Posts tagged with: wine

Seattle

Last updated on October 8th, 2019 at 11:37 pmHard to come up for air: Deep Dive. For sure the most unique bar in Seattle. It’s located below the Amazon Spheres...

Seattle

New place in an old spot: Mr West U Village. Located in the space previously occupied by a cooking store, this is a welcome addition to the pizza, chocolate and...

Edison WA

Wine anyone? Slough Food. Nice little spot to pick up some wine, cheese and charcuterie for later…or enjoy it in their courtyard. They also offer soups, salads and sandwiches. This...

Hopland CA

Interesting place: The Golden Pig. Just south of Ukiah and yes, the name is correctly spelled and…..yes, the town’s claim to fame was hops. But, no longer…production was halted in...

Seattle WA

You gotta go for the views: Mountaineering Club. There has been a real stir recently about this bar on the rooftop of the Graduate Hotel in the U District and...

Salt Spring Island BC

Wine tasting with a Cuban beat: Salt Spring Vineyards. One of several wineries on the Island who use local fruit to make their wines. I was intrigued by that fact...

Bothell WA

On the list: Stack 571. I was in the general area to have this year’s rosé analyzed and decided to stop by to see what this place had to offer....

Seattle

Impossible Burger: Meet the Moon. We had been looking…all over for the Impossible Burger….and didn’t even know they had it on the menu. Not only was it listed, they actually...

Yakima WA

Google search: Public House Yakima. We needed a quick lunch on our way back to Seattle and this place looked interesting…and hopefully quick. Our problem began with Google Maps. Not...

Walla Walla WA

Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 05:12 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 May 12th, 2019 at 05:19 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 May 12th, 2019 at 05:21 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 May 12th, 2019 at 05:22 pmOrdered too much food: Public House 124. In Walla Walla to do some riding and needed fuel for the next day….but not...

Seattle

Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 05:33 pmQuick lunch: Delicatus @ The Hall. Small deli just above the University Street Light Rail station at Benaroya Hall.  It’s very convenient...

Seattle

Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:17 pmBooze for 50: The Blind Tiger. Rang in the New Year with the group from work. This is an interesting venue downtown...

Bozeman MT

What a view: Copper Horse Headed home and needed a quick bite…and this is the only real option at the airport past security. That said, the food was solid and...

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...

New Orleans

Surprised I haven’t posted on this: Vino Volo Located in over 30 airports around the US and Canada, they are a great option for a a glass of wine or...

Kaanapali Maui HI

Last updated on November 10th, 2018 at 02:28 pmHyatt Hotel: ‘Ūmalu. Fairly typical hotel food but give the spicy ahi bowl a try…..ahi, lettuce, mango, edamame, avocado, tomato and pecans...

Woodinville WA

Last updated on November 10th, 2018 at 03:15 pmFormer Biker Bar: Hollywood Tavern. Started out as a service station in 1922 then became a roadside tavern in the 1940s. Completed...

Hood River OR

Last updated on November 10th, 2018 at 03:18 pmTop 10 tasting room: Mt Hood Winery. The wines are acceptable but the views……outrageous! Very large tasting room with vaulted ceilings and...

Seattle

Last updated on May 11th, 2019 at 05:37 pm“BBQ” in Seattle: Brileys. Hard to find great BBQ in this town but finally visited this place after it was suggested 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...

San Diego

Last updated on November 17th, 2018 at 10:20 pmCaptive audience: Urban Crave. Located at the Alaska gates in terminal 1 of the San Diego airport this is an option…especially if...

Paso Robles CA

Last updated on November 22nd, 2018 at 04:06 pmWines on tap: The Hatch. Located in the downtown 13th Street area of the city which has multiple options to choose from,...

Philadelphia

Last updated on February 13th, 2019 at 09:06 amBYOB source: Pinot Boutique. In the Old City and sells locally sourced wines so don’t go looking for that French Bordeaux. Interesting...

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,...

Squamish/Whistler BC

Last updated on November 22nd, 2018 at 04:51 pmAs named…this is a shed: WaterShed Grill. Actually located just north of Squamish in Brackendale BC it’s right on the Squamish river...

Puako, Big Island HI

Last updated on December 22nd, 2018 at 03:20 pmEver what you need: Puako General Store If you are staying in the Kohala area of the Big Island, check this place...

Philadelphia

Last updated on February 13th, 2019 at 09:08 amDinner for 20 something: Morimoto. Usually it’s difficult to tell about a restaurant when you’re in a large party but only a...

Philadelphia

Last updated on February 13th, 2019 at 09:10 amDrinks with friends: Royal Boucherie. Hot spot near the Delaware River in the old city….brought to you by a top chef. The...

Chicago

Last updated on December 22nd, 2018 at 10:32 pmJust passing thru: Tortas Frontera O’Hare. Located in Concourse B, this is a go to place if I have time between flights....

Whistler BC

Last updated on December 22nd, 2018 at 10:50 pmTrying to find a bar: The Keg. The holiday….Boxing Day…had the bars at Whistler packed and we finally stumbled on this place...

Squamish/ Whistler BC

Last updated on December 23rd, 2018 at 11:08 pmNice place for a beer: Howe Sound Brewing. Great space for a beer, wine or cocktail before dinner and if you have...

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...

Woodinville WA

Last updated on April 13th, 2019 at 02:39 pmWine is food: Guardian Cellars. In Woodinville Wine Country on an errand and thought I should pick up a bit more wine....

Milan

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 04:16 pmAnother option in Brera: il Cestino. Also recommended by our hotel staff. Corner space and a great place to watch the world...

Milan

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 04:20 pmRecommended by the hotel: Osteria di Brera. Our best food experience in Milan. It was fashion week so most places were busy...

Chicago

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 09:53 pmDeserves another look: Eataly Chicago. They have these in a number of cities but this was a first visit for me and...

Seattle

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 06:08 pmNot really a commercial concern: Dean Wines Those of you who have read my home page and my posts know of my...

Seattle

Last updated on May 4th, 2019 at 08:59 pmFor breakfast, lunch and happy hour: Belle Epicurean. One of two in Seattle and this visit was to the location in Madison...

Seattle

Last updated on April 29th, 2018 at 10:23 pmLong time coffee spot on south Capitol Hill: Café Presse A sister to Le Pichet with a focus on coffee. Located very...

Woodinville WA

Last updated on May 11th, 2019 at 09:41 pmIn the core of Woodinville wine tasting: Purple Cafe. On the way to taste Darby’s release of Purple Haze and stopped by for...

Snoqualmie WA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 08:48 pmLate afternoon lunch after a morning of cross country skiing: Salish Lodge Attic Great location and it’s on the way back from...

Seattle

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 08:49 pmLiquid food: Garagiste If you live in Seattle and enjoy wine, check out this offering. It’s not a wine club so buy...

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....

Seattle

Last updated on May 4th, 2019 at 09:20 pmOne of my favorite French restaurants in Seattle: Voilà! It is very French in a nice intimate space in Madison Valley. Give...

Seattle

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:26 pmWhile not a restaurant this is an event to consider: Vine Arts Held in the Chihuly Garden & Glass space this is...

Whistler BC

Last updated on September 26th, 2019 at 01:32 pmGreat place for small plates in Whistler Village: Bar Oso. It’s a great for lunch away from the hustle and bustle of...