A plant-based collab that has us on (pink) cloud nine.

Now thru Sept
Frankie and Jo's and Herbivore Botanicals Ice Cream Collab
What happens when two local, plant-based companies join forces? Well, if it's skin care treasure Herbivore Botanicals and the fanatically beloved Frankie and Jo's ice creamery then it's a creamy, dreamy scoop of dessert. Named for and inspired by HB's Pink Cloud rosewater moisturizing cream, the September-only flavor is one part white tea coconut-cashew milk, plus one part toasted coconut milk into which vegan meringue with cardamom, rose petals, vanilla, and coconut flakes are folded. (For the social media savvy, the business duo is running a giveaway. It involves ice cream photography and hashtags. Peep Frankie and Jo's Instagram for more info.)

Thu, Sept 20
Rosé Wrap-Up Party at Mr. West
The end of summer is nigh, which means the season of pink wine is coming to close. (Of course you can and should drink rosé whenever you damn well please, but there's something about a crisp pink pour on those warmer days that feel just...right.) As a fond farewell Mr. West Cafe downtown will be pouring eight rosé tastes, plus some sneak-peek glasses of their fall favorites. Also: frosé, the ultimate summer beverage, until sold out. There's will also be a raffle ticket for rosé swag and tunes. It'll cost you $20, or $22 at the door.

Sat, Sept 22
Noite Baiana: Explore the Cuisine of Brazil's Bahia at Alcove
Chef-owner Emme Ribeiro Collins will create a family-style dinner to celebrate Bahia, her birthplace and a place considered to be the cultural heart of the country. Start with traditional Bahian street food like deep fried beans aka acarajé. The meal consists of a slew of Brazilian dishes to be shared, with live Brazilian music going all night. Tickets are $45 (drinks and dessert are a la carte).

Sept 23–27
Ethan Stowell’s Mkt. Turns Five
Mkt. is celebrating five years in Tangletown and throwing a dinner party for five nights, during which chef Jessica Rudell will put out a special menu: grilled green beans with lemon, baby lettuce salad with a green goddess dressing, polenta fritters with whipped ricotta, choice of bucatini cacio e pepe or strozzapreti with beef ragu, herbs, and Grana Padano cheese, plus birthday cake for dessert. Dinner is $35 per person (optional wine pairing for $15).

Cowabunga Is Almost Here

Oct 5–7, South Lake Discovery Lawn
Seattle Met’s best and brightest have been busy brainstorming bovine-related puns, which can only mean one thing: Cowabunga is back. Our three-day bacchanalia of beef and other Northwest delights takes South Lake Union by storm October 5–7 with a lineup of excellent Seattle chefs, live entertainment, cool demos, copious amounts of beverages, and a million other great things aimed directly at our food scene’s most dedicated fans (aka you). Ticket prices depend upon which event is calling your name: seafood-fueled Boysterous, Beer and Barbecue, Seared (steak o'rama), Country Brunch (which is family friendly).

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