Back Issues


January / February 2012 (v25, n6)  Chief Chef featuring Chef Matt Bennett as he cooks from his James Beard House menu using the traditional foods of the Kalapuya people;  Donut Revolution: creative Northwesterners are putting their spin on this classic American snack;  A Winter Picnic with chef and author Greg Atkinson;  Cider makes a Comeback with Northwest cideries and cider reviews;  and Bravo for Barley Wine.  Cole Danehower updates his Essential Northwest Wineries with 10 key wineries that embody the best of the region. Datebook and Recent Openings featuring Seattle’s Terra Plata plus 5 recipes for you to enjoy.

March / April 2012 (v26, n1) A special 25th Anniversary edition tribute to the pioneers, movers and shakers—the people, places and products that have made and continue to make the Pacific Northwest’s food and drink scene the exciting place it is today; plus Datebook and Northwest wine tasting reviews.

May / June 2012 (v26, n2) Seattle Chefs Light Up Montréal featuring six of Seattle’s most celebrated chefs cooking at the 13th annual Lumiere festival in Montréal, Canada; Island Gins: Two Washington craft distillers are seeking inspiration from their island surroundings; and Northwest Wine Touring 2012: Cole Danehower’s personal guide to enjoying some of the most interesting Northwest winery tasting rooms; plus Datebook and Northwest wine tasting reviews.


January / February 2011 (v24, n6) Beervana’s Brewsters – Women craft beer brewers in the Pacific Northwest including Maryanne French, Tonya Cornett, Sarah Billick, Kari Gjerdingen and Kris Holsopple; Chocolate from Bean to Bar; Ingredient-Verjus plus Recent Openings and Datebook.

March/April 2011 (v25 n1) 25th Anniversary Issue – Wine and Dine Icons: John Bishop of Bishop’s, Praising Shellfish by Ethan Stowell, Plating Perfection with James Walt of Araxi, Sooke Harbor House is The House of Higher Cooking, Dining at the Summit with Jason Stoller Smith of Timberline Lodge, Sometimes Old School is the Best School with Kurt Fritzler of Serratto and Casting a Long Shadow with Long Shadows Vintners. Astoria at 200 celebrating its bicentennial. Fresh from the Northwest feature: Jam It On Northwest confitures, preserves jellies and jams. PLUS recipes; Recent Openings; Datebook; Pick of the Palate; and Wine Views featuring Veronique Drouhin and Wine Reviews of the finest recently released Northwest wines.

May/June 2011 (v25, n2) Retro Redo kitchen remodel and classic recipe riffs from cookbook author Ivy Manning; Shopping for Sunday Supper with Volunteer Park Cafe’s Chef Ericka Burke; Spirits of the Northwest explores the Northwest craft and small-batch distilling scene; Daniel Shoemaker of Portland’s Teardrop Lounge; Food and drink-inspired crafts; Datebook; Northwest wine reviews and tasting notes.

July/August 2011 (v25 n3) Explore the wide world of radishes from little red orbs to lengthly white daikons, with recipes from James Beard Award-winning (and Iron Chef America victor) Vitaley Paley; Blue ribbon fishing adventure on the Yakima River with recipes and where-to-stay and where-to-dine guides in Ellensburg, Washington; Idaho chef Dustan Bristol shares his recipe for raspberry salsa; we chat with Chef Grant Achatz of Alinea on Northwest ingredients, surviving cancer, and the future of food; why Viognier is our favorite summer sipper; the plans for a new James Beard public market in Portland; PLUS our Washington, Oregon, British Columbia, and Idaho Datebook; and 42 Northwest wine reviews with varietal notes and recommendations.

September/October 2011 (v25 n4) Blazing Bend’s Ale Trail: Seeing the sights and downing some pints while biking around Central Oregon’s beer town; Living on the Lamb: Sheep ranching in the Northwest has risen to meet local demand plus get schooled about lamb butchery;Southern Renaissance: Southern Oregon, the state’s longest-growing and largest warm-climate wine region, comes into its own, thanks to new vineyards and wineries, as well as a renewed spirit of innovation that’s giving rise to top-quality wines; Crabbing and fishing in British Columbia with chef Jamie Kennedy; Recent Openings: Restaurant reports from Vancouver, Portland and Seattle; Datebook Northwest’s summer culinary and drink calendar; and 65 wine reviews with food pairing recommendations.

