Ballard Brewmaster’s Beer Dinner

Join us in the Hale’s Palladium, located just behind the brewery, for an evening of locally brewed craft beer from Ballard and Fremont, a four course meal designed by Hale’s Executive Chef, Mike Diem, and of course, some Oktoberfest shenanigans! ~ Craft Beer ~ Gourmet Food ~ Lederhosen ~ Dirndles ~ Music ~ Oktoberfest ~ […]

Valentine’s Day “Sweetheart Swirl” Brewmaster’s Dinner at Hale’s Ales

Have you started making Valentine’s Day plans yet? For those romantic craft beer enthusiasts, Hale’s Ale’s “Sweetheart Swirl” Brewmaster’s Dinner might just be perfect for you and your loved one! Surprise your honey with a four-course meal paired with beer, dessert, music, and dancing in the Hale’s Ales Palladium on Wednesday February 12th 2014 at […]

Trace to Host Dinner with Bravo Top Cheftestant Tiffany Derry‏

BRAVO Top Cheftestant, Tiffany Derry, returns to Seattle to cook a special dinner August 15. TRACE and The International Culinary School at the Art Institute will grant $5,000 in student scholarships this month during this event! In January of this year, TRACE at W Seattle and The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of […]

Spotlight on Happy Hour: The Tin Table

My next happy hour adventure brought me back to Capitol Hill to The Tin Table. Part of the Century Ballroom, this quiet, quaint, 2nd floor bar is definitely a hidden gem. If you weren’t looking for The Tin Table, it isn’t likely you’d stumble upon it, but it is definitely worth seeking out. Although Century Ballroom […]

Box Nature Sushi Offers Amazing Curb Side Dining In Downtown Seattle

Sometimes you’re craving something nutritious, but everywhere downtown is fast food-focused or heavy. So when I was invited to visit Box Nature Sushi and try Taka Kuno’s value-priced, healthy rolls I was excited and more than a bit curious. Unlike going to Shiro’s or Wasabi, Box Nature is low on ambience. And it has to […]

Frugal Travel: 4 Amazing Staycation Ideas For the Entire Family

Need a vacation but don’t have the time or funds? No problem! With a little legwork and creativity, you can plan an escape right in your own home or backyard. You’ll create happy memories for the whole family without the hassle of packing a single suitcase. Consider these innovative ideas. 1. Host a spa day […]

Spotlight on Happy Hour: Barrio

I am beginning a new series called Spotlight on Happy Hour, featuring some of the best happy hours in and around the city of Seattle! We are kicking it off in a big way with Heavy Restaurant’s Barrio on Capitol Hill. I had the pleasure of joining Barrio for happy hour recently on a rare […]

Taste the Wine, Hear the Music at Wine Rocks Seattle

Wine Rocks Seattle, an annual event that goes beyond the traditional wine tasting, is back for a sixth year. This year’s event takes place Thursday, July 11, 6-10 Elliott Hall at Pier 66 overlooking Puget Sound. More than 35 Washington wineries, breweries and distilleries will be on hand at the event. To pair with your […]

A Month of Bubbles at Purple Bellevue!

Join Purple Bellevue during the month of June for all things Sparkling… West Coast Bubbles Flight, June 4th-9th Syncline ‘Celilo Vineyard’ Blanc de Blancs, Washington Argyle Brut, Oregon Roederer Estate Brut, California Global Bubbles by the Glass, June 10th-16th Dama Del Rovere ‘Brenton’ Brut, Italy Vega Medien Cava Brut, Spain Graham Beck Brut, South Africa Bagrationi […]

Event: Spirits of Summer Cocktail Tasting and Contest

A fundraiser for the University District Food Bank, Spirits of Summer on June 2nd will be a great event! Regardless of the weather outside, the fun will be happening at Wine World Seattle, where 15 local distilleries will be battling to have the cocktail of the summer. You be the judge: for $25, you’ll have […]

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle Revisits Local’s Favorite Cocktail: the Alpine Martini

A local’s go-to cocktail, ART Lounge’s Alpine Martini gets a little makeover: using the same basic concept of the much-loved martini, but now made with local ingredients, all within 100 miles of the restaurant. The Alpine Martini 2013 is crafted with Glass Vodka from Seattle, a touch of infused lemon verbena, Alpenfire cider from Mount […]

GIVEAWAY ALERT: Summer of Agave Tequila Event

GIVEAWAY ALERT: Crave Local has 5 pair of tickets to give away to this great event! All you have to do is sign up for our newsletter, and tweet us at @CraveLocalSEA telling us why you want to attend! Deadline to enter is Tuesday, May 28th, at 5pm PST. Usher in the hottest season by […]

The Bellevue Collection: Spring Runway Show Brings Fun & Fashion to Seattle

The Bellevue Collection Spring Runway Show has arrived… And you know what that means?  Sunshine is just around the corner!  I had the chance to preview the season’s fresh-for-spring trends and accessories. This exclusive before-hours Bellevue Square event donated 100% of the proceeds to benefit the Seattle Art Museum.  Top Pot doughnuts, Cinnabons, and miniature […]

Celebrate Capital Hill As A Community For Dining and Friends

Crave Local has partnered with Dishcrawl which is hosting their Neighborfood event in the heart of one of Seattle’s most active and lively districts.