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Mid-winter happenings

Of course, it's Valentine's Day. But the month has so much more to offer. Take a look and fill up your February dance card!

Petra Mediterranean Bistro

Whether you've been in love for years or it's brand new, enjoying an evening together filled with food and entertainment is always a good idea. Along with Petra's amazing Mediterranean dishes (hummus royale, fatouche salad, Mediterranean salmon, veggie shawarma, lamb kabob), expanded dining room, and full cocktail service, they offer a belly dancing show each Saturday. But on Valentine's Day, they are breaking out the tiny cymbals and bell anklets to entertain you. It's an art and fascinating to watch; you'll love your Mediterranean Valentine's Day. Make reservations right away; when belly dancing is involved, the room fills up fast!

Petra Bistro is located at 2501 4th Ave in Belltown. Valentine's Day is Wednesday, the belly dancing begins at 7 p.m. (Regular Saturday belly dancing begins at 7:30 p.m.) Dinner service is offered Monday-Thursday 4:30-9:15 p.m., Friday-Saturday 4:30-9:30 p.m. Lunch is available Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 206-728-5389.

B & E Meats and Seafood

The age-old question: How to get it right on Valentine's Day? This year, Valentine's Day lands on a Wednesday, but just because it's mid-week, doesn't mean you can't have a great romantic meal. Here's B & E's plan to help you get it right! They have five great New York steak and seafood combinations that are easy to prepare right at home, including King crab, lobster, bacon-wrapped prawns and more - and starting at just $29.99! Plus, their knowledgeable and friendly staff will answer your questions and ensure you have cooking instructions. Simple, heartfelt, and delicious. It's a win-win!

B & E Meats and Seafood, your neighborhood butcher, has four locations: Queen Anne, Des Moines, Burien, and Newcastle, with varying hours. Check out more about B & E Meats and Seafood at

 Henry's Tavern Bellevue

As the focus on romance intensifies in February, you're craving a destination where you don't have to hear about it. Henry's has your back. Dodge the hand-holding couples, race past flower shops and Hallmark stores. Meet up with friends and play shuffleboard or watch a game, any game. Order beer (and lots of it!), buffalo wings, bangers and mash-anything with garlic and onions! Come for happy hour and stay for dinner. Don't talk about feelings. Just enjoy the relaxed Henry's atmosphere, wide beer selection, and fun food. February is a great month!

Henry's Tavern is located at 500 Bellevue Way NE, Ste 310, in downtown Bellevue. Happy Hour with drink and food deals is all yours from 3-6 p.m. and 9 p.m.-close Sunday-Thursday, and 3-6 p.m. and 10 p.m.-close Friday and Saturday (bar only-isn't that all you'll need?) No reservations needed-just come when you feel like it. 425-697-9800.

Olympic Peninsula Wineries' Red Wine, Cider & Chocolate Tour

A collaboration of nine award-winning wineries and cideries, the group is excited about the 2018 event of the season: The Red Wine, Cider & Chocolate Tour! Back by popular demand, Camaraderie Cellars' Cocoa Spiced Pulled Pork complements red varietals and blends; FairWinds Winery will again feature its decadent chocolate fountain. And there are more chocolate, wine, and cider pairings along the way. New wine releases include Olympic Cellars' 2014 Carmenere, Port Townsend Vineyards' Tempranillo Rose, Finnriver Farm & Cidery's Winter Ruby Cider, and Marrowstone Vineyards' 2017 Sauvignon Blanc. Don't miss the fun; make your plans now!

Enjoy the wine trail on a self-guided tour through Port Angeles, Sequim, Port Townsend, Nordland, and Chimacum, February 10-11, and February 17-19 (President's Day weekend), 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Advance online tickets are $40, or $45 at the door. Price includes wine and cider tasting, sweet and savory treats at all nine locations, and a commemorative wine glass.

Ballard Pizza Company

Join Ballard Pizza Company on Valentine's Day for an entertaining night of pizza and comedy! Family-friendly seating at 6 p.m., date-night seating at 8 p.m. And a $1 slice of pizza for every beverage purchased. Score! If your circle of love is large, there are always the back rooms for pizza parties: kids, sports teams, friends, family. And if you just want to be at home with the love of your life no matter what the day, each Ballard Pizza location delivers. Whole pies, fat slices-it just can't be beat.

Please visit their website for more details and tickets, or email for Valentine's information. You'll also find delivery zones, addresses, and hours of operation.

Revolve True Food and Wine Bar

Inspired by three elements of contemporary dining-exceptional food, great wine, and wellness-Revolve is your destination for food that is actually good for you. Whatever approach you're taking to improve your diet, Revolve has delicious options for you. The kitchen is 100% free of grains, gluten, legumes, GMOs, and preservatives. Fresh-made daily from the highest-quality ingredients, you'll love grass-fed meats, wild-caught seafood, and organic foods. Their new seasonal menu update has more steaks and seafood, like the 10 oz 100% grass-fed New York steak with herb shallot compound butter, crispy bacon parmesan brussels, and cauliflower-rice pilaf. Get healthy now!

Revolve is located at 10024 Main Street in Bothell (with a parking lot behind the building on 183rd Street). Lunch is offered Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; dinner Monday-Saturday 4-9 p.m.; happy hour Monday all evening, Tuesday-Saturday 4-6 p.m.; brunch Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 425-287-6420.

Heritage Distilling Co.

Escape the cold this season and head to your local craft distillery, Heritage Distilling Company (HDC). Warm up with HDC's award winning whiskeys, gins, and vodkas at one of two tasting rooms located in Gig Harbor. Their family-friendly storefronts offer an extensive selection of barware, cocktail supplies, merchandise, customizable gift packs and, of course, spirits. Try a spirits flight or seasonal mixed drink, then grab a bottle or two of your favorite products on your way out. Ask for Heritage Distilling Co.'s local craft spirits where you shop or enjoy adult beverages. Heritage Distilling Co. - Trusted. Local. Spirits.

Heritage Distilling Co. has several locations: 3207 57th St Ct NW in Gig Harbor, 253-509-0008; 3118 Harborview Drive in Gig Harbor, 253-514-8120; 101 E Pennsylvania Ave. in Roslyn, 509-904-0957. Seattle location coming 2018. Check their website for hours.

February 2018

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Revolve True Food & Wine Bar


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