What better way to celebrate sunshine returning to Seattle than a new brew from a hometown favorite? Rainier Brewing Company has been brewing mountain fresh beers in the Pacific Northwest since 1878, and this month the company is releasing a new limited time offering called Rainier Radler.
Beer lovers rejoice! Salt & Seed—the second of five beers in Elysian’s 2018 Capitol Hill Series—is finally ready for release. Beer enthusiasts won’t want to miss the ceremonial tapping of this special brew, followed by a toast from Capitol Hill Lead Brewer, Hiawatha Rhyans on Friday March 23rd.
Executive Chef and Restaurateur Brian Clevenger’s newest restaurant – Le Messe – opened in Seattle’s Eastlake neighborhood on January 25th, and it’s already making a name for itself. Staying true to what Clevenger is known for at Vendemmia, Raccolto, and East Anchor Seafood, the full service restaurant and bar features an assortment of house extruded pastas, fresh local vegetables, and a variety of seafood dishes. Le Messe’s diverse menu centers on Pacific Northwest ingredients and changes with the seasons.
I’ll admit, I tend to stay away from restaurants situated on the ground floor of one of the luxury apartments slowly taking over the city, especially if that restaurant is in South Lake Union. But after stepping into Dexter Brewhouse, it was clear that the space was created intentionally to provide a warm, cozy spot in an ever-changing neighborhood.
Veggie Grill is a vegan chain with 28 locations that recently made its way up the West Coast to Seattle. Everything on the menu is vegan, a rare find for a chain restaurant serving up fast, casual meals.
Dance pop purveyors YACHT, will be performing in Seattle at Barboza on Saturday, February 3rd in support of their latest EP Strawberry Moon which just came out November. Buy tickets here.
Henry’s Tavern, an upscale tavern-inspired bar and restaurant, recently opened a new location in SLU at 501 Fairview Avenue N. Henry’s Tavern first opened in Seattle in 2013 with its SoDo location that quickly established itself as a local favorite and a game day destination. This will be the third Henry’s Tavern in the Seattle-area following the opening of Henry’s in Bellevue downtown this summer.
Executive Chef Brian O’Connor has officially opened Bok a Bok Chicken’s second location in the heart of Capitol Hill. The quick service Korean-style fried chicken joint’s White Center location has seen great success, paving the way for their new venture.
Washington native Chef David Nichols and Northwest industry veteran Jonathan Fleming have officially opened Rider, a full-service restaurant and bar located at the intersection of 7th and Pine Streets in the heart of downtown Seattle.
On Friday, December 8th, Elysian Brewing is hosting their final Capitol Hill Series Release for 2017. Bête Blanche (once their Spring Seasonal) is back from the vaults as their sixth beer release in the 2017 series.