One of the many things this Misplaced Texan misses from the Lone Star State is some good ol’ barbeque. So it is no wonder that when I caught the smell of barbeque wafting through the air in my neighborhood, I followed it like a classic Bugs Bunny cartoon when he is physically compelled to float in midair toward a delicious meal. Then I saw it: a tiny log cabin of a trailer known as the “Campfire Chuck Wagon” parked adjacent to Lower Queen Anne’s Citizen Café and Bar on the corner of Taylor Avenue North and Roy Street, just north of Mercer Street.
When one thinks of Utah, the last thought that pops in one’s mind is “beer.” Well friends, having just visited this lovely state, I am pleased to debunk the myth that it is a dry state…er, meaning alcohol is not consumed. Dry in climate? Yes—ten times yes. Dry in alcohol? Definitely not.
Now that springtime is here, we have no excuses for not lacing up our running shoes and hitting the pavement. After all, didn’t fitness make our New Year’s resolution lists this year (again)? Therefore, consider registering for Seattle magazine’s second annual Earth Day 5K Run 2014
South Lake Union’s Whole Foods’ Spike + Steam, a beer, wine, and cider bar, is home to “Randal, the Enamel Animal”, a counter top infuser providing customized flavors to any beverage, including growler refills ($14.99-$20), at no additional charge.