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  • Celebrate Copper River Salmon Season at Ray’s! 05.22.15



    With the 2015 Copper River salmon season currently underway, Ray’s Boathouse and Café is featuring special pairings of the highly sought after salmon and selections of pinot noir in both restaurants through June 15.

    Ray’s history with Copper River salmon is long and rich. Jon Rowley brought the first Copper River to Ray’s in 1983. It became an instant hit and has since been a coveted seasonal delicacy. Ray’s decision to pair red wine, specifically pinot noir, with the Copper River fish was also the first kind of its kind and still lives on as a tradition at Ray’s today!

    Ray’s specials include a selection of 20 Oregon pinot noirs via Ray’s Coravin wine system, including Domaine Drouhin, Shea Wine Cellars, and Beaux Frères. The rich flavors of the chosen wines compliment the fat-bellied flavor of the salmon.

    Ray’s Café will be offering specials of pinots and rich chardonnays to compliment the salmon as well.

    Book a lunch or dinner at Ray’s now through June 15 to enjoy these delicious pairings in the Café or Boathouse!

    Ray’s Boathouse and Café is located at 6049 Seaview Ave NW, Seattle 98107. Reservations for the Boathouse can be made at rays.com/rays-boathouse-reservation while reservations for the Café can be made at rays.com/rays-café-reservation.

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  • Welcoming Sushi Kappo Tamura! 04.28.15

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    We are ecstatic to announce our newest client, Sushi Kappo Tamura! We’ve long thought that they have the best sushi in town, and it looks like we’re not the only ones.
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  • Fonté Café Introduces Brand New Menu 08.14.14



    Whether you’re looking for a café before work, a quick bite to eat, or a relaxing evening out, Fonté Café can provide it all, especially with their newly expanded menu items. Well-known, classic breakfasts items and signature pasta dishes and everything in between have received new inspiration, courtesy of local, late summer ingredients and a chef that operates his kitchen from scratch.

    Breakfast
    Walk down First Avenue from the Pike Place Market to Fonté Café for breakfast or brunch, served 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily. Start the day with a healthy dose of fresh, local vegetables from the Pike Place Market and indulge in the new Garden Omelette, complete with onions, mushrooms, tomato, cheese, and fresh herbs. Or fill up on one of their benedicts on housemade English muffins, now served with a pork belly meat option. If you’re looking to get your fill of fresh summer berries, consider Fonté’s specialty Waffle, crafted with caramelized strawberries, maple syrup, vanilla, and whip cream. Pair your breakfast with one of the award-winning Fonte Coffee espresso roasts or single-origin coffees for a perfect start to your day.

    Lunch + Dinner
    Starting at 11 a.m., enjoy any item off of the Café menu, served until close. New crisp and refreshing salads have been added to the starters. Relish in the beet salad, complete with beets, chevre, candied walnuts, and honey-dijon vinaigrette. Or opt for the Chef Kristofer Kalinczok’s specialty – housemade pasta! Enjoy the Gnocchi, served with creamy broccoli sauce, rapini, and parmesan; the chef’s favorite – Duck Egg Tagliatelle with guanciale, English peas, shallot-butter sauce, and parmesan; Tortelli, filled with rainbow chard and ricotta, and puttanesca sauce; and the savory and guest-favorite Pappardelle Bolognese, with tomato, shallot, garlic, beef, pork and veal.

    For quicker bites, panini and pizza will satisfy your hunger and please your palate! Try the new Grinder, fashioned with ciabatta, finocchinona, soppressata, toscano, mozzarella, olive-carrot relish, and aioli; or the classic, perfect summer sandwich Caprese panini, with ciabatta, mozeralla, tomatoes, basil, and balsalmic.

    Dessert
    For your sweet tooth, enjoy housemade desserts that celebrate summer! The Mixed Berry Cheesecake with housemade cookie crust is sure to please. Also try the Crème Brulee Trio with chocolate-coconut, strawberry-peach and orange creamsicle; Lemon Tart with berries and cream; or the coffee inspired Espresso Profiteroles with sweet cream gelato and chocolate-orange ganache.

    The European café fare offers something for everyone and is centrally located for downtown professionals, visitors to Seattle, or families from the suburbs looking for delicious, fresh from the market ingredients in expertly prepared dishes. Enjoy!

