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Wednesday, 11/18/2009 4:00 PM
It looks like local twihards aren’t the only one’s who’ve been bitten by Twilight mania. The Sorrento Hotel and the Canlis have caught Twilight fever, too, and they're celebrating the opening of New Moon with a new cocktail creation (recipes below). The Bella Edward is now available at the Sorrento Hotel's Hunt Club. And the Canlis offers up The Temptation of Edward Cullen.
Wednesday, 11/18/2009 3:00 PM
Don’t miss the un-snob wine event  for Millennials and Gen-Y-ers (and anyone else) who want to get to know Washington wines without any pressure. Seventy five of the state’s most intriguing wineries will be offering sips of their $30-and-under wines at the Fremont Studios on November 21. For those who need extreme details, the Geek Lounge will have sips of varietals, sensory games, glassware insider stuff, plus food and wines that don’t hate each other.
Wednesday, 11/18/2009 11:00 AM
Whether you know her as the daughter of Ingrid Bergman, the face of Lancôme cosmetics, the nightclub singer in Blue Velvet or Alec Baldwin’s ex-wife on 30 Rock, you know Isabella Rossellini excels at whatever role she sets herself to—no matter how bizarre.
Wednesday, 11/18/2009 12:00 AM
photo by Kristin Zwiers My eyes widened when I opened this recipe, submitted by one of my favorite Belltown spots, Spur Gastropub. Duck cooked in duck fat, topped with a bacon vinaigrette? Yes, please. Thanksgiving only comes once a year, so treat you and your guests to this highbrow take on the traditional fowl dinner. To cure the duck legs: 4 meaty duck legs
Tuesday, 11/17/2009 1:00 AM
Dani Cone sells her delicious, all-butter crust pies at Fuel. Grab one for the holidays, or give this cranberry-apple "slab" pie, baked in a large 13"x8" pan, a try. Try this recipe with a scoop of your favorite ice-cream for a holiday treat that'll leave your guests talking 'til next Thanksgiving! Check out High 5 Pies at www.high5pie.com HIGH 5 PIE’S APPLE-CRANBERRY SLAB PIE
Monday, 11/16/2009 12:00 AM
Last week, I sat down with pastry chef Dana Cree of Poppy in Capitol Hill, and asked her what she likes to bake during the holidays. She gave us this delicious, zesty gingersnap recipe--perfectly crisp around the edges, a chewy center, and a top flecked with coarse sugar for extra crunch. Need I tell you they are absolutely addictive? 
Friday, 11/13/2009 8:00 PM
On Saturday, Nov. 14th at 11am, Po Dog, a gourmet hot dog joint opens its doors on Capitol Hill.  On the menu? Look for adventurous bites like peanut butter and banana-topped hot dogs, and deep-fried egg roll wasabi dogs. (Local street food favorite, Josh Henderson of Skillet consulted on a number of the hot dog combinations, and will be guest-cheffing for the month of November.)
Thursday, 11/12/2009 1:00 PM
Yep, it's true. Bring in 25 wine corks to any of Ethan Stowell's restaurants (Anchovies & Olives; Union; How to Cook a Wolf; Travolata) to receive $25 off of your bill.
Thursday, 11/12/2009 2:00 AM
 
Wednesday, 11/11/2009 7:00 PM
Capitol Hill's hip hop and dj standard, the War Room, is for sale, reports The Seattle Times music blogger Andrew Matson. Stress, the state's liquor tax increase (which takes about 40 cents from each drink sold at War Room, estimates owner Marcus Lalario) and new regulations requiring Seattle clubs to have sprinkler systems installed by December 1, all contributed to the decision to sell the venue, according to the piece.
Tuesday, 11/10/2009 4:00 PM
Tuesday, 11/10/2009 11:00 AM
I can't wait to make this Momofuku Ssam's recipe from David Chang's amazing new Momofuku cookbook. We caught up with him last week and he promised us this recipe. Cook's tip: take the printed recipe to an Asian foods store, since this guy isn't shy about using ingredients you may not have sitting on your counter. But that's the magic.  
Monday, 11/09/2009 5:00 PM
Ahi watermelon Satay with soy sambal vinaigretteMakes 16, one-bite skewers 16 pieces 1/2" cubed watermelon16 pieces 1/2" cubed #1 grade ahi 16 rounds of ice radish16 small basil leaves Soy sambal vinaigrette:
Monday, 11/09/2009 2:00 PM
I suspect seats are selling fast to this Family Dinner event, so email delanceyseattle@gmail.com asap if to snag your spot--or at least get notification of the next Family Dinner event! **Hello, friends – We’re happy to announce Delancey’s first "Family Dinner," an intimate evening of good food, good drink, good company, and good cheer that we hope will become a regular event in our little dining room in Ballard. 
Thursday, 10/29/2009 6:00 PM
The Seattle Symphony is getting their spooky on tonight (and Friday and Saturday nights too), when they'll play the score from Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho live while the film plays on the big screen. Apparently there's a way to remove the music but keep the dialogue in a film (who knew?), which is exactly what they've done. So you get the double benefit of experiencing a classic horror flick in large format while the soundtrack is played live before your very ears. So cool! Can't wait to hear those screeching violins in person.
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