In the 1990s, Twin Peaks was one of the most talked-about television series. Set in the fictional town of Twin Peaks, Washington, many of the series’ exterior shots were filmed in the very real and very charming communities of Snoqualmie, North Bend and Fall City. As a toast to the upcoming rebirth of the series on Showtime, we suggest trying Salish Lodge & Spa’s Dale Cooper, named for the show’s character played by Washington native Kyle MacLachlan.
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Susie Scott was recently hired to be the restaurant manager of the Carillon in Austin, Texas.
1. What are you looking forward to in your new role as the restaurant manager of The Carillon?
From Silver Reef Casino in Ferndale, Washington, the Cool Cucumber is the perfect summer drink for a hot afternoon or warm evening. The subtle heat from the ginger simple syrup is quickly cooled by the cucumber and refreshed with a hint of citrus.
— 4 slices of cucumber
— 1 lemon wedge
— 1.25 oz. Yazi ginger-flavored vodka
— 1 oz. ginger-infused simple syrup
— 3 oz. soda water
— 4 sprigs of candied ginger (optional)
Doug Fir Lounge’s bar manager, Joshua Merrion, recommends his Over the River cocktail to keep you warm when the temperatures dip.
—2 parts Woodford Reserve
—1 part Zirbenz Stone Pine liqueur
—1/4 ounce honey syrup
—4 dashes each Peychaud’s bitters and Angostura bitters
1. Combine all ingredients, stir and strain over a single ice cube.
2. Garnish with a lemon peel and Amarena cherry on a pick.
Named for Three Sisters’ south mountain, this drink by Sunriver Resort makes us feel downright charitable.
—2 cucumber slices
—1 grapefruit slice
—1 sugar cube
—1.5 oz. Hendrick’s gin
—4 oz. fresh grapefruit juice
—2 oz. soda water
1. Muddle the cucumber slices, grapefruit slice, sugar cube and a splash of soda in a pint glass.
2. Fill with ice.
3. Add the gin and grapefruit juice.
4. Shake well and pour into a collins glass.
Raspberry lemonade with a kick - the perfect combination to bring out your inner rock star!
— 1.25 oz. Svedka citron vodka or other citron-flavored vodka
— lemon lime soda
— sweet and sour mix
— Chambord liqueur
— lemon wedge