Up-to-the-Minute Food News

Wallingford’s Wurst Festival returns for its 29th year.

KIRKLAND
The Woodmark Hotel is dishing up clams, seafood stew, a whole roasted pig, and more as a benefit for Hopelink. Their Clam Bake on the Lake is scheduled for September 23 at 6pm, and the cost is $50 per person (kids are welcome at $25 a pop).

MADISON PARK
Rover’s celebrates 24 years in the biz with a special multicourse menu on September 28. Seatings begin at 6:30 and cost $150, with wine pairings available for $75 or $150. Call 206-325-7442 to reserve.

Bellevue’s New York Cupcakes has hopped the lake and softly opened a new store at 2711 E Madison Street, reports Madison Park Blogger. Fifteen varieties were available on opening day, and more varieties are yet to come. The location is open Monday through Saturday 10–6 and Sunday 11–5.

WALLINGFORD
Wallyhood reminds brat lovers that the Great Wallingford Wurst Festival takes place on September 16 and 17 at St. Benedict School.

WEST SEATTLE
Seattle startup Stockbox Grocers is expected to open its first mini market at 24th and Holden today, reports West Seattle Blog. The reclaimed shipping containers will stock fresh produce and other grocery items.

WOODINVILLE
Willows Lodge is once again hosting Holiday Boot Camp, a series of free food and beverage classes taught by the crew from Barking Frog. This year’s lineup focuses on appetizers, desserts, and cocktails and take place November 30 and December 7 and 14 starting at 5:30. Seating is first come, first served.

IN THE NEWS
Seattle-based chain the Wing Dome placed second in the “hottest” category at New York’s National Buffalo Wing Festival, reports Phinneywood, edging out more than 30 other contestants.

VARIOUS
Weigh-and-pay froyo chain Yogurtland is planning three more storefronts in the U District, Bellevue, and Wallingford. They’re set to open before year’s end.

EVERYWHERE
Washington Cider Week gets underway on September 10, and with it comes a flurry of events to showcase all the bubbly goodness Washington has to offer, including special cider pairings at Bar del Corso, Art of the Table, and more.

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