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Rhubarb CocktailsAnthony’s newest blushing beauties are its irresistible rhubarb-themed beverages! Sip on a Rhubarb Strawberry Lemonade, homemade lemonade splashed with rhubarb-strawberry sauce ($3.95 as a virgin or $6.95 with vodka), the Rhuby Drop, a lemon drop garnished with a fresh sugared rhubarb stick and lemon slice ($7.50), the Rhubarb Rum Punch, a blend of light and dark rum with orange Curacao, orange juice, rhubarb and strawberry ($7.50) and the Fresh Rhubarb-Strawberry Margarita shaken, with a double shot of Cuervo tequila, triple sec and citrus juices ($7.95), ay yi yi! Cheers. For more information and our locations, please visit www.anthonys.com.
Monthly Wine TastingThe best of the Columbia Gorge is just waiting to be sipped! Don’t miss the $10 monthly wine tasting April 15, (the third Thursday of the month).Maryhill Winery representative Cindy Cido will taste tour you through some of the winery’s premium red wines, including Syrah and Sangiovese. Maryhill also produces Zinfandel, Viognier, Merlot, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon vines, as well as Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Grenache. Wine tastings are paired with complimentary Il Fornaio antipasti and held in the Pacific Place atrium. 600 Pine Street, Seattle. 206-264-0994. www.ilfornaio.com Follow Il Fornaio on Twitter: @IlFornaio_sea Facebook Fanpage
Lizzy HighFlyKathy Casey and her team shook up Lizzie HighFly, a signature cocktail with Pearl Vodka for Seattle Dances! Lizzie Highfly was created by Kathy in honor of a great 1929 Charleston dancer. This spunky cocktail is sure to place a two-step in your dance with fresh raspberries, Pearl Vodka and fresh lemon juice, topped with a lush raspberry foam made with Monin Raspberry Syrup and a sprinkle of edible gold flakes! 5130 Ballard Avenue NW, Seattle. 206-784-7840. www.kathycasey.com Follow Kathy Casey on Twitter: @KathyCaseyChef
All Day Happy HourWhat’s better than happy hour? Palomino’s all day happy hour, including fresh new cocktails and all draft beer for only $4. Tasty, must try cocktails include: Pomegranate Lemonade, Cranberry Mojito, and Lavender Splash. Enjoy discounted small plates including Sicilian Meatballs, $6, Pigs in Blanket featuring Uli’s Famous Sausage, $4, Dungeness Crab Artichoke Dip, $7.50 and much more. All flatbreads are $7 and pizzas just $5! Get trotting. 1420 Fifth Avenue, Seattle. 206-623-1300. www.palomino.com Palomino’s Blog: http://thehighhorse.com/
Bloody Mary BarWhether you’ve had a wild Saturday night or just want to ease into a Sunday afternoon, Palisade is introducing one of the newest hits of its beloved brunch, its Bloody Mary Bar, serving pepper vodka or classic vodka, rimmed in spicy salt (or sea salt, or no salt at all), locally made pickles, garnish of cured meats and olives, and more than 45 hot sauces from all over the world (from a little hot to five-alarm ferocious). Once you enjoy this little eye-opener, you may just want to indulge in its phenomenal Pacific influenced brunch ($35 buffet and a la carte; $27 buffet only). 2601 West Marina Place, Seattle. 206- 285-1000. www.palisaderestaurant.com.
