FOOD & DRINK
Review: New Asian Fusion Buffet Restaurant In Union Gap!
It’s been almost 6 months since we first got word that the former Old Country Buffet restaurant would reopen as a new establishment. We had the name “FUJI,” but that was about it. We eventually found that it would be an Asian Fusion restaurant. I was pumped and eagerly waited to try it out. The day is finally at hand!
Celebrate Moxee! Time To Party In The Park!
Even though the first technical day of summer isn’t until June 21st, there’s no reason we have to wait to have summer block parties until “Summer”! If it’s nice out, then let’s go for it! That’s what the fine folks in Moxee are planning to do!
New Store, ‘Geetaku Market’ is Coming to Yakima! What is It?
I'm always on the lookout for stores that specialize in the "weird" variety of stuff. The type of things that most may look at and roll their eyes at. But I must say, it's becoming bigger and bigger in popularity and slowly turning into the social norm, and I, for one, am thrilled!
Bale Breaker collaborates with Sierra Nevada on new Frenz IPA
Hop farm owned Yakima, Washington brewery Bale Breaker Brewing Company, has announced their latest 16oz can release in their Frenz Collaboration Series to be with Sierra Nevada Brewing. Longtime friends and mentors, Sierra Nevada is an absolute legend in hop driven beers, and a dream team collaborator who is joined by Yakima Chief Hops and NZ Hops for this limited-time release.
Opening for new Yakima Farmers Market location set
YAKIMA, Wash.- The Downtown Yakima Farmers Market's (DYFM) planned move to its new location in the Rotary Marketplace at 15 west Yakima Ave has been pushed back to June 25. “It’s unfortunate, but with all that still needs to be accomplished it only makes sense to push back the farmers market relocation to a later date," said Yvette Lippert, DYFM Manager.
Is Sea Galley Closing? We Asked and They Answered
If you're in any of those Yakima Facebook groups that talk about things going on around town, no doubt you've heard rumors swirling over the east end of Valley Mall Boulevard that Sea Galley is closing. Some mention it as just a rumor, something they heard or overheard. There are...
Is A TikToker right & Yakima, Tri-Cities, and Spokane really that bad?
So there’s a video making the rounds on TikTok with a young lady insulting towns. When I first saw the video, I wanted to comment on it, but then I realized that was what she wanted. The reactions. The clicks. I know that’s the name of the game in the world of social media. But why go about it with all the hate?
Waffles Caffe in Yakima Puts Ice Cream on Your Waffles. You’re Welcome
The other day it was my oldest's birthday. They chose our breakfast destination and opted for Waffles Caffe. It's a place I've loved ever since they came to Yakima but, admittedly, I hadn't been here for a little while so I was happy to return. No complaints for me!. Everything...
Yakima’s Single Hill Brewing set to celebrate 5th anniversary
Single Hill Brewing opened its Yakima brewery and taproom back in 2018. Since then, a lot of things have changed in the world of beer and in the world in general. At Single Hill, the beer has never changed. It’s been great since the get-go. Along with making killer beer straight out of the gate, Single Hill Brewing also quickly earned a place in the hearts of the community it serves.
Circle K offering 40 cent per gallon discounts throughout the Tri-Cities
KENNEWICK, Wash.- Circle K is offering 40 cents per gallon off from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 25 at Circle K locations throughout the Tri-Cities. According to Circle K most stations will also be handing out a limited number of 10 cent per gallon discount cards that can be used throughout the summer.
Legends Casino and Hotel hosts a Pow Wow and stick game tournament
TOPPENISH, Wash. – Legends Casino and Hotel is celebrating its 25th anniversary which is already bringing people to the hotel. There was another gathering that was about bringing people together to celebrate culture. The Yakama Nation gathered for a Pow Wow and stick game tournament as well as to...
WTC Hosts Free 1-Day Kids Dance Audition Workshop in East Valley
Do you have a child who frequently mentions that they want to become an actor? There are no official children’s theater companies in the Yakima Valley, but there are hidden gems where your kids can sharpen their acting skills. Enter the Warehouse Theatre Company performance theater group, stage right. They are hosting a 1-day kids’ dance audition workshop in East Valley on Saturday, May 27th.
Central Washington State Fair Add Country Star Chris Lane Show
The Central Washington State Fair in Yakima is announcing an exciting addition to this year's fair entertainment lineup. Country music fans are going to be in for a real treat. Chris Lane at Central Washington State Fair in Yakima. Kathy Kramer, President and CEO of the Central Washington State Fair...
After Attending the Lilac Parade in Spokane, Yakima Needs to Step Up their Game [PHOTOS]
I was in Spokane over the weekend for something unrelated but when I arrived we quickly learned it was the same weekend as the Armed Forces Torchlight Parade as part of their Lilac Festival. Now, I've seen several parades, I've been in several parades, I've driven and walked in several parades and have even announced several parades but all of that parade experience didn't prepare me for how huge this parade was.
This summer, enjoy one of these Hop Country beer festivals
The Yakima Valley produces about 75 percent of the nation’s hop crop each year. The region deserves the proper noun Hop Country. Farming and processing hops is a way of life that for many families spans multiple generations. They don’t just grow ’em, they love ’em, and people in the Yakima Valley are proud of their role in the craft beer industry.
The best places to camp in Yakima, according to Yelp
Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated campgrounds in Yakima using data from Yelp.
Brown bear in Moxee
MOXEE, Wash. -- A brown bear was killed after it wandered into Moxee yesterday.
Building Blocks of the Future: Healthy summer eating habits
YAKIMA, Wash. - Dr. Yami Cazorla-Lancaster is a pediatrician and lifestyle medicine physician who owns Nourish Wellness practice in Yakima. Dr. Yami says with summer right around the corner, a common concern with parents is the best way to keep their kids eating healthy and on a routine. Flexible schedule.
Where have Chicken Cracklings Been My Whole Life?
I was in Prosser and stopped by a gas station near the freeway exit before heading back to Yakima. I just needed some road trip snacks. This place was a larger store right next to the Prosser exit rest area. This particular location happen to have a Krispy Krunchy Chicken vendor that has great chicken, chicken strips and other sides including biscuits and even items like red beans and rice. I figured chicken strips was safe enough to drive and eat, something finger food without having to think too hard about it.
Yakima’s Animal Rescue, Wags To Riches, BBQing for 15th Birthday!
What better way to help out a great organization than to kick back, eat some barbecue, drink some brews, and just enjoy an evening with great people, with great food, for a great cause!. Mark your calendars for Saturday, July 22nd, for the celebration of the 15th birthday of Wags...
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