Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Volunteer Park Cafe

Photo credit to Volunteer Park Cafe

CAPITOL HILL – Volunteer Park Cafe will celebrate Valentine’s Day this year with a special dinner and a selection of goodies to take home to the sweetie pie in your life.

The cafe will have Stain Glass Heart Cookies, Linzer Heart Cookies, small bags of heart shaped Sugar Cookies, Chocolate and Vanilla Sandwich Cookies and small bags of heart shaped Peanut Butter Dog Treats available February 7 thru 14.

On Thursday, February 14, chef Ericka Burke will create a five-course Valentine’s Day dinner. Dinner begins at 7pm and cost is $75/person with wine pairing available for $20/person. Reservations are required. Please call the cafe at 206.328.3155 or book online at www.alwaysfreshgoodness.com.

The menu for the evening is as follows:

  • Trio of Seasonal Oysters
  • Grapefruit Granita and Pink Peppercorn Mignonette
  • Duck Egg Carbonara
  • Pancetta, Duck Leg, Black Pepper and Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • Crab salad
  • Cara Cara Oranges and Avocado
  • Rack of Lamb
  • Minty Couscous, Pomegranate and Greek Yogurt
  • Flourless Chocolate Torte
  • Raspberry Coulis

Located among the elegant homes of Seattle’s North Capitol Hill, Volunteer Park Cafe (VPC) is the quintessential neighborhood-meeting place. With mismatched vintage chairs, throw pillows tossed along banquets, and a communal table running the length of the inviting sunlit room – it’s the perfect place to spend time. The food is delicious home-style goodness, house made pastries, savory and sweet, and a selection of fresh salads, soups, and sandwiches provide daytime provisions ordered from friendly faces behind the counter. As the light dims and the candles are lit, table service begins and guests cozy in for rustic pizzas and ever-changing seasonal offerings like Braised Beef Brisket with Creamy Polenta and Greens, Pan Seared Halibut, or the heavenly Pot Pie. VPC offers a generous selection of boutique wines by the glass and bottles of wine can be enjoyed at the cafe or taken to go. VPC is open Tuesday – Friday from 7am – 4:30pm, weekends from 8am – 4:30pm, and dinner is served Tuesday – Saturday from 5:30pm – 9pm. For more information, call206.328.3155 or visit www.alwaysfreshgoodness.com.

Volunteer Park Cafe is located at 1501 17th Avenue East (at Galer) in Seattle, Washington.

Written by Charles

Charles Koh founded EatSeattle, and has continued to use his expertise as editor-in-chief to guide the website’s growth over the last five years. Koh’s experience focuses on digital marketing and social media, and has been a part of several companies, some of which he created, specializing in both areas over the course of his career. Koh was previously with Google and Zagat where he helped expand and grow communities worldwide.

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