Water World

What to Do and Where to Eat in Lake Chelan

The Central Washington vacation destination has boat rides to Stehekin, the Slidewaters water park, and parasailing.

10/08/2021 By Allison Williams Photography by Brooke Fitts

Destination: Wine

Best Wineries in Lake Chelan

Cairdeas, Fielding Hills, and Nefarious Cellars are some of the best places to go wine tasting in Lake Chelan.

10/07/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

Washington Wine’s Variety Show

A new crop of growers and makers have added sparkle, acidity, and even emerging tasting regions to the statewide mix. Meanwhile, the cabernet and syrah just ...

09/14/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan and Allecia Vermillion Illustrations by Traci Daberko Photography by Brooke Fitts and Kelly Turso

Wine Country Escape

Walla Walla: The Maiden Voyage

Make the most of your first time visiting Washington's main wine region.

09/14/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

The Not-New Guard of Washington Wine

A burgeoning natural wine movement takes the state in a fresh new direction. And yet we’ve been here before.

09/14/2021 By Allecia Vermillion Illustrations by Traci Daberko

Wine Country Escape

Woodinville: Never the Same

How to explore the new wineries in western Washington's wine tasting epicenter.

09/14/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan

Wine Country Escape

Lake Chelan: Vacation Plus

How to spend a day tasting wine in Lake Chelan (including a must-try Sunday brunch).

09/14/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan

Wine Country Escape

Yakima Valley: Scenic and Sparkling

From bubbles to tamales, here's how to spend a day in the Yakima Valley AVA.

09/14/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

3 New Wineries That Deserve a Do-Over

Devison Vintners, Virtue Cellars, and Quiddity deserve your attention.

09/14/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan

Local Gems

Where to Eat in Yakima

The Central Washington town has everything from famous Mexican fare to well-crafted cocktails.

09/10/2021 By Allison Williams

Valley Whirl

What to Do in Yakima

Once billed as the Palm Springs of Washington, this agricultural town boasts outdoor recreation and serious beer tasting.

09/10/2021 By Allison Williams and Seattle Met Staff

Scenic & Sparkling

Where to Drink Wine in the Yakima Valley

Here are some of the best wineries in the region, from Yakima to Prosser to the Tri-Cities.

09/10/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan

Capitol Hill Neighborhood Guide

The Best Restaurants on Capitol Hill

From Italian food to Thai food to restaurants with amazing drinks, here's where to eat on Capitol Hill in Seattle.

08/27/2021 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff

Time Tested

Seattle’s 100 Best Restaurants

From Italian pasta in Pike Place Market to Mexican street tacos in Capitol Hill, here are the best restaurants open in Seattle right now.

08/23/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Tasting Notes

The Ultimate Guide to Walla Walla

All you need to know about visiting Washington wine country.

08/18/2021 By Allison Williams and Sean P. Sullivan Photography by Brooke Fitts

Tasting Notes

The Best Wineries to Visit in Walla Walla

From Sleight of Hand in the Southside District to tasting rooms downtown Walla Walla, here are our favorite places to experience Washington wine.

08/13/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan

Wine Not

Things to Do in Walla Walla

There's plenty of history to explore, plus golf, skiing, and electric bike tours. Oh, and the original Batman.

08/13/2021 By Allison Williams

Pinkies Down

The Best Breweries and Distilleries in Walla Walla

Where to drink in Walla Walla—even if you're not a huge wine fan.

08/13/2021 By Sophie Grossman

Main Dish

Where to Eat in Walla Walla

From breakfast at Bacon and Eggs to dinner at Walla Walla Steak Co., fine wine is only part of the equation.

08/13/2021 By Allison Williams

Destination: Wine

The Best Wineries in Woodinville

The epicenter of Western Washington wine overflows with vintners. Here are the ones to try now.

07/02/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan