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Culinary Literature

Coming in November: Blaine Wetzel's Willows Inn Cookbook

Prep your smokers and stock up on juniper berries, people.

  • By Caroline Ferguson
  • Published 09/18/2015


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

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

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

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

Yep, Summer Is Here

Five Dinner Series to Put on the Calendar

Okay, technically one isn't a series. But check out that chef lineup.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 06/13/2013

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

Food News Roundup

Neighborhood Food News: Koral is open for lunch, Wayward Vegan is open for dinner

Plus: Farmers market season is just around the corner, Mad Men is on at Luc, and more.

  • By Anne Larkin
  • Published 04/04/2012

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


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 Allison Williams, Laura Dannen, and Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 03/23/2012

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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