Local Producers

October 9, 2012 5:03 PM
This year’s Incredible Feast lived up to its name, as more than 25 chefs paired up with superstar farmers, ranchers and cheese makers on...
October 4, 2012 8:55 PM
Sure, it’s hard to exchange a very sunny summer for fall’s less-bright horizons. But think of all the fun fall highlights:pretty leaves...
September 27, 2012 6:25 PM
Recently, I posted a piece about the expanding selection in big and little Washington State liquor stores. The selection is exciting, but...
September 26, 2012 6:55 PM
"Ein prosit! Ein prosit! Der gemuetlichkeit!" That’s right, ladies and gents, time to don your lederhosen and slip into that dirndl! It’s...
September 22, 2012 12:54 AM
Autumn is a season of unmistakable change, as the days grow shorter and the sun moves south. It’s time to set aside the refreshing, playful...
September 22, 2012 12:30 AM
The Washington wine story is just beginning to be told. After 30 years of experimentation and steady growth, the last decade has brought...
September 21, 2012 10:48 PM
Ballard-based business partners Julie O’Brien and Richard Climenhage have come up with a healthy new way to spice up meals: fermented...
September 21, 2012 6:33 PM
As you may know, Washington State liquor laws have changed dramatically this year. I talked about it here back in June, which doesn’t seem...
September 20, 2012 4:58 PM
Just got back from a week in sizzling So Cal, visiting my sis, going to see The Book of Mormon (Yes, it lived up to the hilarious hype. Get...
September 19, 2012 11:44 PM
September 19, 2012 10:49 PM
If recent changes to our state’s liquor landscape have left you feeling a little…dispirited, we’re here to help. We’ve scouted out a few...
September 13, 2012 6:36 PM
One of the most important seasons is upon us: tailgating. I believe football has also started. I’ve never turned down a beer served from...
September 13, 2012 5:47 PM
I’ll be raising a glass or three of the smashing Semillon to toast one of my very favorite winery’s anniversary. The winery in the...
September 6, 2012 6:16 PM
Okay, say you have this "friend." And that "friend" is just insistent about not trying any drinks made with a particular spirit. They’re...
September 4, 2012 3:22 PM
I’ve never been any good at jigsaw puzzles. Too impatient or to right-brained to try and visualize how the pieces fit together. Still, I...