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Changeups

37 of the World's Best Chefs Swapped Kitchens for a Night

It was the brainchild of Blaine Wetzel at our own Willows Inn.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 07/13/2015
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Awards & Accolades

And the James Beard Best Chef Northwest Is...

...Blaine Wetzel, who gave one of the night's more memorable speeches.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 05/04/2015
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Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Gnocchi and Good Causes

This week, the Pacific Northwest restaurant community rallies around one of its own—while enjoying her fiance's award-winning food.

  • By Caroline Ferguson
  • Published 03/06/2015
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Awards & Accolades

Blaine Wetzel Wins James Beard Rising Star Chef of the Year

The next three hours of the ceremony were pretty uneventful for local contenders.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 05/05/2014
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Awards & Accolades

Seattle's 2014 James Beard Nominees

The long list just got short.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 03/18/2014
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Awards & Accolades

Slide Show: Seattle Chefs at the James Beard Awards

Some red carpet photos (and a little color commentary) from last night's James Beard Awards.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 05/07/2013
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Good Causes

This Is Matt Farrer...And His Benefit Dinner

The Restaurant Zoe sous chef is 32 years old and battling colon cancer. And every chef he has ever worked for is banding together for a benefit dinner.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 01/17/2013
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Food and Drink Events

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner

This week: pizza at the Corson Building, suckling pig at Tavolàta, and a make-your-reservations-now chef challenge at the Willows Inn

  • By Anne Larkin
  • Published 05/29/2012
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Hometown Pride

Cormac Mahoney, Blaine Wetzel Among Food and Wine’s Best New Chefs

The mag recognizes the Madison Park Conservatory and Willows Inn chefs in its top 10.

  • By Christopher Werner
  • Published 04/03/2012
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Article

Road Trips 2012

The Northwest has the best stretches of blacktop in the world: We can cross mountain passes and trace deserted shoreline, even motor up to the world’s best farm-to-table feast. All it takes is a full tank.

  • By Kathryn Robinson, Laura Dannen, and Allison Williams
  • Published 03/23/2012
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Seattle Restaurants in the News

Wall Street Journal says Willows Inn "On the Brink" of Becoming Next Big Restaurant

The Lummi Island up-and-comer gets points for daily foraging and ducks fed to the chef’s specifications.

  • By Jessica Voelker
  • Published 10/06/2011
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