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Nov 5, 2004 08:03 PM

Walla Walla

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Going up to WAlla Walla for the annual wine weekend in December. Any good food spots? Small town- but still like good food Diane

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  1. 26 Brix is tops. Nothing else even comes close

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    1. re: Lily

      where is 26 Brix? What type cuisine?

    2. Though I've not been myself, I've heard good things about Whitehouse-Crawford in downtown WW.

      1. Whitehouse-Crawford is a beautiful space with good food.

        Stay FAR, FAR away from Backstage Bistro. The service there was the most horrendous I've ever experienced (Lauren on this board can back me up on this). They tried to charge us for things (bottle of wine, for example) we did not receive, and we overheard someone at our hotel saying the same thing had happened to them. The waitress actually blamed the wrong items being brought to us on the people in the kitchen who didn't speak English!

        1. Grapefields has a great selection of wines by the glass and good bistro style food. Rotatng artwork on the walls as well

          1. 26 Brix IS tops, pricy but excellent. Lovely airy dining room with classy dinnerware. Eating in the bar area is fun - the $12 hamburger is almost worth it, and they also serve brunch on Sunday. The food is - northwest - they use fresh local seasonal ingredients. You might have spring lamb, fresh fish, and the chef seems to have a thing for truffle oil. They have an excellent wine list, especially wonderful Walla Walla area wines.

            Would also recommend Creektown Cafe a bit south of downtown, and Grapefields right downtown (both use great local ingredients and also have good wine lists).

            Finally, I love the Monarca taco truck on Rose and 11th(?) - long lines but worth it.