Friday, March 27, 2015

Red Carpet Opening of Palladian Hotel

Walk in and be captivated by the black and gold interiors and the scent of the newly renovated Palladian hotel by Kimpton Hotels. The 97-room property officially opened its doors last month in February on the corner of 2nd and Virginia in the Belltown neighborhood of Seattle. The transformation of the historic 1910 building brings a scene of masculinity, elegance, vintage design and luxe all in one.  

Monday, March 23, 2015

Ray's Boathouse Giveaway: 7-day Cruise to Alaska

From April 1-30 Ray’s Boathouse will be running a social media contest looking for guests' favorite memories, photos, videos and stories from present day back to the opening in 1973, or beyond when Ray’s was a fish and chips house and boat rental.

Is it sipping cocktails on the deck each summer, chowder in the winter, getting the first of Ray's Copper River salmon, were you married at Ray's, do you celebrate every big moment or anniversary with them? Ray’s wants to know!

Sunday, March 22, 2015

New Opening: Ming China Bistro Seattle at Green Lake Park

Ming China Bistro Seattle just opened in the beautiful Green Lake Park area introducing authentic Szechuan cuisine. The restaurant will offer guests live local seafood selections and locally sourced meats, seafood, and vegetables to ensure the highest quality in taste and freshness. Dishes are prepared with time honored technique, fiery chilies, and oriental spices. The "modern Chinese" space was inspired by owner Michelle Zhang from her recent trip to China. Intricate patterns on the panel screens, white marble table tops, espresso leather seats, and the crystal ball chandeliers dazzle.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Show Us Your Shell-fie Photo Contest - win $110 to Ivar's

Get your selfie sticks ready! In honor of our flounder's birthday, and to celebrate the launch of the new Ivars Instagram page, social fans are invited to participate in "Show Us Your Ivar Shell-fie" Instagram contest.

It's easy to enter:
• Print and assemble a Lil' Ivar figurine
• Take a "shell-fie" with Lil' Ivar (extra credit for creativity)
• Post it to Instagram using the hashtag #IvarsBDay
• Follow the Instagram Account at

We will select one random winner each week -- for three weeks -- from March 9 through March 29. Contest rules here. Keep Clam, have fun and think outside the box!

Thursday, March 12, 2015

MmmHmm Coffee Grows Roots at Hilliard’s Beer in Ballard

Fans of the clandestine pop-up MmmHmm Coffee will be happy to learn that it now has a permanent home inside of Hilliard’s Beer in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle. After spending several months serving coffee cocktails at Ballard Avenue’s Anchored Ship Coffee Bar and bringing you fine espresso drinks in the lobby of the Sanborn Building – the café is here to stay inside the brewery.

Stoup Brewing at Chippy’s Fish and Drink

On Thursday, March 26, Chippy’s is hosting Ballard’s very own Stoup Brewing for the restaurant’s second Brewer’s Night! There will be three great Stoup beers on draft, available for $1 with any food purchase, and a Stoup representative will be on hand from 6pm to 9pm to talk about their great brews.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Silver City Brewery Dinner at Bell and Whete European Kitchen

Bell + Whete European Kitchen + Lounge is hosting a special beer dinner with Silverdale-based Silver City Brewery on Wednesday, March 25th at 6:30 p.m.

Executive Chef Stew Navarre has prepared a special four-course menu inspired by the flavors and tasting notes of four Silver City beers, including a Cascade dry hops jus with carrot top chermoula paired with WhoopPass Double IPA in the third course.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Li'l Woody's and Seattle Met Present Burger Month #SEATTLEBURGERMONTH

Li’l Woody’s is dedicated to combining burgers you love with flavors you didn’t know could be possible. In our most ambitious collab to date, we along with Seattle Met Magazine, are proud to announce #SeattleBurgerMonth: a partnership with four top chefs from all around the Pacific Northwest bringing you gourmet burgers that will test the boundaries of your foodie imagination.

Throughout March 2015, we’ll be featuring a new burger each week. From fried chicken skin to pickled serranos, you won’t want to miss these one-of-a-kind concoctions. And if you manage to try each burger, we’re rewarding you with an exclusive “I Survived Burger Month” t-shirt!