[Updated] Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: January 22–28
This week: raise a glass to a famous Scottish poet, peruse boats while sipping on wine, and give a little to culinary schools in the PNW.
FRIDAY, January 24
Uncorked with Seattle Boat Show
The Seattle Boat Show is hosting Uncorked, a boat and vino duo at CenturyLink Field. Check out the latest dream boats while sipping on a variety of award-winning Pacific Northwest wines from Willow Crest, Washington Hills, Ross Andrew Winery, and more. Tickets are $27 and include a wine glass, six wine tasting tokens, and plenty of daydreams about summer.
SATURDAY, January 25
Ballard Pie Party
The final nail in the coffin of your New Year's resolutions is this annual pie buffet in Ballard, held to raise money for the Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research. A $10 ticket (or contribution to the buffet table) buys all the pie you can eat in a variety of savory and sweet options, plus live music. Event starts at 7, just in time for dessert, at the Eagles Club.
MONDAY, January 27
Portland Supper Club Signal Fire Hosting Charity Event
Help support culinary education in the Pacific Northwest and come to this four-course meal at 9:30. On a sliding scale from $30–$50, feast on delectable dishes, including steehead with beet yogurt, and smoked potatoes with Washington foie gras. Call 503-610-0743 to make reservations and find out where dinner will be served (we know it’s somewhere in Capitol Hill).
Robert Burns Night Supper
In celebration of the great Scottish poet, Lark is hosting this dinner, with a reception beginning at 6:30. Venison pate with pickled wild huckleberries, cock-a-leekie soup, and lamb will be included with the meal, along with plenty of libations (to toast to the man, of course). Whateverandeveramen will be the entertainment for the evening with songs inspired by Burns’ poetry. No kilts required. Tickets are $100 without tax and gratuity and available online. (Stay tuned this week for more Burns Night events.)
TUESDAY, January 28
LloydMartin Birthday Celebration
This 21-and-over spot in Queen Anne is celebrating the birthday of chef Sam Crannell with a special dinner featuring his favorite foods. The $40 price tag includes house-made spaghetti with meatballs of beef, veal, and pork, Jeresy salad, "Crack Bread," and a selection of chiantis. Additional wine and cocktails are also available. Make your reservations online or call 206-420-7602. Space is limited.