An independently owned restaurant is coming to town, and I’m not talking Seattle for once.
Located just off Bellevue Downtown Park, the aptly named 99 Park will be a sleek and sexy little spot when it opens sometime this summer (best case scenario, mid-July). It’s owned and operated by former real estate developer Micha Pittman, who is a Bellevue resident himself.
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If you missed last year's spectacular tasting event that was thee hot ticket of the summer, you have another chance. Red, White & Brew, a fete jam-packed with Washington wines, beer from local breweries, cocktails from Hendrick's Gin and eats galore, is back for the third year and this time it's taking place on Friday, July 25 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the freshly opened rooftop terrace at the Fremont Foundry.
Let’s talk about the dining scene in U-Village. It’s quite different than anywhere else in the city, yes? It’s like its own little bubble. What flies here isn’t necessarily an indication of what could compete in the realm of chef-driven neighborhood spots.
VOTE NOW!Our annual year-in-review story in December is always packed with editors’ picks for the best our city has to offer. But you also have a say: Vote for your favorites—everything from takeout joints to pool halls—in the Best of 2014 Readers’ Choice poll. Cast your vote on our Facebook page here by Monday, July 14. Winners will be featured in the magazine.
Proprietress Kayla Boehme is opening a new boutique, Pipe & Row, deep in the heart of Fremont next Thursday, June 19. The shop, located at 611 N 35th St., in the former Merge location, is described by Boehme as “a mature, quirky boutique that boasts a stock of effortless urban pieces curated to tip toe the boundaries between sexy and slouchy, daring but wearable, classic yet modern.”
A friend recently raved about how installing shelves in her living room totally revolutionized her whole house. With a place for all her book, knick-knacks and other small pieces of décor, her home was suddenly clutter-free, serene and totally organized.
If cabinetry would do wonders for you like it did for my friend, swing by Ligne Roset between June 14 and 29 for 20 percent off all bookcases, TV units, sideboards, dining and occasional tables.
Totokaelo's end of spring season sale is in full effect. Expect 30 percent off clothing from A.P.C., Raquel Allegra, Dieppa Restrepo, Rachel Comey, Margiela and all the other lines the shop is known for. Traditionally, the discounts get bigger as the sale continues, but if you see something you absolutely love and have to have, I wouldn't wait around—this is one event the whole fashion world waits for.
Ebbets Field Flannels, which recently relocated their Pioneer Square shop to another, more spacious, space in Pioneer Square (119 S Jackson St.; ebbets.com) is introducing a limited-edition collection in collaboration with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis today, June 12, to coincides with the Seattle Mariners’ Macklemore Bobblehead Night at Safeco Field, featuring two coach’s jackets (in red or black satin), a white baseball shirt and a ballcap all featuring the duo’s Shark Face Gang logo.
Last month The Cut posted a hilarious little something about getting your body caftan-ready for summer (or for the caftan parties that are apparently the rage du jour in LA—Christina Hendricks is a HUGE fan), and it struck me as the perfect counterbalance to the barrage of bathing suit advice that comes with the season.