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Things To Do In Walla Walla In The Winter

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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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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The Rise of South Fork Grill

September 24, 2012

By Kirsten Telander: I’m a sucker for a comeback and the Phoenix-rising-ness that birthed South Fork Grill is the kind that good stories are made of. In July 2010, Creek Town Café (now South Fork Grill) unexpectedly closed its doors, leaving tourists and locals who’d clamored for reservations since its opening in 2002 grieving… and... Read more »

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An Unexpected Treat at Woodward Canyon’s Reserve House

July 26, 2012

By Kirsten Telander: Hosted in Wine, Food on Jul 26, 2012When Woodward Canyon built their Reserve House adjacent to their adorable Little House on the Prairie-esque tasting room, co-owner and General Manager Darcy Fugman-Small indulged me with a tour (her husband Rick is a wine pioneer, baker, and farmer). I promptly let her know, jokingly, that... Read more »

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