Welcome to 2015. Now Kindly Ax Your Seated Dinners

By Michael Mettler / Photo by Ali Walker

In my past wedding experiences I have always been a guest, never a bride (at least, as far as I remember), so I can say this objectively: Airline food may be the only thing that has a worse reputation than the food served at weddings. Continue reading “Welcome to 2015. Now Kindly Ax Your Seated Dinners”

Celebrate the Bounty of the Season With This Elegant Dinner

By Michael Mettler / Photos by Nick Page

The Walla Walla Valley seems to breathe a collective sigh of relief when the early days of autumn descend upon the region. There is the welcome reprieve from the long, hot days of summer, the onset of high school football season (Go Big Blue!) and the tantalizing aromas of hearty, cool-weather dishes emanating from the oven. Continue reading “Celebrate the Bounty of the Season With This Elegant Dinner”