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Italian at U Village: Piatti. This is a go to place for a solid experience. Plenty of outside seating if you’re looking for that which is a great place to...

Seattle

Authentic Sichuan: Tian Fu. I was near the light rail station and needed lunch so why not some Sichuan? Interesting place just across the street from Northgate Station and down...

Seattle

Food truck: Now Make Me a Sandwich. Darby Wine Club release and this was the food offering which didn’t disappoint. But, you ask, where’s the sandwich? I was a little...

Seattle

Breweries everywhere: Burke Gilman Brewing Co. I have driven by and ride my bike by here frequently but haven’t visited. We finished a walk at a nearby birding area and...

Bow WA

Newer spot: Cob + Cork. You never know what the experience will be but this place looked interesting from the road so we decided to give it a try. It...

Woodinville WA

The experience continues: Rusty Pelican. Once again back in Woodinville and decided to give this place a try for lunch. The menu is fairly standard with salads, soups, burgers and...

Woodinville WA

Surrounded by wine: Brix Wine Café. In the Woodin Creek Village area which has many new restaurants and wine tasting opportunities including Wine Alley where there are over 1/2 dozen...

Woodinville WA

Wine around every corner: Woodinville Wine Country. There are more than 130 wineries offering almost as many tasting rooms. Here are a few of my favorites: Darby Wines: I’ve known...

Seattle

While you shop or not: Habitant at Nordstrom Ok…ok….you have to have a drink before shopping….right? Even if that isn’t correct, if you’re in a shopping mood and find yourself...

Roslyn WA

Northern Exposure: Logan’s. Located in the town that served as the backdrop for the TV show. We’ve walked by the restaurant many times since we frequent this small town in...

Winthrop WA

Funky little place for a quick brew: Old Schoolhouse Brewery. Have been wanting to see what this place was like since the building and facade are so distinctive, even for...

Wenatchee WA

Quick lunch: The Yogi Grind. Near the convention center and a friend’s recommendation. Storefront for the yoga studio that also offers coffee, espresso and limited food. I went with the...

Wenatchee WA

New American with an Asian twist: Atlas Fare. I was pleasantly surprised to find this place after searching for dinner on a recent trip to the Apple Capital of the...

Bozeman MT

Southern BBQ in Bozeman: Smoke, Fire & Coal. Relatively new place on the main drag in downtown. I was intrigued by the thought of Southern BBQ even though they serve...

Bozeman MT

A bit of the old country: Mavens Market. Upscale market and deli just west of the downtown corridor. If you’re looking for breakfast or lunch you should give this place...

Bozeman MT

Coffee stop: Ghost Town Roasters. A bit out of the downtown core but on the way to Bridger Bowl so it’s a logical place to stop for a cup of...