Posts filed under: Rest of Washington

Winthrop WA

Cider and beer in abundance: Sixknot Taphouse. Very nice spot for a beer or cider after skiing or hiking with over 40 choices on tap! They also offer a menu...

Winthrop WA

Sun Mountain Lodge: The Dining Room and Bar. Dining, gorgeous views and skiing all in one. Typical menu choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner with very good protein bowls, of...

Fall City WA

On the way: Roadhouse Restaurant and Inn. First built early in the last century it’s been renovated several times and still serves as an Inn. On the first floor is...

Chelan WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 01:41 pmNice little spot for coffee: KáVé. Just barely out of town on the way to Manson and the parking lot is a...

Snoqualmie WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 01:42 pmThe other half: Salish Lodge Dining Room. We usually visit the Attic but decided on the more formal Dining Room for brunch…and...

Coupeville WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 01:50 pmEven on a cold day it’s good: Kpaw’s Iskreme. Small but usually busy place in this small island town. They have a...

Snohomish WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 01:29 pmRight on Main Street: Looking Glass Coffee. Nice little spot with good espresso and inhouse made donuts! The espresso is on the...

Mt Vernon WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 01:32 pmFood truck popup: Random Acts of Food. Everyone was going crazy for the deep fried Brussel sprouts with sea salt and lime...

Bow WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 02:13 pmBlueberries any way you want: Bow Hill Blueberries. Stop by for a tasting….including pickled….or just go to pick your fill. This place...

Bow WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 02:13 pmAnother spot for cheese: Samish Bay Cheese. Very nice spot to do a cheese tasting on your way to pick blueberries in...

Duvall WA

Last updated on March 10th, 2020 at 10:24 pmNo bike this time: Duvall Tavern. We were visiting this small town just east of the metro area and stopped in to...

Edison WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 02:16 pmWine anyone? Slough Food. Nice little spot to pick up some wine, cheese and charcuterie for later…or enjoy it in their courtyard....

Edison WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 02:17 pmContinuing our tour of northwest Washington: Breadfarm. Nice little artisan bakery in the heart of a nice, interesting little village in the...

Ferndale WA

Last updated on February 2nd, 2020 at 02:27 pmWho knew: Boxx Berry Farm Market. Happened upon this place driving the backroads of northwestern Washington and stopped in just to see...

Lynden WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 08:13 pmDessert: Lynden Dutch Bakery. Had lunch at JoFish and saved room for a Dutch treat…or 2! Our choice wasn’t so Dutch but...

Lynden WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 08:14 pmSeafood in cow country: JoFish Seafood & Grill. Beautiful small town near the Canadian border originally populated by people of Dutch ancestry....

Deming WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 08:15 pmGo to place near Mt Baker: The North Fork Brewery. Neapolitan style pizza with a few other choices such as salads and...

Snohomish WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 08:16 pmOn the bike again: Snohomish Bakery. Weather was awful so we stopped to dry out and refuel. Nice spot with reasonable espresso...

Port Townsend WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 08:17 pmWaiting for the ferry: Port Townsend Vineyards Wine Plaza. Nice spot with drop dead views of the Sound…and the wines aren’t bad either....

Port Angeles WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 08:18 pmCarb loading: Bella Italia. Classic Italian restaurant located downtown near the waterfront. Had a ride up Hurricane Ridge the next morning and...

Port Townsend WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 08:19 pmPizza on the Peninsula: Hillbottom Pie. On my way to ride to the top of Hurricane Ridge and I needed some carbo...

Bellingham WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 08:20 pmBrewpub in B’ham: Aslan Brewing Co. For my Alabama followers, no this isn’t in Birmingham…..Bellingham instead….which my PNW followers will immediately recognize....

Snohomish WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 08:43 pmAnother bike stop: Proper Joe. About the midpoint of our ride north and it seemed like a good place to try….there are...

Bellingham WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 08:49 pmClassic brew pub: Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro. Visit on a Monday night if you can….it’s Irish and Folk night….live music in...

Bow WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 09:07 pmDelightful little spot: Farm to Table Bakery. A bit off the beaten path but worth a short drive off I5 or as...

Port Townsend WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 09:10 pmAfternoon snack: Pane d’Amore. Heading back to Seattle from the Peninsula and no need to get on the ferry hungry. This place...

