Food & Drink

Food and drinks in Washington including best restaurants.


Restaurant of the Week: El Gaucho Bellevue

El Gaucho is an iconic brand in the Pacific Northwest known for its impeccable service and exceptional quality that has a history dating back to 1953 when the original El Gaucho opened. The El Gaucho Bellevue location opened in 2008 and has been a place of celebration for the Eastside since.

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5 Washington Tea Rooms

Is enjoying a spot of tea on your fall to-do list? Here are five Washington favorites, whether you’re craving a traditional experience with clotted cream and finger sandwiches or a hip take on high tea.

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Restaurant of The Week: DERUmarket

Tucked away in the heart of Kirkland, this local and organic eatery has so much to offer. DERUmarket is a true hidden gem dishing up pre-made meals for the family, fresh salads, wood-fired pizza and the most amazing—and gigantic—desserts.

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Sunset Terrace Summer Dining Series

The Marcus Whitman Hotel in Walla Walla welcomed its Sunset Terrace Summer Dining Series–and now’s your chance to book your tasting before it’s too late. Located in Downtown Walla Walla, this towering landmark is known for showing the best of the Washington wine scene.

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Washington’s Top Canned Wines

Did you know Washington is the second-largest wine producer in the country, just behind California? Not surprisingly, the state offers a first-class lineup of pool- and picnic-ready canned wines to wind down the final weeks of summer.

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Seattle’s 5 Best Coffee Shops

It’s no secret that Seattle has bred a culture that revolves around crafting the perfect cup of joe. And while the city is most widely known for serving as the origin of Starbucks, there are a number of local, eccentric coffee shops throughout the city that are worth visiting.


Top 5 Ice Cream Shops

Beyond innovative espresso creations, Washington, specifically, boasts an impressive number of beloved ice cream parlors that are perched all throughout the state. Be sure to keep these five shops in mind on your next getaway to Washington state.