Category Archives: Dining

21st Annual Taste Washington Festival Tickets on Sale Now

Taste Washington 2018
photo: Suzi Pratt Photography

Savor Four Days of Washington’s Best Wines and Bites at Taste Washington, March 22-25, 2018

Tickets to the 21st Annual Taste Washington are now on sale! With Alaska Mileage Plan as the 2018 Taste Washington welcoming sponsor, this year’s festival will delight your taste buds. Featuring more than 225 wineries, over 65 restaurants and some of the nation’s top chefs, go to tastewashington.org to get your tickets today.

Now is the best time to purchase tickets at a $21 discount. This holiday promotion includes $21 off a Sunday Grand Tasting ticket with the promotional code 21TASTE. The early bird ticket offer is only good during the month of December.

Also available in limited quantities are both The Connoisseur pass and the newest ticket special, The Enthusiast pass. The Connoisseur pass guarantees VIP access to all of the festival’s signature events; The Enthusiast pass offers VIP access to The New Vintage and both days of the Grand Tasting. All passes and individual tickets to the festival are available for purchase on www.tastewashington.org. Continue Reading

Itsuroku Kimura Now Heading Crab King in Bellevue

Internationally known Chef, Itsuroku Kimura, originally set out to be an artist.  Along the way, his direction turned from canvas to plate and he has never looked back.  The highly talented itamaehas worked in numerous distinctive kitchens throughout the world. He has recently been chosen from several applicants to head the kitchen in Crab King Restaurant… Continue Reading

Crab King in Bellevue’s Crossroad Neighborhood to Celebrate Grand Opening April 28th-30th

Bellevue has become a dining mecca and one of the city’s newest restaurants, Crab King, will be celebrating its Grand Opening April 28th through 30th by offering the house Shabu Shabu multi-course menu for half price.  Xiaomeng Liu and his wife Peipei have based their specialized Northern Japanese style restaurant on a favorite Sapporo crab… Continue Reading

Carmine’s New Restaurant to Open in Bellevue September 12th

Carmine’s is Coming to Bellevue Carmine’s Bellevue restaurant opening to the public on September 12th at 88 102nd Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004. Carmine’s will be the newest addition to Bellevue’s fine dining landscape situated against the south side of Downtown Park, just off Old Main. Carmine’s will be run by Carmine Jr. and Philip… Continue Reading

Cafe Trophy Opens Today at The Bravern in Bellevue

Cafe Trophy is Exciting New Concept from Trophy Cupcakes & Party Beloved Cafe Trophy Cupcakes & Party has a new concept in Bellevue: Cafe Trophy, a grown-up bakery-cafe-champagne bar that offers sweet and savory treats from morning till night. They’ve moved from their small shop on the second floor of The Bravern and relocated into… Continue Reading

Mike Shea and Chanel Holman New Managers at Pearl Bellevue

PEARL Bellevue SEAFOOD & OYSTER BAR WELCOMES TWO NEW RESTAURANT MANAGERS Chanel Holman and Mike Shea join leadership at Pearl Bellevue seafood bar  PEARL Bellevue Seafood & Oyster Bar, a locally owned and operated restaurant in Bellevue which features a menu focused on fresh, seasonal seafood and local ingredients, is proud to welcome new restaurant… Continue Reading

Woodblock Restaurant in Redmond Adds to Early Success with Lunch

After a successful grand opening, Carolyn and Tony Scott have added lunch to Woodblock restaurant’s offerings. Lunch is now on daily at the Redmond restaurant from 11am to 3pm—happy hour kicks in right after that, running from 3pm to 6pm, with dinner starting at 4pm. The lunch menu is made up of shareable starters plus salads… Continue Reading

The Honey Baked Ham Company of Bellevue Relocates and Adds Dine-In Seating

New location springs up just in time for Easter – but remember, Honey Baked Ham in Bellevue is closed on Sundays Famous for its premium ham, turkey and special occasion food, The Honey Baked Ham Company has relocated its Bellevue location to the Ross shopping plaza on 20th Street and now offers expanded dine-in seating… Continue Reading

7th Annual Taste of Main on August 22nd to Benefit The Detlef Schrempf Foundation

7th Annual Taste of Main to Benefit The Detlef Schrempf Foundation The 7th Annual Taste of Main, a one-day event on Bellevue’s celebrated historic Main Street, is slated for Saturday, August 22nd, from 12:00-5:00. This annual fundraising event has a strong reputation of bringing together the Eastside community and Old Bellevue, benefiting the Detlef Schrempf… Continue Reading