Pearl Bar & Dining
Spring Wine Maker DinnersThursday, April 1, Bradley and Mikel team up with Barrage Cellars for a paired wine dinner, whose winemaker Kevin Correll produces in Woodinville from the very best Eastern Washington growers; his award-winning run with Cabernet Franc, “Trifecta” Merlot and a Chardonnay called “Nuclear Blonde” back up his savvy for creating great tasting wine. Thursday, April 15, Pearl hosts a winemaker dinner with Woodward Canyon Winery, a Walla Walla Valley producer started in 1981 by Rick Small and his wife, Darcey Fugman-Small. The winery has consistently created premium, award-winning cabernet sauvignons and merlots as well as chardonnays. Format: Reception begins at 5:15 p.m. dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for each event are $75 per person plus tax and gratuity; limited seating available. For more information and reservations call 425-455-0181. Complimentary valet parking at the Westin directly across the breezeway. 700 Bellevue Way NE, Suite 50 (Lincoln Square), Bellevue. 425-455-0181. www.pearlbellevue.com Follow Pearl on Twitter: @PearlBellevue Facebook Fanpage
Trellis at The Heathman Hotel Kirkland
A VinTimate Evening April 15 with Jean-Francois Pellet of Pepper BridgeTrellis announces VinTimate event held April 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m. The monthly VinTimate series pairs premium wine with specific culinary tastings, engaging art and music presented in a relaxed reception style. Each of the wines, paired with hors d’oeuvres and small plates will be introduced by the featured Winemaker and Executive Chef of Trellis. Interspersed with the food and wine, the local artist will display his work, sharing thoughts and inspirations for the creations. VinTimate allows for guests to interact, socialize and move about the Heathman lobby taking in the art, meeting the winemaker and conversing with the chef. April’s VinTimate features highly regarded Executive Winemaker Jean-Francois Pellet of Pepper Bridge, a family-owned estate winery whose mission is to make ultra-premium, world-class Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot wines that showcase its Walla Walla Valley estate vineyards. A local art feature presented by the Kirkland Cultural Commission and live music are all part of the event. $40 per person. Limited space, advance reservations are recommended by calling 425.284.5914 or email.
Crush HourDon’t miss Trellis’ Crush Hour daily from 4-6 p.m. where guests can take advantage of half price beer, well drinks, and wines by the glass; those sipping can also enjoy half off all bar food.
Spring CocktailsTry new featured Trellis cocktails for spring, such as the Arsenic and Old Lace, made with Voyager gin, Crème de Violette, dry vermouth and Absente, and garnished with a lemon peel ($12), or the Yacht Club, with 10 Cane rum, apricot liqueur, dry vermouth, house made bitters for a refreshing treat ($11). Enjoy! 220 Kirkland Avenue, Kirkland. 425-284-5900. www.heathmankirkland.com Follow The Heathman Hotel on Twitter: @HeathmanHotel Facebook Fanpage
Mandarin-Basil MartiniIt’s a taste of Asia, a potent elixir just begging for a sip. Starting April 1, Terra Vista introduces its Mandarin-Basil Martini, infused Mandarin orange Vodka adorned with a sphere of basil ice dropped into the glass, with house-made ginger candy swizzle stick, made effervescent with sparkling wine for true dazzle on the palate. Served in a Martini glass. Kick off spring with this Thai quencher featuring fresh ingredients. 37500 Southeast North Bend Way Snoqualmie. 425-888-1234 www.snocasino.com
Feel great with a nutritious raw beverage that feeds you right and fills you up!Cookies N’Cream Smoothie: (All Organic) 1 cup Raw Coconut Flakes 2 cups Almond or Cashew Milk 2 tablespoons VivAgave Vanilla Inulin Powder 1 cup Wild Organic Blueberries 3 Bananas 2 Baby Bananas 3 tablespoons Flax Seeds 1 cup Frozen Mango 1 apple (Organic Fuji or Gala works best.) 3 big handfuls of Spinach In a mixer or Vitamix combine coconut flakes, almond milk, Vanilla VivAgave, bananas, baby bananas, and apple. Blend. Add in spinach and blend on high until spinach and the above ingredients are fully combined. Add in your frozen fruit. Enjoy this thick, rich, nutritious breakfast shake! -Raw Food Nerd Alysha Maiorelli. Available at Whole Foods Market nationwide Follow Viv Agave on Twitter: @VivAgave Facebook Fanpage
Brunch MimosasWaterways always throws a splash cruise, but at its bar, another sort of splash takes place on its Weekend brunch adventures: “build your own” mimosas. Choose your juice, cranberry, orange or pineapple, opt for a dash of Chambord or Grand Marnier, and garnish with blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, mango or kiwi for a colorful, juicy kick— and fun interaction with the bartender. A full bar of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are available for purchase during the cruise, including brunch favorites, the mimosa and bloody Mary. Weekend Brunch Cruise departs at 11:30 am from the Waterways HomePort on north Lake Union. Ticket Prices are $45/Adult, $40/Senior and Military, $15/Children (Ages 5-11). 2501 North Northlake Way, Seattle. 206-223-2060. www.waterwayscruises.com
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