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Real Home Cooking at Om Cooking

Om Bechtel, the owner of the newly opened Om Cooking, is no stranger to restaurants or kitchens. Born and raised in Northern Thailand, Om spent a lot of time helping her mother in her restaurant, but her training didn’t stop there. Before opening her own restaurant, Bechtel managed another Thai restaurant in Wenatchee; she has lived in Wenatchee for about seven years. When she started thinking about opening her own…

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Write on!

The Wenatchee Valley is a hotbed of creativity and lair of literature! We don't know if we should credit the beautiful scenery, the interesting characters, or an extensive, collective history of creating, but this area is teeming with talent and inspiration. From excellent publications and accomplished authors to writing workshops, indie bookstores, and open mic nights, you can find it right (or should I say write?) here! Where to start? …

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Wenatchee’s Newest Nightlife Culture

An emergence of social gathering hot-spots in Wenatchee have taken a fresh out-of-the-box approach to downtown nightlife culture.  An elegant wine bar, swanky craft cocktail lounge, putt-putt golf course serving hard to find PNW small-craft beers, and an art lounge with lots of character, attracts interest and piques curiosity for a uniquely diverse nightlife experience.   Every one of these businesses were created, designed, and built-out by entrepreneurs with an idea,…

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Local Gluten Free Dining Options

More and more people are choosing to cut gluten out of their diet. Gluten is a mixture of two proteins that create the elasticity in dough. It’s found in many cereal grains – most prevalent in the United States, it’s found in wheat. For people with Celiac Disease, their allergy to gluten is so serious that they don’t have much of a choice. For others, going gluten free is an…

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Wineries and Tasting Rooms with Food

The Wenatchee Valley is full of great wineries and tasting rooms featuring local area wines. If you’re looking for a meal or a snack that’s served with a favorite local wine, check out these wineries, tasting rooms and wine bars in the Wenatchee area that also serve food. Wineries and Tasting Rooms  Chateau Faire le Pont  Chateau Faire Le Pointe is the only winery in Wenatchee to offer a full-service…

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Sports news 9-20-18

The Wenatchee Valley College Women’s and Men’s Soccer teams will host Blue Mountain to Mike Hollis Field at the WVC Campus on Friday, September 21st. The Lady Knights will play at 2:00 PM and the Men will follow at 4:15 PM. Both teams will be in action again on Saturday the 22nd as they host Treasure Valley with the Women kicking off at noon and the men beginning at 2:15…

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Flowers and Fairies and Gnomes, Oh My!

Each year, my eight-year-old son and I make a "bucket list" of things we want to do over the summer and visiting Ohme Gardens is always on it. My son loves exploring the wandering stone pathways, towering turret-like viewpoints, and imagination-inspiring ponds. Personally, I adore the story behind the flowered alpine meadows, rolling lawns, and shady evergreens that stand out like a lush green citadel on the side of a barren, rocky hill.…

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Recipe for the Perfect Summer Day: Pybus and a Picnic

North Central Washington is the perfect place to picnic. Whether you’re looking for an excuse to be outside in the late spring, a reason to park under a tree for the afternoon during the warm summer days, or want to wander under the changing leaves in the fall, there’s no reason not to explore the best that the Wenatchee area has to offer. There’s no limit to the kinds of…

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20 Places to “cool off” in the water in NCW

Community Pools, Waterparks, Splash Pads, and Beaches When it typically hovers around 95 degrees in the hot Wenatchee valley summer months, water is an essential part of living and playing your Summer away.   And that means, my girls and I always try to rotate around to the different fun water resources we have in the region to mix it up and cool off in the dog days of Summer.   So…

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Best Places to Picnic in Wenatchee

Whether you live in North Central Washington or are just passing through, consider taking the time for a picnic. The region is full of great places to eat outside. Enjoy some time in the shade under a tree, next to a river, or with an amazing view. Regardless of what you’re looking for, there is inevitably a spot you’ll enjoy. Although there are a lot of parks in the area…

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