Mina Williams, CSW

About Mina Williams, CSW

Mina has been writing and editing for business-to-business applications for more than twenty years, specializing in grocery, supermarket, food service and restaurants. She is currently consulting restaurants and retail operators with their food, beverage, online and social media presence. She holds the Society of Wine Educators Certified Specialist of Wine certification.

Puzzle Master

By | March 18th, 2016|Food Finds, Sponsored|

Chocolatier Alexander came to confections as a passion. During his travels around the world, he sought out the best chocolates to bring home as a remembrance of the spots he visited. These pleasing delights helped him lay his palate foundation and opened the door to his decision to give crafting even better examples of chocolate himself.

More than Another Cookbook: “Oysters: Recipes that Bring Home a Taste of the Sea”

By | March 3rd, 2016|In The Kitchen, Peha's Picks|

When Northwest native, Cynthia Nims set out to set out to write a book to pay homage to the Pacific's oyster bounty, she took a decidedly good turn to not just dish up recipes.

February Hot Spots

By | February 12th, 2016|Dining Out, NW Stir|

The latest news in the Seattle-area restaurant scene, hot off the press.

Keeping it Real, Northwest Style

By | February 9th, 2016|Cider, Sponsored|

The Northwest stokes cidermakers’ passion to create exceptional ciders. Since the best apples in America, arguably the world, come from the Northwest, it only makes sense that the newly introduced Flatbed Cider carries a local stamp.

Escape to Yakima Valley for the Wine of Your Life

By | February 8th, 2016|A Broad Travels, Sponsored|

Eighty-plus wineries and more than 17,000 acres of vineyards make wine-tasting a delicious part of a leisurely day in the Yakima Valley.

Modern Luxury Meets Food and Wine

By | February 5th, 2016|Dining Out, Sponsored|

From the cruise line that brings the world a modern boutique-hotel-afloat feel comes the luxury of having top chefs and mixologists on select cruises.

From Belgium with Love

By | February 4th, 2016|Beer, Sponsored|

Stella Artois is much more than simply a beer. With strong and proud Belgian roots, every glass and bottle poured, this beer tells a story that began in 1366.

Orfeo Recreates Time Honored Classics

By | February 3rd, 2016|Dining Out, Sponsored|

Heavily influenced by the cuisine of France and Italy, Orfeo recreates time honored comfort classics with a modern slant using regional seasonal ingredients and artisan cooking techniques.

Alaska Seafood – A Model for Sustainability

By | February 2nd, 2016|Food Finds, Sponsored|

Fishermen, scientists, conservationists and citizens work together to determine how to responsibly manage Alaska's fisheries so there will always be an abundance of seafood to harvest now and for generations.

Take a Bite on the Wild Side

By | February 1st, 2016|Dining Out, Sponsored|

For the past twenty-five years, Nicky Farms has been bringing this assortment of meats to fine dining restaurants and select markets in the Northwest. As a butcher and purveyor of specialty game and high quality meats, Nicky Farms strives to support local ranchers and growers while providing high quality, sustainable and locally raised meats.