Oeno Files

Bring On the Summer Whites

Namely some chardonnay, pinot gris, and sauvignon blanc picks that bring great value for the money.

07/17/2014 By Sean P. Sullivan

Openings

Lady Yum Macaron Shop Opens This Week in Kirkland

Macarons meet wine at this Parisian-style cafe.

07/15/2014 By Claire Cole

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: July 9–15

This week: Goodies from local farms are ending up on tables from Capitol Hill to Pioneer Square to Redmond. Ah, summer.

07/08/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Oeno Files

Red, White, and Rosé: Some Fourth of July Wine Picks

Summer is the season for value wines. Because there’s nothing sadder than bringing a spendy bottle to a barbecue and watching someone pour half of it into a red keg cup.

06/30/2014 By Sean P. Sullivan

A Midsummer Night's Drink

Where to Eat and Drink This Solstice Weekend

At least three pigs will give their lives this weekend in the name of solstitial revelry. Worth it.

06/18/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Oeno Files

A Rocking Release from Winemaking Supergroup Charles and Charles

Most supergroups will gouge you with ticket prices, but this one delivers the year's best value wine yet.

06/12/2014 By Sean P. Sullivan

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: June 11–17

This week: Whether you're into beer, wine, or spirits, we've got a boozy event for you.

06/10/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Food & Drink Agenda

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: June 4–10

This week: Eat doughnuts, drink rum, and be merry. Very, very merry.

06/03/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Oeno Files

Washington's Rosé Revival

As illustrated by seven quality bottles.

05/22/2014 By Sean P. Sullivan

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: May 21–27

This week: Free burgers, prom for grown-ups, and a Sriracha-drenched Safeco Field.

05/20/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: May 14–20

This week: A Creole pop-up pops up, and two places to drink rosé and eat oysters are still not enough.

05/13/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Oeno Files

Washington's Négociant-Style Wines: Quality and Value

Few have mastered this quite like Trey Busch's Renegade Wine Co. and Modern Wine Project. Drinking these bottles feels a little like stealing.

05/08/2014 By Sean P. Sullivan

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: April 30–May 6

This week: pork, pork and more pork at Tavolàta, Tacocat will perform at a taco fest, and Seattle Met's restaurant of the year is having a wine dinner.

04/29/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Oeno Files

Washington Chardonnay Makes a Comeback

America may have a love-hate relationship with the grape, but a few local winemakers are changing the chardonnay landscape.

04/24/2014 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

A Weeknight Wine Pick from Vino Verite's Dave Egan

An unconventional blend of mourvèdre, grenache and cab that goes great with a juicy grilled burger.

04/23/2014 By Jekeva Phillips

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: April 23–29

This week: We all scream for free Cupcake Royale ice cream (oh, and for the Sounders).

04/22/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Oeno Files

A Weeknight Wine Pick from Leschi Market's Ken Benner

A dry, French-style rosé with a bursting acidity and a weeknight-friendly alcohol level.

04/16/2014 By Jekeva Phillips

Oeno Files

Rhone-Style Wines Are on the Rise in Washington

This collection of grapes drive some of the state's most compelling wines. Here are 10 bottles that demonstrate what all the fuss is about.

04/10/2014 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

A Weeknight Wine Pick from Serafina's Salomon Navarro

A robust, savory chardonnay that's great with seafood and white meats.

04/02/2014 By Genie Leslie

Pour

Wine, Elevated: Gruners Grow Here

Turns out you can grow cool-weather grapes like gruner veltliner in Washington.

04/01/2014 By Allecia Vermillion