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Wednesday, October 28, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Burning Beast sizzles with great food and good vibes

One of the great benefits of having an RV is the ability to stay anywhere at any time.

Burning Beast, a food festival near Arlington, Wash., is the latest example. Chefs from some of the best restaurants in the Seattle area were on hand cooking everything from pig to octopus. Turkey tails, anyone? Who knew they tasted so good.

The event is called the Northwest's "best feast in a field" for good reason.

Chef Tamara Murphy of Terra Plata restaurant in Seattle, organizes the fundraiser every year. Proceeds go to the upkeep of Smoke Farm, a gorgeous farm set in a picturesque spot along the Stillaguamish River.

We were fortunate to stay at the event in our trusty 2017 Thor Gemini motorhome. The food was amazing, of course, but being part of the two-day festival was even better, reveling Smoke Farm's good vibes.

John Nelson is a freelance writer.