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North City Bistro & Wine Shop

Food and music pairings give you an experience to remember. North City Bistro offers it all at a reasonable price. You'll want to repeat these evenings!

3 Days in Victoria, B.C.

Jay Friedman, lover of all foods, takes us on a whirlwind culinary tour of Victoria, with a few see-and-do things added. Wear your buffet pants.

Seattle Wine and Food Experience

Don't miss the 9th annual Grand Tasting, the 4th annual POP! Bubbles and Seafood, or the brand new COMFORT! this coming February.


Oregon Truffle Festival

Foodies unite! You can't miss the Oregon Truffle Festival, the only one of its kind in the U.S. Fun, tasty, educational, and in Oregon.

Whidbey Island Eats

Local and off-island delicacies abound on Whidbey. When's the last time you took a short ferry ride to explore what the island has to offer? Make plans!

   Holiday  happiness 

Fun times ahead!

With so many things to do during the holidays, it's great to have some plans in place ahead of time. Check these things out and get them on your to do list!

   Private parties and catering

Party in, party out - find your perfect spot

Each party is unique: dance the night away, have a formal meal, cocktail reception, casual get-together, or business meeting. Let us help you find the right location (it might even be your house!). Plan your holiday party early!


   Book Reviews

Cookbooks from British Columbia

Araxi Restaurant and Oyster Bar in Whistler, and CinCin Ristorante + Bar in Vancouver are both long-time favorites of, well, everyone. They each have new cookbooks out; you'll want to add them to your collection. (Grilled octopus 'Jorge style' from Araxi)

Cooking with Class: The Cookbook

After 15 years of being a who's - who event of chefs from around Puget Sound, the new book reveals 50 of the recipes taught over the years.

Cook + Cork

Chef Harry Mills and Sommelier Chris Horn of Purple Cafe and Bar will have you pairing food and wine like a professional in no time. And you'll have so much fun learning!

Forking Seattle, Tales of Local Food and Drink, from Farm to Table to Landfill

Local writer Ronald Holden has published his second book (first was Home Grown Seattle), with the stories behind the stories, all for your entertainment!

   In the kitchen

Chef's Kitchen Tip

A holiday classic from icon Grill's Nick Musser - put some culinary fun into your holidays!

Chef's Kitchen Recipe

GM/Executive Chef Nick Musser shares recipes for his holiday wreath salad and candy cane cake. Everyone will love the look and taste of these great recipes.


Brining a turkey (and cooking and making stuffing)

Try something different this year to get a moist turkey with wonderful flavors, and a stuffing with incredible flavor and less "bad for you" after effects. Respect the bird!

   Find something new here!

New spots and good ideas

Find out what's new and how you might want to spend some of your precious holiday hours.


   Monthly Features

Restaurant review by Ronald Holden

Scott Staples has had an interesing career trajectory--from fine dining to a gastropub to lots of burgers. Get the story behind the changes.


The Seattle DINING! Show

Get in on informative food & beverage discussions--listen to our monthly netcast! 

Event Calendar

Find out what's happening when and where. Whether it's wine dinners, cooking classes, food shows or special tastings, we've got it covered.

Seattle Restaurant Directory

Where to go, where to go? Use our directory to search by neighborhood, cuisine, and specialty

Beyond Seattle Restaurant Guide

Explore our directory of choice restaurants in Bellevue, Tacoma, Olympia, Olympic Penninsula, the San Juans, Whidbey and beyond


An inside look at what's happening now. New locations, closures, new hires, sales, chef shuffles and more

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Cash and Carry 60th Anniversary


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