Crazy how the world rocks 😉 For the past 36 years I have only almost exclusively listened to rap – still love it. But in the past couple weeks I legitimately fell in love with rock. From – Poison, Van Halen, Alice Cooper, Bon Jovi, Bad Company, Cheap Trick, Motley Crue, Dokken, AC/DC, Joan Jett, […]

If  you are visiting Seattle and you want a quick-ish burger…

I recently sat with Ashley for an informal wine tasting… Head over to TheSeattleCook.com Pangloss Pinot Noir for the play by play 🙂

We went for a wedding…we made our trip… Stay: Ledson Hotel in Downtown Sonoma (only 6 rooms…legit fun) In Sonoma square (you are staying in the square by lodging at the Ledson) we bought wines from Pangloss Cellars (4 doors down). The real Winery checklist… I’d say that there are 3 or 4 clusters of 3-4 […]

Every month we (Mark Ashley Company) plan to release an updated ‘Guide to Seattle.’ These simple pocket guides are more for the traveler v. tourist. In the October 2018 edition we cover Seattle Dive Bars, Where to find the best Martini, which Bartenders work where and of course where to stay, visit etc. To request […]

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In no specific order Pike Place Foundation (for the FOOD person) – Sunset Supper at Pike Place Market – typically in August. Great Pumpkin Beer Festival (for the BEER person) – Elysian Brewing – typically in October. By far the greatest single event the world over for straight oysters… Elliot’s Oyster New Year – typically […]