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Last updated on April 8th, 2019 at 12:44 pmRecommendation from a local chef: Pestle Rock. Bit of a small place from the outside but inside the space goes back at...

Philadelphia

Last updated on February 13th, 2019 at 09:22 amA cold night so not very adventurous: Red Owl Tavern. It’s the restaurant for the Hotel Monaco so it was easy to...

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 27th, 2018 at 08:56 pmNice place for a quick coffee break just off I5: Pioneer Coffee Roasting Co Right in downtown and just past Snoqualmie Pass...

Seattle

Last updated on September 25th, 2019 at 01:52 pmTried this new and highly regarded restaurant recently for dinner: Salare. The chef is from St Petersburg and the food has a...

Birmingham AL

Last updated on July 30th, 2019 at 03:24 pmNew place with well deserved extremely positive reviews: Fancy’s on Fifth. The restaurant scene in Birmingham is surprisingly strong for the size...

Bellevue WA

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 04:49 pmAsian fusion: Wild Ginger. Recently had the opportunity to visit the Bellevue location of this Seattle based restaurant long known for its...

Vancouver BC

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 10:59 pmComfort food in the Mount Pleasant area of Vancouver: Burgoo Bistro One of four by the same name in Vancouver that cater...

Seattle

Last updated on July 26th, 2018 at 11:02 amIf you’re visiting the Pike Place Market this small place is worth the find: Place Pigalle Small intimate French bistrot in the heart...

Seattle

Last updated on December 4th, 2018 at 08:56 pmAt the Four Seasons: Goldfinch Tavern. Even though it’s a hotel restaurant it’s quite good and the service is excellent. Very nice,...

Woodinville WA

Last updated on February 10th, 2018 at 08:03 pmLiquid food: Damsel Cellars I first met Mari when she was the assistant winemaker at Darby Wines. She’s been making her own...

Woodinville WA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 08:59 pmLiquid food here: Darby Wines Hollywood Hills tasting room Visited my good friend Darby English on a quick trip to Woodinville today....

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...