Cuisine

The Taste of Tacoma Moves to Puyallup

The Taste of Tacoma has a new home at the Washington State Fair Events Center, July 1-3, 2022. Since 1986, The Taste of Tacoma has been the South Sound’s “Ultimate […]

Savor Summer at Swing Café and Wine Bar

Locals return over and over to Swing Café and Wine Bar, where the attractions are many. Summerenhances your visit. “We invest money into the patio every year,” says owner Nicole […]

Anne Burrell: Celebrity Chef at Saint Martin’s Gala

Celebrity Chef Anne Burrell is bringing her A-game to the popular Saint Martin’s Gala on November 5. “I love making things that feed the soul as well as the body,” […]

Shop Fresh and Local at Olympia Farmers Market

Shopping at the Olympia Farmers Market can be a great way to get to know your community while supporting your local economy. Open year-round with three distinct operating seasons, it’s […]

Dancing Goats Coffee in Tacoma’s Brewery District

When Dancing Goats Coffee Bar opened in the Brewery Blocks, Tacoma residents and UW students were treated to a great coffeehouse with a modern look not seen in their other […]

Primo Grill: Farm to Table Mediterranean Food

Primo is a 6th Avenue institution in Tacoma, operated for the last 22 years by husband-and-wife team (chef) Charlie McManus and Jacqueline Plattner. Open for dinner seven nights a week, […]

Iron Rabbit Restaurant & Bar Relies on Friendly, Quality Dining

Long-time Favorite Iron Rabbit Restaurant & Bar Relies on Friendly, Quality Dining When you are hungry for a casual meal with your family or friends, Olympia’s Iron Rabbit Restaurant & […]

Cynara Restaurant & Lounge

Find harmony of body, mind, and spirit when you sit down for a meal at Cynara Restaurant and Lounge. Check your stresses at the door and unwind. Olympia native Christian […]

Basilico: Discover Your New Go-To Restaurant

Growing up in the Umbria region of central Northern Italy, Giampaolo Falchetti was exposed to wonderful handmade pastas, ravioli and slow-cooked sauces covering braised meats. His childhood memories and teachings […]

The Olympia Farmers Market: Holiday Market

The change of season at The Olympia Farmers Market means beautiful fall and winter produce and wonderful handcrafted items from some of your favorite local artisans. Shop local first and […]

Toscanos Responds to Challenges with Renewed Community Involvement

During the winter when restaurant dining rooms were shut down because of COVID, Toscanos Italian Grill in Puyallup, like other restaurants, began to serve family-style, takeout and curbside meals. This […]

Wines to Enjoy this Holiday Season

Prime wine tasting season may be over, but that doesn’t mean full-bodied reds and refreshing white wines can’t make the winter holidays that much more special. Washington State is known […]

Two New Taprooms Opened In Centralia

There are two new, family-friendly taprooms in Centralia.  Insert Coin, an arcade bar with a full-service restaurant, and The Juice Box, a taphouse and kitchen, both opened in late summer […]

Create your Fall Charcuterie Board

The Fall season is here, so ENJOY the best charcuterie board with your loved ones, neighbors and friends. Also, stretch yourself a bit and invite someone new. 10 oz figsRed […]

Crockett’s—Good Food for Good People

When you use the highest-quality, locally-sourced ingredients, people tend to notice. Like one diner from Auburn wrote recently in her restaurant review of Crockett’s Public House, located in Puyallup: Crockett’s […]

Elise Landry wins “Chopped Next Gen”

As a contestant and winner on the first season of the Food Network’s show “Chopped Next Gen,” Elise Landry became the chef on everyone’s mind in Olympia almost overnight. Her […]

Olympia Brew Fest Cheers to Ten Years

Olympia Brew Fest is back for summer 2021! And they are drinking to ten years by featuring 20 incredible breweries with one fun party.  The Fest’s first run was in […]

Heritage Distilling Expands to Tumwater

Fans of the Heritage Distilling Company, Washington state’s largest independently owned craft distillery, have good reason to be excited this summer as their’s newest location, in Tumwater, Washington, celebrates its […]

Alfresco Appetites in the South Sound

With the return of the glorious summer sun and a collective yearning for the chance to escape our homes and reconnect with family and friends, we are all looking for […]

Raise a Glass with Jacques Pépin

This fall, Saint Martin’s welcomes French cooking legend Jacques Pépin and his daughter, Claudine Pépin, to the Saint Martin’s Gala on November 6, 2021. The Frenchborn, American chef has inspired […]