The Eastside, particularly Bellevue, has a reputation and it’s not a positive one. Many people think of the Eastside as being cultureless with cookie-cutter chain restaurants and snobby, materialistic people driving Range Rovers and Teslas. However, while it may be true in a small way, that isn’t an entirely accurate or fair description. There’s so much more to the Eastside—don’t let a few stereotypes stop you from visiting! There are several great spots that Seattleites should consider crossing the bridge for (and a few places to avoid), you just need a little “In the Know”.

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The Callahans have been in the cider business for a year, practically making them veterans in the exploding field of cider. This couple wants to make drinkable beverages—not novelty items that just sit in the fridge for people to chuckle over at dinner parties—ciders that are not overly sweet and have character. Brian and Christina have been re-imagining and revamping themselves from their wine making and catering days, creating a posh brew pub. Some updates include a freshly scoured and