November/December 2011 (v25 n5) Bowled Over by Ramen; Eat & Drink Like a Chef featuring Chef Hamid Salimian, Chef Justin Wills, Chef Jason Stoneburner, Chef Matt Batey, Chef Spencer Santenello, Chef Dale MacKay, Chef Jane Cornborough, Chef David Anderson, Chef Allen Routt, and Chef Chris DiMinno; Dessert First regional sweet spots; Ancient Lakes of Columbia Valley may soon to become the Northwest’s newest appellation; Recent Openings: Restaurant reports from Vancouver, Portland and Seattle; Datebook Northwest’s winter culinary and drink calendar; and 50 wine reviews with notes and profiles.

January/February 2010 (v.23 n.6) The Inns & Dining Outs of Oregon’s Willamette Valley; The New Wave of Sustainable Sushi; SkyTrain Dining; Destination Dining—Campagne; In the Kitchen Rod Butters, the B.C. chef and owner of RauDZ Regional Table in Kelowna, B.C; Fresh in the market—Washington-grown Piñata apples; Cowhorn Vineyard; Hogue Cellars’ Director of Winemaking, Co Dinn; Locally-made Chocolates.

March/April 2010 (v.24 n.1) From Dirt to Delicious, Biodynamic Winemaking in the Northwest; Cow Bay Crawl; The Joy of Sake; Dusted Valley Vintners; Ancient Grains; Mike Zupan; In the Kitchen with Seattle chef Adam Stevenson; Col Solare’s Marcus Notaro; Kelley Swenson of Portland’s Ten 01; Recently opened restaurants; Datebook Northwest.

May/June 2010 (v.24 n.2) Jackpot Jacksonville; The Cool Factor: Touring the North Okanagan Valley; The Greening of San Juan Island; Beyond the Bar with Jim Romdall; In the Kitchen with Andy Ricker; Mair Farm-Taki; Washington’s O Wines; Fresh Northwest Tea Products.

July/August 2010 (v24, n3) Time Is Ripe for Sour Beer; Albacore Catches On; Southern Okanagan Charm; Beyond the Bar at Urban Farmer; The Similkameen Valley; New Northwest barbecue products; McCall, Idaho

September/October 2010 (v24, n4) Eat-Play-Taste Washington; A Taste of Prosser: Sky’s the Limit in Yakima Valley; A Taste of Bellingham: Bay City Lights; A Taste of Leavenworth: Sweet Bavarian Dreams; In the Kitchen with Chef Robert Belcham; Farm to Table at Big Table Farm

November/December 2010 (v24, n5) Special Holiday Getaways to art-inspired destinations, Diane Morgan’s Recipes for Giving (S’mores Kit); Cole Danehower’s Top Northwest Wines of 2010; In the Kitchen with Chef Kevin Gibson of Evoe; Inside Northwest Wines with Oregon wine pioneers Dick and Nancy Ponzi; Cool Cocktails in B.C. plus Recent Openings and Datebook.

January/February 2009 (v22, n6) The New Pairing Paradigm, DIY Coffee, State of the Art Sparkling, In Pursuit of Northwest Truffles, Washington’s Cranberry Coast, Blue Water Cafe’s Chef Frank Pabst, Celebrating Genoa.

March/April 2009 (v23, n1) Branding Better Beef, Food Carts a Go-Go, The Herbfarm’s Executive Chef Keith Luce In Our Kitchen, Celebrating 20 Years of Panther Creek Cellars, Mercer Estates: Wine to the Third Power, Winter on Willapa Bay.

May/June 2009 (v23, n2) Chefs’ Camp: Behind the Scenes of the Cuisine at IPNC, Glowing in the Basque, Asian Night Markets, In Our Kitchen with new Portland chef R. Paul Hyman: Roti de Porc Provencale, Fresh vs. Frozen fish, Farmer David Shonk, Grand Cru Estates.

