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WEDNESDAY, February 19

Golden Beetle All-Day Happy Hour
Maria Hines's three-day birthday celebration runs through Wednesday. That means happy hour from 4:30-10. Get fire and chicken honey wings, spiced fries, the Skagit River Ranch burger, and other menu items for a reduced price, as well as enjoy draft beers for $6–8, wine for $4, and wells for $5.  

Linda’s Tavern Turns 20
This bar has come a long way since 1994 and the crew is ready to party (well, when are they not?). Come get happy hour specials all night long. DJ Curtis and Derek Erdman will be spinning beats from the 90s until now—wonder if the Backstreet Boys will be in mix.

SATURDAY, February 22

Crush’s Anniversary Multi-Course Dinner
James Beard Award–winning chef Jason Wilson is celebrating his own anniversary—nine years of Crush—with a blowout menu. Offerings include roasted Hawaiian mero sea bass with truffle emulsion and coriander-mint churi, roasted cauliflower and black truffle soup, and Montana beef eye or rib with parsley vinaigrette. The dinner costs $90 and includes an optional wine pairing for $75. Reservations can be made online.

SUNDAY, February 23

Seattle Food and Wine Experience
It’s the time where all things culinary come together to showcase Northwestern tastes. Come to the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall and experience bites and sips from around the area with exhibitors providing savories and sweets such as cheese, chocolate, wine, beer, and more. The event kicks off at 1 and tickets are $55 for general admission and available online (VIP tickets are already sold out). This event benefits Les Dames d'Escoffier Seattle.

Sunday Supper at Volunteer Park Cafe
Join chef Ericka Burke at the cozy Capitol Hill spot for this dinner including frisee salad, blood orange pot de creme, and the main focus: duck cassoulet. Dinner is $40 and additional beverages are sold separately. Make your reservations by calling 206-328-3155 or on the restaurant’s website

TUESDAY, February 25

Kermit Lynch Wine Dinner
Boat Street Cafe
 is hosting a five-course meal prepared by its most excellent chef, Jay Guerrero. The dinner features six selected wines from Kermit Lynch. Dinner begins at 6 and is $85. To make your reservations, call 206-632-4602. Seats are limited.

T Doug’s Tanakasan is changing things up with Tacosan, a one-night fiesta in the private dining room of the Asian restaurant. Sous chef Cameron Hanin will be creating the four-course feast including fried plantain, guajillo chili and seafood soup, and pork pibil tacos. Beverage manager Nick Jarvis will be mixing and pouring paired beverages with the courses. Tickets are $65 and available online.

Intro to Whiskey at Tommy Gun
Mixology 101 continues at Tommy Gun with a session that’s all about whiskey and facilitated by Tommy Gun’s own bartender Andrew Dalan. Starting at 7, learn how to mix and master several whiskey cocktails including the Manhattan, old fashioned, and whiskey sour, and sample rye, bourbon, and scotch. The class is $40 and reservations are required by emailing [email protected]. Space is extremely limited.


Regional Specials with Mai Thaiku
In honor of the first anniversary of being in the new space in Phinney, Mai Thaiku has a promotion from now until February 28. The crew is offering a menu featuring foods from the northern, northeastern, central, and the southern areas of Thailand. For $14, get a dish from the menu and desert. Seating is first come, first serve.

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