December 7, 2022


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Astra Lodge’s Altitude Sky Lounge Rooftop Bar Opens in SLU

Astra Lodge’s Altitude Sky Lounge Rooftop Bar Opens in SLU

Astra Lodge’s new rooftop bar, which provides sweeping views of the Seattle skyline, began serving drinks and small bites in South Lake Union on September 7.

Perched 16 tales above the nook of Terry Avenue North and Thomas Avenue, Altitude Sky Lounge options an open deck with cushioned armchairs surrounding gasoline firepits and stools going through the sides of the rooftop, one going through west towards the House Needle, the opposite immediately going through South, towards a wall of downtown skyscrapers.

Even the inside of the lounge provides gorgeous views — the almost all-glass partitions swing open on sunny days, and patrons can take within the views whereas sitting on the bar, standing round a few counters, or sitting again within the lengthy, couch-like sales space in one other space of the bar across the nook.

The meals menu options little bites to be eaten with drinks, like a number of sizes of charcuterie boards, a serving of Marcona almonds and crispy chickpeas, and numerous dips (golden beet and dill, albacore tuna dip, pork and carrot rillette, and duck liver mousse.)

The bar serves a number of native beers on draft, a few glass-pours every of pink, white, rose, and champagne, and a cocktail record with drinks like La Brujeria, made with Mezcal, lime, basil, blackberry, and ginger beer, which run between $15 to $20.

The Dungeness Crab and Seafood Competition returns this October

For the primary time since 2019, the Dungeness Crab and Seafood Competition, additionally identified merely as Crabfest, is again in Port Angeles from October 7 to 9. It provides the chance to eat contemporary Dungeness crab, harvested and cooked simply half-hour east by automotive of the crab’s namesake city.

Throughout its final rendition, the competition served 9 tons of crab in three days, and government director Scott Nagel makes use of his personal fleet of crab boats to produce the competition yearly, which harvest the Dungeness crab from the close by Strait of Juan de Fuca. The crabs are all harvested within the week main as much as the competition and are introduced alive to the competition every day, the place they’re cleaned and cooked on web site and served with corn and coleslaw. They weigh round two kilos every.

Preorders for crab dinners are going for $40, or $21 for half a crab, on the competition’s web site. The competition can also be providing curbside pickup Friday and Saturday. You may also order a cooked and cleaned crab with no sides for $35.

Past the crab, the competition could have dwell music, a beer and wine backyard, and 60 seafood-focused dishes from native eating places, serving dishes starting from Caribbean seafood stew to pan-seared Alaskan weathervane scallops.

A cleaned and cooked Dungeness crab on a paper plate with a whole ear of boiled corn, some cole slaw, and a container of melted butter.

The crab dinners at The Dungeness Crab and Seafood Competition include an entire two-pound Dungeness crab, corn and coleslaw, and preorders value $40.
Dungeness Crab and Seafood Competition.

Round 50 native eating places are elevating cash to battle starvation in Washington

On September 29, round 50 native eating places are collaborating in Eating Out For Life, a fundraiser by Seattle’s Lifelong, a rapidly rising group that delivered 339,000 medically-and-culturally tailor-made meals to individuals in want in 2021, lots of whom can’t settle for meals from different organizations because of medical or cultural dietary constraints.

Taking part eating places this yr embrace notable Seattle space eating places and bars like Renee Erickson’s Bateau and Boat Bar, Shubert Ho’s Fireplace & the Feast, Rhein Haus, and Loads of Clouds, they usually’re all donating a beneficiant 30% to 50% of proceeds to Lifelong on the day of the fundraiser. Discover the complete (nonetheless evolving) record on Eating Out For Life’s web site.