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Tasty Times in Leavenworth

Those who know me best (or have been paying attention) know that although I’m Seattle’s biggest fan, I was born and raised in pseudo-Bavaria: Leavenworth. Like many who move away from the eastside of the mountain early in life, I’m bringing my footprint back to the valley and I’ve found …

A Taste of Paris

I’ve never had a burning desire to travel to Paris.  Color me odd, no? The City of Lights draws millions of visitors yearly, …

Savoring the San Juan Islands

Picture this: Three days, five kayaks and a seemingly endless ocean of islands, food and wine. I just returned from Savor Seattle’s …

Back to the Beach!

Has it really been six months since my first visit to the Long Beach Peninsula? It seemed like only a few weeks …

What a Surprise: The VUDE

I first heard about The VUDE sometime late last year. Tucked away in the middle of a no man’s-land between Seattle Center …

Of Champagne and Chablis

I’m not a wine snob. In fact, it’s only been in the last 10 or so years that I’ve begun to note the subtle …