Anchors Down at Lake Union.
From September 11 though 15, a water-centric extravaganza takes over South Lake Union. Here, attendees get to dream of perhaps one day owning their own vessel—whether a majestic sailboat, an itty-bitty kayak or a palatial yacht. Boats Afloat opens Wednesday at 11 a.m. and continues into the evening with tropical-theme festivities that take place from 4 to 8 p.m.; expect entertainment by Aloha Island Treasures (Hawaiian music and dance), pupus, wine tasting and, with any kind of luck, a pastel sunset fit for paradise.
South Lake Union’s I Love Sushi.
In this edition of Food Porn, we feature Lake Union’s I Love Sushi, featuring fresh Japanese cuisine since 1992. The second location of I Love Sushi, this location offers beautiful views of the water and a lakeside patio. Having trained in Japan since the age of 16, Chef Hideaki Taneda creates a menu
Lake Union boating at its steamiest.
Every Seattleite knows Summer in the Northwest doesn’t officially begin until after July 4th.
Break out the Otter Pops, shake the dust off that ceiling fan, and lather on the sunscreen for our guaranteed four or five days of sweltering weather. For the rest of our Summer days, you might be more inclined (more…)
Mexican classics with a little local flair.
You know you’ve hit culinary rock bottom in Seattle when you’re craving Mexican food — and all you have is a box of frozen burritos and the desperate wish that Taco Bell delivered. Well, Upper Eastlakers, fear not. Little Water Cantina has heard your appetite’s cries for help. (more…)
Summer’s over and it’s officially time to say buh-bye to burgers and BBQs. This fall, go fish — and for dependable, brain-boosting fresh catches of the day, nothing beats Ivar’s Salmon House, one of Seattle’s most storied seafood institutions. Bring your appetite and dive in! (more…)
Where will you be when the Fourth of July sky starts booming?
The July 4th festivities that will commence this Monday afternoon/evening/night are a time-honored American tradition. Nothing quite says summer in the States like laying out a big blanket under the sun, flinging around a Frisbee and consuming exorbitant amounts of fried chicken, Waldorf salad and refreshing microbrew (or Miller High Life, if that’s your poison). (more…)
Celebrate Independence Day with a bang to your taste buds.
Everyone’s favorite summer holiday is just days away. Celebrate your country’s independence — as well as your extra day of freedom from the office — with beautiful fireworks and a tasty meal. (more…)