July/August 2009 (v23, n3) Organic Grandeur in King Country; Idaho: The Northwest’s New Wine Frontier; Well Fed in the Rockies; Three of Portland’s premier patios; A Soulful Summer Sundae; Maria Hines of Seattle’s Tilth Restaurant wins the title of Best Chef: Northwest; Robert Clark brings sardines back to the table; Northwest IPAs; Huckleberry Love.

September/October 2009 (v23, n4) Walla Walla: Tour de Terroir; The Portland-Barbaresco Connection; Liquid Assets; New Tasting Rooms; Fruit-Infused Beverages; Game meats; Chef Chris Ainsworth of Saffron Mediterranean Kitchen in Walla Walla; Domaine Serene Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary.

November/December 2009 (v23, n5) Season’s Greenings; Farm-to-Film; Good Times for Value Wines; In Our Kitchen with Adam and Jackie Sappington of Country Cat Dinnerhouse & Bar in Portland, OR; The Remains of the Holidays.

January/February 2008 (v21, n6) Vancouver Breakfast Goes Global, Sweet Dreams in Central Oregon, Red Wine & Chocolate, Voices: True to the Food by Ron Paul, Sabrina Tinsley of Osteia la Spiga, Relaxing and Cooking at Sidney Pier, Hey Eugene!, Good Pinots, Great Prices, Where to Put Your Wine, It’s Raining Speckies.

March/April 2008 (v22, n1) Under-the-Radar Wineries in the Dundee Hills, In Search of Gulf Island Wines, The Bitters Truth, Farmland for the Future, Peter Zambri’s Vegetable Love, Matthew Dillon, Food Frontiersman, Have Bees—Will Travel, Sticks and Stones at Tyee Lake Resort, Q&A with Paul Gregutt, Do You Hear What I Hear?

May/June 2008 (v22, n2) Whistler When It’s Warm, Beer Demystified: A Quaffable Guide for Wine Lovers, Tasting Menus Put You in the Chef’s Hands, The Brand Name Bandwagon, Spirit West Distills the Romance of Orchards, John Gorham: Bullish on Spain, Since You Asked: Swedish Creme with Port Sauce, Potato Bread, Tiny Bubbles: Local Sodas, Chocolate and the City

July/August 2008 (v22, n3) No Salmon This Season? Not Quite! Skagit On My Mind, Gorgeous! A Whirlwind Culinary Tour, Requested Recipe: Gorgonzola Cheesecake, Seattle’s Ethan Stowell, David Machado, Blended Wines, Balsamic Vinegar, How to Dress a Quail

September/October 2008 (v22, n4) Exclusive Advance Excerpt: The Paley’s Place Cookbook, The Mystery of the Missing Honey Bees, Exploring the North Oregon Coast, Requested Recipe: Gorgonzola Stuffed Pork Chops, Charles Smith of K Vintners, Idaho Chef Christy Fox, The Pinot Noirs of David Lett, The Incredible, Versatile Asian Pear, Bob Betz Blends Varietal Wines, Not Your Parents’ Dining Experience

November/December 2009 (v22, n5) Tasteful Gifts for Foodies, Celebrating the Skamania Way, Doing Good with Food and Wine, Requested Recipe: Walla Walla Sweet Onion and Saffron Soup, Ken Forkish: When Organic Is Not Sustainable, Chef Kenny Giambalvo’s Nido de Pasta, Romancing the Mollusk, 2008 Best Wines and Wine Trends, Duchess for a Day.
January/February 2007 (v.20,n.6) A Trio of Winter Chowders, The Food Biz Quiz, A Year of Healthy Eating, Cocktail Culture Comes Home, Chef Daisley Gordon, Dining in Tacoma’s Museum District, “Trufflologist” Charles Lefevre, Abalone Re-emerges, Label Litter, Dark Dining.

March/April 2007 (v.21,n.1) Our First Twenty Years! Terra Madre: The Northwest Connection, Bellevue’s Old Main Street, Cowgirl Boot Camp at Elkin Creek, Brooks Wine-Keeping the Spirit Alive, B.C. Spirits-It’s About Time! Idaho’s First Appellation.

