Carrot Pineapple Brown Butter, Banana Rum, and S’mores. These are just some of Deep Sea Sugar & Salt’s delectable cake flavors you will find this Thursday, May 12th, at West Seattle’s Parliament Tavern. Gather your friends to enjoy a draft beer and munch on one (or two) cupcakes during the pub’s art exhibit, The Fancy Glovework: An Industrial Softball League (ISL) Artist Showcase, that will feature art in a variety of mediums by artists who participate in this league.

Fig Cake (Photo credit: Mary Kalhor Photography)

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.