Category: Kirkland

  • Who is that alluring, mysterious French redhead at Kirkland’s Le Grand Bistro Américain?

    Meet the very alluring, very mysterious La Rouquine (‘the redhead’), one of Le Grand Bistro Américain’s four new housemade fall cocktails by Albie Bjornberg, Gestionnaire de Boisson (Beverage Manager in English!) of the authentic French bistro at Carillon Point in Kirkland. Just as “it’s been said” that women can change their nature from one minute […]

  • KIRKLAND: Le Grand Bistro Américain Welcomes Executive Chef Shawn Martin

    Le Grand Bistro Américain, the authentic French bistro, located on the shores of Lake Washington at Carillon Point, announced today that Shawn Martin has joined the team as executive chef. Formerly the executive chef at Bis On Main in Bellevue, Chef Martin brings a diverse background of more than 13 years experience. As executive chef, […]

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  • Oyster Q&A with Creator and Founder Ted Furst

    February brings out the love in all of us, including our adoration for oysters! Why is this time of year the prime oyster season? Now is the perfect time in the oyster’s life cycle for the oyster lover. Our Pacific Northwest oysters spawned in the summer and started re-gathering nutrients from the sea in the […]

  • Winter Late Night Bites at Wing Dome — FREE

    PHOTO CREDIT: Darren LaMarr  Cold days, dark evenings – Winter in Seattle make the days seem shorter and the nights feel even longer!  Enjoy longer winter nights this season at neighborhood Wing Domes, with extended hours and *FREE Late Night Bites. Wing Dome is offering complimentary appetizers w/ purchase of a drink (available 10-11 pm) […]

  • Vivez l’esprit des fêtes at Le Grand Bistro Américain

    Inspired by creator and founder, Ted Furst, (local culinary pioneer in our region- all his scoop below), the restaurant brings French bistro cuisine to the area with a broad selection of appetizers, charcuterie, soups and salads, a full raw bar menu featuring local shellfish on the half-shell, and a wide selection of entrees. Ted is […]

  • Volterra Opens Second Location in Kirkland

    By Jenni LiuKirkland — Volterra’s second location opened on September 10, 2012 in Kirkland downtown. The high ceilings and artwork are tasteful, creating a modern and sophisticated space. This Tuscan-inspired Italian restaurant first opened their original location in Ballard in 2005. With the increased traffic and tolling to cross the bridge into Seattle, this location offers […]