Food and Drink

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Five Amazing Dog-Friendly Cabins in Washington

After a busy work week, we love going into the mountains to recharge. The best part about living in Seattle is that there are plenty of cabins and hiking trails…

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Edible Herbs and Wildflowers in Washington State

Washington has a unique abundance of wild foods that grow across the entire state. From the coast to the eastern plains, these rugged lands offer an unparalleled diversity of landscapes…

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5 Urban Washington Cideries You Should Know About

When you imagine a cidery what comes to mind? For me, it’s sweeping orchards and farm animals nestled in a quaint valley, the sound of buzzing bees and baaing lambs…

White House Bed and Breakfast Yakima

A Taste of Yakima Valley

Did you know that your Friday night IPA is likely made from juicy hops grown in Yakima, Washington? Or even the apple on your counter, and the sprig of mint…

plated food at Peyrassol Cafe

Top Five Eats in Renton

When you think of culinary hotspots in the greater Seattle area, Renton might not spring immediately to mind – but it should. This suburb best known for its history of…

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Seeking Winter Sunshine at Lake Chelan

“300 days of sunshine” is a promise worth traveling for — especially in the winter. So after spending much of the season in hibernation, my partner and I hit the…

Space Needle's 50th Anniversary

Washington Watchlist: Movie And Food Pairings

We are all still learning to adjust to “the new normal” these days, as we hit the 1-year COVID-era mark. This pandemic has forever changed us, both individually and collectively….

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A Visit to Bobae Coffee and Tea in Woodinville

Bobae Coffee and Tea is a bubble tea shop to not only go for a treat, but to experience. It sits quietly between a beauty supply shop and a chocolate…

nachos from Nacho Mama's food truck in Seattle

A Visit To Nacho Mama’s Food Truck In Seattle

In a world with food trucks seemingly at every corner and outside every brewery on the weekends it can be hard to set yourself apart in the food truck game,…

Camano Island welcome board

Spending a Day on Camano Island

Camano Island is near and dear to my heart. I moved to Washington in early October of 2019 and found myself living on Camano Island when I first arrived. I…

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Spending an Hour in Cle Elum

If you are a Washington resident, or even a newcomer to the state, you know that driving over the Snoqualmie Pass can be treacherous at times. Even during sunny seasons,…

espresso at Third Culture Coffee in Bellevue, Washington

A Visit To Third Culture Coffee

Located in Old Bellevue is the unique and aesthetic Third Culture Coffee (3C). The cafe sits in an apartment building’s retail space and is conveniently less than a block away…