Thursday, August 25, 2016

Category Archives: Eat+Drink

Photo by Lyndsey Eden.
Olo’s Dishes Celebrate Life in Victoria, BC Using Locally Sourced and Seasonal Ingredients
Victoria is so much more than the last time you visited as a kid. Now, there’s gourmet food and desserts to taste, festivals and museums to enjoy, and an abundance of outdoor activities to explore. Our hotel, Magnolia Hotel & Spa, suggested Olo and we weren’t disappointed. Olo is doing things right and was a delightful dining experience. Executive Chef & Co-Owner Brad Holmes buys farm-fresh ingredients from producers on Vancouver Island. He understands the importance of sourcing locally and pushes the envelope by bringing seasonal and regional ingredients to Olo’s menu. (more…)
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The Radar: Heirloom TomatoFare at Cedarbrook Lodge September 11
Make your summer juicy at the 6th Annual Tomato Festival Cedarbrook Lodge’s sixth annual Heirloom Tomato Festival showcases the abundant harvest of vibrant heirloom tomatoes grown locally in the Pacific Northwest. Visitors will have the opportunity to sample heirloom tomatoes as well as heirloom tomato-based dishes and beverages, prepared by some of the top chefs in the region. The event will be held on Sunday, September 11th from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. Purchase your tickets here. (more…)
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Brew Barons: Belltown’s 3rd Annual Crush Block Party August 28
Now in its third year, Belltown’s popular summer wine and beer festival, Belltown Crush Party, has grown to take up two whole blocks! The event features a pig roast from Seattleite favorite Bell & Whete, local food trucks, live music (how often do you get to hear a steel drum band?) provided by Belltown Beats, and a great selection of wine and beer. To top it all off, they’ll be hosting a grape stomping competition! This will be the perfect way to spend a leisurely Sunday afternoon on August 28th, celebrating the Belltown community and supporting a good cause. (more…)
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Elysian Brewing Company Releases Its Full Pumpkin Beer Lineup Just in Time for Fall
It feels like summer finally arrived last week and we’re already mid-August! While enjoying the last few weeks (or hopefully another month) of this blissful weather, pumpkin season is upon us. Seattle-born brewery Elysian Brewing Company, announces the release of Great Pumpkin Imperial Pumpkin Ale, Dark o’ the Moon Pumpkin Stout, and Punkuccino Coffee Pumpkin Ale. This trio of unique fall brews join Elysian’s first pumpkin release of the season, Night Owl Pumpkin Ale. Using only the best pumpkins in the Pacific Northwest, (more…)
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Bacon, Eggs & Kegs Hosts Another Epic Brunch at CenturyLink Aug 27-28
Seattle’s largest, locally produced brunch event, Bacon, Eggs & Kegs is returning for its third and biggest event Saturday and Sunday, August 27-28 at CenturyLink Field from 11 am – 3 pm! We’ve attended the past two events and it’s not to be missed. We love the demos, photobooth (in a giant inflatable skillet!), and all the tasty brunch dishes. The Bloody Mary bar is like nothing we’ve ever seen before!  (more…)
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This Saturday: Tacoma’s Brew Five Three Beer & Blues Festival
Get your pretzel necklaces ready for the South Sound’s celebration of beer and blues as it makes it way to Downtown Tacoma for its 4th year, packed with a great lineup of blues artists for your musical entertainment! This Saturday, August 13th, 30+ breweries and cideries, alongside six food vendors will provide the goods for a stellar block party experience. Anticipating a sold-out event, organizers at the Broadway Center have limited the capacity for the fest this year to provide the best experience for festival-goers and vendors alike. (more…)
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Dirtybird BBQ 2016: Seattle Edition
Ahh, the joys of summer. August is in full swing and what’s better than sunshine, booty-shakin’ music, and delicious grilled food? It’s BBQ season! Dirtybird started with a grill and some speakers in Golden Gate Park 10+ years ago. They’ve hosted a lot of park parties and 2016 will have real BBQ fare, games and fan-fun contests. It’s set to be the best one yet! Dirtybird arrives in Seattle on Sunday, August 14th from 2:00 – 9:00 pm at the Seattle Center. (more…)
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In the Know: SLU Block Party August 12
South Lake Union’s largest neighborhood celebration is back next Friday, August 12th from 11am to 11pm! This year’s (free!) event features a jam-packed lineup including Beat Connection,Hibou, The True Loves, Lemolo, and Danny Newcomb & the Sugarmakers, the “best burger in SLU” competition, the School of Visual Concepts Steamroller Smackdown, Brave Horse Tavern beer garden and more. (more…)
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