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Ste Michelle Wine Estates Launches Intrinsic Wine Co.

By | April 6th, 2016|Videos, Wine|

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates launched INTRINSIC™ Wine Co., a raw, yet elegant Cabernet Sauvignon that uses extreme maceration techniques to highlight the incredible quality of tannins in Washington State Cabernet Sauvignon. INTRINSIC has tremendous complexity because the core of the wine stayed in contact with the skins for approximately nine months, whereas a typical red wine from Washington State spends [...]

Great American Lamb Hunt: Toulouse Petit Kitchen and Lounge

By | June 30th, 2015|On Your Plate, Videos|

We are on the hunt for the best American Lamb dishes in the Seattle area and have been checking out local spots over the past few weeks (you can see where the hunt has taken us here). Our last stop on the hunt was to Queen Anne's New Orleans inspired restaurant Toulouse Petit Kitchen and Lounge. There are so many options [...]

The Great American Lamb Hunt: Manhattan

By | June 4th, 2015|Dining Out, Videos|

We are on the hunt for the best American Lamb dishes in the Seattle area and have been checking out local spots over the past few weeks. Our hunt took into Manhattan, Capitol Hill's iconic steakhouse. We tucked into two lamb dishes while at Manhattan - the Milk & Honey Braised Lamb and the Lamb T-Bone. Lamb for these two dishes [...]

Lauren Ashton Cellars Delivers True Washington Character

By | June 3rd, 2015|In Your Glass, Videos|

Looking for true Washington wine character? Look no further than Woodinville's Lauren Ashton Cellars whose been creating award winning wines that capture the state's character in the bottle since 2009. Although still a fairly young winery (in that it's been around for less than 10 years), Lauren Ashton Cellars has quickly found it's footing in the industry. Their access to quality [...]

The Great American Lamb Hunt: Bastille

By | June 3rd, 2015|Dining Out, Videos|

We are on the hunt for the best American Lamb dishes in the Seattle area and have been checking out local spots over the past few weeks. Our third stop on the hunt is Ballard's Bastille Café & Bar. We popped into the French-inspired restaurant for their popular American lamb burger (sourced from Anderson Ranches in Oregon’s Willamette Valley). One step into Bastille [...]

Get a Taste of NHV at The Tasting Room

By | June 1st, 2015|In Your Glass, Videos|

We took a trip down to Pike Place Market to check out the new Westside home of Naches Heights Vineyard (NHV) and catch up with owner and winemaker Phil Cline. NHV returned to The Tasting Room Seattle in March (they had previous held space in the shared outpost) to a warm welcome. The winery's philosophy on farming has evolved over the [...]

The Great American Lamb Hunt: LOLA

By | June 1st, 2015|Dining Out, Videos|

We are on the hunt for the best American Lamb dishes in the Seattle area and have been checking out local spots over the past few weeks. Our next stop on the hunt was Tom Douglas' Lola in Downtown Seattle. We couldn't decided on one lamb dish (sourced from Anderson Ranches in Oregon's Willamette Valley) so we tasted the lamb burger, [...]

Great American Lamb Hunt: Pomegranate Bistro

By | May 28th, 2015|On Your Plate, Videos|

We are on the hunt for the best American Lamb dishes in the Seattle area and have been checking out local spots over the past few weeks. Our first stop was Pomegranate Bistro in Redmond for locally sourced Lamb T Bone from Carlton Farms in Oregon, paired with lemon thyme gnocchi and braised Kale. Pomegranate Bistro’s menu features a contemporary blend of Pacific Northwest [...]

The Perfect Pairing: Bacon and Beer Classic

By | May 5th, 2015|Events, Videos|

We took advantage of the awesome weather over the weekend and headed to Safeco - but not for a ballgame but the Bacon and Beer Classic. This second annual event featured 20 local restaurants paired with 50+ breweries. Highlights of the event included the Boom Noodle Ramen Bacon Burger (also won "Best Overall" dish of the early session of the [...]

We Ate, We Drank, We Loved Woodinville Reserve

By | April 21st, 2015|Events, In Your Glass, Videos|

Last Sunday we had the opportunity to sip and savor at Woodinville Reserve: A White and Rosé Affair. Held at the beautiful Novelty Hill Januik Winery the event featured 30+ Woodinville Wine Country member wineries pouring this season's Whites and Rosés. Rosés were top of our list at the event. The top sips came from Lachini Vineyards (2013 Rosé of [...]