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Fun, flavorful fall

Fall has arrived and it sometimes feel like our options are decreasing. As you can see from the below, your options are actually increasing, along with your safety. Whether you take out wine or food, dine-in, stay overnight, or jump into a virtual event, the fun and flavor of fall is all around you.

Tinte Cellars is Open for Wine Tasting

Tinte Cellars invites you to enjoy a premium Washington wine tasting experience in their friendly Woodinville tasting room. You can enjoy a safe, comfortable in-person seated tasting experience or pick up a Tasting-To-Go home tasting kit, while supplies last. Tinte Cellars is all about "great wine for the greater good," and makes it easy to drink charitably! With every glass pour or bottle purchase they donate a percentage of sales to charity. You enjoy their fine award-winning wines, they handle the donations, and everyone raises a glass for good!

Tinte Cellars is open daily in Woodinville for tastings by reservation (Mon-Fri 12-4pm; Sat-Sun 12-6pm); and Tastings-To-Go home wine tasting kits (Fri-Sun 12-4pm). Book Now:

Motif/Frolik - This One's For The Girls

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Motif is offering "This One's for the Girls" package to receive pink treats and drinks while giving back. A portion of each package purchased will be donated to Cierra Sisters , a Seattle-based breast cancer survivor and support organization. The package includes overnight accommodations, two pink drinks at Frolik or a bottle of Rosé*, a pink treat welcome amenity, and a Cierra Sisters donation. Frolik will feature a variety of pink drink specials as well as donate a portion of every frosé purchased to Cierra Sisters. Because we all love a little pink-themed pampering.

Motif and Frolik are located at 1415 Fifth Avenue in downtown Seattle. *Drinks at Frolik are subject to restaurant operating hours. Motif 206-971-8000. Frolik 206-971-8015. Click here for Motif package details and booking

Petra Mediterranean Bistro

Cravings. Certain things just get under your skin and you must have them. Everything on Petra's menu kicks those cravings into high gear. With everything you have going on, sometimes a relaxed evening in Petra's comfortable dining room just isn't in the cards. So take a look at the menu and decide what you need: labnie with olives and warm pita; calamari; dolmathes with rice, spices, and vegetables; Mediterranean prawns; any dish with their garlic sauce. The list is endless. Head to the website, click on "Order Online", then choose to pick up your meal or have it delivered.

Petra is located at 2501 4th Avenue in Seattle. Pickup/delivery available for lunch Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-2p.m. and dinner Monday-Saturday 4:30-8:30 p.m. 206-728-5389.

The Inn at Port Ludlow/Fireside Restaurant

Treat your senses to a delicious meal at the Fireside Restaurant. Savor the bounty of the local farms, artisan meats and cheeses, and celebrate the best the Pacific Northwest has to offer. Located on the shores of Ludlow Bay, the Fireside is an ideal setting for Farm-To-Fork locally-sourced food. Their wine program has been recognized by Wine Spectator's Best of Award of Excellence, Pacific Northwest Magazine, and 2018 Washington State Wine Awards. Book your Dine & Unwind package at the Inn, which includes one night accommodation at the 37-room waterfront inn, $100 credit for The Fireside and a bottle of wine.

The Inn at Port Ludlow is located at One Heron Road in Port Ludlow. The Dine & Unwind package is available from October 1, 2020 through May 31, 2021. Cost is $299. Reserve your room at 360-437-7000. For Fireside reservations, call 360-437-7412.

L'Ecole No 41

As fall sets in and the holidays approach, we start dreaming of the cozy family meals to come - which means it's time to stock up on your favorite L'Ecole wines. The best way to stock up and save money is to join L'Ecole's Wine Club, Vins de L'Ecole. Joining this month gives you access to Fall Release wines shipping in early November. You'll also be able to jump in on a virtual event with Owner & Managing Winemaker Marty Clubb, who will talk you through the new releases. Another holiday option: give the gift of a Wine Club membership and make someone's year!

L'Ecole No 41 is located on your way into Walla Walla, at 41 Lowden School Road in Lowden, Washington. Click here for information on joining the Wine Club. Marty Clubb's virtual event takes place Thursday, November 12, at 4:30 p.m. PDT. Once you're part of the L'Ecole family, you will be cordially invited to sign up for the event . 509-525-0940.

Revolve Food : Wine

One of the best traditions ever is gathering family to enjoy a meal together. Sometimes the gathering is just a bit larger than the family home can handle. That's when you turn to Revolve and their intimate wine cellar. Wood cabinets and tables, bottles on display, glasses waiting to be filled. Everyone will be excited to choose from the healthy (gluten and grain free, grass-fed beef, no refined sugars) menu that includes Moroccan spiced chicken, seafood, Keto lasagna, beet salad and more. The wine cellar accommodates up to 25 guests for a seated brunch, dinner, or reception-style event. Book now!

Revolve is located at 10024 Main Street in downtown Bothell and offers free parking in their lot behind the building. Dinner is served daily from 4-9 p.m. There is no charge for the space, but minimums do apply, please call for details. 425-287-6420.

Russell's Restaurant

Curbside takeout has been a lifeline for all of us. As weather cools, are you comfortable dining indoors? This is when you need to know that Russell's follows all protocols and safety for inside dining. You'll be safe and you'll be satisfied. The fun quotient goes up as the Loft opens for regular dining! New items have been added to the menu, and ribeye will be offered permanently. Each month a winery will be featured with pairings and glass pour options. October and November will be Long Shadows Vintners: too much greatness for just one month!

Russell's is located at 3305 Monte Villa Parkway in Bothell. Dinner and takeout are offered Tuesday-Saturday 5-9 p.m. (last seating at 9 p.m.). With limited seating, reservations are strongly encouraged. 425-892-8492.

October 2020

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