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I'm Dreaming of a Green Red Wine for Christmas

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Leslie Kelly
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The holiday season has put me in the mood for some green red wine.

Nope, that’s not a new varietal. I’ve got a hankering for wine that’s made with grapes that are grown using the latest in Old World sustainable practices. That’s such a hot button word in the world of food that we’ve kind of tuned it out, but it really hasn’t made a big splash on the Washington state wine landscape. Read more »

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End of an Era: Thierry Rautureau is Closing Rover's

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Leslie Kelly
Thierry Rautureau
Iconic chef Thierry Rautureau in front of Luc, his Madison Valley restaurant

When Eater Seattle broke the news that Rover’s was for sale and its iconic Chef in the Hat was ready to move on to new projects, the reaction was immediate and heartfelt. Read more »

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How to Write a Cookbook: Shelley Lance on Her Collaboration with Tom Douglas

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Leslie Kelly
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Tom Douglas hugs his cookbook co-author Shelley Lance

Sweet! The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook is a huge hit! In addition to being on bestseller lists, the goodie-filled tome showed up over the weekend on The New York Times Book Review's list of great holiday gifts and it's featured in this month's Martha Stewart Living. Read more »

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5 More Boozy Dates for Your Holiday Calendar

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Leslie Kelly
sparkling wine champagne

Let’s dive deep into the holiday spirit with some liquid play dates. Read more »

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Matthew Dillon Cooking Up Two New Projects in Pioneer Square

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Leslie Kelly
Outside Matt Dillon's The Corson Building in Georgetown

Matthew Dillon is putting the pioneer back in Pioneer Square. Opening two new places early next year, the local star chef is shoving the neighborhood into contention for the city’s new hot spot.

“I grew up in Seattle and spent a lot of time in this neighborhood. I want to stop complaining about how it’s not what it should be,” said this year’s winner of the James Beard Foundation Award for the best chef in the Northwest. Read more »

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