Freebie of the Week
It's your last chance to win free tickets to this weekend's Northwest Chocolate Festival with sweet... um, sweets, from over 50 dessert makers, and an "aphrodisiac room" w/ wine and cocktail pairings, just tweet this Weekend Playbook, and keep your soon-to-be-sticky fingers crossed
Event of the Week
The massive Fremont Oktoberfest festival takes over the "Center of the Universe" Friday-Sunday w/ over 100 seasonal microbrews on tap, a 5k beer run, live music, and a contest to crown Miss Buxom
Thursday, September 19th
Tonight at 6p, The Ballard Annex is throwing open their back bar and serving up five freshly shucked oysters alongside five different kinds of Champagne, including Moët Imperial, Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin, etc
From 6-9p, SkyCity at the Needle is serving eats from a shton of sweet local restaurants (Local 360, Matt's in the Market, Ray’s Boathouse, etc.), all of which appeared on KCTS9’s first season of Check, Please! Northwest. There will also be cocktails from Ba Bar, music from Thrillist fav DJ Mullet, and more, so click here for tickets
Saturday, September 21st
For even more Oktoberfest action, hit Von Trapp's today through October 6th for a chance to try rare seasonal suds from the likes of Missoula’s Bayern Brewing, play a suds version of trivia, and hit up an end-of-festival blowout
Sure, you've tried tailgating, but how 'bout sail-gating? Ivar's has resumed this only-in-Seattle pre-game... cough, "sail-abration", that includes a round trip boat ride from Ivar's Salmon House to Husky Stadium, and brunch. Click here, to reserve a seat!
Even more Von Trapp's: The Cap Hill beer hall is now doing brunch every Sunday from 10a, including Chicken & Waffles w/ a crispy fried half bird, a Pork Schnitzel Breakfast, and more.