Top Choice Cafe in Stehekin

Stehekin Pastry Company

In a large city this improbable coffee and pastry shop would do a roaring trade. Out in the middle of a wilderness area it appears like a mirage and is guaranteed to give fresh ardor to even the most challenging of …
Top Choice Bakery in Twisp

Cinnamon Twisp

Folks from all around the valley drive however far they have to for this homey place's fresh-baked breads, terrific sandwiches, smoothies, coffee and pastries including the signature 'cinnamon twisp', an uber cinnam…
Top Choice Italian in Chelan & Around

Sorrento's Ristorante

Dine at upscale, delicious and romantic Sorrento's Ristorante, the finest restaurant in the region in a sublime winery setting. Take your time and order Italian style with several courses and paired red.
Italian in Mt Baker Area

Milano's Restaurant & Deli

In common with much of the Mt Baker area, Milano's doesn't win any 'wows' for its fancy interior decor. But when the pasta's al dente, the bread's oven fresh and you've got an appetite that's been turned ravenous by…
Diner in Mt Baker Area


Here's your perfect modern-day Western saloon with a clunky piano at the back, Willie Nelson on the stereo and rusty tools on the walls. The old-fashioned wooden bar serves microbrews, but the surprise is the food: …
Diner in Upper Skagit River Valley

Marblemount Diner

A filling as-much-as-you-can-eat breakfast buffet (served 8am to 11am) at weekends is the highlight of this friendly diner with booths, tables and seating at the bar. Obey 'rule one' of all buffets: arrive early, be…
American in Upper Skagit River Valley

Buffalo Run Restaurant

Thought you could only eat bull-calf testicles in the Rocky Mountains? Despair no more. Buffalo Run serves massive steamy bowls of 'Cascade mountain oysters'. Otherwise stick to the buffalo, kangaroo, ostrich or (ye…
Mexican in Winthrop & Around

Duck Brand Cantina

No standard Mexican restaurant, the 'Duck' nonetheless serves quesadillas, enchiladas and tacos that could roast the socks off any authentic Monterey diner. The Wild West saloon-style cantina also churns out a mean …
Fusion in Winthrop & Around

Arrowleaf Bistro

Winthrop's poshest restaurant, with its starched white tablecloths and polished wine glasses, is a notable departure from the saloon-bar staples elsewhere. But the Arrowleaf works hard to justify its price tag with …
Pub Food in Winthrop & Around

Old Schoolhouse Brewing

Carb-load on beer in this unusual pub that occupies a former little red schoolhouse on the main street. You can choose from an impressive range of homebrewed ales; aficionados opt for the light-bodied Black Canyon P…