Spill It!- Sept. 2010

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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.

 

WA State Fruit Commission

Irresistible Peach Smoothies

Yield: 3 servings

2 cups peeled, pitted and diced fresh Washington peaches
1/2 cup lowfat milk
1 cup vanilla ice cream
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

Combine all ingredients in blender container and blend until smooth. Tip: For a super cold smoothie, layer diced peaches in a single layer on a freezer-safe pan and freeze 1 hour or until completely frozen.

Nutritional Analysis Per Serving: 172 Calories, 3.9 g protein, 28.9 g carbohydrates, 5.8 g fat (28% Cal. from fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 2.8 g dietary fiber, 56 mg sodium.

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

 

Il Fornaio

Winemaker Dinner with II Vintners of Woodinville

Wednesday, Sept. 22, 6:30 p.m.

 

Making small quantities of wine from the highest quality fruit is part of Woodinville-based Covington Cellars’ formula for success; its companion brand, II Vintners, represents the cult-status mastery of Covington’s winemakers David Lawson and Morgan Lee. Together they’re producing well-priced and highly coveted reds and red blends. Taste its wide-ranging Washington wines, paired thoughtfully with four courses of authentic Italian fare by Il Fornaio Chef-Partner Franz Junga. Join us for a delicious evening!

 

$45 per person (exclusive of tax and gratuity)

For reservations, please call (206) 264-0994

 

600 Pine Street

Pacific Place, Seattle

 

$10 Monthly Wine Tasting with Olsen Estates

 

September 16 brings the third Thursday monthly wine tasting with Olsen Estates. To earn the estate title, a winery must grow 100 percent of the grapes used in its wine. From bud break to bottle, Olsen works to produce wines that reflect the terroir of its Rattlesnake Mountain area vineyards (Benton City to Prosser, Wash.). 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.olsenestates.com/.

 

600 Pine Street, Seattle. www.ilfornaio.com

Follow Il Fornaio on Twitter: @IlFornaio_sea

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Kathy Casey

Berry Purity H2O

 

Slim and sophisticated with a dry berry finish, this cocktail is lightened with a refreshing berry infused water.

 

Makes 1 drink

 

1 oz Purity Vodka

3 oz Berry Water (see below)

Garnish: fresh berry on a pick

 

Serve the vodka mixed with the Berry Water—either shaken and served strained or just combined over ice.

 

Berry Water

Makes about 10 servings

 

1 cup mixed berries, such as raspberries, strawberries, blackberries or blueberries

1 long piece of lemon zest

4 cups distilled or bottled high-quality water

Combine the ingredients in a glass pitcher and let sit, refrigerated, for at least 4 hours—or preferably overnight, before serving.

 

Created by Kathy Casey Food Studios®-Liquid Kitchen™ for Purity Vodka

 

Read Kathy Casey’s blog for more signature cocktails!

 

5130 Ballard Avenue NW, Seattle. 206-784-7840. www.kathycasey.com

Follow Kathy Casey on Twitter: @KathyCaseyChef

Facebook Fanpage

 

Sullivan’s Steakhouse

Sunday Industry Night (S.I.N)

 

Let the servers be served! Sullivan’s Industry Night, held each Sunday, gives hardworking restaurant and bar workers a well-deserved treat.

o       $5 Well Drinks

o       $5 Burgers – The Best Burger in Town, with cheddar, Swiss or blue cheese

o       $5 Featured Sushi Roll

 

Enjoy late night happy hour every night from 10 p.m. to close. Live music plays nightly. The bar is open until 2 a.m. daily 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

Facebook Fanpage

 

Terra Vista

46ºN Celebrating American Viticultural Areas

 

Terra Vista, the fine dining establishment at Snoqualmie Casino featuring the fare of Chef de Cuisine Bruce Dillon and his talented team, announces the launch of  46ºN, a special, monthly-changing menu based upon Washington State’s 11 outstanding American Viticultural Areas (AVA). September features the wines of the Walla Walla Valley, with special menu pairings or by-the-glass opportunities that are rarely featured anywhere, including:

 

  • 2006 Basel Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon $16/gls
  • 2004 Whitman Cellars Merlot $15/gls
  • 2006 Spring Valley Uriah Red Blend $19/gls

 

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

 

 

Tidbit

Make a stop-pa for the Grappa!

 

Tidbit’s unusual grappa flight and selection of more than 40 different grappas from its  Grappateca will have you rattling off names such as Grappa Castello Banfi, Grappa di Teroldego, and Grappino Bertagnolli. Grappa is made from the fermented pomace of grapes (skins, seeds, and stems) in regions such as Piemonte, Trentino, Veneto, and Tuscano. Northwest producers are also found at Tidbit. Want more? There are also ‘cello flights (including Nocillo, Limoncello, Orangecello, and Crema di Limoncello) and the new ‘buca flight (clear, black and cream Sambuca varieties!), the latter of which makes a great caffe' corretto and a lot more!

 

1401 Broadway, Seattle. 206-323-0840. http://www.tidbitbistro.com/

Follow Tidbit Bistro on Twitter: @tidbitbistro

 

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