Make your summer juicy at the 6th Annual Tomato Festival

Cedarbrook Lodge’s sixth annual Heirloom Tomato Festival showcases the abundant harvest of vibrant heirloom tomatoes grown locally in the Pacific Northwest. Visitors will have the opportunity to sample heirloom tomatoes as well as heirloom tomato-based dishes and beverages, prepared by some of the top chefs in the region. The event will be held on Sunday, September 11th from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. Purchase your tickets here.

Mother’s Day is a little less than three weeks away so it’s time to start planning what you’re going to do for the irreplaceable special lady in your life. There are definitely gifts you can get her (gift guide coming soon), brunches, and dinners to take her to, but how about spending some quality time with mom? If she’s in the Seattle area, here are some fun ideas she might love.

Highly-evolved, stewarded cuisine finds its diners on humble local grounds.

Blocks from the tarmac at SeaTac Airport lies a staycation destination most Seattleites have only read about. Truth be told, it is near impossible to find via iPhone Maps as it is burrowed into gated communities, behind sleepy suburban ramblers and next door to a YMCA that serves as a landmark, the Cedarbrook Lodge has emerged onto the gastronomic scene – just a few miles further south than where the usual headliner lists its address.

Chef Mark Bodinet brings a wealth of experience (and personal touches) to the table.

With all the buzz surrounding the new restaurants opening on Capitol Hill or downtown every other week, we tend to neglect the perimeters of our city in terms of dining choices. This is probably why many of you have never heard of a little place called Copperleaf Restaurant inside the Cedarbrook Lodge hotel, located moments — yet, a world — away from Seatac Airport.