If you find yourself on the eastside, in need of a refreshing change of pace, the Lunchbox Laboratory in Bellevue is definitely the place to stop. Any restaurant brilliantly littered with vintage lunchboxes, booze infused milkshakes, and a “Kick Ass Hour” (daily, 3-6 and 9-close) is sure to lift your spirits and please your taste buds! Sipping creative drinks like Folsom Prison or Toxic Tang

Sure, we all eat, but are you a true food lover? Attend South Lake Union’s restaurant showcase to find out.

Does the prospect of picking out fresh arugula and shallots put a spring in your step? Do your fingertips perpetually smell of garlic and basil leaves? Are you constantly annoyed with your gastronomically incompetent friends, who couldn’t even tell the difference between a remoulade and a béchamel?

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