Thanksgiving is a week away, and that means you’re probably starting to think about decorating (and shopping) for Christmas. Here are five holiday festivals in Washington this November where you can buy crafts and foods from local artisans, as well as take a quick road trip.
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Having a great meal in Seattle doesn’t have to break the bank. As most chefs will tell you, a lot of the best dishes are simple, with very few ingredients. Here are 10 of the best Seattle dishes for under $10.
Between holiday travel, big family meals, and gift-giving, this can be a tough time of year to think about spending money on a vacation. But don’t worry: We’re all in luck, since we live in such a beautiful state! Here are five of Washington’s best small towns for a quick weekend getaway.
Great food, great ambience, and a great dinner partner are the necessary components for an unforgettable dinner. If you’re planning your next romantic evening on the town, there are plenty of new restaurants to consider before making your reservation. Here are five of Seattle’s best new date night restaurants.
Once the family leaves on November 28th (or if they’re sticking around for the weekend), you may feel like you need a glass of wine… or two. Luckily for you, on November 28-30, the Lake Chelan Wine Valley is having their annual Fall Barrel Tasting.
With custom-made caskets, Ouija boards, and human skulls, Nevertold Casket Company is one of the spookiest new stories in Seattle. Located in Capitol Hill, the owners say they believe that many of the items in the curio shop are haunted.
If you haven’t stocked up yet for those spooky trick-or-treaters, now is the time to make sure you’re the most popular house on the block. And if you're curious what the kids really want to find in their bags this year, here are the top five candies in America.
Halloween is just around the corner, and that means it's time to get dressed up, collect as much candy as possible, and hopefully have a few frights! From swamps full of zombies, to a family-friendly spot for trick-or-treating, here are five great Halloween destinations to visit this Halloween.
Halloween is just around the corner, pumpkin-spice-everything is everywhere, and the rain is back in full force. To me, this means it’s time for a visit to my favorite U-pick pumpkin patch! Since most of our area’s best spots have corn mazes, petting zoos, and more, you can definitely make a day trip out of it for you and your family.
Copalis Beach has plenty more clams than people, making this small beach town a great place for a weekend getaway. About two and a half hours from Seattle, the town sits near the northern end of a great razor clam bed and is known as the “home of the razor clam.” Here are three ways to relax and have fun on a weekend travel adventure in Copalis Beach.
A West Coast girl born and raised, I don’t like admitting that there are some foods that are just better on that other coast. But during my recent trip to Maryland, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware, I couldn’t help but admit there are some dishes that are way better out there.
At Bell + Whete, the new restaurant from the team behind Local 360, the benedicts are perfect. Especially the Crab Benedict that includes huge chunks of crab meat, generously piled on thick, homemade English muffins.
While we’re still enjoying some 70 degree days and sunny skies in Washington, it’s a great time to get in the last few hikes of the season. If you’re looking for stunning views and a fantastic way to burn some serious calories, the Maple Pass Loop is a choice you won’t regret.
Fat Ducks Deli & Bakery has been open in the University District for about three years. It's a place where you'll find East Coast flavors and attitude.
More and more people aren’t eating gluten for health, dietary, and allergy-related reasons. If you’re one of these folks, you’re in luck, because Seattle is a great place for the gluten-free! So chuck out the wheat, and check out these five spots.
Arlington, Washington is a small town just one hour outside of Seattle. With less than 20,000 people and plenty of small-town charm, it feels very far away from the hubbub of city life.
September is one of my favorite months in Seattle (other than the spiders! Gah! Yuck!) Some days are still gloriously hot, while others are so cool we’re reminded of all the rain that’s just around the corner. Here are five cocktails that perfectly suit this season of change.
If you’re looking for a place where you can water ski, visit wineries, hike, eat decadent pastries, sip margaritas, or luxuriate in spas all in the same area, then Chelan, Washington is the place for you.
Whether you just can’t live without handmade noodles, or pho is your favorite dish - Seattle’s got plenty of new places to try this September. You can warm up your belly with some oysters and kimchi puree, bibimbap covered in honey-chili sauce, or Thai-style fried chicken. Here are five new Asian restaurants that just opened their doors, or are about to, this month.
While the sun is still out in Washington, one of the most beautiful trips you can take is the scenic 100-mile-drive on the North Cascades Highway. It’s where Highway 20 cuts across the rugged North Cascades, revealing snow-covered mountain peaks, an abundance of wildflowers, and plenty of quaint shops and restaurants.
Today is the day! The Washington State Fair (formerly the Puyallup Fair) attracts more than one million people each year for fried-butter-eating, roller-coaster-riding, rodeo-watching fun. Here are five new things to watch out for while you’re strolling through the dirt lanes of rides, games, and food stands today through Sept. 21.
There are countless outdoor activities to do in the Methow Valley, like hiking, camping, and skiing. But if you want to just hang out in Winthrop, here are five fantastic places to visit in the tiny town that transports you back in time.
Get out your Tums and put on your loosest shorts, it’s almost time for the Washington State Fair! From fried butter to everything bacon, the fair is a time to chow down on some of the most decadent foods around. Here are 15 crazy facts about just how much food we ate last year at the fair in Puyallup.
The days are starting to get a little shorter and the nights a little cooler. Fall officially starts on September 23rd, but you may already have pumpkin pie and fuzzy sweaters on your mind. Here are five of Washington’s best fall festivals.
Ines Patisserie brings a true taste of France to Seattle. The owner, Nohra Belaid, is from northern France and is extremely passionate about pastries. Her French attitude shocks some and delights others. She recently moved her popular bakery from Madison Valley to Capitol Hill.