May/June 2007 (v21, n2) The View from the Vestibule, Washington’s New Wave Winemakers, Pizzas with a Pedigree, At Zin the Kitchen Meets the Bar, Rob Pounding Cooks a Classic, The Mettle of Petals, Theo Chocolates: From Bean to Bar, Why Review B.C. Wines? Washington Wines to Watch, Paradise in a Pail.

July/August 2007 (v21, n3) Where to Stay in the Okanagan, The Oregon-B.C. Pinot Noir Taste-Off, Inside the Columbia River Wine Country, Gorge Chef Kathy Watson, Flying by Float Plane, A Fool for Berries, White Blends for Red Wine Snobs, Wilson Ranches Retreat, Fossil, OR, Go Ahead—Decant, Brother, Can You Spare a Truffle?

September/October 2007 (v21, n4) The Rush to Crush, In Boise with Fork and Knife, Chelan—Washington’s Next Wine Heaven, Lee Parsons In The Kitchen, Mark Bitterman: A Pillar of Salt, Cooking with the Chef at Cooper’s Cove, Rieslings “R” Us, Out of The World Cuisine

November/December 2007 (v21, n5) Spirits Soaring in Portland, For the Love of Gris, Baking with the Chefs, Dundee Bistro’s Jason Stoller Smith, # Exclusive Cocktails, Winemakers’ Fête in Walla Walla, Soul-Satisfying French Onion Soup, Sweet Wines for the Holidays, Turkey in the Hole!

January/February 2006 (v.19, n.6) Breakfast in Seattle, Vancouver Hotels Redux, Blind Beef Tasting, Jason McClure’s Mardi Gras Spirit, Sun Valley State of Mind, (Don’t) Put a Cork in It, Jumpin’ Good Goat Dairy, A Red Mountain Vertical, Here Comes the (Crab) Judge.

May/June 2006 (v.20, n.2) Institutes of Higher Eating, Going Local, Seattle Dockside Dining, Ryan Hamic’s Wild Salmon, Make Your Own Vinegar, Washington Wineries to Watch, Vintage Walla Walla, A Ken Wright Vertical, Shopping for Mr. Right.

July/August 2006 (v.20, n.3) Matchmaking in the Vineyard, Playing with Fire, Vancouver Awakens, Scott Staples’ Labor of Love, One Day in a 100-Mile Diet, The Pinot Noir Celebration Turns 20, Nye Beach, Oregon, In the Pink, The Secret Life of Figs.

September/October 2006 (v.20, n.4) Oregon’s Wine Pioneers Pass the Torch, How Spokane Got Its Groove Back, Cream-of-the-Crop Northwest Cheesemakers, Vancouver Island’s Feast of Fields, Whistler Chef Eric Vernice, Biodynamic Winegrowing, Portland’s Pearl Walking Tour, the Pacific Northwest in Hong Kong.

November/December 2006 (v.20,n.5) A Tea Trip with Tazo, Where to Stay in Wine Country, A Holiday Feast in Victoria, B.C., Riedel’s Oregon Pinot Noir Glass, Three Cities, Three Cocktails, Robert Reynolds – A Fish Tale, Idaho’s Own Caviar, Splurgeable Wines, Seattle’s World Bakeries, A Hard Apple Cider Primer, Spirits from an Alpine Meadow: Clear Creeks Eau de Vie of Douglas Fir.

January/February 2005 (v.18, n.6) A year of Vancouver B.C. dining, crabbing on the coast, Red Mountain wine country, chef Don Letendre of Vancouver, B.C.’s Elixir, review of John Haeger’s North American Pinot Noir, Seattle bar dining, artisan butter, visiting Lewis & Clark’s winter camp on the Oregon coast.

March/April 2005 (v.19, n.1) Our Favorite Things 18th anniversary issue, Lewis & Clark cruise on the Columbia, Passport to Woodinville, chef Vito DiLullo of Portland’s Ciao Vito, Chateau Lake Louise wine festival, wine columnist Cole Danehower makes his own Pinot Noir, boxed (“cask”) wine, and a month without meat.

