New art inside Vinbero.

Kali and Kris Kelnero sat with Strom Peterson at a table outside the Vinbero wine bar in the former Cheesemonger’s Table space in downtown Edmonds. I noticed a sign that gave me hope they’d soon be open. I circled back and was able to speak with Kali on the forward momentum of this new venture.

The Kelneros, owner of craft cocktail bar Kelnero, took over the Cheesemonger’s Table space from Peterson and wife Maria Montalvo, and have been working to transform it into Vinbero.

Turns out they are “sort of open,” Kali Kelnero said. Limited hours

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Tom Sawyer Country Coffee's coffee flight. - YOUNG KWAK PHOTO

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Tom Sawyer Country Coffee’s coffee flight.

Move over, beer and wine tasting flights. There’s a new bunch in town bringing new meaning to what’s traditionally been considered a “flight” in the food world, those sample-size portions of a variety of beverages or bites.

Earlier this year, we noticed some of the area’s food-focused social media groups buzzing about a new trend catching on in coffee shops: flights of miniature lattes, espresso and other specialty drinks. Soon after we started finding creative food and drink flights everywhere.

Mimosas make for an

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While pizza is always a favorite food, pizza donuts could be that next sweet and savory treat turns the flavor into a breakfast, lunch and dinner choice. Forget that cold slice or another sweet doughnut, this food mash-up will make you rethink your favorite food.

Food trends are never predictable. Sometimes a little fun with favorite foods can create a new bite that makes people wish that someone had invented the flavor sooner. Sure, there have been a few ideas that have had people scratching their heads. Still, sometimes the out of the box flavor just makes you want to

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Made popular by the book, “Outliers: The Story of Success,” the mainstream principle states that, in order to become an expert in any field, you need 10,000 hours of devotional practice in that field.

With every hour being worth every effort and not wasted.

Those 10,000 expended hours are pivotal for one to become an expert in whatever they are striving for, making those 10,000 hours quintessential to the recipe for success.

Of course, 10,000 hours can be denominated in many ways. Those 10,000 hours could be broken down to mean 417 days’ worth of hours, or three

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Phoenix City Grille’s Bourbon Bacon Brunch Is This Weekend

Mother’s Day may be behind us, but in case you haven’t had enough of brunch, Phoenix City Grille (5816 North 16th Street) is hosting a Bourbon Bacon Brunch this weekend. The four-course meal starts with a welcome cocktail — a Bourbon Espresso Martini — followed by house

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Guided culinary tours are the best way for the traveling foodie to experience pretty much any city in the world. You get to try more different things and learn more than you could by choosing a single place to eat on your own, no matter how good it is, and you will usually uncover some hidden gems you

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