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Nettle Pesto Pizza with Guanciale at Bar Del Corso

Can’t recall a more memorable pizza I’ve had than this nettle pesto with guanciale from Bar del Corso in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Seattle. If you are downtown, hop on the light rail and it’s a five minute walk from the station. All of their small plates are great, too. Even if they didn’t [More]

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“Vinum Remedium Est”

Source: Uploaded by user via Jameson on Pinterest   It seemed appropriate that a place called Cure, located here in Seattle, would have a sign stating “Vinum Remedium Est.” Speaking for myself, on more than one occasion, wine has been the cure. Can you recall a moment where a glass of wine was particularly curative?

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A Visit to The Inn at Langley

After a stop at Washington State’s Whidbey Island Winery, it was a short drive to The Inn at Langley for a leisurely and charming dining experience. Many of the highlights were the simple and fresh accompaniments perfectly rendered. Or in the case of the goat milk butter, perfectly churned. Served with a pretzel roll and [More]

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Decoding Restaurant Wine Menus

I am quoted in the Seattle Weekly blog, giving my thoughts on what would help diners with decoding restaurant wine menus. I enjoyed the entire post by Hanna Raskin, who has some great ideas about how restaurants can help their customers have a more memorable experience with wine and spirits. When you are trying to [More]

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