May/June 2005 (v.19, n.2) Small town wine bars, Vancouver bakeries and patisseries, Willamette Valley “vignerons”, chef Vicky McCaffree of Kirkland, WA’s Yarrow Bay Grill, Northwest wine appellations, confectioner/cruise ship chef Peter Boden, VinMaps, Lake of the Woods in southern Oregon.

July/August 2005 (v.19, n.3) Cooking aboard a sailboat, Chinese poet on a Cowichan wine tour, French restaurants in the Northwest, Lisa and Artie Ahier of SoBo restaurant in Tofino, heirloom tomatoes, a guide to rose wines, Vocation Vacation at two bakeries, a tribute to the late culinary writer Angelo Pellegrini.

September/October 2005 (v.19, n.4) Touring Washington’s North Puget Sound wineries, Oktoberfest-themed meals at top Seattle restaurants and festivities around the Northwest, profiles of three small regional farms, a honey primer, Bend’s Inn of the Seventh Mountain, chef Stu Stein of Portland’s Rivers Restaurant, Okanagan wines, the Okanagan’s Golden Mile trail.

November/December 2005 (v.19, n.5) A Chef’s Rite of Passage, The Lost Art of Mincemeat, Vancouver’s Luxury Hotels (part I), Yulefest in Ballard, Chestnuts, Shelly DuPlessis’s Sweet Mission, Barrel Tasting.

January/February 2004 (v.17, n.6) Chef Sean Cousins of Raincity Grill in Vancouver, B.C., Seattle’s Carnegie’s restaurant, Oregon’s Ribbon Ridge wineries, Fisher Poets Gathering in Astoria, OR, “jewel box” chocolate shops in the Northwest, Islandwood environmental learning center on Bainbridge Island, WA, Northwest artisan coffee roasters, scone recipes

March/April 2004 (v.18,n.1) El Gaucho and RingSide steak secrets, Willows Lodge, Salish Lodge, Hotel Bellwether, Avalon Hotel, arugula, Northwest Riesling, artisan ciders, Southern Oregon wine, seaweed cuisine, Burgerville.

May/June 2004 (v.18, n.2) Quillisascut Farm School, A tale of two lodges, the Prophet of Tea, Seattle’s Light and Bright Vietnamese Dining, Wapato Chips, winemaking and global climate change; kaffir lime pot de creme by Donna Moodie, owner of Seattle’s marjorie restaurant.

July/August 2004 (v.18, n.3) The wine promise of Prosser, Okanagan wine country Immersion, Historic Small Towns in the Northwest, Chef Jeff van Geest of Vancouver, B.C.’s Aurora Bistro, Rogue Creamery cheese, raspberries and other “cane” berries, Hermiston melons, sommeliers sound off on Northwest wine lists.

September/October 2004 (v.18, n.4) Wild Mushroom Festival on Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula, autumn on Mt. Hood, Vancouver Island restaurants, chef Scott Dolich of Portland’s Park Kitchen, Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood, European vintners/Northwest terroir, making applesauce, the glamorous beet.

November/December 2004 (v.18, n.5) A midwinter’s ravioli party, harvesting and cooking mussels, new British Columbia resorts, artisan brandy and other spirits, chocolatier Fran Sullivan, Wild Fire bread in Victoria, splurge-worthy wines, caroling and chili.
January/February 2003 (v.16, n.6) Washington’s Meritage wines, Ken’s Artisan Bakery and Pix Patisserie in Portland, Alaska by yacht, Gord Martin of Bin 941 and Bin 942 in Vancouver, B.C., Northwest neighborhood butcher shops, Vancouver’s Pacific Palisades and Opus Hotel, getaways in Leavenworth, WA, crab cakes.

March/April 2003 (v. 17, n.1) Oregon’s Dijon Clone Chardonnay, Hastings House on Salt Spring Island, B.C.’s King Pacific Lodge, Best of the NW 2002 winners, Portland chef Greg Higgins, Seattle restaurant cooking classes, Vancouver Playhouse Wine Festival turns 25, Spokane’s Davenport Hotel, the joy of pho.

May/June 2003 (v.17, n.2) Vancouver Island spa trail, Oregon Pinot Gris, wine and rafting on Idaho’s Salmon River, Oceanaire Chef Kevin Davis, exceptional NW vineyards, farmers’ market lettuce, Stevenson (WA), Irish pub owner Erika Lee.

