BELLTOWN PUB’S “BELLZ OF THE BALL” BI-MONTHLY, MID-WEEK (AKA HUMP DAY) GAY BINGO NIGHT RETURNS

May 16th Features Guest Caller Aleksa Manila and Benefits Pride ASIA   The Belltown Pub will turn into a Bingo parlor again from 7:30 to 9:30pm on May 16th, after a successful launch two weeks ago of the neighborhood hangout’s bi-monthly Wednesday game night.  Benefitting rotating charities from the LGBTQ+ community, “Bellz of the Ball … Read moreBELLTOWN PUB’S “BELLZ OF THE BALL” BI-MONTHLY, MID-WEEK (AKA HUMP DAY) GAY BINGO NIGHT RETURNS

SEATTLE BUSINESSMAN MICHAEL MALONE TO RECEIVE THE 2018 CELEBRITY WAITERS LUNCHEON COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

The Celebrity Waiters Luncheon governing body will present Michael Malone, a Seattle real estate developer, businessman, and local philanthropist, with the 2018 Community Service Award. This honor will be bestowed during the 34th annual Celebrity Waiters Luncheon at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel on May 11, 2018. The Community Service Award recognizes Malone’s time-honored commitment for … Read moreSEATTLE BUSINESSMAN MICHAEL MALONE TO RECEIVE THE 2018 CELEBRITY WAITERS LUNCHEON COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

Wines of British Columbia Storm Seattle with BC’s Top Chefs!

The Wines of British Columbia will be in the Seattle spotlight during a multi-chef collaborative BC VQA Wine-paired dinner in partnership with Ocean Wise sustainable seafood at Tavolàta Capitol Hill restaurant on June 8.   This 100 percent BC wine and seafood dinner brings together the creative talents of winemakers and chefs to celebrate the best of BC wine … Read moreWines of British Columbia Storm Seattle with BC’s Top Chefs!

Savouring White Wines from Taste Washington

Seattle is only a 3 hour drive from Vancouver.  Many Canadians go down for soccer or NFL football games at Century Link Field.  But you can also go down for wine tasting.  Every year around the first week in April is Taste Washington, held at Century Link Field. Taste Washington brings together over 225 wineries, 70 … Read moreSavouring White Wines from Taste Washington

TASTE WASHINGTON! – so worth the trip!

On Sunday March 30 I was Seattle bound for TASTE WASHINGTON! My first trip down to a wine tasting event that has been running for 17 years. Taste Washington! is the largest single region wine and food event in the United States. Featuring more than 225 Washington State wineries and over 65 Pacific Northwest Restaurants. … Read moreTASTE WASHINGTON! – so worth the trip!

GETTING THERE IS HALF THE FUN!

Or in this case getting there, and back, was worth the trip! This past week I attended Taste Washington! for the first time. One of our experienced wine writers, Karl “mywinepal” mentioned this wine tasting event and I was intrigued. But more about my time at Taste Washington! in a future article. This was a … Read moreGETTING THERE IS HALF THE FUN!

A short list for Taste Washington!

For anyone planning to attend Taste Washington! this weekend here is a short list of wineries that have been recommended. Swiftwater Cellars  may be one of the most compelling destination wineries in Washington State. Great setting near Roslyn in the heart of the Cascades and a one-hour drive from Seattle. Located in the Suncadia Resort with access to … Read moreA short list for Taste Washington!

Ticket and Sponsor info for TASTE WASHINGTON!

  You definitely want to be a part of this terrific Food and Wine event. So be sure to buy your tickets early to avoid disappointment. You can buy tickets at retailers or right now online.   Purchase tickets online! VIP tickets are limited! Go VIP to Taste Washington and enjoy these exclusive benefits: An … Read moreTicket and Sponsor info for TASTE WASHINGTON!

Where to stay to enjoy TASTE WASHINGTON!

  TASTE WASHINGTON is a great wine event with public tastings and seminars to please every wine lover. For the ultimate getaway, make it a Taste Washington weekend and stay downtown. Select Seattle hotels have created weekend packages for you with Taste tickets included and added bonus amenities. Check out all of the options here … Read moreWhere to stay to enjoy TASTE WASHINGTON!

Weekend wine getaways are closer than you think

  If you are anything like me you spend a lot of time during the winter thinking of your next Okanagan summer getaway. “Research” is of course one of the great joys of food and drink education, and I am forever trying to keep up with the changing face of our BC wine scene, and … Read moreWeekend wine getaways are closer than you think