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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
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.
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.
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
$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
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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
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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!
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
on Twitter: @SullysSeattle Seattle
Don’t miss The Vista Tini, a mix of Ciroc Vodka, St Germain Liqueur with a splash of tonic and a lemon twist, or stop in for the return of happy hour for a $4 beverage menu with classics and a chance to savor Chef Bruce Dillon’s culinary craftsmanship. Think bar food, elevated, such as chicken confit drummettes, $8; le petit hamburger, comprised of ground Wagyu chuck with foie gras, sauce American and an herbed brioche bun, $4; a potatoes Charlotte tourte of balsamic onions, white Rogue River cheddar, and candied Niçoise olives, $5. There is so much more, we won’t judge if you order one of everything!The return of Happy Hour at Terra Vista (Wednesday to Sunday, 4-6 p.m.).
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!
Follow Tidbit Bistro on Twitter: @tidbitbistro
Trellis at The Heathman Hotel
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.
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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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