Jolie this is the place down the street I sent you the link for!
Saturday February 17th, 2018
Valentine's Day continues throughout the weekend at Duke's Seafood & Chowder with locations in both Green Lake and South Lake Union. Shown here is the Dungeness crab & prawn gnocchi. Pair it with Veuve Clicquot Champagne (only $11 per glass or $58 for bottle).Duke's will open brand new location at Shilshole Bay Marina in Spring 2019.|$11 per glass Veuve Cliquot at Duke's!| ... See MoreSee Less
|Seattle Times Food Critic Slams Gather Kitchen and Bar|Ouch! Restaurant critic Providence Cicero writes up a scathing review of high-end Gather Kitchen and Bar located across the street from Ballard Commons Park, which has become somewhat of an open air heroin market. After three visits, it's a wonder the writer is still alive. Among the descriptive adjectives chosen by Ms. Cicero for this new business backed by respected restaurateur, Ryan Donaldson: hazardous, dreadful, flat, lacking, dull, disastrous, burnt, acrid, flaccid, subpar, overcooked, fishy, limp, watery, disruptive, dry, flat, short. Wow, all in just a few flowery paragraphs. ... See MoreSee Less
Hmmm...I had heard that it was excellent and good value.
Friday February 16th, 2018
|Bundle up for Arctic Blast|Celebrity meteorologist Cliff Mass forecasts a cold, windy and wet few days ahead for Seattle. Snow is possible in Puget Sound basin, but the Olympics should create a barrier that minimizes accumulation. In the mountains, however, it's a different story. The white stuff will pile up in feet not inches. Skiers rejoice! ... See MoreSee Less
Apple employees in the company's new, UFO shaped HQ keep walking into the glass walls. Post-it notes placed on the panes as a DIY safety measure were removed, so be careful next time you visit Cupertino. To buy apples around here, head to Ballard Market, Top Banana or Green Market next to Ristorante Picolinos.|How much is that apple in the window?| ... See MoreSee Less
Heritage Distilling Company, Inc is coming to Ballard this Spring! It will be next to Ballard Blossom - Seattle Florist. The Gig Harbor, WA distillery has been showered with awards (particularly from the American Distilling Institute) since its founding in 2012, spending several years as the most-awarded craft distillery in the country. |Cheers!| ... See MoreSee Less
Opening date for Ballard's new Nordic Museum is coming up! This is shaping up to be the party of the year, so make sure your membership is all up to date. Great for families.|Save the date, May 5-6, 2018| ... See MoreSee Less
Do you love Vancouver, BC? There are big plans for its last remaining undeveloped waterfront. The vision will take 20 years to realize. In the meantime, tons of delicious restaurants and bars await you a mere 3 hour drive from Seattle.|News from the Great White North| ... See MoreSee Less
|Facebook News| If you are reading this, then you are over the hill, LOL. Facebook does not disclose its user numbers in great detail, but this research combined with anecdotal evidence suggest that the youngest generations are opting out. Growth seems to be strongest among older people. While overall FB usage remains higher than any other social media platform, the number of posts you see from pages like EAT Ballard and your favorite local hangouts is expected to continue dropping this year. ... See MoreSee Less
Lions in South Africa ate a suspected poacher who was trying to hunt them. To see lions who will not eat you in Ballard, head to Woodland Park Zoo. Membership makes it affordable for the whole family to go regularly. To see lions in the wild, check out Seattle's own Global Family Travels.|Lions Bite Back| ... See MoreSee Less