Thursday, January 21, 2016

Heavy Restaurant Group to Open New Concept "Meet the Moon"

Located in the heart of the Leschi neighborhood, Meet the Moon is a neighborhood gathering place with an inviting and informal locale. (Photo: Meet the Moon Facebook)

The Barrio owners will be opening a new concept called "Meet the Moon" in Leschi. The restaurant will have a strong focus on coffee and have a neighborhood feel serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. More details to come.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Sirens and Cider Dinner: 6 Chefs, 6 Ciders, 6 Courses

Join us for the first ever Sirens & Cider dinner

January 25 │6 - 9 p.m.

We are excited to introduce a farm-to-table dinner series that is all about the ladies - female chefs, female cidermakers, female producers. This special six-course meal showcases a collaboration of six local up-and-coming female chefs. Each exquisite course is paired with a unique cider from Alpenfire Organic Hard Cider. When possible, ingredients will be sourced from female producers, including Amy Rose from Chimacum Dairy, Susan Soltes from Bow Hill, and Janet Aubin of Finn River Farms. Chefs will present their dishes tableside with Nancy Bishop, co-owner and cidermaker at Alpenfire Organic Hard Cider, on hand to discuss the cider and answer questions.

Our chef lineup includes:

Sara Harvey - Chef De Cuisine, Capitol Cider
Kaleena Bliss - Chef De Cuisine, Mistral
Bobbie Mollenberg - Sous Chef, Spur
Mac Jarvis - Chef, Ernest Loves Agnes
Katie Gallego - Sous Chef, Orfeo
Emily Young - Chef De Cuisine, Old Sage

Space is filling up quickly so don't delay! Cost is $85 per person. For reservations, email

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Celebrate National Cheese Lovers Day with Whole Foods

Specialty cheeses will be on sale on the “holiday."

With National Cheese Lovers Day approaching on January 20th, Whole Foods Market is excited to celebrate with a 20 percent off sale on all organic cheese products for all customers! In preparation for the cheesy day ahead, here are five must try cheeses at Whole Foods Market!

  • Mt Tam, Cowgirl Creamery’s signature organic cheese is one of Cathy’s favorite! The artesian cheese company is a pillar for the organic category in the United States.
  • A must try cheese is the Hervé Mons Camembert. This Whole Foods Market private label Camembert is an exclusive recipe developed by French affineur Hervé Mons. Enjoy the full flavored and smooth textured cheese from Normandy cows milk. 
  • Cabot Clothbound Cheddar from the Cellars at Jasper Hill-Vermont: Matured in cloth like traditional cheddar this cheese has a nutty flavor profile with hints or caramel. 
  • Payson Breton Le Fromage Fouetté: A fresh whipped cheese made with 100% cow milk, non-GMO, from a French cooperative in the West Part of France. Enjoy a unique and airy texture perfect for both meals and snacks! 
  • Borough Market Stilton: This Colston Basset Stilton cheese made from pasteurized cows milk with vegetable rennet has as rich minerally tang and a butter texture.

Whole Foods Market carries over 1,500 varieties of the highest quality cheese that meet strict standards, ensuring they are free of artificial flavors, added growth hormones and preservatives. WFM also currently employs the highest percentage of Certified Cheese Professionals (over 300!), out of any national retailer.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Luminary Chefs and Mixologists Take the 2016 Seattle Wine and Food Experience to New Heights

Bites to tantalize your taste buds, autograph signings and opportunities to win trips pair nicely with West Coast wines and craft beverages

January 15, 2016 (Seattle, WA) – The Seattle Wine and Food Experience (SWFE) reaches new heights February 20-21. More than 200 vendors including 50 chefs, 500 wines, mixologists, distillers and cider and brew masters come together for a weekend of affordable indulgence and delicious experiences.

Golden Beetle Cocktail Classes in Seattle

Golden Beetle is starting the year off right with two new cocktail classes! The craft cocktail bar (and restaurant), is offering a Brunch class and a Couples class, with more to follow in 2016. Golden Beetle is run by James Beard Award-winning executive chef and owner, Maria Hines. She utilizes Eastern Mediterranean spices and flavors to present the Northwest’s best organic and seasonal ingredients from local farmers and foragers. The attention to detail in the dishes is also reflected in our seasonal craft cocktails. We use housemade bitters, tinctures, sodas, garnishes and infusions to create our unique cocktails unrivaled in flavor.

Monday, December 21, 2015

Brunch on the Break at Local 360

Local 360 Café & Bar will be extending their weekend brunch for nine days over the holiday break for locals to enjoy daily with friends and family and satisfy guests' love of brunch. It will run from December 26-January 3, daily from 10am-3pm. Then roll into dinner and happy hour at 4pm. 

Their regular lunch menu will resume Monday, January 4. 

The Ultimate Popcorn Box for the Holidays - The Kukuruza Collection

A box for the holidays!

KuKuRuZa Gourmet Popcorn always has popcorn lovers in mind when they are creating new and unique popcorn products in the test kitchen in Seattle. This winter is no exception. Their popcorn experts put their creative hats on and came up with the KuKuRuZa Collection ($79) available in stores and online. The Collection features the full KuKuRuZa experience, something for everyone. Not only the popcorn connoisseur, but the first-time treat taster. The Collection makes a great gift for the holidays, a wonderful hostess present, and most definitely an offering at the office that says ‘enjoy one and all!’

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Bring a Prime Rib Roast Dinner Home from Metropolitan Grill

The holiday season can get awfully busy as we run around buying gifts, attending holiday functions with our ugly sweaters, being stuck in traffic and not having enough time to cook at home. Good news is Metropolitan Grill is here to save the day with its Met Holiday Meal at Home dinners prepared by Executive Chef Stan Ross! This is perfect for a special occasion like date night, celebration dinner, Christmas dinner or just a delicious meal. Keep reading and see how you can take one home with you.