THURSDAY, April 25
Golf and Beer Tasting
This event combines virtual golf at Hotel 1000, beer from Georgetown Brewing Company, and food pairings from Boka for only $25. Buy tickets now to take some swings indoors while sipping on a Manny’s paired with a petite grilled cheese with Beecher’s aged cheese.
Etiquette Essentials at the Sorrento
From handshakes to business card do’s and don’ts, Arden Clise of Clise Etiquette goes over the proper business etiquette in a 90-minute workshop at the Sorrento Hotel. The session starts at 3:30 and costs $49, which includes bites from Hunt Club and a networking mixer immediately following. Space is limited and advanced ticket purchase is required.
Dining Out For Life
This event is back for its 20th year; if you dine out at participating restaurants today, part of the bill will be donated to Lifelong AIDS Alliance and the fight against illness and hunger in our community. Here is a list of Seattle restaurants that are getting involved; there are more than 100 of them, so it shouldn't be too hard.
Let’s Get Ready to Rumba at the Mayflower
Oliver’s Lounge brings you a rum tasting event at the Plymouth Room at the Mayflower Park Hotel. From 6 to 7:30, learn about the history and sophistication of rum with complimentary bites included. With a $10 tasting fee, RSVP by contacting Steve Johansson at email@example.com or 206-623-8700.
FRIDAY, April 26
Ron Jeremy at Linda’s Tavern
The Hedgehog is in town…yes, we’re talking about Ron Jeremy. To introduce the, um, film star's new line of rum, Linda’s Tavern is serving up foot-long Hedgehog Dogs and Dark and Horny rum drinks. Immature and obvious jokes are the responsibility of the patrons. We’ve heard rumors that Ron will be fully clothed, but come see for yourself as he plays his favorite jams starting promptly at 8.
SATURDAY, April 27
Hama Hama Oyster Rama 2013
A shuckathalon, oyster trivia, and more await at the oyster company's tideland farm in Lilliwaup. Join Hama Hama from 11:30 to 4:30 for $10 or pitch in an extra $20 for four tokens good for u-pick oysters and clams, beer, wine, and food.
Dining at Downton Abbey: A Trial by Fork
Food historian Tames Alan joins the Renton Library for a lesson on manners and menu in the guise of eating a 12-course meal upstairs at Downton Abbey before World War I. Learn the art of a historical dinner beginning at 11am. No word on whether someone will be supplying Maggie Smith–style barbs. But one can hope.
SUNDAY, April 28
Fabio’s Italian Kitchen
Here are two chances to meet a Top Chef fan favorite: First catch Fabio Viviani at the Book Larder at 4, where he will be interviewed by the always-hilarious Am Pennington and share the best of Italian home cooking. Or, join him at Cuoco at 6:30 for an intimate dinner of potato ricotta gnocchi with pesto and braised goat with fennel and red onions. Event number one is $25, which includes a signed copy of Viviani’s new book, and the dinner costs $105 with tax, gratuity, book, and wine flight included.
Neighborfood in Capitol Hill
Dishcrawl brings a celebration of food, family, and community on Capitol Hill. Dine at eight locations, all within walking distance of one another, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting the Seattle Humane Society. The $40 ticket includes spicy pork tacos at Marination Station, chicken and waffles at 95 Slide, and a cupcake from Cupcake Royale, among others. Drink specials will also be offered. Go here for tickets.
MONDAY, April 29
Monday Movies at King’s Hardware
Don’t miss the last Monday movie of the "She’s Got Looks That Kill" series featuring badass women. This time it’s Drop Dead Gorgeous about a small town beauty pageant turned fatal, starring Kirsten Dunst.
Deborah Madison: Vegetable Literacy
The lunch special with Renee Erickson is already sold out, but join Book Larder at 6:30 to welcome vegetarian genius Deborah Madison to Seattle as she discusses her new book Vegetable Literacy. The event is free and open to all, but RSVP for planning purposes.
TUESDAY, April 30
Gluten-Free Girl Every Day
For another special diet demonstration, Book Larder hosts couple Shauna and Danny Ahern to celebrate their new book. Gluten-Free Girl Every Day is a collaboration of Shauna providing recipes for busy people who still love to cook and Danny’s professional chef background. The event begins at 6:30 and is free to all.
Introducing Sunset Dining to Kirkland
How does enjoying fine dining at sunset in the heart of Kirkland sound? Dishcrawl ambassador Sean Grant will bring you to four undisclosed restaurants rain or shine for $45 starting at 7.