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Staying Power: Two Seattle Institutions Mark Big Milestones

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Cody Bay

While the last week or so saw its usual share of food news from relative newbies – Marination Ma Kai opening, Chino's closing and the answer to the is-it-or-isn't-it Fuji Bakery mystery – two grand-dames of the Seattle restaurant world were quietly kicking off new chapters in their very admirable histories. Read more »

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Increase Your Food & Drink I.Q. at 3 Educational Events

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Cody Bay
Wormwood Society founder Gwydion Stone serves up absinthe knowledge and glass pours.

The kids are back in school! Don't let them be the only ones out there soaking up new knowledge – here are a few educational opportunities you could, um, soak up as well.   Read more »

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If You Eat One More Ice Cream Cone This Summer, Eat This One

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Cody Bay
The pretzel cone with Bluebird's salted caramel ice cream at Sweet Mickey's in Ballard

So, Labor Day happened. I guess that means summer is unofficially over, but I'm not buying it yet. And according to a pretty inspiring weather forecast for the rest of this week, neither is the sun. For those of you who aren't quite satisfied with the amount of summer you got over the last three months, the reminder that the official end of the season doesn't come until September 21st should be a welcome one. Clearly, what this all means is that a) the sun is still out, and b) you should eat more ice cream. Read more »

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Sneak Peek! Kickin' Boot Whiskey Kitchen

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Cody Bay

When new things happen in Ballard, they usually get done well, but they don't often get done big. Kickin' Boot Whiskey Kitchen, the new concept from the boys behind Matador, makes its presence known from the get-go in a big way: a large neon cowboy boot giddy-upping off the side of a former mill house that looms large over the Ship Canal. Read more »

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Kill the Keg Happy Hours + Free Burgers

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Cody Bay

Death to Kegs!

Something about drinking wine from a keg makes people want to do other off-kilter, Bacchanalian things, like glug it from mason jars, paper cups or directly from the spout, or, say, try to drink an entire keg of it in one sitting. Read more »

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