Monthly Archives: February 2015

Take Your Pick: Don Mardi Gras Beads or Set off Chinese New Year Fireworks

                   That’s right, folks, mid-February, 2015 is marked as a truly multicultural time of over-the-top celebrations. First a little history*, beginning with Fat Tuesday (Mardi Gras), Shrove Tuesday, Carnival, which dates back thousands of years to pagan spring and … Continue reading

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Walla Walla Bing Bang

And so it was, for those of us in the trade and media, who got to preview samplings of Walla Walla, Washington’s best offerings at the February 9 wine tasting event before the general public gained entry later. Over 50 wineries … Continue reading

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Can Can Seattle With Drinks and Bites

I must confess, dear reader, that pangs of guilt have been sweeping over me after posting SOM’s 2/7 edition without having completed the entire list of 20 places where to drown your Super Bowl sorrows. (Darn those pesky deadlines!) So, … Continue reading

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          So, while Seattleites are still drowning our collective SB sorrows over last Sunday’s last-minute loss to the New England Patriots*, we actually do have other things on our minds (forward thinkers that we are) such as… * Scroll down … Continue reading

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