above: Mussels at Rustica in Oak Harbor
Food and Wine
Romantic Vineyards, Farmers Markets with fresh organic produce, restaurants with chefs who work daily to create astounding dishes; these are the elements of food nation on Whidbey and Camano Islands.
Best Coffee is Island CoffeeWhen Seattle held a contest to find the region’s best coffee, the winners were from Coupeville. They promptly named their coffee, “Seattle’s Best.” By Laura Hilton Throughout the world, Seattle is known as a coffee capital, thanks largely to that famous mermaid. But locals know it’s the whole Pacific Northwest region that roasts a mean bean, and in fact some ... Read More
The Local Flavor at Mutiny Bay DistilleryFirst there was a blueberry farm. Then someone opened a distillery next to it. You will want in on what happened.
Wicked Teuton Brewing Company is a unique micro brewery with award winning recipes on tap nestled within a home brew store.