Carbavores in search of old-world bread — have I got a bakery for you. A reader tipped me to a newer bakery and grocery store in Fife that makes the kind of bread that is densely textured and rich in flavor. It’s sturdy enough to hold up on a panini press and hearty enough to sop up the richest stew.
Canoe Ridge Vineyard is back, thanks to a Seattle company that rescued the longtime Walla Walla winery.
After a five-year hiatus, the Swantown Marina Boatswap & Chowder Challenge returns to Olympia on Saturday. Construction at and near the marina greatly reduced parking in the area and led to the cancellation of the 11-year-old event in 2008. But Saturday, a dozen local restaurants will again present their variations of the classic seafood soup alongside sales of boats and marine gear.
When Damian Davis launched Rainier Wine in 2005, his focus was on producing California wine. Now, the Florida native has created a label that showcases Washington and offers quality at a great value.
Circling an entire city block at Southwest 10th Avenue and Alder Street in downtown Portland is an outdoor food court like none other. About 60 tiny restaurants are scrunched together, offering diners four styles of falafel, Thai street food, fried Scottish fish, pierogi and dumplings.
If anything can be perceived by looking at Chris Peterson’s first releases for Avennia, then Washington wine lovers are in for a treat. Not that initial success guarantees the future, but Peterson has a much better-than-average opportunity at greatness.
The inaugural Great Northwest Wine Competition is in the books, and the results showed a delicious diversity of wines from across the Pacific Northwest.
Paul Beveridge’s story is one often told in the wine industry: He began making wine at home. Soon, his passion became his profession.
Kuchen can be just about anything sweet, delicious and cakey. Think of it as a coffee or a yeast cake. Common ingredients, no matter the cake style, are nuts, sugar and cinnamon.
Wine grapes don't grow in Western Washington, but they do get fermented here. Six South Sound wineries put their creations in the spotlight with this weekend's South Sound Wine Trail Wine & Chocolate Passport event.
Thurston County Health inspections
The listings included in this database were first published in The Olympian newspaper, according to the publication dates indicated. They encompass all listings that ran from January 2010 to present. Updated every Wednesday
Points Key: Red violations are those most likely to cause food-borne illness and must be corrected immediately if feasible or according to a compliance schedule established by the health officer. Blue violations relate to the overall cleanliness and condition of operation and must be corrected according to a compliance schedule established by the health officer. Any establishment receiving more than 45 red demerit points or over 65 total demerit points shall be automatically reinspected in 10 days. If an establishment exceeds those limits twice in a calendar year, the permit shall be suspended immediately. Comments are taken directly from latest county inspection reports, which are available at each food establishment and at the Thurston County Environmental Health Office. If you have any questions concerning these reports, contact the health office at 360-786-5490.
Source: Thurston County Environment Health Office