Local Producers

January 14, 2012 12:04 AM
When writing about aged cocktails, I feel I should start with, “It all starts a long time ago, in a faraway place,” as if my grandfather...
January 13, 2012 11:53 PM
The Gin’s the Thing Sitting on a stool at the long wooden bar—and I strongly suggest it—is a singular experience. While sipping, you can...
January 13, 2012 11:36 PM
When Dorcas Young moved from rural Botswana to Whidbey Island in 1996, one of her greatest challenges was finding the foods she had eaten...
January 13, 2012 11:08 PM
So you say you brew your own beer. Big whoop. Do you brew your own kombucha? Embraced by Seattleites for its purported health properties (...
January 13, 2012 10:03 PM
Carnivorous locavores, rejoice! Seattle has a new source for premium, local beef, pork, lamb, goat, poultry and game, courtesy of William...
December 13, 2011 12:00 AM
Wine World Warehouse is a David and Goliath tale. Literally. The 23,000-square-foot shop just off I-5 in the Wallingford neighborhood was...
December 12, 2011 9:33 PM
Countless recipes. Thousands of taste testers. Bacon. All of these ingredients were essential in Alissa Leinonen’s plan to make her dream...
November 22, 2011 10:00 PM
Ebb+Flow Vodka$32 A big, full-bodied vodka whose 100-percent malted barley construction doesn’t keep it from leaving a little sweetness and...
November 22, 2011 9:51 PM
After recently living in Italy for seven months, I returned to Seattle and made a trip to my local liquor store. (I do write about...
November 22, 2011 7:24 PM
Back in the 1990s, Merlot was the Lady Gaga of Washington wines: red hot and showing no signs of cooling. Along with Riesling, this...
November 19, 2011 12:56 AM
Husband-and-wife duo Sam and Brooke Lucy originally met while walking their dogs along the same road where their 200-acre Bluebird Grain...
October 17, 2011 4:28 PM
At Seattle’s Canlis restaurant, great wine is as essential as great food. With 14 consecutive Grand Awards for its wine list from Wine...
October 17, 2011 4:08 PM
“A salad a day keeps the doctor away” is the philosophy at Molly’s Salads, a local artisan salad and sandwich eatery that packs a rainbow...
September 16, 2011 8:14 PM
By official definition, a microbrewery produces less than 465,000 gallons of beer per year. Around here, we simply think of a microbrewery...
September 16, 2011 8:14 PM
Washington brewers produce a wide variety of delicious beers that span virtually all beer styles. Our favorite picks are from the styles...