What’s Cooking: Taste of West Seattle

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Sample scrumptious treats from West Seattle’s best restaurants, bars and bakeries.

Every year, hundreds of food lovers head west for a mega spring food event, the Taste of West Seattle.  At this grub fest, participants sample food and beverages from over 50 of West Seattle’s best restaurants while helping to raise money and awareness for the West Seattle Helpline, a nonprofit organization helping Seattle families with one-time emergencies.

Photo Courtesy of Fresh Bistro

This year, ‘The Taste’ is offering a diverse group of restaurants to satisfy your taste buds.  Some of these eateries include Café Fiore, Full Tilt Ice Cream, Salty’s on Alki Beach and Bakery Nouveau. The variety of establishments range from comfort food to culinary delights, ensuring that everyone will go home well fed!

A new addition to this year’s event is VIP tickets for foodies who want to enjoy the experience without fighting the crowd.  Some of these perks include early admission (6p.m.) and reserved seating.

Who: The complete list of restaurants partaking includes: 3 Queens Catering * Angelina’s Restauralnt * Bakery Nouveau
Bamboo Bar & Grill * Bang Bar * Beveridge Place Pub
Big AI’s Brewing * Bin 41 * Blackboard Bistro
Blue Willow Catering * Caffe Fiore * Chaoo Canyon Organic Cafe
Cupcake Royale * Duke’s Chowder House * Eats Market Cafe
Elliott Bay Brewery & Pub * Endolyne Joe’s
Feedback Lounge * Fresh Bistro / Herban Feast Catering
Freshy’s Coffee * Full Tilt Ice Cream
Great Harvest Bread Company * Hotwire Coffee * Husky Deli
Jones Soda * Kokoras Greek Grill * Locol Barley and Vine
Marination * Ma’Ono Fried Chicken * Menchie’s Admiral
Metropolitan Market * NW Wine Academy at SSCC
Pan Africa Grill * Phoenecia at Alki * Pizzeria 22
Prost! West Seattle * Salty’s Onl Alki Beach
Schooner Exact Brewing * Skylark * Slices on Alki
Sugar Rush Baking Co / Coffee to a Tea * Talarico’s * The Bridge
The Swinery * Trader Joe’s * Tuxedos & Tennis Shoes * West 5
West Seattle Cellars * Wing Dome * Zatz A Better Bagel

When: Thursday, May 17th from 6:30p.m. to 9p.m.

Where: The annual Taste of West Seattle will be held at The Hall at Fauntleroy (9131 California Ave SW, Seattle)

How Much: Tickets can be bought online at Brown Paper Tickets; General Admission is $40 and VIP tickets are $80.