Seattle's Best Hot DogsWith a nod to July's National Hot Dog Month (and National Hot Dog Day on July 22) we went in search of the best hot dogs in Seattle. And we have some nationally recognized hot dog restaurants! Here are some of our favorites.
Best Blueberry Festivals in WA Blueberries are fun to eat, fun to pick and a healthy snack food. Come celebrate the blueberry and all its goodness at one of these Northwest blueberry festivals!
Best Fish and Chips in Seattle The taste of delicious Northwest and Alaskan halibut and cod, battered and fried to a crispy brown, with hand cut fries! Delicious. Here's where we like to go for that pub-style treat!
Best Places for U-Pick Cherries in WA Washington is the largest supplier of cherries in the United States, and exports them to places like China, Korea, Australia, Brazil and Japan. July is the perfect month for picking this gorgeous (and tasty) Washington fruit! Here are some of our favorite u-pick spots.
Best Strawberry U-Pick in Puget SoundFinally! We've been waiting all spring for those ripe, juicy berries. With an extra wet season and not a lot of sunshine, the strawberries are finally ready for picking. Here are some of our favorite spots.
Guide to Taste of Tacoma June 29 - July 1Bring the kids and enjoy the weekend at Tacoma's ultimate FREE family festival! Music, art, a zip line, carnival and over 30 regional restaurants, Washington craft beer and wine served just for you.
Best Frozen Custard in WAIf you're not a Northwest native, you might be missing a summer treat that everyone from Texas to Washington DC enjoys - frozen custard. Lighter in calories than traditional gourmet ice cream, custard is made with real milk and eggs, and many custard shops incorporate locally sourced ingredients. Check out these locations for a new (or childhood favorite) dessert.
Best French Patisseries in Seattle Ooo la la! Flaky, buttery croissants, baguettes, tarts and macaroons! Dessert lovers and francophiles, here are the best Seattle has in French patisseries!
Local Baker Making a Name in Hollywood Jenny Keller, a Lake Stevens wife and mother of two, has loved baking since she was a preschooler. Her "ruffle cakes", cookies, cake pops and other treats are well received here in Washington, but these days she's making a name for herself in Hollywood circles. Featured in this week's People Magazine, jenny cookies helped celebrate a fabulous birthday!
Guide to the 31st Annual NW Garlic FestivalAbandon your mouthwash for a weekend and head for the WA coast. Saturday and Sunday, June 16 and 17, it's time to try chocolate covered garlic, garlic jam and garlic cheese. This is a great FREE family event. You'll be healthier and happier for it. Remember, it is chic to reek (of GARLIC that is)!
Guide to FareStart's 20th Anniversary BashOn Saturday, June 9, it's a special anniversary celebration featuring tastes from 20 top Northwest chefs and restaurants, beer and wine from 30 local breweries and wineries, cooking demonstrations, live music, appearances by special guests, and more at Seattle's Fremont Studios.
Best Mediterranean Restaurants in Seattle With the King Tut exhibit in town through January 6, 2013, you might be hungry for a bit of that Mediterranean cuisine that the Pharoahs loved so much. Here are some of our favorites.
Best Gourmet Olive Oil Shops in Seattle Everyone is being told about the benefits of olive oil these days. Whether it's a Mediterranean-style diet, or TV host Rachel Ray cooking with her favorite "E-V-O-O", it's a proven health benefit to incorporate in our diets. Seattle has several gourmet olive oil shops where you can enjoy free tastings, recipes and more! Here are some of our favorites.
Best Way to Celebrate National Doughnut Day in Seattle June 1It's the 75th anniversary of National Doughnut Day on Friday, June 1! Pop in to one of these Seattle area doughnut shops for specials, free treats and more!
Dine Out Fundraiser for Healthy, Sustainable FoodsDine out for a healthy and more equitable food system! Capitol Hill's Plum Bistro is supporting the Northwest Farm Bill Action Group on Monday, June 4. Have a great dinner and support an alliance dedicated to a healthy, sustainable food system!