July/August 2003 (v.17, n.3) Oregon’s single-vineyard Pinot Noir, four Oregon coast towns (Newport, Manzanita, Cannon Beach, Astoria), dining in and around Walla Walla, WA, Paprika Bistro in Victoria, B.C., Poulsbo, WA, Nk”Mip Vineyards in Osoyoos, B.C., heirloom garlic, mint.

September/October 2003 (v.17, n.4) Mission Hill wine dinner, Coeur d’Alene, Portland Polish Festival, traveling in the Columbia Gorge, Portland’s Cafe Azul, Badger Mountain Winery, forager Anna Hoffer, fennel.

November/December 2003 (v.17, n.5) Sun Peaks Icewine Festival, Portland wine bars, Vancouver, B.C. for the holidays, “Cooking for Kids” at Saucebox, Il Fornaio Chef Don Curtiss, Northwest sparkling wines, Alaskan sourdough at Crondahl’s B&B.

January/February 2002 (v.15, n.6) Skiing and dining in Whistler, neighborhood wine shops in Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver, B.C., offbeat dining in Seattle, Cabernet Franc as a varietal wine, Ashland’s Peerless restaurant, Indian osso buco with restaurateur Sami Lalji, “entertainophobia”.

March/April 2002 (v.16, n.1) Boutique hotels in Vancouver, B.C., Seattle, and Portland, cruising the Inside Passage on the Aurora Explorer, the McMenamin brothers’ historic Oregon hotels, Snoqualmie winemaker Joy Andersen, Spanish frittatas with Lisa Schroeder of Mother’s Bistro, organic beer from Crannog Ales, Readers’ Choice Awards, Seattle’s Ace Hotel.

May/June 2002 (v.16, n.2) Fishing with Philippe Boulot, weekend in Bellingham, Taku River rafting, pastry chef Sue McCown, eVineyard founder Mike Osborn, the trolley taste tour in Portland, arctic charr, Willow Stream Spa at the Empress in Victoria, B.C.

July/August 2002 (v.16, n.3) Weekend in Woodinville, wine touring in Dundee, cooking with currants, Ashland Creek Inn, the Evo grill, Sequim’s lavender, making sushi with Ron Suzuki, sushi restaurants in Vancouver, B.C.

September/October 2002 (v.16, n.4) Harvest dinner with friends, Tim Healea of Pearl Bakery in Paris, Syrah in Washington and Oregon, Naramata artisan wineries, Seattle’s Madison Park, Long Beach Lodge, wild game, mushrooms with chef Nathan Logan of Pazzo, McMinnville restaurateur Nick Peirano.

November/December 2002 (v.16, n.5) Dining and cocktails in Bend, OR, tapas in Vancouver, B.C., holiday buffet recipes from Northwest cooking schools, all-American caviar, Holly Smith of Café Juanita, Vancouver Island’s Natural Pastures cheese, Sixth Avenue in Tacoma, WA.

January/February 2001 (v.14, n.6) Behind the scenes with chefs at the Auction of Northwest Wines, our writers’ favorite Italian restaurants in the Northwest, pan-Latin restaurants in Portland and Seattle, Friday Harbor House, Sean Brennan of Victoria’s Café Brio, Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort in British Columbia.

March/April 2001 (v.15, n.1) Fourteenth Anniversary Issue, Best of the Northwest, all about oysters, wineries in Walla Walla, three top Victoria B&Bs, exotic grains from Bob’s Red Mill, cooking crab with Marcel Lahsene of Jake’s Famous Crawfish, Idaho’s Hidden Creek Ranch, cooking with greens, Paradise Ranch Icewines.

May/June 2001 (v.15, n.2) Sun Valley sojourn, dining out in Boise, B.C.’s Mission Hill Family Estate, Chefs’ wild salmon recipes, bicycling in Snohomish, WA, farmstead cheese, easy charcuterie from Le Pichet.

