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January 2014
February is for Foodies  
...And a great time to visit Walla Walla

While wine continues to put Walla Walla on the map, its marriage to food takes center stage during February is for Foodies, a month-long celebration of food, wine, and chocolate in the capital of Washington wine country.


From weekly cooking classes at the Wine Country Culinary Institute, to special menu items offered at local restaurants and locally purveyed artisan chocolates at participating winery tasting rooms, February is for Foodies makes for an ideal romantic February getaway.



Special Menus

Participating February is for Foodies restaurants will feature special menu items during the month.  Click here to visit our website to see the complete list.   


Cooking Classes

The Walla Walla Culinary Institute is offering weekly cooking classes. The classes take place in the Titus Creek Café kitchen at the Walla Walla Community College.  The $30 class includes a cooking lesson, a wine pairing discussion with Tim Donahue from the Center for Enology & Viticulture and a light lunch.  Class is from 11am to 1:30pm.  


February 1: Chef Robin Leventhal, Wine Country Culinary Institute instructor and Top Chef Season Five contestant - Beef Tartar, Crab Ravioli, Chai Crème brûlée    


February 8: Damon Burke, Salumiere Cesario - overview of the Asian kitchen 


February 15: Chef Jay Entrikin, Wine Country Culinary Institute - Lobster Thermidor, Shrimp Bisque, Oysters 


February 22: Chef Antonio Campolio, The Marc Restaurant - Smoked Salmon Ravioli, curing and making fresh pasta dough and fillings  



Register for classes by calling Tourism Walla Walla at 509-525-8799 or by visiting the Tourism Walla Walla Visitor Center (26 E Main St., Thurs-Sun, 10a-4p).  To see the complete itinerary for the classes click here.   


Artisan Chocolates

Participating wineries will also be selling artisan chocolates from Bright's Candies, Petits Noirs and others, as well as offering special tastings, food & wine pairings, and menu specials. Click here to see a complete list of participating wineries.   


For a complete listing of February is for Foodies events and activities click here to visit our website. 


Win a Walla Walla Vacation Getaway   
Like us on Facebook for a chance to win


 There is still time to enter our January Facebook Vacation Getaway contest.  Prizes include; a two night stay for two at the Holiday Inn Express, a $50 gift certificate to Brasserie Four, wine tasting at Reininger Winery and Seven Hills Winery.   


 Click here to visit our Facebook page for details and the chance to win.


Upcoming Events 

There is so much going on in Walla Walla it is impossible to list everything.  Be sure to visit our website for a complete calendar.



The Boys Next Door - 2/7,8,14,16,21,22,23 - Little Theatre of Wall Walla 

Click here for tickets and more information.  


Richard II - 2/6-9 - Shakespeare Walla Walla  

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Walla Walla Symphony - 2/11 - A Night at the Movies  

Click here for tickets and more information. 


Beausoleil - 2/22 - Power House Theatre   

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Hamlet - 3/5-9 - Harper Joy Theatre - Whitman College 

Click here for more information. 


Walla Walla Guitar Festival - 3/13-15 

Click here for tickets and more information. 


Scheherazade & Bolero - 3/29 - The Walla Walla Symphony and the Eugene Ballet Company 

Click here for tickets and more information.  




Click here to view our complete Events Calendar.  





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