Food News Roundup
Neighborhood Food News: Breakfast Pretzels and $8 Lunches
Plus: Oola happy hour at Tavern Law, Peter Canlis’s wine celebration,and more.
Lucky 8s is launching a lunch special: patrons choose one item from each of three categories (fortune, luck, and happiness—aka starter, entrée, and side) for $8, available to dine in or take out.
Poquitos is putting on a fundraiser this coming Monday, April 2, for the families of three skiers, Jim Jack, Chris Rudolph. and John Brenan, who were lost in a recent avalanche. The event begins at 4, and chef Manny Arce will be roasting two whole pigs and offering $2 tacos on the patio—ski attire is suggested.
Canlis is presenting the 2009 vintage of its Peter Canlis Syrah from Buty Winery to the wine-drinking world. On Friday, March 30, the Canlis crew is having a five-course celebration of good wine and good food in the restaurant’s penthouse.
The hi-hat cupcake is coming back to Trophy Cupcakes next weekend. The chocolate-dipped, marshmallow-topped cupcakes are almost as elusive as the Easter bunny—they’ll surface for just two days on April 7 and 8. (Also, Hunger Games cupcakes through Sunday, April 1.)
An article on Sightline Daily kicked off a discussion of Seattle’s supposedly tragic food cart scene. We’ve got some catching up to do with our neighbors to the south for sure, but we don’t think it’s so bad up here, especially not with bellies full of crepes and beignets …