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Comfort food, you say? Well, there’s quite a lot of comfort food out there, but when it comes to the Best UW Pizza and Beer Hangout, there’s only a selected few that offers the taste your taste buds demand for.
Pizzas, one of life’s greatest pleasures, matched with iced cold beer… ahhh! Refreshing!
The UW District Signature
The U District is where you will find the best and all kinds of pizza. Pizzas are usually round, at least that’s what we have grown up and gotten used to, but nowadays, some pizzas come in square shapes. Nevertheless, aside from the varied size and shape, it is the cheeses and pizza sauce that makes a pizza unique and distinct from all others. Pizza dough is what sets the bed for the different kinds of flavors topped on a pizza. The UW District is the place to be when you find the need to relinquish a certain type of hunger pang, especially when pizzas and beers are concerned.
The Right Pizza for You
When you are looking for a nice place to have a wonderful slice or even a whole pizza, as well as the coldest beer to match it with, then the UW area is the place to be. What kinds of pizzas are in store for you in this wonderful place? Flavors offered? Toppings? Beers???
Below are the various flavorful pizzas waiting for you.
Cheese Pizza. This flavor never goes out of style. Sauces (from sweet to tangy), cheese (runs from mozzarella, Romano, cheddar) and herbs (oregano, fresh ground pepper). The combination of all these ingredients definitely is a waker-upper.
Meat Pizza. The best kinds of beef sausages, pepperoni, bacon, and other meat toppings await you. Not to mention salami! Match all that with your choice of cheeses. Yum!
Hawaiian Pizza. A tangy and sweet pizza that comes with bacon, green peppers, fresh pineapples and vegetables!
Chicken Pizza. Who says health conscious people cannot have a healthy slice of pizza. You can with this pizza topped with chicken, embedded on a special sauce, and vegetable toppings of your choice.
All that, matched with ice cold beer… is your mouth watering yet?
Those are just a few of what you can expect at the best UW Pizza and Beer Hangout. You don’t like the choices? Then request for your own customize pizza! Anything you want, you got it. Give this place a try and see what you’ve been missing.
Friday, September 12, 2014
Pizza first produced its physical appearance in the United States with all the arrival of Italian immigrants in the past due 19th century and was quite popular among huge Italian communities in The Big Apple, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Saint Louis. Inside the late 1800s, pizza was introduced by peddlers who went up and down the streets using a metal washtub of pizza on their heads, selling their pizzas at two cents a cut. It was not long right up until small cafes and food began supplying pizzas with their Italian-American, thus come about Pizza and Beer U District in Seattle areas.
The first imprinted reference to "pizzas" dished up in the US is actually a 1904 write-up in the Boston Journal. Giovanni and Gennero Bruno came to The USA from Naples, Italy in 1903 introducing the Neapolitan Pizza.[clarification necessary] Vincent (Jimmy) Bruno (Giovanni's boy) went on to start the first Pizzeria in "The Loop" in Chicago at 421 S. Wabash Ave, the Yacht Club. Gennaro Lombardi launched a food store in 1897 which was afterwards established since the "mentioned" very first pizzeria in the usa in 1905 with New York's issuance of the mercantile license. A staff member of his, Antonio Totonno Pero, started out making pizzas for the retail store to sell that same 12 months.
Prices of Pizza “Then”
The price to get a pizza was five cents but, since several people could not manage the cost of a complete pie, they could instead say how much they can pay and they also were given a slice related to the sum offered. In 1924, Totonno left Lombardi's to open his very own pizzeria on Coney Isle called Totonno's. While the authentic Lombardi's sealed its entrance doors in 1984, it was reopened in 1994 just across the road and is work by Lombardi's grandson.
Before the 1940s, pizza intake was minimal mostly to Italian immigrants and their descendants. The global breakthrough emerged after World War 2. Allied troops occupying France, weary with their rations, have been constantly searching for good foods. They found the pizzeria and local bakers were tough-pushed to satisfy the demand through the soldiers. The American troops involved in the Italian campaign got their admiration for the meal back home, touted by "veterans starting from the lowliest private to Dwight D. Eisenhower." Two business people, Ike Sewell and Ric Riccardo, developed Chicago-style serious-meal pizza, in 1943. They opened their particular restaurant on the corner of Wabash and Ohio, they desired to invent pizzas nobody’s at any time heard of. For the best tasting Pizza and Beer U District in Seattle has to offer, visit NorthLake Tavern and Pizza House.
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To start off, choose what type of pizza you want to order. You have to decide as to which toppings you want to be put on your pizza. You may want to consider the nutrition you get from every ingredient if you are one, who is very picky with your choices. However, if you don’t mind about the flavor at all, you can definitely enjoy every slice without restrictions.
