Just in time for the Mariners home opener tonight at Safeco Field, here is a rundown of new food and drink options at the ballpark. Play ball.
Frank Guanco’s passion for wine started with two bottles of wine he tried on a whim many summers ago. From that moment on, Frank began a quest to learn as much about wine as possible; to learn the story of a winery, of a region, of a grape, of a vineyard. In this journey to know more, Frank was nerdy enough to earn his Level 3 from the Wine & Spirits Education Trust. Which means he drank plenty of wine for education purposes. Although he did get a pin for this, it doesn’t mean he knows everything about wine and spirits. But enough to keep drinking them.
Frank knows that what goes best with wine is a great meal and great stories. Always on the search for something tasty to talk about, Frank is ready for more. From the dim sum he grew up with at King Café to a Dick’s Deluxe, Frank can’t wait for another memorable meal and to try something delicious with those that got him to this point. Add in some bubbly (or Chablis…or Bordeaux…) and Frank is ready for the next great story to celebrate.
Recent stories by Frank Guanco
The Bourgogne Wine Board wants more people in Seattle to know about their wines. If it meant trying dozens of French Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, we were more than happy to oblige in this endeavor.
To say we're proud that a Food & Wine magazine Sommelier of the Year is from a Seattle restaurant would be an understatement. Chris Tanghe is Master Sommelier at downtown Seattle's Aragona, and we sat down to talk about his new-found fame.
With a visit to Seattle coming up as part of his tour, it got us thinking; where in town would this voracious foodie eat? We took his stated likes (Matt's in the Market, Tilth, Salumi) and ventured into other places we could probably find him treating himself.
Phinney Ridge's Picnic is the food and wine shop that everyone wishes they had in their neighborhood. Jenny Klock shares with us what she and her customers have been drinking lately.
Who better to talk about Washington Wine Month than winemaker Greg Harrington of Gramercy Cellars? Greg shares his thoughts on wine style and the excitement of Washington wine.
As Washington Wine Month swings into full gear, here's an interview with Paul Zitarelli of Full Pull Wines to get winos started.
Is there anything worse than reaching for a glass of wine and finding out it has gone bad? Here are some tips to keep your eyes (and nose) on the lookout for a flawed wine.
As a local favorite ends its run, we take a moment to remember the good times at Madison Park Conservatory.
A wine shop is a great place to grab a bottle or learn a bit more about wine. Some of Seattle’s wine shops often host tastings where you can do both and get a tasting in too.
Wine lovers, rejoice! Here is a not-so-definitive list of wine happy hours across Seattle and their specials, features, and times.
What if you get home from that stressful day and you only want one glass? You’d either re-cap that bottle and hope too much deterioration doesn’t occur or decide to go bottoms up with the entire bottle. Now, there is a new option. Enter Coravin.
Things to think about before you tell your server ‘I’ll have a glass of white wine’ and how to navigate the tricky road of wines by the glass.