If you weren’t already pumped for Pride, here’s something we’ve gotta direct your attention to: Elysian Brewing is partnering with Queer Eye star and LGBTQ+ advocate, Jonathan Van Ness to champion marriage equality and inclusivity this Pride season!
Chief Medical Officer at Holistique Naturopathic Medical Center Dr. Nooshin K. Darvish and her team are pleased to announce the opening of Holistique IV Lounge, Washington state’s first walk-in IV clinic.
If you haven’t heard of Osoyoos, British Columbia before, you’re not the only one. We didn’t hear about Osoyoos until Devour! Canada’s only desert climate produces some dank-ass wine (yes, we said it) that gives Washington state a run for its money. Devour! Osoyoos brought us five hours northeast of the border to partake in a delectable celebration of some of British Columbia’s top chefs, wineries, and filmmakers in a spectacular weekend getaway experience.
All the meat and cheese your heart desires
Calling all charcuterie fans! Previously only held in Canada, The Cheese & Meat Festival is finally making its US debut with Seattle hosting its first stop at McCaw Hall! As of late, artisan shops have proliferated across the Pacific Northwest, creating a boon of variety for gourmands without recourse to disseminate them all. Luckily, the showcase will exhibit both international and local meats and cheeses in an enjoyably experiential tasting format.
Well 2016 has shaped up to be quite a roller coaster ride. Election anxiety, global strife, celebrity deaths, and a plethora of other pandemonium have driven us to consider writing off the year all together. In any case, we are so grateful to be able to indulge in a little escapism with the booming craft beverage industry in Washington state.
Here in the Pacific Northwest, we’ve fallen back for daylight savings, Thanksgiving weekend just passed, and we’ve officially entered the holiday season. Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve are the standard celebrations, but have you considered visiting our neighbors up north for Chinese New Year? It’s a quick trip—2 hours and 15 minutes hours if there’s no traffic (check border traffic before you head out).
Seattle’s love for the kitty cafe concept shows no signs of slowing down with the announcement of a third cafe opening up this spring in Capitol Hill. Neko Cat Café’s founder and self-proclaimed head cat lady, Caitlin Unsell’s idea is to create “the kind of place where you bring your friends for happy hour and your niece on Saturday morning.”
Rum has earned a bad rap as the drink of pirates and the base of fruity cocktail drinks. While that is totally true, there is so much more to this versatile spirit than Mai Tais and Grog! The chicas y hombres at La Isla are more than happy to introduce you to some of the finest rums, rum cocktails, and food pairings. Each month, the staff excitedly dedicate a themed night to do just that, with small plates designed around rums and cocktails.
A 6-course meal with fierce farm-to-table action featuring an all-female ensemble including some of the best chefs, sous chefs, and cider makers and producers in Seattle. The dinner will be a collaboration with one of the best local cider makers in the area, Alpenfire Cider and will take place at the long communal table at Capitol Cider.
Awesome winter beers to try before they vanish like our daylight hours!
Having holiday withdrawals? Have no fear, you can still get fantastic holiday and winter seasonal beers all over the Sound at your local tap house, bottle shop, or brew pub. If you happened to miss this year’s Winter Beer Festival and the plethora of sensational winter beers that were on tap, take a look at the list of selections we sampled below.