Order a pizza with the size you are willing to consume. Check out the sizes of the pizzas offered in a restaurant. If you are in the best beer and pizza house in Seattle, you can rest assured that are going to be served with more than a good sized pizza. These pizza houses serve their products in standard serving sizes and they are fortunately large. If the size of every slice won’t matter to you, enjoy every bit of it because you deserve it.
If you are in a beer and pizza house, there is no way you are ever going to miss out on the beer part. Of course, you get to enjoy your pizza to the last bite with beer to flush it off. You can chug a bottle of beer or a glass of your favorite cocktail. That is just the best way to finish off a pizza devouring session.
How else are you going to enjoy your pizza escapade? Share the moment with the people who are close to you. Have a good time with your friends! Catching up with everybody over pizza and beer is just great while reliving your memories from the past. Especially if you celebrate your friendship and bring back the good old days in Seattle best beer and pizza house, you all will definitely go a long way.
Friday, July 18, 2014
Monday, July 7, 2014
Imagine how everything today seems to be instant, but lack the quality. This could be the kind of food you get in some normal pizza places. If you want to get something that would actually surpass the value of any amount you are paying for, then you should go somewhere that has been in service for a long time. Pizza houses that have been serving their flavors for decades are extremely remarkable. You get to experience the taste of the past and enjoy it in the contemporary setup.
If you dine in a pizza house that has been operating for decades, you sure would be served with utmost quality flavors. Pizza houses that last long are definitely passionate about their business and make sure they give only the best to their customers. Go to that one legendary pizza house in seattle today and be served not only with excellent quality, but quantity as well. There is nothing better than eating the most delicious pizza in town and getting a really good share without having to pay too much.
What keeps most pizza houses last long in the industry is how they accommodate customers during special occasions. In seattle’s case, everybody would love to watch the huskies play, especially during the end of the football season. Pizza houses last long in the scene because they offer a husky legends night. Seattle residents could enjoy watching football games while filling their stomachs with delicious pizza and pairing it with beer and some great cocktails.
Although places as this pizza and beer u district in Seattle are not readily accessible to minors, they still offer pick up orders to go. Minors can still get to eat their special pizza flavors as take out. If you think you must not miss out eating in the newest pizza parlor in town, you shouldn’t miss out with the ones that have been there for decades as well. Surely, the pizza would taste as good or even better.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
It's time once again for the fresh air escapism of Seattle's various outdoor movie series. This year's slate is loaded with multiple opportunities to catch '80s classics like The Princess Bride and Ferris Bueller's Day Off, '90s favs like The Big Lebowski and Jurassic Park, and new hits including Gravity, Despicable Me 2, and The Lego Movie. There are also plenty of quirkier options including Fremont Outdoor Movies' Wes Anderson tribute (The Royal Tenenbaums, The Life Aquatic, and Rushmore), MOHAI's sweet double feature of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and Chocolat to correspond with the museum's Chocolate: The Exhibition, and Three Dollar Bill Cinema's cheeky "Teenage Dreams!" lineup (Bring It On, Clueless, and Teen Witch)
Get ready for movies under the stars with our regularly updated list of 2014's summer outdoor movies.
Fremont Outdoor Movies
July 12 The Royal Tenenbaums
July 19 The Life Aquatic
July 25 Wet Hot American Summer (21+)
July 26 Rushmore
Aug 2 Dazed and Confused (21+)
Aug 9 Mama Mia!