Gig Harbor WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 09:11 pmBrunch: NetShed No. 9. We were visiting Gig Harbor…for the first time despite living here for almost 20 years! This place sounded...

Gig Harbor WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 09:12 pmAfter brunch drinks: Heritage Distilling Co. They have several tasting room locations and this is their waterfront location in the downtown area....

Cedardale WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 09:29 pmNeeded some Joe: Coffee Shack Co. Located just off exit 221 near Mount Vernon, it was a good place to stop…for gas…and...

Duvall WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 10:22 pmCycling pitstop: C.C. Espresso and Ice Creamery. Needed a quick protein and carb load so what could be better than ice cream!...

Walla Walla WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 10:23 pmBreakfast: Bacon & Eggs. This place is very popular. On weekends expect to wait in line so arrive early…or wait. Classic breakfast...

Yakima WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 10:23 pmGoogle search: Public House Yakima. We needed a quick lunch on our way back to Seattle and this place looked interesting…and hopefully...

Walla Walla WA

Last updated on February 2nd, 2020 at 02:39 pmOur daughter’s choice: Whitehouse-Crawford. We ate here about 10 years ago and she still remembers the experience. So, we had to have...

Walla Walla WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 10:24 pmSeriously good French cuisine: Brasserie Four. This place really has it all….nice bar, French bistrot food and a great selection of wines....

Walla Walla WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 10:25 pmWine tasting: Browne. Another option for tasting…..there are many, many to try. Very nice alfresco area which made the tasting (bottle) all...

Walla Walla WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 10:25 pmWine tasting: Cadaretta. Cycling in Walla Walla is fantastic and this makes it even more so! It’s been a few years since...

Walla Walla WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 10:26 pmOrdered too much food: Public House 124. In Walla Walla to do some riding and needed fuel for the next day….but not...

Ellensburg WA

Recommended by a friend: Yellow Church Cafe. Brief stop, for lunch, on the way to Walla Walla. We had the seared tuna salad and the smoked chicken club which were both good...

Seattle

Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 05:31 pmMore ice cream: Salt & Straw. Very popular place on Capitol Hill. They have a eclectic selection of flavors and pride themselves...

Bellingham WA

Last updated on April 13th, 2020 at 05:43 pmAfter brunch stop: Mount Bakery. We visited the downtown location….the original is in the Fairhaven section of town. The plan was to...

North Bend WA

Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:14 pmGreat Mexican food: Rio Bravo. We were looking for something a bit different than our usual stop…..Twede’s Cafe. The place is very...

Roslyn WA

Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:18 pmAfter skiing late lunch: Roslyn Cafe. This is the cafe of Northern Exposure fame….as is almost everything in the town of Roslyn!...

Winslow WA

Wine, food and art gallery: Amelia Wynn tasting room This is a nice go to place when you have a bit of time waiting to take the next ferry back...

Poulsbo WA

Chocolate anyone? Boehms Chocolates of Poulsbo Never miss a chance for more chocolate and this place is right on Main Street so you can’t miss it. The original location, and...

Poulsbo WA

Always time for a latte: Poulsbohemian Coffeehouse. Visit this place if for no other reason than to experience the drop dead views of Liberty Bay from the adjoining alfresco area....

Poulsbo WA

Ever what you need: Sluys Poulsbo Bakery Interesting story behind this place. It’s been around since the early 1900s and has changed hands and names, a few times over the...

Roslyn WA

Last updated on March 8th, 2020 at 11:22 pmNorthern Exposure Fame: The Brick. Decided to stop in after a hike in the area. The history of this area of Washington...

Seattle

Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:49 pmFunky little sandwich shop: HoneyHole. Busy spot on Cap Hill with a great space and sandwiches. The sandwich selection is extensive and...

Mt Vernon WA

Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:50 pmGet your ice cream fix: Snow Goose Produce. Simply said….I’ve never seen a portion size of ice cream like this. They have...

Mt Vernon WA

Last updated on November 10th, 2018 at 01:55 pmBakery, espresso and charcuterie: C Squared. Interestingly, this and the companion Third Street Cafe are part of the Skagit Valley Food Co-op....

