Category Archives: Serafina
An inside look into our 2013 cooking, wine and cocktail class series, where we join our team’s talents to offer the most creative, interactive and engaging experiences to date.
Cicchetti is hosting its first annual Halloween bash! Come trick or treat in Eastlake and enjoy DJ Cotton Candy spinning spooky tunes from 9:00pm-midnight. Anyone in costume gets a free glass of punch from the witch’s caldron, and the winner of the costume contest at 10:00pm gets a $50 gift certificate to Cicchetti or [...]
World-renowned mezzo-soprano Meghan Scheibal will perform a capella to set the stage for five courses designed by Chef Nate Simmons and paired with Allegrini and Poggio San Polo wines.
I am always running late, and it is not something I am proud of. Being late can be interpreted as selfish… that the late person’s time is somehow more valuable than yours. Well, summer has had some ‘splainin’ to do. It is the middle of July, and where the heck have you been? Finally the [...]
Seraﬁna Shakes It Up With Monopolwa Potato Gin If you happen to be an international super spy and you also happen to have an intolerance to gluten, where oh where are you supposed to get the perfect gin martini? Saunter up to the bar at Seraﬁna and call for Monopolowa Gin. Triple distilled, from potatoes, [...]
Last week, our very own(er) Susan Kaufman was named the 2010 Nellie Cashman Woman Business Owner of the Year. The award was announced at a gala awards banquet on October 14, and Susan is both proud and honored to have received this prestigious award. As usual, she brought her own style and sensibility to the [...]
Saint Martin started out as a Roman soldier, grew up in Pavia, Italy and as an adult was baptized and became a monk. He was known as a kind man that led a quiet and simple life. The most well known legend of Saint Martin is that he once cut his cloak in half to [...]
I want to throw in a plug here for a custom that seems to be fading away: the pre-meal cocktail. Once, it was almost unthinkable to sit down to dinner until the appetite had been properly been stimulated, hence the whole existence of aperitifs. Traditionally, the aperitif balances a slight sweetness with a mild but [...]
While we seem to have a few more days of sun and warmth ahead of us, with the calendar turning to October my mind (and stomach) have started turning toward fall. While the Pacific Northwest offers a bounty every season, autumn offers some sublime joys perhaps unmatched the rest of the year. From hard-shelled squash [...]