These irresistible Seattleites made their mark in the year that was.
2011 was a good year for food in Seattle. We’ve seen a craft cocktail uprising, scads of new restaurants (much to the locavore’s delight) and a slew of culinary books. I’d like to highlight some sexy celebs of the Seattle food community, for their accomplishments, as well as their raw and often silly charm. Here they are, in no particular order: (more…)
Fine Food and Wine Cruises couple exotic destinations with first-class cuisine.
If you have trouble finding a suitable gift for your special someone that truly reflects the depth of your love, then look no further! Fine Food and Wine Cruises pair celebrity chefs with top wineries from around the country to create one of the most satisfying experiences a food lover could ever hope to have. (more…)
Chef Mark Bodinet brings a wealth of experience (and personal touches) to the table.
With all the buzz surrounding the new restaurants opening on Capitol Hill or downtown every other week, we tend to neglect the perimeters of our city in terms of dining choices. This is probably why many of you have never heard of a little place called Copperleaf Restaurant inside the Cedarbrook Lodge hotel, located moments — yet, a world — away from Seatac Airport. (more…)
Where to stay, shop and dine in that other major Northwest city.
I’m going to simplify your holiday shopping — and give you a present at the same time. Here’s what you’re going to do: hop on a train to Portland. Why should you go to Portland? Oh, Grasshopper, let me count the ways… (more…)
A sweet, chilly kick to help you hurdle the holiday hump.
The holidays are coming — and with them, my thoughts turn to the boozy confections I’ll make to stay relatively pain-free through the season. I like the idea of concocting beverages that are deceptively guilt-free, and what could be more innocent than a root beer float? Never mind the fact that the recipe uses Root liquor with the same potency of bourbon — if you won’t tell, I won’t. (more…)
How to sexify your November with locally-sourced gustatory pleasures.
Greetings! There are two upcoming events you should know about if you’re looking to spice up the month of November. (more…)
For a sexy date, order some room service to remember.
Looking for a sexy date place to take the wife this weekend, but sick of the same old “dinner and a movie?” Consider dining out-but-in, and make a night of it at The Heathman Hotel in Kirkland. Through next week, the hotel offers an exclusive stay in their “Room for the Cure” — without a doubt the most colorful suite in town. The best part: (more…)