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  • Cafe Flora Featured in Vegetarian Times! 10.04.12

    Cafe Flora’s Executive Chef Janine Doran is featured in the Face Time section of the October Vegetarian Times! Chef Janine discusses what has been the key to Cafe Flora’s success over the past 21 years, of which she’s been in the kitchen for more than half of them, and what keeps them fresh and renewed every season.

    Read on to learn more about this Seattle institution, then head in for breakfast, lunch, happy hour, dinner and weekend brunch to understand why they are so beloved!

    Vegetarian Times


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  • New Client! 8oz. Burger Bar… 06.06.12



    Ah burgers, we certainly can’t imagine life without a good one in our neck of the woods. That’s why we’re excited to announce that 8oz. Burger Bar on Capitol Hill is our newest client!

    8oz. Burger Bar’s menu is inspired by American tavern classics made with the best local products available. The restaurant prides themselves on their hefty 8oz. patties, with eight burgers made from a blend of sirloin, tri-tip, short rib and chuck, and an additional menu of eight burgers made from northwest grass fed beef, wild boar, kobe beef, lamb, fish, free range turkey, sausage and housemade veggie patties.



    Local highlights include brioche buns from Grateful Bread Bakery, Essential Bakery, Beecher’s Cheese, Hempler’s Bacon, Bluebird Ice Cream, local liquor, and northwest wine and beer, including the custom 8oz. Lager by Emerald City Beer Company. All burgers are served with tender Kennebec fries and everything is made fresh and in-house, outside of of basics like ketchup and mustard.

    Owner/Chef Kevin Chung has recently released a new menu featuring six new burgers including The Madison with watercress, tomato, ale roasted mushroom, charred onions, thyme infused truffle salt, caved aged gruyere, herb aioli, as well as the Sausage Burger with Carlton farms pork, house made sausage, Hempler’s bacon, fried egg, fig jam.

    8oz. Burger Bar features a full bar with seasonal cocktails, boozy “adult shakes and floats”, like the Vanilla Dream with Bluebird vanilla ice cream, malt, caramel and Fremont Whiskey, 12 rotating beers on tap and over 40 varieties of whiskey, bourbon rye and scotch. Their twice-daily happy hour includes a progressively priced menu with items priced at $2,$4,$6,$8, including a Plate ‘o Candied Bacon, Mini Kobe Corndogs, Short Rib Sliders and more.

    Contact:
    Follow 8oz. Burger Bar on Facebook and Twitter. Located at 1401 Broadway in the Harvard Market, 8oz. Burger Bar offers diners 90 minutes of free parking in their underground garage.

    Hours:
    Lunch & Dinner: Sunday–Thursday 11:30 a.m.–11 p.m.; Friday–Saturday 11:30 a.m.–12 a.m.
    Happy Hour: Food and drink specials daily from 4–6 p.m.; 9 p.m.–close

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  • Cafe Flora – Our New Client! 11.22.11



    We’re thrilled to announce our newest client, Cafe Flora! This vegetarian landmark is well-known in Seattle and throughout the country as one of the leaders in elevated, delicious, vegetarian cuisine. They practically created the farm to table experience and cooking with fresh, local, seasonal ingredients well before it was the standard for restaurants.


    We’re excited to share some fun announcements with you in the coming weeks and months so stay tuned! If you’ve yet to experience Cafe Flora we highly recommend you stop in for breakfast, lunch, dinner or happy hour and check out their creative menu offerings like the famous Portobello Mushroom French Dip, a seasonal stone-fired pizza with delicata squash and housemade pastries and desserts.

    Follow Cafe Flora on Twitter and Facebook for menu specials, events and happenings!

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  • tidbit bistro Closing Aug 27 08.23.11

    It’s with a bittersweetness that we say farewell to tidbit bistro. Owners John van Deinse and Nicola Longo have decided to close up shop and start the next chapters in their lives. This whole week they are celebrating the last four years and welcoming all guests to join them for their favorite dishes and wine and grappa specials for dinner-only service through Saturday, August 27.



    If you’ve never been in we highly recommend dining before it’s too late! Here are a few of our favorite dishes including: Crostino con Funghi, Paella, La Torre (30 layer lasagna), Zuppa di Cozze & Vongole (steamed clams and mussels), Grilled Caesar and Tiramisu to finish!

    Check out some of the press they’ve received from the media bidding the restaurant farewell. Seattle Met and Eater Seattle.

    We can’t wait to celebrate with them and enjoy one last dinner! Located at 1401 Broadway, Seattle at Broadway and Union. Call for reservations at (206) 323-0840.

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