Margarita Mixes, Acrobats and More

This is a guest post by Marisa Ingram. Cinco de Mayo is almost here. To celebrate I attended a party hosted by Demitri’s to launch their new Margarita Mixes. Hosted at newish (and fun) Capitol Hill event space Fred Wildlife Refuge, this was a lively party made all the more festive by 7 piece Latin band the SuperSones . Acting as the perfect accompaniment to … Continue reading Margarita Mixes, Acrobats and More

Feast Portland is coming this September and a Giveaway!

I have Portland on the brain right now as I am heading there this weekend for the International Food Bloggers Conference. I can’t wait! I will be speaking at the conference on the subject of building community online and offline. I really love IFBC because it is an intimate conference with awesome food and a great opportunity to connect with people. Portland is the ultimate … Continue reading Feast Portland is coming this September and a Giveaway!

Chipotle Parties at West Seattle Farmers Market Sunday August 19

I am a huge fan of Chipotle for many reasons. I love that the food is healthy, kid-friendly and most of all nut free. My son has a tree nut allergy and we eat there all the time because we feel safe. Not to mention, they strive at making food with intergrity and I don’t think I have ever seen a dessert on the menu … Continue reading Chipotle Parties at West Seattle Farmers Market Sunday August 19

Welcome to Seattle, Where to Eat and More Seattle Food Tips

Welcome to Seattle. Are you wondering what kind of food you will find here? You will find everything. A lot of people ask me what defines Northwest Cuisine. I am just going to make it short. It is fresh produce. It is fresh seafood. It is fresh everything and all prepared with simple techniques. You will find lots of restaurants that believe in this philosophy … Continue reading Welcome to Seattle, Where to Eat and More Seattle Food Tips

Food Events, Restaurants and More Seattle in the Know

Summer, Summer. People in this city are beaming with happy smiles, new energy and the restaurant scene is running around like a chicken without a head. There is way too much to keep up with but I put together a short list of things you might want to check out. 1. Duke’s Slightly Slanted Happy Hour. All 6 locations are slanting things but I recently … Continue reading Food Events, Restaurants and More Seattle in the Know

Cafe Flora Anniversary Party and Ticket Giveaway

Cafe Flora, the Madison Valley restaurant known for its charming vegetarian fare is celebrating 20 years next weekend. 20 years in restaurant years, now that is a milestone! I have tickets and you can win them. They are throwing a big bash at the restaurant to celebrate with guests, vendors and past chefs. The event is Saturday, June 2nd at Cafe Flora in Madison Valley. … Continue reading Cafe Flora Anniversary Party and Ticket Giveaway

Last Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas in Seattle

Are you still wondering what to do this Valentine’s day? It’s time to think outside of the box, read my suggestions at Journal Newspapers. Do you want some more ideas? 1. Dinner at Six Seven located in the Edgewater Hotel. With new restaurants opening up on a weekly basis, it is easy to forget some of the city’s favorites. The view of the water here … Continue reading Last Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas in Seattle

Seattle’s Hidden Treasure : The Art Institute of Seattle’s Portfolio Restaurant

Where do you find an unforgettable view and delicious food at a reasonable price created by the chefs of our future? Portfolio Restaurant located on the 5th floor of the Art Institute of Seattle is a hidden treasure near the water. Beautiful views of Elliott Bay, white table cloths and fabulous food all come together harmoniously. Lead by Chef David Wynne, culinary students get to … Continue reading Seattle’s Hidden Treasure : The Art Institute of Seattle’s Portfolio Restaurant

Cake VS Pie. Do you want to enter?

And before I start. If you need pie lessons. Check out. Art of the Pie, a fabulous class. I got this email and thought that many of you would love the opportunity to bake. Here it is. Enter and let me know how it goes. Crust or Crumb? A Cake vs. Pie Rematch Call to Bakers for October 10 Faceoff Bakers from both sides of … Continue reading Cake VS Pie. Do you want to enter?

Seattle Food Scene Tips and Gilt Giveaway

What is the one question that people ask me when they meet me and learn that I work with food? “What makes the Seattle food scene different?” I have to say, it is community. It is a lack of distance between the chefs and the people. The chefs are approachable, friendly and everyone is connected somehow. Chefs take the time to say hi if they … Continue reading Seattle Food Scene Tips and Gilt Giveaway