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Who doesn’t enjoy a good happy hour? At the end of a long work day, to meet with a few friends at a favorite restaurant and try a special beer or cocktail can be just what you need to cap off the day. And when you can enjoy a few delicious small bites or sharable plates to go along with it, …

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Bill’s Tasting Room in Prosser is like a time machine. Walk through the doors and you’re back in the 1960s with a jukebox, shuffleboard table, and walls adorned with photos of the “Rat Pack” and Marilyn Monroe. Often, you’ll find Bill Jenkin, the mastermind of the establishment, dropping by …

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We have been so darn lucky to see many innovative new restaurants opening up in Yakima of late. But, in fact, we have been pretty lucky all along to have a few really stellar eateries here that have a history of serving the community. Gasperetti’s has been a Yakima restaurant institution for…

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The oven is hot, the hard cider is on tap, and family is in the house. When you walk through the door of HopTown Wood Fired Pizza you expect a great meal. But what is served up is so much more. The first thing that hits you is that aroma of delicious fresh-out-of-the-oven, rising-dough, melt…

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Have you ever been so hungry that you don’t know what to eat or where to go? Well that happened to me recently. I was starving, but didn’t know what I wanted. I got in my car and thought I would stop when I saw something that looked good. Just ahead was New York Teriyaki on First. I remember…

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It’s no secret to anyone who knows me, that I really love Asian food. Growing up in the Seattle area where there was a large Asian community, afforded me the opportunity to experience all kinds of regional Chinese fare including Mandarin, Cantonese and Szechuan. But in the early days, (I’m n…

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I don’t know about you, but I get pretty excited when a new restaurant opens. And I get doubly excited when it’s a new eatery downtown. After driving past the vacant location of the former Tony’s Steak House for the last few years, and after saying goodbye to Black Angus at the end of Februa…

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Is there anything better than dining al fresco? There is just something about enjoying a meal outdoors with the sun shining and surrounded by nature. It feeds the senses. Whether it's a family picnic or camping trip, dinner on a deck or backyard patio, coffee on the bow of a boat or lunch ov…

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I got off to a great start this year. Eating healthier, more water, frequent exercise and more sleep. But all these good new habits deserve a reward, right? Well I thought so and my treat of choice was lunch at Winey Dogs.