Start the day with delicious breakfasts and espresso at Wild Huckleberry Bakery & Breakfast House (302 S. Mission, 509/663-1013, 8 a.m.–2 p.m. Sun.–Mon., 7 a.m.–3 p.m. and 5–9 p.m. Tues.–Sat.).
Also popular for breakfast is Prospector Pies Restaurant & Bakery (731 N. Wenatchee Ave., 509/662-1118, 7 a.m.–10 p.m. Sun.–Thurs., 7 a.m.–11 p.m. Fri.–Sat.).
Wrap your mouth around a rich Mexican pastry at La Espiga Panaderia (818 S. Wenatchee Ave., 509/664-7254, 8 a.m.–9 p.m. daily).
Once a sporting-goods store, McGlinn’s Public House (111 Orondo, 509/663-9073, www.mcglinns.com, 11 a.m.–10 p.m. Mon.–Thurs., 11 a.m.–10:30 p.m. Fri.–Sat., 11 a.m.–9 p.m. Sun.) is an intriguing tavern and eatery in an old brick-walled building adorned with baseball caps and mitts. It has plenty of microbrews on tap, plus burgers, salads, and wood-fired pizzas for a light dinner.
Excellent lunches and dinners are also at Lemolo Café & Deli (114 N. Wenatchee Ave., 509/664-6576, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. daily). They offer deli sandwiches, soups, salads, and distinctive stone-oven pizzas. The place gets packed at lunch.
© Ericka Chickowski from Moon Washington, 8th edition