b"Gather together for a celebration or a date night at The VISUAL PHOTOGRAPHYPicnic Pantry in Stanwood.those who prefer grapeswine is available as well. Known for their fresh hand pressed burgers, beef is sourced locally from family farms and dont miss out on the french fries they are to die for. Feeling brave? Tackle the 1 pound Mammoth Burgerwith six strips of Hemplers bacon,pound of smoked mozzarella cheese, crispy fried onions, lettuce, tomato and Mammoth sauce on a giant handmade bun. Kids (or just ice cream lovers) can delight in the hand crafted milkshakes.Perhaps you need something a bit stronger? Opening in Spring 2020, The Peoples Union Liquor Bar gives a nod to the history of the granary building which was a People's Union Hall in the early 1900s and will feature expertly handcrafted cocktails and house infused liquors and bitters. A tapas menu will be available but you can also order from Mammoth or Jasmin and have food delivered to your seat.FOR THE LOVE OFLibations LISA BRUCE PHOTOGRAPHYBy definition a libation is the act or an instance of drinking (often ceremoniously)we invite you to gather together your family and friends, and explore the multitude of options to eat, drink and be merry. Whether you are celebrating a family gathering, a weekendFor kids of all agesthe milkshakes at Mammoth are away, or revering in the sunshine of the Pacific Northwest therethe perfect special treat.is plenty to celebrate and love in the Stanwood-Camano area. Housed in Stanwoods Historic Volunteer Fire StationStanwood Artisan Ale and Lager, SAAL Brewing Company (www.facebook.com/saalbrewingco) is a community focused brewery. SAAL brings a world class beverage experience to the Stanwood-Camano area with a rotating selection of independent Washington breweries, Washington wines, local hard ciders, craft sodas, featuring The Picnic Pantry and Parlour (www. your palate, fear nota wide variety of smallStanwoods own Black Swan coffee and a thepicnicpantry.com) in Downtown Stanwoodplate options range from baked brie withrotating selection of hard kombuchas. Family is a gemwith mouth watering food and aapples, pecans and cinnamon caramel sauce tofriendly and offering a variety of dishes for wide variety of beverages you will be gladflatbread pizzas made to your specifications.omnivores and herbivores to enjoy, this is a you stopped in. Whether you choose a cozyDont forget an order of Spankers (yes you readmust stop in your travels. Read more about corner table or sit at the beautiful live edge barthat correctly)spicy crackers served with aSAAL and the history of the building in the overlooking the street this will soon becomeside of red pepper cream cheeseit will givearticle on pg. 19.one of your favorite places. Be guided throughyour palette a spank. Located in Terrys Corner on Camano Island, a unique wine experience by sampling anWander across the street to MammothTapped Camano(www.tappedpublichouse.eclectic sample of wines from all over theBurger Co. (www.mammothburgerco.com)com) is the perfect spot to enjoy beverages on world. Cider and beer are also availableandfeaturing 20 taps with an assortment ofthe patio while watching the hustle and bustle after you find your favorite you can purchaselocal craft breweries, cideries, and even hardof the epicenter of the island. And by hustle a bottle (or bottles) to bring home. Known forkombucha. Dont feel like a full pint? Getand bustle we mean kids playing in the grass, creating exquisite charcuterie boards, theyany of the selection as an 8oz pour. Or if youor the local farmers market where Tapped are often so beautiful you will hesitate just aare parched try the 33oz Mammoth mugssources many of their ingredients for their second before diving into the local meats andto quench your mammoth thirst. Sample sixscratch made menu. Seafood lovers delightcheeses. If you are looking for more to satiatedifferent choices with a beer flight, and forwhen in season try out the Camano Roll made 26Discover Stanwood-CamanoSpring/Summer 2020"