Eat & Drink

Bourbon

Here's a preview of what you'll be sipping at Bourbon & Bacon Fest October 27

We're less than two weeks away from Bourbon & Bacon Fest at the Tacoma Armory on Saturday, October 27! We're hoping if you're anywhere in the South Sound -- Federal Way, Fife, Puyallup, Buckley -- you'll join us for either the day or the night session. Either way, you're going to be sampling...
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Trick-or-treaters

Thrill your trick-or-treaters with these limited-edition Halloween candies

Let's start with this: Trick-or-treating kids don't want apples, or stickers, or granola bars. They want candy. Period. So now your job as a front-door-candy-hander-outer on Halloween is to make your candy stand out form everybody else's candy . And you do that with limited-edition candies that are...
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Haunted House

Haunted Houses, Legos, Oysters, Salmon & Crab: Weekend fun around the Sound

It got kind of autumny this week, and not necessarily the good kind if you dread the dark damp days of winter. But we've got our fleece and our Gore-Tex and we're ready for anything, right? Good, because there's a lot to do outside this weekend, and you wouldn't want the threat of a little rain or...
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Bacon on a plate

Bourbon & Bacon Fest brings you the many possibilities of bacon

We did it last spring, and it was a blast. Now we're doing it again, and we're taking it to the South Sound. I'm talking about Bourbon and Bacon Fest, one of the Pacific Northwest's premiere tasting events and, if you ask me, a perfect way to spend an autumn afternoon. Get your Bourbon & Bacon...
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Beer drinkers

Taste beer, salute Italy, sing along to Journey: Around the Sound this weekend

There's autumn in the air, and it's the last weekend of September. Baseball is winding down, football is going strong, and Halloween is on the way. This weekend is full of activities to help you make that transition into fall: Mariners Baseball Friday – Sunday. It’s the final weekend of Seattle...
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A whole bunch of cheese

Cheese, boats, birds, trucks, music, art. Your weekend around the Sound.

Is there ever a "slow" weekend around the Sound? Not these days. Here's a few ideas about how you can fill your weekend with fun: Washington Artisan Cheesemakers Festival Saturday, 1-5pm. Showcasing a wide array of artisan and farmstead cheeses made in Washington. Meet the cheesemakers and sample...
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Apple orchard

Family fall fun! Where to pick your own apples around the Sound

Now that summer's winding down and it's getting a little bit autumny out there, it's time to find things to do to replace all those sunny outdoor activites that carried us through the last few months. Gee, it felt like summer would never end, didn't it? But eventually the blue sky makes way for...
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Oktoberfest

It's going to be a great autumn if you get to these fall festivals around the Sound

It's almost autumn! Let's celebrate! Okay, maybe that's not exacly how you feel about summer ending, but fall can be so beautiful around the Sound (at least when the sun is shining) and there are a whole bunch of annual festivals that can ease your transition into the, uh . . . . darker, damper...
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Kites at the beach

Kites on the coast, cars, bikes, paddleboards & garlic: Your weekend around the Sound

If you're ready to venture outside again after this very smokey week, there's lots to do. And if the air still isn't fresh enough for you, head out to Long Beach on the coast for the Kite Festival -- fresh ocean air, guaranteed. Seattle Reign Women’s Soccer Saturday, 1pm vs the North Carolina...
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John eating an apple

Meet me at Sprouts Farmers Market in Mill Creek today from noon to 2!

Why am I eating an apple in that picture? Because I like organic fruit and vegetables? Well that's true. And because I'm going on a road trip to Mill Creek today and I'd like to meet you there. If you like your food fresh, natural, organic, or even gluten-free, your new favorite grocery store may...
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