Restaurants and Bars

This cocktail is traditionally made with thick, dark, blackstrap rum, or another type of well-aged island rum.

We’re heading into the tail-end of summer, and the temperature and sunshine (most of the time) means that gardens are delivering produce at a fairly rapid pace. But that’s not the only thing growing.

Third annual event features 20-plus restaurants and 30-plus craft breweries and cideries

You know when couples or friends go wine tasting and there’s always one person who would rather be drinking a beer?

A twinge of jealousy struck me upon entering East Anchor Seafood, Kayley Turkheimer and Brian Clevenger’s tiny seafood market and oyster bar in Madrona.

When Eric Tanaka, executive chef and business partner for Tom Douglas’ restaurant group, suggested that it might be interesting to create a frozen sake juice box (as seen in Japan), Adam Chumas ran with the idea.

When the historic 1914 Smith Tower reopens its 35th-floor observation deck after a recent overhaul, a new 1920s, Prohibition-inspired eatery and bar will be unveiled. Will there be flappers, gin fizzes and jazz?

You may have visited Tacoma to take in the acclaimed Museum of Glass, or to spend a sunny afternoon at Point Defiance Park. But there are other reasons to make the trek south.

Here are the award-winning wines you should be buying now