September is one of my favorite months in Seattle (other than the spiders! Gah! Yuck!) Some days are still gloriously hot, while others are so cool we’re reminded of all the rain that’s just around the corner. Here are five cocktails that perfectly suit this season of change.
Eat & Drink
Eat & Drink
Buried in the sub-levels of the Pike Place Market, a group of chefs are perfecting recipes for homemade Starbursts, chocolate bars composed entirely of coffee, and savory ice cream salad. Sound like something you might want to eat? Too bad. These real-life Willy Wonkas aren’t running a restaurant: if you want to taste these magical flavors, you have to make them yourself.
Whether you just can’t live without handmade noodles, or pho is your favorite dish - Seattle’s got plenty of new places to try this September. You can warm up your belly with some oysters and kimchi puree, bibimbap covered in honey-chili sauce, or Thai-style fried chicken. Here are five new Asian restaurants that just opened their doors, or are about to, this month.
Locals and visitors alike will enjoy some of Seattle's most creative food tours. Tours can include bikes, kayaks, early access to Pike Place Market, or cooking classes. Seattle food tours know no bounds!
Everyone has their preferred bar of choice which they use either as a meal replacement, pre/post workout snack, or just a snack on the go. What you might not know is that us Pacific Northwesterners have one of our own.
Can't stand another season full of french fries and mozzarella sticks? We've got a few tasty treats with a side of men-in-spandex lined up.
Football food doesn't have to be just beer and nachos...and these sweets from local eateries like Cupcake Royale, Yellow Leaf, The Confectional, Kukuruza Popcorn and Trophy Cupcake. Check out how to let your sweet tooth celebrate the Seahawks too!
Quality Athletics, the latest from the team that brought Westward to Seattle, open this week in Pioneer Square. Here is a preview.
After a ridiculously fast flip, Jason Stratton’s 8-month-old Aragona closed its doors and re-opened as Vespolina this past weekend. This third Italian restaurant joins Stratton’s two other successful eateries: Spinasse and Artusi.
A new tour is offering Seattleites an intimate chance to experience the city in a whole new way. We join SideTour as they explore one of Seattle's oldest butchers.
Every year, pastry giant Pillsbury chooses 100 home cook finalists (out of thousands of entries) to participate in the Pillsbury Bake-Off®. This year, three Seattle residents join the ranks and head to Nashville in November to make Seattle proud with their recipes - and compete to winn $1 million in prize money.
What do you get when you combine Washington apples, Washington cider, and a Washington bakery? Arguably the best fall dessert for locals.
CIDERCRAFT magazine and the Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle held a Washington Cider Week kick-off event open to the public in their Lobby Bar.
Kickoff is here and the 12th Man is ready to provide the best homefield advantage in football. Here are a few places to fuel up with food and beer before gamedays at CenturyLink Field.
Move over Sosh, OpenTable and Yelp - CityGuru is in town. The just launched website is basically a high-end reservation system, hotel concierge and party planner combined.
Serious Eats recently produced a list of Seattle's best ice cream which included a lot of newer faces in the Seattle ice cream scene. I took one for the team and tested out their top picks.
Usually our mantra is be a leader, not a follower. Don't join the club, create the club! We're changing our tune slightly for this club, but only because it's Seattle and it's coffee. Fonté Café and Coffee Roaster in downtown Seattle is starting up its own Coffee of the Month club.
Get out your Tums and put on your loosest shorts, it’s almost time for the Washington State Fair! From fried butter to everything bacon, the fair is a time to chow down on some of the most decadent foods around. Here are 15 crazy facts about just how much food we ate last year at the fair in Puyallup.
Who decided that National Cheese Day was July 4? Or that there needed to be a Pet Rock Day (coming up Sept. 7)? We're not sure the answer, but we want in on the fun. Here at Seattle Refined, we're declaring September to be Food Month.
Most times if you're invited to an 8th birthday party - you roll your eyes, pick up something bright and gender-appropriate at the local Toys R' Us, and hope they at least picked a good flavor of cake. This is not one of those birthday parties.