From the monthly archives:

October 2010

Dine Around Seattle: Sun to Thurs in November

by Shona Milne on October 30, 2010

I was reminded that Dine Around Seattle is coming up in November. It’s a great way to try out some new restaurants, or revisit some old favorites. There are a few on the Eastside for those of us who don’t like to cross water. On the list are: Barking Frog, Barrio-Bellevue, Bin on the Lake, […]


Project V Distillery: More Vodka to Woodinville

by Shona Milne on October 29, 2010

I found out that Project V Distillery & Sausage Company will have their Grand Opening on November 13th. Right now they will be producing Washington wheat vodka called Single Silo Vodka. They work with a farmer in Eastern Washington who has a single silo of wheat just for them. Project V started in 2008 and […]


Woodinville Wine Events: Oct 29th-Nov 4th

by Shona Milne on October 28, 2010

DeLille Cellars – Fri, Oct 29th – 4-7 – Happy Hour Book Signing with Paul Gregutt Tenor Wines – Sat, Oct 30th – 6-9 – The Grand Tasting Dinner Covington Cellars – Sat, Oct 30th – 6:30 – 6 Course Winemaker Dinner Matthews Estate – Wed, Nov 3rd – 7-9 – A Thirst for Knowledge […]


Parties That Cook: Cooking Up a Storm at Efeste

by Shona Milne on October 26, 2010

I attended a Parties That Cook class at Efeste Winery the other Saturday evening. This is a incredibly fun was to spend an evening. I can’t really remember the last time I used a rolling pin! You start off your evening with some great cooking tips. Who knew that an easy way to peel ginger […]


Woodinville Wine Events: HalloWine Parties

by Shona Milne on October 25, 2010

I’m doing an extra post for Halloween so you have more time to make your HalloWine party plans. What interesting costumes will I see this year? Alder Ridge Winery, Canon De Sol Winery, Irlandes Winery, Goose Ridge Estate Winery, Airfield Estates Winery, Darby Winery & Village Wines – Fri, Oct 29th – 6-9pm – 6 […]


Kestrel Vintners: Grand Opening Soon

by Shona Milne on October 24, 2010

I stopped in at Kestrel Vintners for their soft opening the other weekend to see how they were coming along. They do have a bit more work to do in the back area but they are planning their Grand Opening on Saturday, November 6th from 3-7pm. I hope you will stop by and welcome them […]


Woodinville Wine Events: Oct 22nd-28th

by Shona Milne on October 21, 2010

Challenger Ridge – Fri, Oct 22nd – 6pm – Murder Mystery Dinner Theater Mark Ryan Winery – Fri, Oct 22nd – 6-9 – 2008 Dead Horse, 2008 Long Haul, 2008 Water Witch & 2009 Viognier Wine Release Party Matthews Estate – Fri, Oct 22 – 6-8:30 – After Hours Convergence Zone – Sat, Oct 23rd, noon-5 […]


Taste of Tulalip: Discount Codes

by Shona Milne on October 20, 2010

The Taste of Tulalip is coming up on November 12th and 13th. I just posted Monday about going to a sneak tasting and I was able to taste so much delicious food paired with some wonderful wine. Can I entice you to get your tickets now with some discount codes??? Tweet This Post


Starbucks: To Serve Local Wine & Beer

by Shona Milne on October 19, 2010

I just heard on KING5 News that a renovated Starbucks on Olive Way will start to serve local wine and beer. You will have to wait until 4pm for alcohol service. Tweet This Post


100 Restaurants: It’s Seattle Restaurant Week

by Shona Milne on October 19, 2010

 Seattle Restaurant Week is running October 17th through 28th (excluding Friday and Saturday) It’s 10 days where you can get a 3 course meal for $25. More than 100 restaurants are participating including some eastside favorites Barking Frog, Bin on the Lake, and Purple Cafe in Woodinville, Kirkland, and Bellevue Tweet This Post