Dining Out Guide

Eating Inland

Exploring our food identity

by Chey Scott

How do we define the Inland Northwest's unique food identity? Does the region even have one?

  • From the Ground Up

    Sampling regionally harvested vegetables that set the Northwest apart

    By Cara Strickland

  • Stream to Table

    Freshly harvested fish, from salmon to steelhead, are regionally sourced standouts on local restaurant menus

    By Chey Scott

  • Forest Favorites

    Depending on the season, Inland Northwest restaurants showcase a wonderful assortment of woodland mushrooms

    By Carrie Scozzaro

  • Loving Legumes

    Inland Northwest farmers' beans, lentils and chickpeas fill regional menus

    By Dan Nailen

  • Straight from the Orchard

    Apples and cherries, some of the Inland Northwest's most prominent crops, are star ingredients in these drinks and dishes

    By Nathan Weinbender

  • The Berry Best

    The Inland Northwest's famous huckleberry can sweeten anything, from salads and savory dishes to dessert

    By Carrie Scozzaro

  • 'Cheers!' to Local Wine

    Celebrate the diversity of Northwest wines during your next dining occasion with these recommendations from local experts

    By Cara Strickland

  • On Tap Uptown

    Fine-dining icons go beyond the wine cellar, including the best of local beer and cider in their menu-planning processes

    By Carrie Scozzaro

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