Welcome to Northwest Wining and Dining

Northwest Winind and Dining

Offering a taste of the Pacific Northwest thanks to the writing, recipes, and spirited philosophy of author Braiden Rex-Johnson.

Check in often for the latest Recipe of the Month and Northwest Notes. Learn more about Braiden's bestselling Pike Place Market series of books and her most recent book, Pacific Northwest Wining & Dining. Read Braiden's articles from Pacific Northwest, The Seattle Times' Sunday magazine; Wine Press Northwest; and more.


Braiden's Books

Find Braiden's books including the latest release, Pacific Northwest Wining and Dining: The People, Places, Food, and Drink of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and British Columbia.

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Braiden's Blog - Northwest Notes

Northwest Notes includes the most up-to-date restaurant reviews, Pike Place Market news, updates on Pacific Northwest Wining & Dining, wine suggestions, newsy notes, and just-for-fun tidbits, all combined with photos from Braiden's frequent eating and drinking sojourns throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

Recent posts include:

Finding Your “Soil Mate”

Urbanspoon Names Top U.S. Fine-Dining Dining Spots

Take Me Out to the Ball Park