The Columbia Gorge is Filled With Wine and Waterfalls
Where outdoor recreation meets destination-worthy dining.
Surrounded by towering basalt cliffs, lush forests and snow-capped mountains, the Columbia River Gorge is a nature lover’s paradise. Add in the wide array of outdoor recreation and destination-worthy dining, and you’ll barely scratch the surface of all your options during a week’s stay. With the big, wide Columbia River flowing between Oregon and Washington,…
Road Trip: To Bend, Oregon, and Back
Welcoming summer with a weekend of food, brews and exploring the outdoors
This past Memorial Day weekend, my partner and I packed our bags for a getaway. We opted to hop the state line and head to Bend, Oregon, since it’s a short drive from Seattle and on that particular weekend, was forecasted to be rain free. While there, we indulged, imbibed and made our way to…
Our favorite Puget Sound breweries specializing in 'small batches' and alternative brewing spaces.
By official definition, a microbrewery produces less than 465,000 gallons of beer per year. Around here, we simply think of a microbrewery as one of our local breweries producing delicious beers. Even the largest local microbreweries, such as Redhook in Woodinville, produce a minuscule amount of beer compared to the nationally recognized brands. The smallest…
Hilliard’s in Ballard Has Great Beer in the Can
It’s not easy to distinguish oneself as a brewer in this microbrew-soaked city. But Ryan Hilliard is off to a good start before his Ballard brewery, Hilliard’s Beer, is even open. Hilliard, thanks to a relatively new small-scale packaging machine called the ACS 3.5 (by Cask Brewing Systems), is putting his prize-winning home brew-turned-professional-project craft…
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