Spill It!- Aug. 2010

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WA State Fruit Commission

Fresh Peach Bellini

 

Take the guesswork out of this simple crowd pleasing drink. With peach season on it’s’ way, refresh yourself with a classic fresh peach bellini!

          1               peeled, pitted, diced Washington peach (about 1/2 cup)

       1/2               teaspoon lemon juice

       1/3               cup chilled sparkling wine

          1               thin wedge fresh peach

                           Mint leaf garnish

Puree peach and lemon juice in blender until smooth.  Pour into champagne glass and top with sparkling wine.  Gently stir to combine mixture.  Garnish with wedge of fresh peach and mint leaf.  Makes one serving. Nutritional Analysis:  101 Cal. (1 Cal. from fat), 1 g pro., 0 g fat, 13 g carb., 0 mg chol., 2 g fiber,

4 mg sodium.

 

For more information, please visit: www.wastatefruit.com.

Anthony’s Restaurants

Fresh Peach Drinks

 

Sip the sweet nectar that only a juicy, in-season peach can lend to a beverage, made masterfully by Anthony’s Restaurants. Enjoy a Peach Lemonade a signature lemonade flavored with fresh Northwest peaches; Anthony’s Spiked Peach Lemonade with Vodka (for added zing); Fresh Peach Cosmo, fresh peaches shaken with vodka, triple sec and cranberry juice for a seasonal twist on the classic; a Peachy Drop, vodka, peach schnapps, triple sec and lemon shaken and served martini style with a sugared rim; and for an icy thrill, the Fresh Peach Daiquiri, a frozen blend of rum, peach schnapps, lime juice and sugared fresh peaches.

 

For more information and locations, please visit www.anthonys.com.

 

Il Fornaio

Aug. 25 Wine Dinner with Canoe Ridge and winemaker Ned Morris

 

Acclaimed for its estate grown Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, Canoe Ridge Winery has earned a reputation for exceptional quality and is considered a benchmark for Washington State. Join us for an evening with its winemaker Ned Morris, whose winemaking philosophy balances old-world tradition with modern science and technology to create wines that have long cellar potential, yet are approachable upon release. Taste select reds, paired thoughtfully with four authentic Italian courses from Il Fornaio Chef-Partner Franz Junga. $45; 6:30 p.m.

 

http://www.canoeridgevineyard.com/

 

$10 Monthly Wine Tasting with Barone Fini

Aug. 19 brings the third Thursday monthly wine tasting with Barone Fini, a name synonymous with centuries old winemaking in Venice, best known for its quality Pinot Grigio and Merlot. Enjoy special selections alongside delicious Il Fornaio antipasti from Chef-Partner Franz Junga. $10. 6 p.m. at the Café in the Pacific Place Atrium More about the winery can be found at http://www.desertwindwinery.com/.

 

600 Pine Street, Seattle. www.ilfornaio.com

Follow Il Fornaio on Twitter: @IlFornaio_sea

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Metropolitan Market

Welcome MM Red #9

 

August is Washington Wine month and just in time comes Metropolitan Market Red Selection #9, truly a winemaker’s blend! The primary players are Merlot, Barbera, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Cinsault. The wine reflects its multiple participants and their personalities by displaying a distinctive, layered complex of dark grapes, herb and spice flavors with good structure and firmness.  Metropolitan Market won Grocer with the Best Selection of Washington Wine earlier this year from Seattle Magazine. Stop by and discover why!

 

 

For Metropolitan Market locations, please visit: www.metropolitan-market.com

Follow Metropolitan Market on Twitter: @MetMarket

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Pearl Bar and Dining

Torched Cherry Fizz

It’s sweet, sassy and packs a juicy punch: The new Torched Cherry Fizz brings it on! Mix Bacardi cherry rum, triple sec, cranberry juice, house made sours, and a splash of soda water and call it summer living. Just $10.  Try it with some bar bites and make an evening of it. Cheers!

700 Bellevue Way NE, Suite 50 (Lincoln Square), Bellevue. 425-455-0181. www.pearlbellevue.com 

Follow Pearl on Twitter: @PearlBellevue

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Sullivan’s Steakhouse

Swingin with Sully’s Thursday Night Happy Hour

 

Join Sullivan’s for $5 select cocktails on Thursday’s “Swingin’ at Sully’s.” along with free live music in the city’s most luxe lounge. While there, don’t miss a chance to dive into its delicious bar dining menu, with such dishes as Blue Cheese Chips, skillet chips with melted blue cheese and scallions; The Best Burger in Town, with cheddar, Swiss or blue cheese and house made potato chips; and Tavern Sliced Steak, a broiled sliced steak with sautéed spinach and mushroom butter sauce. Regular lounge hours are Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to close and Saturday and Sunday, 4 p.m. to close.

 

621 Union Street, Seattle. 206-494-4442s

Follow Sullivan’s Seattle on Twitter: @SullysSeattle

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Terra Vista

The Vista Tini

 

 

37500 Southeast North Bend Way Snoqualmie. 425-888-1234 www.snocasino.com

 

Tidbit

New Happy Hour and a Half schedule

New digs also means a new happy hour at Tidbit: Sunday to Friday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the bar only. Sip on such deals as $3 imported Peroni, Estrella and Moretti beers, select by-the-glass wines (reds, $4 and whites, $3), and select $4 specialty cocktails, the Negroni Sbagliato (Campari, Sweet Vermouth and Prosecco) and the Aperol Spritzer (Aperol, White Wine and Soda). Make a meal of the occasion ordering small stuzzichini (appetite ticklers): Crostino con Funghi–sautéed mushrooms, mozzarella, and parmesan; Papas Dulces–Rosemary-scented sweet potato fries, served with a side of whole grain mustard allioli*, and Arancini, two golden fried risotto cakes with tomato, saffronand mozzarella, with tomato salsa sciué sciué. Enjoy!

2359 10th Ave East, Seattle. 206-323-0840. http://www.tidbitbistro.com/

Follow Tidbit Bistro on Twitter: @tidbitbistro

 

Trellis at The Heathman Hotel Kirkland

Market Cocktails

 

Escape and sip something extra special at Trellis at the Heathman Hotel Kirkland: Each Wednesday, Anthony Berkau, Trellis Restaurant manager, and bartender John Ueding, head down to the Kirkland Market to grab fresh ingredients and mix up garden fresh cocktails, available through the weekend while supplies last. Taste herbaceous and fresh surprises with every sip.

 

220 Kirkland Avenue, Kirkland. 425-284-5900. www.heathmankirkland.com 

Follow The Heathman Hotel on Twitter: @HeathmanHotel  

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Waterways Cruises

Happy Hour Cruises let you design your own cocktail

Time to unwind aboard, at the best Happy Hour in town with Waterways Cruises!  Your Friday afternoon aboard the Happy Hour Cruise will include two hours on Lake Washington, outstanding Chef’s Taco Bar, background music and fantastic ever-changing views from the Waterways' luxurious yacht!  Beer, wine, handcrafted cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages are available for purchase during the cruise, including "design-your-own" Margarita and Martini drinks.  Celebrations packages for unforgettable birthdays, anniversaries and  other special occasions are available.

2501 North Northlake Way, Seattle. 206-223-2060. www.waterwayscruises.com

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