Aug 15 Office Space (21+)
Aug 16 Ghostbusters
Aug 23 The Dude Fest: The Big Lebowski (21+)
Aug 30 Jurassic Park
Movies at Marymoor
July 9 Frozen
July 16 Ferris Bueller's Day Off
July 23 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
July 30 Footloose (1984)
Aug 6 The Sandlot
Aug 13 Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Aug 20 Finding Nemo
Aug 27 The Princess Bride
Movies at the Mural (Seattle Center)
July 26 The Princess Bride
Aug 2 Gravity
Aug 9 Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Aug 16 The Great Gatsby
Aug 23 Star Trek Into Darkness
Three Dollar Bill Outdoor Cinema: Teenage Dreams! (Cal Anderson Park)
Aug 1 Bring It On
Aug 15 Clueless
Aug 22 Teen Witch
MOHAI's Chocolate Night at Lake Union Park
Aug 23 Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and Chocolat
Outdoor Movies at Magnuson Park
July 10 Grease
July 17 The Lego Movie
July 24 Gravity
July 31 Sixteen Candles
Aug 7 Jurassic Park
Aug 14 Pitch Perfect
Aug 21 The Little Mermaid
Aug 28 Ghostbusters
Moonlight Cinema at Redhook Brewery
July 10 Old School (18+)
July 17 Despicable Me 2
July 24 The Hangover (18+)
July 31 Top Gun
Aug 7 The Big Lebowski (18+)
Aug 14 Anchorman
Aug 21 Die Hard (18+)
Aug 28 Fast and Furious 6
West Seattle Outdoor Movies
July 19 Gravity
July 26 Spice World
Aug 2 Sleepless in Seattle
Aug 9 The Blues Brothers
Aug 16 The Goonies
Aug 23 Frozen
Bellevue Summer Outdoor Movies
July 1 Despicable Me 2
July 8 Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
July 15 Epic
July 22 Nut Job
July 29 The Lego Movie
Aug 6 Gravity
Aug 12 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Aug 19 42
Carillon Point Outdoor Movie Nights
July 12 Thor: The Dark World
July 26 Despicable Me 2
Aug 9 The Lego Movie
Aug 23 Ender's Game
Sunday, June 8, 2014
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
WEDNESDAY, June 4
Beers for Books at King’s Hardware
This Ballard Ave pub will be quaffing for a cause this Wednesday. All proceeds from Lowercase Brewing and Fremont Brewing Company pints and pitchers will benefit Room to Read, which supports gender equality in education and literacy. If beer’s not your thing, $1 of each boozy, lavender-infused King’s Lemonade will also go toward the cause. There will also be a raffle to support the organization.
Iron Vintner Challenge at Woodinville Winery
It's the final year for Willows Lodge's Iron Chef–esque culinary competition, and the first round happens on Wednesday, with 2010 Iron Vintner winner Darby English squaring off against 2013 winner Lisa Baer. Tickets are available online, and a portion of proceeds will benefit Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center.
THURSDAY, June 5
FareStart Guest Chef Spectacular
Wow, this lineup—Matt Dillon, Palace Kitchen's Desi Bonow, Matt Bumpas of Poppy, Bobby Moore from Barking Frog, and Meeru Dhalwala? That's not even half the list. There's plenty of wine, beer, and spirits involved, as well. Tickets start at $70.
FRIDAY, June 6
Barrio Popup in Bellevue
This Capitol Hill favorite will once again bring its revered muscat margaritas and pork carnitas to the Eastside this week with its second popup at Cast Iron Studios, the private event space that was once home to Barrio Bellevue. The $30 prix-fixe meal will include diners’ choice of starter, entrée, and dessert, and a selection of Spanish and Portuguese wines, cervezas, and tequila-heavy cocktails. Call 206-838-3853 for reservations.
Frost Doughnut-Eating Contest
Frost’s grand re-opening coincides serendipitously with National Doughnut Day, and the shop is celebrating accordingly—with its fifth annual doughnut eating contest. Hopefuls can register online. The prize? A $100 Frost gift card. Because exactly what you want after a doughnut eating contest is even more doughnuts.
Rosé Days at Bottlehouse
Madrona's uber-charming wine bar will celebrate its second Summer Rosé Days with a 6pm tasting of 21 rosés and live music. Each $15 ticket is good for eight tastes, and a $20 ticket includes a Summer Rosé Days corkscrew.
SATURDAY, June 7
Wine Tasting at Serafina
This Eastlake osteria’s sommelier Salomon Navarro will be pouring complimentary samples from retail-priced bottles that will be available for purchase from 1–4pm. Nibbles from sister restaurant Cicchetti will be available for $1 each. A special happy hour will follow from 4–6.
TUESDAY, June 10
Tiki Party at Bastille
Erik Carlson, barman of record for both Bastille and Stoneburner, has teamed up with Portland’s House Spirits to create Bridgetown Rum. Celebrate the launch at Bastille’s back bar with some island-themed festivities. Chef Jason Stoneburner will create a surf-inspired menu, and Bridgetown Rum cocktails will, of course, be plentiful. The party runs from 8pm to close and reservations are not required.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
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WEDNESDAY, May 28
National Hamburger Day at Every Maria Hines Restaurant
Maria Hines’s three restaurants will all offer build-your-own burgers in recognition of National Hamburger Day. Tilth will serve a $14 house ground steak burger with toppings like bacon jam and soft-cooked eggs, Golden Beetle will have a $13 Skagit River Ranch beef burger with halloumi cheese and tzatziki, and Agrodolce will carry a $13 grass-fed lamb burger with mushroom agrodolce and burrata. Other toppings will be available for an additional cost.
