Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Category Archives: Eat+Drink

First look: Capitol Hill’s Wanderfish Poké
Chef-driven menu, sustainable fish, and organic produce. Joining a growing number of Seattle area poké establishments, Wanderfish Poké opened Monday, with a slightly different point of view. Located in Capitol Hill, across from Seattle Central College, offers an expanded, modern take on the classic Hawaiian raw fish over rice dish including: extensive options to customize, the use of sustainable and wild caught fish, locally grown produce and scratch-made ingredients.   (more…)
Oaxaco tacos. Photo courtesy Cafe Flora.
Cafe Flora Turns 25 and Celebrates with its Greatest Hits Menu October 2-6
One of Seattle’s most iconic vegetarian restaurants, Cafe Flora, is turning 25 in October. Located in Madison Valley, Cafe Flora began as a pioneer in local farm-to-table vegetarian dining in 1991. They worked closely with small farms before it was common practice among restaurants. Since then they have been recognized nationally for their award-winning, creative vegetarian dishes in Bon Appetit, The Food Network, Vegetarian Times, Travel + Leisure and more. (more…)
Feast Portland Recap 2016
Celebrating its 5th birthday last weekend, this year’s Feast Portland was the best one yet. Minus a little rain on Saturday, it was another successful food & wine festival. If you haven’t been, you should mark your calendar for next May when tickets go on sale—it’s not to be missed. A few of the Seattleite staff writers took a road trip down to Portland and enjoyed a weekend of glorious feasting. There’s some amazing talent in Portland and they are making innovative and delicious food.  (more…)
Seattle Weekly Presents the 8th Annual Voracious Tasting & Food Awards October 6
A new season and a new venue for the 8th annual Voracious. Thursday, October 6th will be a night of celebrating the amazing culinary talent in Seattle. Voracious Tasting & Food Awards will be full of delicious bites, craft beer, craft spirit cocktail tastings along with wine samples that help define our region. They’ve invited some of the hottest restaurants, food trucks and cocktail masters for a night like no other. There will also be an open bar featuring Washington wine & beer. Get ready, get hungry and get your tickets.  (more…)
Ghostfish Brewing Releases Special Beer for Emerald City Pet Rescue
Help animals by drinking beer! If your favorite way to drink beer is with a side of philanthropy, we have great news for you! Ghostfish Brewing and Emerald City Pet Rescue (ECPR) have come together to create Rescue Remedy Pacific Ale, a special beer project to commemorate the 2nd anniversary of ECPR, a non-profit dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating neglected animals. (more…)
Sam Choy’s Poke To The Max Presents The Seattle Poke Contest September 19
Chef Sam Choy, the proclaimed God Father of Poke, has made his fame traveling the world educating people on this wonderful dish. Thanks to the influence of Chef Choy, there are many variations of this dish today. He has inspired many chefs to create their own take on this Hawaiian classic. Hosted by Chef Sam Choy and partner Max Heigh, The Seattle Poke Contest shines light on many of these great chefs in a fun competition. (more…)
Sweetness Purveyors Lolli & Pops Opens a New Store in Bellevue Square
San Francisco-based Lolli & Pops opens a new store in Bellevue. Lolli & Pops showcases unique sweets from all over the world, including chocolate from Madagascar, sour belts from Spain, and sodas from Japan, sourced from famed producers and local artisans, changing daily with batch size and availability. The new store is now open and located on the first floor next to the Ben & Jerry’s and across from McDonalds.  (more…)
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Quinn’s is the Best Gastropub in Seattle
Quinn’s Pub has been the go-to place for classy comfort food before restaurants called themselves “gastropubs”. They’ve been consistently making really damn tasty food for years. On weekend nights, there are 20- and 30-somethings getting a bite before a show or hitting the bars as well as savoring a sit-down dinner. Located on the corner of the Pike and 10th, it’s a vibrant and bustling spot. It’s hip and casual. Weeknights and happy hour are more laid back if that’s more your scene.  (more…)
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