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Mid-winter events

There is no real event season in Seattle - it's all year long, but these are ways to perk up your mid-winter blues (greys in Seattle). Events might be actual annual or one-time events, new food and beverage menus, prix fixe dinners, guest chef appearances, cooking classes, and more. Don't miss a one!

Celebrity Cruises

Voted "Best New Ship" of 2019, Celebrity Edge® redefined the art of travel. Celebrity ApexSM is poised to do it again this spring. On both ships, you'll unwind in stunning new suites that come with access to The Retreat® and its exclusive spaces, services, and amenities. Discover revolutionary experiences like the cantilevered Magic CarpetSM, where you can raise a toast while you soar above the sea. Celebrate in 18 distinctive restaurants with menus crafted by our Michelin-starred chefs and the most awarded wine collection at sea. And enjoy service so intuitive, you don't have to do a thing but relax.

Book your Celebrity Cruise during our Sail Beyond Event. Both ships sail to Europe May-October 2020, and the Caribbean November-April 2020-21. Save up to $400 + pick one booking bonus: Classic Beverage Package, $150 to spend on board, unlimited Wi-Fi, prepaid tips. Also get 50% off additional guests in your stateroom. Call 1-888-283-6879, contact your travel advisor, or visit celebrity.com to book and see full terms and conditions. Cruise must be booked before 3/4/20 and depart before 5/3/22. www.celebritycruises.com/cruise-deals


Olympic Peninsula Wineries Red Wine, Cider and Chocolate Tour

Take a mid-winter road trip to the Olympic Peninsula where eight award-winning wineries and cideries will present the 2020 event of the season: The Red Wine, Cider & Chocolate Tour! Back by popular demand, Camaraderie Cellars' Cocoa Spiced Pulled Pork complements a newly-released 2016 Cabernet Franc; Harbinger Winery will pair white chocolate and apple bread pudding with their refreshingly crisp La Petite Fleur. And there are more chocolate, wine, and cider pairings along the way. New wine releases include Olympic Cellars' 2018 Dungeness Rosé, Port Townsend Vineyards' 2018 Merlot, and Marrowstone Vineyards' first-ever port! Don't miss the fun; make your plans now!

Enjoy your self-guided tour through Port Angeles, Sequim, Port Townsend, and Nordland (Marrowstone Island), February 8-9 and February 15-17 (President's Day weekend), 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Advance online tickets are $40, or $45 at the door. Price includes wine and cider tasting, sweet and savory treats at all eight locations, and a commemorative wine glass. www.olympicpeninsulawineries.org


A Bit of Taste - Queen Anne Olive Oil

A tasting bonanza! The Northern Hemisphere extra virgin olive oils are in! Taste and compare oils from Greece, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Tunisia, and California. Tasting is fun; understanding oils and balsamic is even better. That's what you'll get in A Bit of Taste's Olive Oil 101 classes. Learn about oils as you taste, while enjoying light appetizers made from store products. Our Taste of the Tower demo has you literally eating out of the Tower Garden as you learn how it works. In store, you'll find items that make people heart healthy and happy while giving the gift of good taste.

A Bit of Taste is located at 1629 Queen Anne Avenue N, Suite 100. Upcoming Olive Oil 101 classes: Sunday, February 9, 4-5 p.m. and Friday, March 6, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Each class is $10. Taste of the Tower

takes place Sunday, March 15, at 3:30 p.m. No charge for this demo. Sign up for classes and demos on Facebook, www.facebook.com/abitoftaste . 206-420-2989. abitoftaste.com


Seattle Wine and Food Experience

We're a food- and beverage-loving town. One of the best ways to explore it all is the Seattle Wine and Food Experience. With three events, you get an in-depth look (and taste) of the city's options. Comfort features feel-good food and crafty brews. POP! Bubbles + Seafood offers the best in seafood and sparkling wine. The Grand Tasting showcases wine and beverages, food, and Northwest lifestyle. Throughout the weekend, you'll be presented with more than 275 wine brands, craft brewers, cider makers, distillers, and chefs, along with bites from restaurants, farmers, and food purveyors. Join your best buds and treat your taste buds!

Produced by Seattle magazine, comfort takes place Thursday, February 20, 6-9 p.m. at Sodo Park, $60; POP! appears at The Great Hall at Union Station, Friday, February 21, 6-9 p.m., $85; and The Grand Tasting at Bell Harbor, Saturday, February 22, 1-6 p.m., $135 VIP, 2-6 p.m., $95 General Admission. Find all you need to know and get your tickets at seattlewineandfoodexperience.com


Revolve Food : Wine

Luxurious specials are available all month long at Revolve! You'll love the five course winemaker dinner with Northwest Cellars featuring lobster bisque, crispy pork belly, grilled ostrich, eye of the rib steak, and molten chocolate lava cake. The exhilaration continues through Valentine's Weekend with a prix fixe Surf & Turf for two: shared appetizer, steak and lobster platter, two desserts, and two glasses of bubbly, all for $95.

Revolve's Northwest Cellars Winemaker Dinner takes place on February 9, from 6-9 p.m. Tickets from $110 per person, hosted by winery owner Bob Delf and restaurant owner Dusty Dubois. Price includes meal, beverage pairings, and gratuity. Valentine's Day Prix Fixe is available Friday-Sunday, February 14-16. Revolve is located at 10024 Main Street in Bothell. Make reservations for the winemaker dinner and Valentine's day at 425-287-6420 or online at revolvefoodwine.com


B&E Meats and Seafood

Valentine's Day is a busy time at restaurants. If your favorite is booked, create a romantic dinner at home with help from your friends at B&E. They'll ensure you create your dream dinner. Choose one of the following: Two New York steaks, 12 ounces each, and four gourmet crab cakes OR two bacon-wrapped prawn skewers OR two bacon-wrapped scallop skewers ($29.99). Two New York steaks, plus one pound Dungeness crab legs ($39.99) OR one pound of King crab legs ($59.99). Make your sweet decision today! Each day of the year, B&E has the freshest meats and seafood for everyday and special meals.

These Valentine's day specials are good through Sunday, February 16. For $9 more, you can upgrade the New York steaks to Prime. B&E Meats and Seafood has four locations to serve you. Go to www.bandemeats.com for contact information.

February 2020


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