THURSDAY, May 29
Meeru Dhalwala at Book Larder
This Shanik and Vij’s co-founder will be cooking up three dishes featured at her acclaimed restaurants. Chai and conversation will be plentiful, as will copies of her two books, Vij’s and Vij’s at Home. The $30 class fee includes generous samples. Unsurprisingly, this one sold out fast, but you can still join the waitlist.
FRIDAY, May 30
Birthday Celebration at Hot Cakes
Chocolatier Autumn Martin will be celebrating the two-year anniversary of her Ballard molten cakery with a milkshake cart(!) and discount cakes. The milkshake cart will be serving up $5 top-your-own sundaes outside the shop from noon to 8pm, and molten cakes will be $6 all day long.
SUNDAY, June 1
Sunday Feast at Tavolàta
This month’s Sunday Feast will feature the best of the Pacific Northwest’s early summer bounty, from a starter of pea vines with wild mushrooms and mint to a porcini mushroom bucatini with fava bean sugo and Pecorino. These $60 family-style meals often sell out, so reserve your spot by calling 206-838-8008.
MONDAY, June 2
60th Anniversary at Beth’s Café
Beth’s weeklong anniversary celebration will kick off at 6am with a drawing competition and a special 1950s menu (with 1950s prices to match). A portion of Monday’s profits will go to Treehouse, a local nonprofit benefitting foster children. The birthday celebration concludes on Saturday at 8:30pm with a 50s- themed party and costume contest.
Seattle Met’s restaurant of the year will be channeling a casual vibe for its first industry night. There will be a number of food stations, including a make-your-own falafel bar and a shwarma stand. Walk-ins will pay $30 for unlimited access to food stations and a drink ticket, and service industry members will receive a $10 discount. Call 206-906-9606 to RSVP.
Meatless Monday at Tallulah’s
Linda Derschang’s newest spot has hopped on the Meatless Monday bandwagon—for a good cause, no less. Tallulah’s will be donating ten percent of this week’s Meatless Monday sales to Food in Motion. This offshoot of Operation Sack Lunch re-purposes wasted food into nutritious meals for homeless shelters throughout the city.
Negroni Week AND Sherry Week
Yep, both of these run June 2–8. Local establishments are mixing up variations of this gin, vermouth, and Campari cocktail; part of the proceeds from each Negroni sold will go to various charities. Meanwhile, bars and restaurants around town are geeking out on Spain's signature fortified wine. Here are more details.
Pacific Northwest Cider Awards
The Woods tasting room in SoDo will be packed with Washington cider enthusiasts during the first annual Cider Awards. There will be 25+ Northwest ciders on tap, and two food trucks will be on site: the gluten-free Contigo and the decidedly not gluten-free po’boy-mobile Where Ya At Matt. Each $30 advance ticket is good for eight 5-oz tastings and a voting slip for the People’s Choice Award.
Celebrity Chef Tour Dinner at RN74
The James Beard Foundation’s dinner series will come to RN74 for the restaurant’s third anniversary on June 15, bringing with it a pretty incredible lineup of chefs. Michael Mina will join chef David Varley, along with Boston's Jamie Bissonette (his James Beard acceptance speech this year was a thing of beauty), Canlis chef Jason Franey, and Portland's Jason Barwikowski, previously at Woodsman Tavern. Providence chef Matthew Jennings and Adam Sobel of RN74 San Francisco will also be in the kitchen. Scoring this multi-course meal: wine pairings from Sommelier of the Year Jeff Lindsay-Thorsen. Tickets for the star-studded event cost $180 and are available online.
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WEDNESDAY, May 21
Prom at Linda’s Tavern
Spiked punch, prom photos, and a DJ set by Tacocat will set the tone for a prom party at Linda’s Tavern. Prom starts at 9pm, so have your corsage ready by then.
On Different Tracks: Race, Class, and Education
Humanities Washington is hosting another Think and Drink event at Naked City Brewery and Taphouse in Greenwood. UW Bothell professor Wayne Au and Seattle Times education reporter Claudia Rowe will lead a conversation on race in education starting at 7pm. Reservations are not required.
THURSDAY, May 22
Beer vs. Wine Dinner at Tulio Ristorante
Kimpton Hotels master sommelier Emily Wines (yes, that’s her real last name) will be making an appearance at this downtown Italian restaurant’s four-course dinner. Each course will be paired with a local beer or wine, and guests can vote on their favorite pairing. The $65 dinner begins at 6pm. Reservations are available online.
