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United States of Mmmerica: Cuisine of the Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest is a region known for its seafood, and its healthy, fresh, and local foods. The Pacific Northwest of the United States, for our purposes, includes the states of Oregon, Washington, and Alaska. Both Oregon and Washington are part of Cascadia, the region that is situated in the Cascade Mountain Range, and are [...]

Washington – Fast Facts

Location and Geography: Washington (often called “Washington state” to distinguish it from Washington, D.C.) is located in the far northwest section of the coterminous United States, bordering the Pacific Ocean. It has a rainforest-like environment in its western part, while its eastern side is much more arid. The state is home to several dangerous volcanoes [...]