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December 15, 2015

By Kirsten Telander: Get Your Culture On The performing arts marquees in Walla Walla read more like those of world-class metropolitan areas than a sleepy hamlet.  Transplants often comment that they’ve attended more events since moving here than in their former culturally-rich cities. Perhaps the most talked about venue in recent years is the GESA... Read more »

The Vine

May 24, 2013

By Kirsten Telander: If you ever want to pretend you have a private chef in your own villa, make a reservation at The Vine Fine Dining at Cameo Heights Mansion. But don’t worry about booking the Chef’s Table. Chef Nathan Carlson is front and center, and even served a couple of our courses to us... Read more »

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Cugini Italian Import Foods Celebrates 10th Year in Business

May 10, 2013

By Kirsten Telander: Cugini Italian Import Foods celebrates its 10th year in business in April, and things have never looked more favoloso for this unpretentious little gem. Cugini was voted Best Gourmet Grocery in the Walla Walla Valley for the second year in a row. Owner/chef Chantelle Martuscelli is the only one east of the... Read more »

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The Marc Restaurant

January 25, 2013

By Kirsten Telander: There are three words to sum up 2012 for Chef Antonio Campolio. James. Beard. House. He had me at James Beard. If you’re not familiar with the Greenwich Village townhouse-turned-foundation named after the culinary icon James Beard, to be invited into its hallowed halls is the equivalent of an invitation to the... Read more »

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Salumiere Cesario

November 20, 2012

By Kirsten Telander: I’ve often said that when I die, I’d like to end up in a Sephora store with a cheese closet and a wine cellar. As a mere mortal, I can’t seem to maintain a wine cellar, my husband has banned me from Sephora, but who would figure that this small town would... Read more »

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A Fresh French Approach at Brasserie Four

June 18, 2012

By Kirsten Telander: “Make [food] simple and let things taste of what they are.” Curnonsky (Maurice Edmond Sailland) 
French writer (1872-1956) Despite her unapologetic liberal use of butter, you won’t find brasserie four’s Chef/Owner Hannah McDonald masking her food in heavy sauces. The cuisine, like the atmosphere in this bistro, is clean and simple, and... Read more »