The Saltwater Café is one of Point Roberts’ newest eateries; opened last July it has been bustling ever since. Located at 1345 Gulf Road (just 2 minutes from Kiniski’s Reef Tavern & Larry’s Liquor), the Café serves breakfast and lunch Tuesdays through Saturdays, and is open late for dinner on Friday and Saturday nights. Continue reading
Photo Credit: Woodinville Wine Cellars
Today we turn our winery spotlight of our Wines of Washington series to Woodinville Wine Cellars, located in the heart of Woodinville Wine Country. Continue reading
Photo Credit: Columbia Winery
We’ve preached about the wines of Washington State before, highlighting Chateau Ste. Michelle and the Benson Vineyards Estate Winery. This time we’re focusing on the Columbia Winery, in Woodinville. Continue reading
Why does George, Seabright’s resident gardening expert, refer to a pile of soil as his “mound of gold”? Because this soil, a special type he has used for the past six years, will be a critical part of Seabright Farm’s garden expansion. Continue reading
Point Roberts is located on a peninsula, surrounded by water on three sides and the Canadian border on the fourth. While it’s a bit of a geographical oddity, it does have its advantages, like all the opportunities for fresh seafood. You could spend a Saturday relaxing at the dock or on the beach and come home with a fresh salmon dinner.
Looking for the perfect drink to complement a beautiful summer evening at the cottage? Don’t overlook the excellent wines produced right here in Washington!
March is “Taste Washington” Wine Month, an annual celebration of the wonderful and plentiful wines produced here, culminating in the four-day Taste Washington event (March 31st – April 3rd). To get you in the “spirit”, we’ll take a look at Chateau Ste. Michelle, Washington State’s oldest winery.
The tagline for Brewster’s Fine Foods is very fitting: “Eat Well, Travel Often”. Owners Richard and Sandra Procter traveled extensively before settling in Point Roberts. There is no doubt their collective experiences in London, Los Angeles, Johannesburg, Miami, Vancouver and Las Vegas has influenced their cuisine, and they offer locals residents and travelers a great place to dine.
The alcohol taxation regime of British Columbia has resulted in very few Washington wines being offered in the province, but there is a vast selection of wineries all over the state. The higher acidity level typical of Washington State wines allows them to be naturally food friendly and sustain longevity, providing a lovely pairing for any meal, holiday or everyday.
There is a new and refreshing way to plan a community. Instead of cutting trees and pouring concrete, neighborhoods are being developed around farms. These communities are aptly named “agrihoods.”