July/August 2001 (v.15, n.3) An Epicure in Eugene, Oregon, Wine touring in the Eugene area, Okanagan winery restaurants, Garlic, Genevieve Laplante’s Summer Shortcake, St. Bernard Inn, Packing the Perfect Picnic, Blackberries.

September/October 2001 (v.15, n.4) Rosario Resort on Washington’s Orcas Island, Portland chef William Henry, the Portland Greek Festival, international wine harvest interns, pear soup for fall, lentil stew, Manresa Castle in Port Townsend, WA.

November/December 2001 (v.15, n.5) Seafood dining from Portland to Vancouver, B.C., Chefs’ chocolate desserts, Endangered Species chocolate, holiday brunch casserole, hors d’oeuvre from Mistral, Vancouver Island touring, hazelnut soup and torte, culinary mystery novels.

January/February 2000 (v.13, n.6) International Pinot Noir Festival, Cooking Classes for Everyone, Idaho Uncorked, expanded tasting notes, The Northwest at Table, Freestone Inn, Willakenzie Estate, Puget Sound Fresh.

March/April 2000 (v.14, n1) Thirteenth Anniversary Issue, Best of the Northwest, Destination Spokane, Cellared Cabernet/Merlot tasting, Waiter Winemakers, In Our Kitchen with Jack Czarnecki’s Portobello Pizzas, Stephanie Inn, Lamb.

May/June 2000 (v.14, n.2) Okanagan Lake winery touring, Oregon’s Sunriver Resort, vintage Pinot Noirs, asparagus festivals and recipes, In Our Kitchen with Jean Michel Boulot of Earth & Ocean, Vancouver Island Chefs’ Collaborative, cucina fresca.

July/August 2000 (v.14, n.3) Grilling! Top techniques, buying a gas grill, and Mediterranean grill recipes. Plus: B.C.’s Saturna Island Vineyards, In Our Kitchen with Urban Fare’s Anne Milne, Mt. Bachelor’s Twilight Dinners, vintage white wines, Walter Pisano of Seattle’s Tulio Ristorante, wine country from the sky.

September/October 2000 (v.14, n.4) Basque cuisine in the Northwest, Southern Oregon wine touring, On the Air with Caprial Pence, matching Northwest wine with Oaxacan food, stir-fried halibut with Shelley Siripatrapa of Lemongrass Thai Restaurant, buffalo and other game, home winemaking, our pick of the ’98 Oregon Pinot Noirs, pepper varieties.

November/December 2000 (v.14, n.5) Top Northwest caterers and how to hire them, Northwest grocery shopping, boutique Oregon wineries, cranberry cheesecake from Washington’s Shoalwater restaurant, holiday gifts and books, Northwest olive oil importers, aperitifs, Vancouver sommelier Mark Davidson, dining with the “Surreal Gourmet.”

January/February 1999 (v.12, n.6) Best of the Northwest reader survey, restaurant critics, cooking with miso, Spinnakers vinegar, millennium anxiety.

March/April 1999 (v.13, n.1) Northwest urban living; a day in the life of a chef, Fresh Northwest Design, showdown at Atwaters, Klipsun Vineyards, Embassy Suites chef Richard van Rossum.

May/June 1999 (v.13, n.2) Vegetarian dining in Seattle and Vancouver, CSA farms, Waterfront Centre Hotel herb garden, Bainbridge Island Vineyards, cherry recipes, alternatives to cork, garden greens.

July/August 1999 (v. 13, n.3) Geiser Grand Hotel in Baker City, OR; fine dining on I-84; British Columbia’s Burgess Shale; Heathman Lodge in Vancouver, WA; Seattle’s Teatro Zinzanni and Sunset Supper, peaches.

September/October 1999 (v.13, n.4) Clayoquot Wilderness Resort in B.C., Columbia River to the Sea, Whistler’s Cornucopia, Seattle’s World Merchants, culinary knives, apples, Moby Dick Hotel on the Washington Coast, Telegraph Cove on Vancouver Island.

November/December 1999(v.13, n.5) The Cuisine We’ve Seen, Northwest Wine Grows Up, Chocolate Desserts, Northwest-grown Italian wines, holiday gift guide, Risotto with Genoa’s Cathy Whims, Books for Cooks, Honoring James Beard.




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