Author: Jessica Wick


Marcus Whitman Hotel

Walla Walla may be most famous for its booming wine industry these days, but it’s also food scene, landscapes and people that give the valley its distinct vibe. And you’ll get a taste of it all when you stay at Marcus Whitman Hotel.

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A Weekend in…Coupeville

Between the rugged beaches, wineries, breweries and charming small towns, it’s easy to see why so many are enamored with Whidbey. One town in particular, Coupeville, was so captivating that it won over the producers of a cult classic known as Practical Magic.

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The Walls Vineyards

Considering Washington is home to some of the best wine in the world, it’s safe to say we have an abundance of options for a delicious glass of vino available. The Walls Vineyards is no exception.

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There’s a dreamy new dining destination in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood — and if you’re familiar with the area, you’ll probably recognize the building. Meliora opened at the end of June, and it’s already a big hit.

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Restaurant of the Week: The Fonté Bar

Downtown Seattle has a new spot for rooftop cocktails and tasty food, and it might not be what you expect. ​​Fonté Coffee Roaster, the finest independent coffee roaster in the Pacific Northwest, has opened up a coffee and cocktail bar in Rainier Square: The Fonté Bar.

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Restaurant of the Week: Skillet Diner @ Post Alley

Skillet Diner is a beloved household name in Seattle. For over 16 years, locals and tourists alike have been enjoying its elevated comfort food prepared with seasonal ingredients and classic techniques. And now, we all have a brand new location–and its largest–to feast on fried chicken and sip cocktails: Post Alley.

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Oyhut Bay Seaside Village

Tucked away near the southern tip of Ocean Shores at the edge of the Oyhut Bay Wildlife Reserve sits a quiet, charming resort community that looks like something out of a movie…or perhaps a dream. Although Oyhut Bay Seaside Village is fairly new, its classic cottages and condos by the sea evoke an immediate sense of nostalgia.