Mt Vernon WA

Last updated on November 10th, 2018 at 01:53 pmNew option: Third Street Cafe. Interestingly, this and the companion C Squared are part of the Skagit Valley Food Co-op. As expected,...

Snohomish WA

Last updated on November 10th, 2018 at 02:12 pmQuick bite on our way north: Buzz Inn. One of 12 locations in Washington, this one is at the Harvey Airport in...

Chelan WA

Last updated on November 17th, 2018 at 10:02 pmBakery option: Lake Chelan Artisan Bakery. Nice option for a coffee and pastries besides the ubiquitous Starbucks…..which is essentially next door to...

Chelan WA

Last updated on November 17th, 2018 at 10:04 pmBBQ in Chelan, Really? BBQ in the Vineyard. Highlight of this trip to Chelan. It just reopened the week we were there……note...

La Conner WA

Last updated on November 22nd, 2018 at 04:49 pmLooking for a bite after the tulip fields: The Oyster and Thistle. Located a bit off the beaten path on the Sound,...

Issaquah WA

Last updated on April 13th, 2019 at 02:45 pmLooking for late lunch: Stan’s BBQ. Hard to find good BBQ in Seattle but thought we’d give this place a try. Located...

Roslyn WA

Last updated on April 13th, 2019 at 02:46 pmA bit of après ski: Roslyn Mexican Grill. Just down I-90 from the snow park and it seemed like a good option...

Blaine WA

Last updated on December 22nd, 2018 at 10:45 pmIf you need a stop for sustenance: Bob’s Burgers and Brews. Part of a chain found throughout Washington this one is about...

Sultan WA

Last updated on December 27th, 2018 at 09:33 pmWell known spot for baked goods: Sultan Bakery. A small place that is best known for its breakfasts and bakery. This visit...

Leavenworth WA

Last updated on December 27th, 2018 at 09:35 pmGet your fruit here: Smallwood’s Harvest. Very near Silvara’s tasting room it’s worth a stop just to look at all the specialty...

Leavenworth WA

Last updated on December 27th, 2018 at 09:37 pmAnother wine tasting opportunity: Silvara. The wines are good…..and in some case quite good….but the venue is very hard to beat. The...

Leavenworth WA

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 02:58 pmTrip over the pass on a beautiful day: Andrea’s Keller. Recent brief visit for a “Bavarian” experience before……wine tasting. This is one...

Anacortes WA

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 09:37 pmA short drive from the ferry terminal: Adrift. Forgotten we had been here a number of years ago…it hasn’t changed much although...

Deer Harbor WA

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 09:40 pmA new place in an old space: Island Pie. Just down the street from where we were staying and it came highly...

Mt Constitution WA

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 09:41 pmOk it’s not a restaurant but if you hike, cycle or drive up this is a place to look for: Sugar on...

Eastsound WA

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 09:45 pmA lunch stop while exploring the island: Madrona Bar & Grill. Not our first choice but on a busy day it fit...

Eastsound WA

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 09:47 pmOn to Orcas Island: Brown Bear Bakery. Can’t miss…right on Main Street….because of that, it’s very popular and can be busy in...

Everett WA

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 10:03 pmQuick stop for lunch on our way north to Bellingham for a family event: Pho Mai. In a strip mall and a...

Ashford WA

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 09:51 pmGo to place near the Nisqually entrance to Mt Rainier: Copper Creek. Late lunch after hiking up to Panorama Point. We’ve tried...

Spokane WA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 05:34 pmRoad trip: Wild Sage Bistro Highly regarded and best described as new American, the choices were typical…fish, pork and chicken. We had...

Moses Lake WA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 05:34 pmOn the road: Michaels on the Lake Located lakeside with outdoor dining and a view…..spoiled a bit by the railroad that runs...

Friday Harbor WA

Last updated on April 13th, 2019 at 02:40 pmA quick coffee before the trip back to Seattle: Riptide Cafe. Very nice cafe right on the harbor. I had to have...

Friday Harbor WA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 05:36 pmEarly afternoon snack after whale watching: Downriggers Gorgeous space and views so worth a visit just for that reason. That said, the...

Bellevue WA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 06:08 pmDinner for thirty: Seastar Another group dinner at this well known and highly regarded seafood restaurant in the metro area. Fixed menu...

