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The Five Best Burgers in the Wenatchee Valley

The hamburger is the most popular snack food in America, and like most things American it came from somewhere else.  What started as meat being ground into mush under some Mongolian warrior’s saddle a half a world away eventually made its way to the city of Hamberg, Germany, where the sandwich takes its name. However, it wasn’t yet THE hamburger. It took an enterprising food vendor many years later in…

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A Couple of Locals and a Good Night Stay at the Hilton

My husband and I are Wenatchee residents, me for almost 14 years and my husband for 9, and instead of going out of town and spending a ton of money, we thought it would be fun to make our Valentine’s Day this year a staycation and use a gift certificate we won at a silent auction for a one night stay and breakfast for two at the brand new Hilton…

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First Friday ArtWalk

On the first Friday of each month, the Wenatchee downtown area does not quiet down at five pm, but instead, becomes alive with pedestrians making their way from one art gallery to another. The Friday ArtWalk is nearly a decade-old tradition in town. It is the night when new works of art, be it sculptures, paintings or artisan items, are put on display at the participating galleries and businesses. The…

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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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