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Eat Seattle and Drink Washington

Food tours and cooking classes are activities I enjoy whether near or far from home. Yet, it wasn’t until recently that I participated in a food tour and cooking class with Eat Seattle at Pike Place Market. Most outfits I’ve encountered in my travels keep the tour and cooking separate. However, Eat Seattle has the good sense to combine the two. Plus, they partner with some fantastic chefs. I mean,... read more

Pike Vita Blonde Coffee Ale Collaboration Celebrates Metropolitan Market

Uptown Metropolitan Market is celebrating their 10th anniversary with a unique beer brewed  just for them: Pike Vita Blonde Coffee Ale. The Pike Vita is a collaboration ale between Pike Brewing and Caffé Vita in honor of Metropolitan Market. The Pike Vita Blonde Coffee Ale was released October 21, 2016 and is now available in 22 oz bottles at Metropolitan Markets for only $4.99. Pike Brewery and the... read more

Ciderhood celebrates Hood Canal Harvest Season

As the leaves turn in autumn, my mind often turns to cider. CIDERCRAFT Magazine and Alderbrook Resort and Spa have joined together in celebration of the Hood Canal Harvest season. Locally crafted hard ciders are paired with locally foraged, farmed and harvested foods from the area, prepared with care and creativity over two events October 28-29, 2016. This is the second year that CIDERCRAFT Magazine and... read more

PIKETOBERFEST – Beer, pretzels and much more

The annual event known as Piketoberfest is a sure sign that fall has arrived!  The sold out event held at Pike Brewery down in Pike Place Market welcomed 250 people to celebrate the season with samples of beer, wine, mead, distilled spirits and a variety of food, including pretzels in many forms. The vendors were an intriguing mix spread out through two levels of brewery. In the Museum room I immediately... read more

Top Ten Tips for Taste Washington Grand Tasting

The Grand Tasting is the big finale of the Taste Washington experience and I do mean BIG! Here are our Top Ten Tips to help you enjoy the Taste Washington Grand Tasting to the fullest. It has evolved over it’s 19 years into a two day venture in the almost cavernous Century Link Field Event Center. Featuring over 230 wineries and 65 restaurants, in addition to special lounges and event areas and... read more

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