November 2009

 
   
 
 
 

November will thrill (despite the chill!)

Hot bites, haute looks, and sizzling destinations
bring November anything but a chilly reception!

 
     
   

The New Baker’s Dozen
This November marks the launch of the hottest deal to hit the greater Seattle area! 13 top-rated restaurants are participating in the new 4 for 48 dining promotion which features four courses for $48 dollars at select restaurants. Take advantage of this one-of-a-kind deal to venture out to a new restaurant or revisit an old favorite. Don’t miss out the unique menus specially created for the promotion by renowned Seattle area chefs. Bon Appétit!

For more information, please click here.

   

Lavish in Luscious Lashes
This November, turn up your flirt factor with long, beautiful lashes. Marco’s salon offers glamorous eyelash extensions for $200 ($75 for touchups). Long eyelashes are the ultimate in total beauty, not to mention a glamour-maker for corporate or holiday parties. Coveting long, luxurious hair? Donnie, Marco’s hair extension expert, will find the perfect shade and texture to match your mane. The extensions are so natural looking that you’ll never have to worry about your secret being discovered. Our lips are sealed!

601 Union Street, Seattle. 206-628-8881. Website coming soon.

   

Probiotics and Health Are in the Bag
VivAgave Inulin has hit the shelves at Whole Foods Market. This new product comes from Organic Blue Agave fields and has several natural dietary advantages. VivAgave can help promote “good” intestinal bacteria and has a minimal impact on blood sugar (perfect for diabetics). It will not raise triglycerides, making it a low glycemic product. Inulin also helps the body absorb calcium and magnesium. Add a tablespoon or two in yogurt, oatmeal, milk, or coffee (mix up the possibilities!) and reap the dietary benefits ($8.49 per bag). VivAgave today!

For more information and recipe ideas, please visit: www.vivagave.com.

   

New November Treats
Embrace autumn with the new irresistible fall menu at Beach Cafe! A new breakfast and blunch menu has been created to reflect the switch from sunny summer skies to cool fall breezes. Tempting new additions include apple and brie cheese omelet, peanut butter and chocolate chip pancakes, and banana bread French toast. An expanded breakfast buffet is now available in the dining room as well. For lunch or dinner, sample new menu items such as coffee braised short ribs, pork chop with maple cider glaze, and mushroom ravioli with sage cream. Each new dish is infused with your favorite fall flavors that will be sure to warm up your day!

1200 Carillon Point, Kirkland. 425-803-5595. www.ybbeachcafe.com.


   

D’lish Holiday Happenings
Looking for great gift ideas? Meet Kathy Casey and get your autographed copy of Sips & Apps! at select Metropolitan Market locations Nov.13 (Queen Anne, 4:30-6:30 p.m.) and Dec. 3 (West Seattle, 4:30-6:30 p.m.). Also, new treats are hitting the shelves at Kathy’s Dish D’Lish in Ballard. Pick up amazing, local honey from the Ballard Bee Company at Dish D’Lish (which is planning to set up hives on site in spring!). Also in stock are a bunch of new limited-edition preserves: Cherry Lemon Ginger Preserve, Strawberry Hibiscus Jam, Organic Strawberry Lavender Jam, and Fig Fennel & Orange Chutney among many others!

Still planning a holiday or corporate event? Chef Cameo McRoberts will provide you with a cooking class or team-building event while Jill Benson can lock in party plans! Call Jill at (206) 784-7840 or e-mail her at info@kathycasey.com.

For more information, please visit www.kathycasey.com.

   

Cupcakes in Harvest
The Fifth Annual Cupcake Harvest Festival continues at Cupcake Royale with a fresh new crop for November. As Caramel Apple is retired for another season, Cranberry Orange makes its official cupcake debut. Pacific Northwest cranberries and a hint of orange zest in the cake are topped off with a delicious cranberry cream cheese frosting and candied orange peel. This “flavorite” was meant to gobbled, and what better way than in cupcake form? Grab a bushel with Pumpkin Maple and Carrot Cake, and you’re good to go. Even better, with Cupcake Royale’s Seattle delivery service, the cupcakes are good to go!

Order online and learn more at www.cupcakeroyale.com.

