6:09 PM
Ever since the tweaks in the liquor laws made distilling in Washington state legal, we’ve seen a pretty wide assortment of spirit and...
July 16, 2013 4:42 PM
We’re hearing more these days about “wines of place”—wines that reflect the terroir of a certain vineyard in addition to a larger...
July 16, 2013 4:08 PM
When it’s hot out, we fondly recall the Slurpees, Slush Puppies and slushies of our youth—something about that cooling combination of...