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TableTalk Northwest showcases wine, food, event and travel adventures in the Northwest and beyond including candid interviews with the tastemakers that make it all happen.

Seattle Chefs Create Organization to Fund Human Rights Issues

By | October 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The Seattle restaurant community is a tightknit one—whether passing along the name of a great line cook or favorite farmer, jumping in to be an extra pair of hands at an auction dinner, or rallying around a friend going through a hard time—there’s something special about being a part of the hospitality industry in Seattle. And it’s that sense of [...]

Seattle’s First Shake Shack opens Thursday, October 11 @ 11A

By | October 10th, 2018|On Your Plate|

WHAT: Grand opening of Shake Shack’s first Seattle location in South Lake Union WHEN: Thursday, October 11, 2018 Doors open at 11 a.m. WHERE: Shake Shack – Seattle 2115 Westlake Avenue Seattle, WA 98121 DETAILS: Shake Shack will open its first-ever Washington Shack on Thursday, October 11, at 11 a.m. in Seattle’s dynamic South Lake Union neighborhood. Located at 2115 Westlake Avenue, the Shack [...]

Enter to win one of three $500 Sunday Funday prize packs from the American Lamb Board!

By | October 8th, 2018|On Your Plate|

Attention all Sunday Funday lovers, we're kicking off our fall campaign with awesome prizes. Three grand prize winners will win one of three prize packs including $500 to Magnolia for the perfect Sunday Brunch accessories, $500 to Yeti to bring the game day tailgate to life or $500 to Sur La Table for the Sunday slow cookers kitchen necessities. Plus, each grand [...]

A Conversation with Cheesemakers

By | October 4th, 2018|At the Table, Events|

Sunday, October 21  | 1:00-2:30pm  | 10 degrees, Seattle The producer of the Washington Artisan Cheesemakers Festival will present a different type of cheese appreciation experience- A Conversation with Cheesemakers on Sunday, October 21 at 10 degrees in Seattle, WA. It promises to be a fun, informative and inspirational experience for cheese enthusiasts and cheese industry professionals alike. The event [...]

Champagne: An Exceptional 2018 Harvest

By | September 10th, 2018|In Your Glass, Wine|

Precocity, quality, volume: nearing its end in Champagne, the grape harvest is definitely out of the ordinary. Beginning in the earliest sectors on 20th August, it is the fifth grape harvest started in August over the last fifteen years. After an exceptionally wet winter, the Champagne region has since April been experiencing sunshine and temperatures well above the 10-year average. [...]

Now You Can Take a Food Tour of Ballard

By | September 7th, 2018|In Your Glass, On Your Plate|

Hosting out-of-town visitors or Airbnb guests? Like finding new ways to discover Seattle? Now you can take a self-guided food tour of Ballard thanks to Adria Saracino of The Emerald Palate, a food and travel blog covering the flavors, makers, and adventures of the Pacific Northwest. This digital 43-page guide lets you explore the vibrant Ballard neighborhood at your own pace. [...]

Save the Date for Taste Washington, Your Perfect Spring Travel Plan

By | September 7th, 2018|Events|

The nation’s largest, single-region wine and food festival, Taste Washington, returns March 28-31, 2019 Washington State Wine Month may have ended, but don’t put those wine glasses away before toasting to your ultimate spring plan – Taste Washington. The nation’s largest, single-region wine and food festival and a winner of USA Today’s 10-Best Wine Festivals returns March 28-31, 2019. Entering [...]

Ste. Michelle President and CEO Ted Baseler Announces Retirement

By | August 22nd, 2018|In Your Glass, Uncategorized, Wine|

Ted Baseler (pictured above, far right), President and CEO of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, is ending his storied and acclaimed career with the company this Fall. The announcement caps a 34-year run with the company – including 17 years as President and CEO – during which his vision and leadership for Ste. Michelle, and the industry in general, fueled the evolution [...]

Spinasse’s Grand 10-Year Celebration

By | August 5th, 2018|At the Table, Events|

SPINASSE CELEBRATES 10 YEARS Anniversary Commemorations Include Cocktail Reception and Italian Winemaker Lunch Over time, Spinasse has secured a spot as one of Seattle’s most notable and popular restaurants. The restaurant has struck a chord with both locals and visitors with its warm interior, casual, yet professional service, and commitment to the food and wine from Italy’s Piedmont region. Spinasse’s [...]

Washington State Wine unveils bold new campaign for August wine month

By | August 2nd, 2018|Wine|

 Restaurants, retailers & wineries to offer special promotions for Washington State Wine Month Washington State is The New Epicenter of Wine. The accolades are there – and now Washington State Wine is taking a new, innovative approach to spread the word with fresh advertising and bold messaging. The new campaign is launching in August for Washington State Wine Month as [...]