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Taste Thailand in East Wenatchee

When you tire of hamburgers and pizza, how about some freshly made Thai food? East Wenatchee has two good options: Spice and Mai Lee Thai restaurants. Spice Spice is located on 628 Valley Mall Parkway, easily accessible right across from the mall. Spice in East Wenatchee The restaurant has an open, spacious layout and a relaxed atmosphere. No need to dress up, just come as you are whether you have…

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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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Sustainable Food in Wenatchee

The sustainable food scene is having a moment in Wenatchee. From farmer’s markets and local producers to natural grocery stores and organic restaurants, the greater Wenatchee Valley has a lot to offer those who are seeking a socially and environmentally conscious food experience. "We are famous as a growing region whether launching new varieties of apples, cherries or pears or showcasing our technological advances in packing. We too care about…

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Wenatchee Winter Hikes

Some of the Wenatchee foothills trails are closed during the winter months (Dec. 2- April 1st) to give wildlife a much needed sanctuary, but there are still good options left for hikes. You may need snowshoes or micro spikes, depending on the amount of snow and ice. The Chelan-Douglas Land Trust has a good listing of trail openings and conditions, please check their website www.cdlandtrust.org. The Hamilton Cemetery Loop One…

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Five fun things to do with your family

Located in the heart of Washington state mere hours from the Seattle metro area to the west and Spokane to the east, the Wenatchee Valley has a lot to offer when it comes to wintertime recreation, activities, and attractions. While this list is by no means comprehensive, here are five awesome family-friendly things to do during the winter months in the Wenatchee Valley. Skiing and snowboarding at Mission Ridge With…

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10 Events to Celebrate in Wenatchee in 2020

Though it fits the bill as an outdoor-lover’s paradise, there’s much more to Wenatchee than nice hikes and scenic vistas. A lively indoor market, budding startup scene and breweries and wineries abound have all recently put the Wenatchee Valley on the cultural map. While the Fourth of July celebration and Mission Ridge’s Christmas on the Mountain are some popular events in town, there are many more ways to celebrate the…

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Three Ways to Stay Active this Winter in Wenatchee

With nearby snowshoeing, downhill skiing and a world-class climbing gym, Wenatchee is an easy target for those looking to stay active this winter. Whether you’re looking for a place to burn off some of the Bavarian sweets you found in Leavenworth or spend a day adventuring indoors, there is plenty to explore in this quaint, Central Washington town. Downhill Skiing at Mission Ridge Open seven days a week, Mission Ridge…

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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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Nature Walks within Minutes from Downtown Wenatchee

In Wenatchee, we are as close to nature as we are to city life. It’s easy to pick one of the other while not having to drive but a mile or two. Below are three options to enjoy the birds and the trees – and maybe even a moose-sighting – within quick reach from downtown Wenatchee. Horan Natural Area You can reach it from two points: from Wenatchee Confluence State…

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