   

Bring it on!
The long anticipated arrival of Power Play, sibling to hip bowling lounge Lucky Strike Lanes, is finally here! The $4 million dollar state-of-the-art game lounge, located in Lincoln Square, takes gaming to another level! With 75 gaming options to accommodate up to 200 people, Power Play provides a whole evening of entertainment. Why play video games at home when you can play at a high-tech game lounge, while being served beer and cocktails? 21 and over after 10 p.m.

700 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue. 425-453-5137. www.Powerplaybellevue.com

   

A Culinary Feast – Chef’s Night Out
The Golf Club at Newcastle is hosting the can’t-miss-it, 11th Annual Chef’s Night Out 2009 on Nov. 8! Sit back, relax, and take in the sights and aromas as celebrity chefs prepare a multi-course dinner with wine pairings for you and 10 guests. The event begins at 5 p.m. and tickets for the evening of wining and dining are $200 from brownpapertickets.com. All proceeds go to Operational Frontline, a volunteer-driven program that educates community members on how to make the most of their food dollars and how to eat healthier.

Watch for changes as The Calcutta Grill makes delicious additions to its fall menu, such as meatloaf and pastrami sandwiches at lunchtime or try their pan-seared duck and double-cut pork chop at dinner.

15500 Six Penny Lane, Newcastle. 425-793-5566. www.newcastlegolf.com/grill or www.OkiGolf.com.

   

Lustrous holidays and celebrations
This year, take a break from preparing the strenuous Thanksgiving feast! Pearl will be offering a delicious Thanksgiving menu full of traditional (candied yams) and untraditional (Dungeness crab cakes) dishes. Pearl also has many private dining options to host a family or corporate event. Private and semi-private dining rooms are available depending on the number of guests that will be attending. As always, Pearl will be serving their twice-daily Happy Hour throughout the holiday season. Stop in from 3-6 p.m. and 9 p.m. – close, daily for half off cocktails and small plates!

700 Bellevue Way NE, Lincoln Square, Bellevue. 425-455-0181. www.pearlbellevue.com.

   

Thanksgiving meals featuring free-range, all-natural, oven-roasted turkey!
The Deli at Metropolitan Market offers a stress-free, complete Thanksgiving meal with dinner rolls and pumpkin pie to serve 6 to 8 people with leftovers for $99.99 (regularly $149.99; the competition sells for $129.99). The Metropolitan Market Thanksgiving Dinner includes a Free-Range, All-Natural, Oven-Roasted Turkey, Old-Fashioned Turkey Gravy, and Classic Cranberry Sauce with Orange Zest, plus a choice of four sides (from six options): Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes, Scalloped Potatoes, Roasted Yams with Tart Cranberries, Savory Sage Stuffing, French Green Beans and Carrots with Garlic Butter, Smashed Sweet Potatoes, all with Dinner Rolls and a Traditional Pumpkin pie. Side dishes are packed in oven/microwave-safe containers with reheating instructions. For the main course alone, take home the fully-roasted, 10 to 12-pound turkey for just $49.99 also feeds (6-8).

Place a completed order sheet with a deli specialist by Monday, Nov. 23 for guaranteed availability with one of Metropolitan Market’s Deli Team Members. Pick up by 1 p.m. on Thurs., Nov. 26 and you’re eating in no time!

Six locations in Seattle and Tacoma; please visit www.metropolitan-market.com for more information.


   

Seattle Dances! Save March 13, 2010 for Plymouth Housing Group
Plymouth Housing Group gets a leg up on providing homeless housing with newly launched fund-raising event, Seattle Dances! On March 13, 2010, Plymouth will introduce Seattle Dances!, a festive dinner, auction and local celebrity dance competition catered by Kaspar’s and held at Fremont Studios. Inspired by “Dancing with the Stars,” Seattle Dances! the event features eight Seattle area luminaries who will train and dance with professional partners from the Century Ballroom. Dancers include KING5 news co-anchor, Joyce Taylor, Cathi Hatch, founder of ZINO Society, Chef Kathy Casey of Kathy Casey, Inc, Calidora Skin Clinic Chief Executive Officer Colette Courtion, Paul Lambros, Executive Director, Plymouth Housing Group, Steven Goldfarb, President of Alvin Goldfarb Jeweler, Peter Neurath, Contributing Writer for the Puget Sound Business Journal, and Michelle Foreman-Barnet, President, Columbia West Properties. Make sure to save the date and please visit www.seattledances.org after November 1 for more information.

206-374-9409. Learn more at www.plymouthhousing.org.

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