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Atlas Fare

In 2017, Jenny Rojanasthien toured the space on Wenatchee Avenue behind the Chamber of Commerce for a work project, but it immediately struck her as the perfect spot for someone else: herself and her husband Top. “I called my husband on the spot and said I found our restaurant,” says Jenny. “And I said, ‘We already have a restaurant,’” said Top. Top Rojanasthein grew up in Wenatchee; his mother opened…

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Inspirations Ceramic & Art Café

How about making your own Wenatchee souvenir? Or a special gift for someone? The Inspirations Ceramic & Art Café at 400 Ninth St. (across from the clinic) is open for visitors who are feeling creative. The yellow house looks like someone’s home from the outside and on the inside, it feels cozy still. And the doors are open for all. Instruction Jennifer Curtin, the owner, is at hand much of…

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What wine goes with dinner?

by Jan Lutz Food tastes better with wine, and wine tastes better with food!  This time of year when food is everywhere, why not enjoy it by pairing it with the great wines produced in North Central Washington? Many people enjoy ham for their Christmas dinner. According to Wine Folly, ham pairs best with wines that have a touch of sweetness, plenty acidity and bold fruit. Wine Folly suggests Riesling,…

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Jan Cook Mack Studio

The art of Jan Cook Mack can be seen everywhere in Wenatchee, from public buildings to private homes. She has painted scenes of eastern Washington, the natural world as well as portraits too many to list. And she is nowhere near done yet. About Jan Cook Mack Jan Cook Mack grew up in the United States and in Taiwan before settling down in eastern Washington in 1986. She studied in…

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Treasures the Second Time Around

If you enjoy visiting antique and consignment stores, you are in luck: there are three nice ones on Wenatchee Avenue, only a few blocks from each other. The stores each offer slightly different items, so it’s well worth your time to take a look at all three. Spruce and Willow Home You may find it easiest to start at Spruce and Willow Home at 133 N. Wenatchee Avenue as the…

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Norwood, a wine bar

If you’re looking for a great place for a drink and a bite to eat, Norwood is the place to go. Located right in downtown Wenatchee, Norwood Wine Bar combines the Spanish tradition of free tapas – small, delicious snacks or appetizers – with its menu of wines, hard ciders and beers from Washington State. Named after the old English word for North Wood, this 21-and-over wine bar in downtown…

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Downtown Mercantile

Wenatchee is a welcoming place for businesses big and small. Sometimes, however, the small ones have trouble finding just the right venue in which to operate. No more; Mercantile, in the very heart of Wenatchee’s downtown, has been open since August 1 for people needing a little space to make their business boom big. Flexible work spaces and times At Mercantile, you can choose a flex desk, a fixed desk,…

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Little Red’s, Sweet & Sassy!

Aubrey Dickinson calls herself a mix of sweet and sassy, and anyone who frequents Little Red’s Espresso and Bakery is likely to agree. The Lake Wenatchee native spent time living in Los Angeles before deciding she wanted to move back to the mountains. “I like to make cookies and coffee, so I decided to make my own job.”  Aubrey put together a business plan and it became Little Red’s Bakery…

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East Wenatchee Lavender Farmer Joseph Downs Embraces the Community

In April 2016, Joseph Downs stood on his bare ten-acre property in East Wenatchee with tiny lavender starts in his hands. The six-foot eight-inch tall former basketball player had some back-breaking work ahead of him with his new lavender farm to-be. Now, in 2019, the Lavender Estates is a vast field of purple with forty-five variants of lavender nicely established. Altogether, there are one-hundred and seventy-five of variants of lavender…

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Wenatchee Area Wine Events in August

Looking for some fun to pair with your wine this month? Check out these events at local Wenatchee and East Wenatchee wineries and tasting rooms. The Wenatchee area is chock full of live music, wine pairing dinners, happy hours and other great events, many within downtown, so you can walk to restaurants or stroll along the river on your night out. Not sure which winery or wine you’ll like the…

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