Thursday, June 21, 2018

Category Archives: Eat+Drink

Channel Your Inner Sommelier at Claret Wine Bar
Head to Wallingford to explore wine two at a time I had just finished reading Cork Dork and was feeling confident in my ability to taste wine like a pro last week when we visited Claret Wine Bar in Wallingford, the newest member of the Purple Cafe and Thackeray restaurant family. I had no reason to feel confident – I love wine and know which wines I like and which I don’t (Sorry white wine, you’ll never be a red. You’re dead to me), but I’m no expert. (more…)
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Brunch with a View: The Nest at Thompson Hotel
The Nest is a rooftop bar at the top of the Thompson Hotel in downtown Seattle. It’s a lovely place to drink some artisanal cocktails and take in the elusive sunshine. When I heard there was a weekend brunch, I was all in! (more…)
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Agrodolce Cooks Up PNW-Infused Seasonal Menu
While I’ve had plenty of good PNW-inspired fare in Seattle, including top-notch wine offerings, my recent dinner at Agrodolce was really special. From the outstanding entree options to the welcoming and knowledgeable staff and the exquisite wine, Agrodolce stands out.  (more…)
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Feast Portland Announces Festival Lineup, Tickets On Sale Friday June 8th
Bon Appétit Presents Feast Portland returns for its seventh year, Thursday, September 13 – Sunday, September 16, 2018. The Pacific Northwest’s premier food and drink festival and leading national culinary event continues to bring together legendary and emerging culinary talent at more than 40 inventive dining experiences.  (more…)
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Mama’s Cantina Introduces New 2 for 1 Happy Hour Menu
It officially feels like summer has hit the PNW and what better way to celebrate than happy hour on a patio? Answer: Two for one happy hour on the patio at Mama’s Cantina in Belltown. (more…)
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Weekend Wanderings: Lummi Island & A Meal at Willows Inn
Lummi Island is part of the San Juan Islands two hours north of Seattle. The entire island is only 9.25 square miles with a population of 822. It’s quiet, pretty, and easy to get to, which makes it the perfect destination for a weekend getaway. Plus, The Willows Inn has one of the best meals in the state.  (more…)
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Travel Tips: Fly Direct from Seattle to Dublin
Hop aboard a brand-new Aer Lingus route that takes flight today. As if we needed more excuses to dream of an Irish return, Aer Lingus has now made travel from Seattle to the Emerald Isle that much easier. Starting today, May 18, Aer Lingus has unveiled Ireland’s first direct route between Seattle and Dublin, a year-round service with four flights each week.  (more…)
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From Pop-Up Bakery to Airstream Cake Shop to Grocery Store: Deep Sea Sugar & Salt Announces New Grocery Store’s Grand Opening
May 11th marked the two-year anniversary when Seattleite.com first introduced the world to Deep Sea Sugar & Salt, then an up-and-coming, pop-up bakery serving cake with unmatched flavors like The Peach Bourbon, a bourbon soaked ricotta olive oil cake with a dark salted caramel and peach filling and cream cheese frosting. Now, this bakery’s Boss Lady, Charlie Dunmire, and baker extraordinaire, will open her very own market, Deep Sea Sugar, Cake, & Grocery, this Saturday, May 19th, with the help of Seattle and cake-lovers alike. (more…)
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