BELLTOWN, SOUTH LAKE UNION
With a boatload of restaurants to his name, a few bakeries, a line of rubs and sauces, cookbooks, a radio show, and—phew—a nod from the James Beard Foundation for Outstanding Restaurateur, it's no wonder Puget Sound Business Journal named Tom Douglas its 2012 Executive of the Year.
Grab some mana’eesh for less at recently opened Middle Eastern eatery Mamnoon—the entire to-go menu is 30 percent off until the end of December.
Twelve Days of Christmas? How about the 12 Drinks of Christmas. Starting Friday, December 14 Urbane is adding its own boozy twist to the yuletide tradition by offering a different daily cocktail for $10. A photo of each day's special will be posted on Facebook.
Doing dinner and a show? Boka has a new package deal: a $30 three-course meal and eight hours of parking at Hotel 1000 for $5.
As part of the Salish Lodge pop-up shop on the second floor of Pacific Place, Salish chef Shannon Galusha is handing out complimentary toast with bacon jam and honey truffles on Thursday, December 20 from 4:45 to 6 and again on Saturday, December 22 from 11 to 1.
Take in all the action at Restaurant Bea by reserving the chef's table, situated in the thick of the kitchen. A seat at the four-top comes with $55 five-course tasting menu prepared by recently appointed chef Jim MCCarthy. Make reservations by calling 206-812-2901.
December 12 is the last day to drop off new or gently used coats for Via Tribunali’s Gioia di Bambini (Joy to the Kids) coat drive, a partnership with Atlantic Street Center. Bring in outerwear appropriate for newborns through 18-year-olds and receive a free margherita pizza.