Holiday Shopping Guide

Shop local this holiday season with the Holiday Shopping Guide from our November/December 2020 issue!

Garlic Shrimp with Paprika and Lemon

Inspired by the popular Spanish tapa called Gambas al Ajillo, this recipe is a breeze to put together and perfect to pair with cocktails.

Imbibing Italian-Style at Bar Cicotti

Visitors can now top off their visit to the Whatcom Museum with an Italian-style beverage at Bar Cicotti.

The Mixing Tin: The Black Mirror

The Black Mirror is a combination of spicy and sweet, an uncommon flavor profile for cocktails, and schezuan ghost pepper simple syrup makes the drink really stand out.

From Hives to Honey With Marie’s Bees

What started as a simple hobby soon blossomed into a full-on business for Marisa Papetti, owner and creator of Marie’s Bees.

Black Fern 

There’s a new coffee shop/wine bar in town. Black Fern is located in the Granary Building, in easy reach of downtown, Waypoint Park, and the new Wednesday Bellingham Farmers Market. 

Are you my Human? Dog Rescue & Lounge

When Devin Parks started Are You My Human? Dog Rescue & Lounge in May of 2021, he expected to have an impact on the lives of rescue dogs. What he didn’t anticipate was the effect his business would have on the lives of his customers.