Molly Wizenberg at Book Larder
Blogger, author, restaurateur and all-around Seattlebrity Molly Wizenberg shows up at Book Larder from 6:30–8pm for a dessert party, author talk, and book signing. Guests at the $10 event will receive a $5 discount on Wizenberg’s new book, Delancey. Reservations are available online.
Sriracha Night at Safeco Field
This cultish Vietnamese hot sauce will be slathered on hot dogs, garlic fries, and even milkshakes when the Mariners take on the Houston Astros this Thursday. A $25 ticket will get you a main level seat, a Mariners Sriracha T-shirt, and a voucher for one menu item. Tickets are available online.
FRIDAY, May 23
Wine Dinner at Volunteer Park Café
Chef Ericka Burke teams up with winery owner Meg Gilbert and winemaker Justin Neufeld of Yakima Valley’s Gilbert Cellars for a five-course wine dinner. The $95 dinner begins at 7pm with Pierre Robert cheese, drunken strawberries, and a 2013 Gilbert Cellars rosé. Call 206-328-3155 for reservations.
SATURDAY, May 24
HoneyHole 15th Anniversary
The Capitol Hill sandwich joint will be serving craft beers on tap for $3.50 all day and night, as well as $4 well drinks when the bar opens at 5. HoneyHole trivia, free swag, and a performance by local band Country Lips at 6pm will round out the day.
SUNDAY, May 25
Crab Boil at E. Smith Mercantile
Chef Michasia Pawluskiewicz of Taylor Shellfish and Bar Sajor will be visiting this Pioneer Square restaurant for a four-course crab boil. Just 25 spaces are available for the $75 dinner, which will include Fregola pasta with steamed shellfish and Rain Shadow sausage and steamed or baked Dungeness crab. Call 206-641-7250 for reservations.
MONDAY, May 26
Burger Month Celebrations
May is National Hamburger Month, and two restaurants are getting in just under the wire. King’s Hardware in Ballard will sell its specialty burgers—from the guacamole-topped Tijuana burger to the goat cheese and red pepper Billy Burger—for $5 off all night on Monday. Li’l Woody’s is doing them one better, with free burgers at its Capitol Hill and Ballard locations from 2–5pm.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Catagorizing as SIFF's opening film—Jimi: All Is By My Side—as a Jimi Hendrix biopic is somewhat of a misnomer. More accurately, it's a brief glimpse the years right before the rock legend became a star. Even more to the point, it's an examination of the highs and lows of unbridled artistic spirit expressed through Hendrix's relationships with the women in his life (played by Hayley Atwell and the magnetic Imogen Poots). It's almost eerie how perfectly André Benjamin (aka Outkast's André 3000) embodies Hendrix with his reserved mannerisms and soft spoken artistic prose that can seem both profound and profoundly dumb and self-absorbed. It's as accurate a portrayal of a famous musician as you'll ever find. Writer and director John Ridley (12 Years a Slave) uses stark cuts and stock footage to make the film a vibrant period piece, but it's a somewhat unfocused one that never really attempts to understand what made its protagonist tick (it doesn't help that the Hendrix estate didn't allow Jimi's original tunes to be used). Much like Hendrix's music, Jimi: All Is By My Side isn't so much about substance as the colors it evokes.
Screening: May 15 at 7 (McCawHall). $50–$250.
Chiwetel Ejiofor, the Oscar nominated star of 12 Years a Slave, visits Seattle to receive a SIFF Award for Outstanding Achievement in Acting. The presentation ceremony corresponds with a showing of Ejiofor's latest film Half of a Yellow Sun, which follows two sisters' tribulations during the Nigerian Civil War of the 1960s. To provide more Ejiofor, SIFF will also screen the cult favorite Serenity on May 18.
Screening: May 19 at 6 (Egyptian Theatre), $35–$150
From the challenging brilliance of David Lynch's films to the popcorn perfection of Jurassic Park, Laura Dern has showcased her acting ability across the cinematic spectrum. She'll be on hand to accept a SIFF Award for Outstanding Achievement in Acting before the screening of Lynch's 1990 Palme d'Or winner Wild at Heart (good Nic Cage alert!). SIFF 2014 also features screenings of Dern's latest film, the big screen adaptation of John Green's The Fault in Our Stars.
Screening: May 15 at 7 (McCawHall), $25–$150
While many documentaries help expose important truths and challenge societal perceptions, some of the best docs revel in weird, trivial specificity. The Search for General Tso fits firmly in the latter camp. The film examines the American obsession with the Chinese dish and attempts to uncover its origins.
Screenings: May 16 at 11am (Pacific Place) / May 17 at 3:45 (Lincoln Square) / May 18 at 6:30 (Pacific Place). $10–$12.
Masy 15–June 8, Various Venues