Food, Wine, and Spirits

Insight into the worlds of culinary and beverage luminaries.

Woodinville wine country, Woodinville, Washington []

Adventures Through Woodinville Wine Country

Even after two decades in the Pacific Northwest, I still had the idea that Woodinville wine country was a far off place in the distance somewhere on Seattle’s Eastside. Across the bridges, past Mercer Island, over Kirkland and Kenmore, beyond Bothell. In a galaxy far, far away. But it’s closer than you think.

Vancouver's Chinatown []

The Food and Culture of Vancouver’s Chinatown

As we embark on a tour of the city blocks one sunny spring morning, historian Robert Sung gives an impassioned pitch for his Chinatown neighborhood. In the heart of Vancouver, British Columbia, the area still hums with activity, even after the sixty or so years he’s seen of its evolution.

Chef Titti Qvarnström

Sweden’s Chef Titti Qvarnström Invites You to The Edible Country

In an effort to increase visibility of the culinary possibilities that Sweden’s lush, vastly uninhabited terrain has to offer, the Visit Sweden office recently launched a clever and creative tourism campaign with “The Edible Country.” Chef Titti Qvarnström is one of the four chefs in the culinary-focused campaign, bringing her appreciation and knowledge of the Skåne region to the table.

Tommy Klus at La Moule, Portland, Oregon []

Portland Whisky Wizard Tommy Klus Brings His Scotch Lodge to Life

Portland drink aficionados have long considered themselves lucky to find a seat at the bar of “Tommy Tweed.” A heartfelt moniker for a spirits explorer with an affinity for fine fabrics, the magnanimous Tommy Klus has held command at the city’s best bars and restaurants for the last two decades…

Rounding Up Food and Travel Trend Predictions for 2019

A new year, a new pile of lists! From futures to food, predictions are always to be had at the start of a new calendar. Our picks from the researched, reviewed, and sometimes random guesses at where food, drink, and travel is headed in 2019!

Cooking with Chef Albert Adrià in Portland

In the season finale of “Chef’s Table,” chef Albert Adrià considers the restaurant that made him famous. How his culinary adventures began in the El Bulli kitchen with an invitation from his brother, Ferran.

Monterey County, California []

The Wines and Winds of Monterey County

Two lanes of paved road wind through the valleys near Monterey, agriculture and activity on every side, lettuces and vines. In late fall, harvest is still afoot…

Death and Company Denver []

Sights and Bites: 48 Hours in… Denver

Denver, that old Mile High City. Where it used to be an airport hub, or a stopover when traveling to Vail or Aspen, the Colorado capital has seen its interior corridor flourish…

Offal Good: An Interview with Chef Chris Cosentino

Chef Chris Cosentino’s Jackrabbit does business at a clip. Now more than a year in business, the anchor spot of the gilded Duniway Hotel in downtown Portland bustles from morning to night with hotel guests and locals alike.