Wednesday, September 2, 2015

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Honey Moon releases first run of CiderHead cans

Jul 5th, 2015
Honey Moon releases first run of CiderHead cans

by Brent Cole Located in downtown Bellingham, Honey Moon has been creating different varieties of mead, wine and cider for a decade, just celebrating their 10th anniversary last month. Owners Murphy and Anna Evans are now taking the next step with their products, canning and selling their award-winning Ciderhead hard cider. Murphy’s love of home
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Kermit Dogs: Serving up brats with local beer

Jun 4th, 2015
Kermit Dogs: Serving up brats with local beer

by Brent Cole As the local beer culture continues to boom, the natural next step is cooking with local beer, and that has been taken by Kermit Dogs, a bratwurst stand out of Bellingham. Owned and operated by Knut Christianson and Michael Nutt, Kermit Dogs offers beef and pork brats made with local beer (as
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Breadfarm: Open house June 27

Jun 3rd, 2015

Breadfarm will be one of 40 bakeries participating in The Bread Bakers Guild of America’s 5th Annual International Bakery Open House on June 27. Located at 5766 Cains Court in Edison, Breadfarm will be highlighting local wheat and using local grains in their business. The open house is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bakers
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Random Acts of Food offers a rotating menu of comfort food

Apr 30th, 2015
Random Acts of Food offers a rotating menu of comfort food

by Jessamyn Tuttle When Tessa Mcleod opens her business, Random Acts of Food, for the day, she often puts up a sign that says “Real food sold here.” The food truck, which pops up around La Conner and at local festivals and other events, doesn’t offer the usual cheap street grub like tacos or corn
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Good to Go Meat Pies opens new location in Lynden

Apr 3rd, 2015
Good to Go Meat Pies opens new location in Lynden

Good to Go Meat Pies has opened in downtown Lynden, marking a second location for the Everson-based business that specializes in pasties. Owner Holly Bevan-Bumford, who has been serving the community her signature comfort food (pronounced pass-tee) for three years, decided it was time to think about expanding. “We participated in the Lynden Farmers Market
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Leaf & Ladle: Sandwiches, soups and salads for the soul

Feb 3rd, 2015
Leaf & Ladle: Sandwiches, soups and salads for the soul

by Scot Casey Right off the bat, I will tell you that I love Leaf & Ladle. Owner Linda Melim’s soups, salads and sandwiches taste like home on a winter afternoon or a beautiful picnic by the lake in the summer. The soups are always hearty and full of rich flavor. The sandwiches are balanced
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Winter comfort: Local spots to eat, drink and be cozy

Jan 3rd, 2015
Winter comfort: Local spots to eat, drink and be cozy

by Jessamyn Tuttle On a dark, rainy day, or one of those bitter evenings when cold wind whips through your coat, there’s nothing better than hunkering down in a cozy café or restaurant with a pot of tea, a bowl of soup, a pint of beer or a big slice of pie. A glowing fireplace
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Zachary Dean’s Italian: Made with love

Dec 3rd, 2014
Zachary Dean’s Italian: Made with love

by Jessamyn Tuttle When Kevin Conzo lost his six-year-old son Zachary Dean, killed in a car accident on Chuckanut Drive last spring, he wasn’t sure what to do next. After two months back at work after the tragedy he found himself asking, “What am I going to do with my life?” He left his job
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Savor the San Juans offers month-long festivities

Oct 4th, 2014

New Bite of the San Juan Islands Oct. 26 SAN JUAN –  Farmers, winemakers, distillers, brewers and chefs from around the San Juan Islands will come together for a range of offerings including a harvest dinner held in a garden, meet-the-producer farm tours, wine tastings in a vineyard, a harvest happy hour, a chili cook-off
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Dad’s Diner a must-go

Jun 4th, 2014
Dad’s Diner a must-go

by Brent Cole Tucked away in Anacortes is a food truck and diner with some of the best food in Western Washington – so good governor Jay Inslee declared their buttermilk pancakes the best in the state. Dad’s Diner A Go Go (food truck) and Dad’s Diner (restaurant) are the perfect example of what happens
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