Seattle Wine and Food Experience Returns, Moon Temple Closes, Molly Moon’s Re-Opens

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For those of you that like Home and Boat shows and also love food you will probably be excited about the prospect of being packed into a giant event space with other hunger and thirst-mongers at the Seattle Wine and Food Experience on February 21st and 22nd at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. Patrons can join in for the POP! Bubbles and Seafood extravaganza on Saturday night with a bounty of seafood and Champagne. Sunday brings the Grand Tasting with a world tour of wine and special focus on the Woodinville Wine Country. Ticket prices and event details can be found online.

As previously reported, Chavez will be opening for dinner on Capitol Hill this upcoming Saturday the 10th at 1734 12th Ave. The Mexican eatery headed by former Cantinetta veteran Gabriel Chavez will feature tacos, small plates, a nightly seafood special and a solid selection of the requisite tequila and mezcal.

Wallingford denizens have known the weirdly terra cotta/pink building known as The Moon Temple for many years. As we know here in Seattle, all good things must come to an end for the sake of progress and unfortunately it’s our dive bars that are paying the price. The Moon Temple will close on January 9th so we can rejoice in having yet another drug store within a three block radius – this time it’s CVS. Praise baby Jesus. At least the Drugstore Cowboys will be happy – though they will be thirsty indeed.

In happier new year news, Molly Moon’s has re-opened and is back in full swing with its full menu of ice cream available as well as seasonal flavors including eggnog, chocolate orange and vegan salted caramel ice cream. So go wash your soggy cares away with a sundae on these rainy Seattle winter days. With a cherry on top.

 
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