April 2014

Foodie Haven – Five Delicious Reasons to Visit Anacortes

It’s been at least 10 years since I’ve been to Anacortes. Decades ago, I had extended family who lived on Orcas Island. I often made the trek to Anacortes to catch the ferry for weekend adventures with cousins, and just immerse myself in island life. It was blissful: simple [...]

April 25, 2014

Rumba Northwest

At first I tried to settle my nerves by talking with the others in the room. Not much help there, as they were ‘newbies’ too, so we shared our nerves, crossed our arms, and leaned against the wall to wait. We had showed up early enough to watch Café Rumba, a Peruvian Deli [...]

April 25, 2014

Conway Muse – Servin’ The Blues

Early Jazz fanatics Al Capone and Owney Madden would probably agree that sometimes the place to see live music, isn’t always on the map. This was definitely the case on my assignment, as I tried to find a once upon a time Scandinavian dairy barn in Conway, WA. Since 2004 this [...]

April 18, 2014

Zen Sushi

Zen Sushi & Bar is an impressive visage, even from the street. Located in Barkley Village, just a few minutes from I-5 at the Sunset Drive exit (Exit 255) in Bellingham, the restaurant seems to be constructed entirely out of metal, glass and light. In its main room, a giant [...]

April 18, 2014