Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Rosé is still on the rise

After our long, cold, wet winter, it is nice to see sunshine, higher temperatures and flowers showing up. And this puts us in the mood to fire up the grill and toss some beautiful bottles of Pacific Northwest rosés in the fridge.

Food & Drink

Weather’s great for wines

That miserable winter has transitioned into a slow start to spring in the Pacific Northwest, but the wines in our region never have been better, according to judges at the fifth annual Cascadia Wine Competition.

Food & Drink

Tempranillo grapes turned into winners

The budding romance with the Spanish grape tempranillo among the U.S. wine producers was on display at the 2017 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition as the largest judging of American wine included 83 entries of tempranillo at a price point of $23 and greater. Eighteen of those came from the Pacific Northwest.

Videos

Kugel takes the spotlight at Blintzapalooza 2017

The annual Blintzapalooza community fundraiser at Temple Beth Hatfiloh in Olympia, Washington, will focus this year on kugel, the traditional noodle pudding that offers a world of variations.
Tony Overman toverman@theolympian
Kugel takes the spotlight at Blintzapalooza 2017 3:15

Kugel takes the spotlight at Blintzapalooza 2017

The Farmstead Creamery produces local goat cheese 1:46

The Farmstead Creamery produces local goat cheese

VIDEO: Sausage master Joe Marchel crafts a bestseller 1:01

VIDEO: Sausage master Joe Marchel crafts a bestseller

Blintzapalooza coaches share cheesecake tips 2:25

Blintzapalooza coaches share cheesecake tips