Chelan WA

Last updated on May 20th, 2018 at 08:43 pmHit a few wineries for tastings while cycling (off the bike) in Chelan: Nefarious Cellars, Benson Estate Winery,Mellisoni Vineyards, Hard Row to Hoe and...

Chelan WA

Last updated on January 22nd, 2020 at 05:09 pmClassic small town diner: Apple Cup Cafe. This place is legendary and I’ve had breakfast and dinner during here. Portions are huge...

Chelan WA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 06:10 pmAnother post ride feed: Local Myth Pizza A go to place for pizza while in Chelan. It’s very small so expect a...

Chelan WA

Last updated on May 19th, 2018 at 01:03 pmPost ride feed: Marcela’s Cocina Mexicana I’ve been here once before and we were post ride so it was a good choice...

Maltby WA

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 04:54 pmGot the job to pick up our cats today so this was lunch: Maltby Cafe. I’ve passed this place numerous times when...

Bellingham WA

Last updated on February 24th, 2019 at 10:39 pmGreat place on a cold day: Firehouse Café Nice little coffee and pastry shop in the Fairhaven neighborhood of Bellingham. Located in...

Bellingham WA

Last updated on February 24th, 2019 at 10:42 pmQuick trip to check out: Back East BBQ. We have a wedding coming up in August so we did a bit of...

Snoqualmie WA

Last updated on January 4th, 2020 at 02:24 pmLate afternoon lunch after a morning of cross country skiing: Salish Lodge Attic. Great location and it’s on the way back from...

North Bend WA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 08:53 pmSecond location of this coffee bar: Pioneer Coffee Roasters Didn’t know about this one but it is almost a reproduction of the...

Ferndale WA

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 05:00 pmMultiple locations from BC to Bellevue but try this one within a few miles of crossing the border: Woods Coffee. When you...

Winthrop WA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 08:55 pmMexican food abounds in Eastern Washington and this another example with a bit of a Mayan touch: Carlos 1800 Mexican Grill &...

Winthrop WA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 08:56 pmNew place just outside of town: Methow Valley Ciderhouse Stopped by to try this place because it looked interesting. Basically a sausage...

Winthrop WA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 08:56 pmGreat way to start the ski day: Rocking Horse Bakery Funky space…boat on the ceiling and bikes on the wall….that is always...

Leavenworth WA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 08:56 pmVery touristy German themed town but check out: Schocolat Lots of places to spend your money here but this is a local...

Cle Elum WA

Last updated on January 20th, 2020 at 08:55 pmNice place for a quick coffee break just off I5: Pioneer Coffee Roasting Co. Right in downtown and just past Snoqualmie Pass...

North Bend WA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 08:59 pmWhen you’re in the area check out this bakery: Georgia’s (formerly George’s) It’s been in the same location for 90 years so...

North Bend WA

Last updated on January 24th, 2019 at 02:26 pmThis is it…the diner of Twin Peaks fame: Twede’s Cafe It’s been some time since I’ve eaten here but this is one...

Coupeville WA

Last updated on November 10th, 2019 at 10:02 pmRight on Penn Cove: Front Street Grill. It’s a very busy place….a good sign that the food has to be good They...

Bow WA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:09 pmAlways wanted to eat here as I have biked past it: Oyster Bar Spectacular view from the upper restaurant. Of course the...

Chelan WA

Last updated on January 22nd, 2020 at 07:50 pmClassic, intimate Italian in small town WA: Andante. Up and coming wine AVA which produces better wine every year. It’s a cool...

Twisp WA

Last updated on February 15th, 2020 at 11:25 pmYou gotta have a bakery for your am coffee: Cinnamon Twisp Bakery. Typical space offering good coffee, lattes and bakery items. A...

Twisp WA

Last updated on March 16th, 2020 at 09:04 pmGreat place for Italian food in Eastern Washington: Tappi. Part of a trip a couple of years with several returns; all of...

Winthrop WA

Last updated on March 16th, 2020 at 02:54 pmGreat dinner: Arrowleaf Bistro. Started with wild mushroom turnover followed by a winter salad. Entrees were sturgeon and bacon wrapped rabbit. Excellent!...

La Conner WA

Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 10:47 pmQuick visit after picking out pumpkins for Halloween: Seeds. This is one of the better restaurants in the area with a mix...