Since winning his first James Beard award, Wetzel, who was born in Olympia but apprenticed under internationally acclaimed chef René Redzepi in Copenhagen, has won yet another Beard award as“Best Chef of the Northwest.” Do meals at The Willows Inn live up to the hype and steep price tag—$165 per person, plus $85 for wine pairing? If you’re looking for a four-hour meal that’ll rock your world as you watch the sun slip into the nearby bay, why, yes. I went last year, and it’s in my top five dining experiences of all time.
Read Full Article here: Summer Guide 2015: Eating the Islands
Read full feature article here: Summer Guide 2015: Eating the Islands