Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Nettlemas this friday!

Announcing a special event this Friday,
April 30th, 7pm

Celebrate the eve of May Day and the beginning of the warm half of the year with Nettlemas - a day for playfulness and mischief. Come join us for this feast featuring chinook salmon, spring greens, and traditional Irish foods. We promise not to sting you!!

$40 buffet dinner with a drink, includes a 2010 Illustrated Wild Foods Recipe Calendar.
Reservations only -  206-588-3607

Nettlemas was celebrated in Ireland as festive night before the important holiday of Beltane.
Beltane is the traditional Celtic fire festival to celebrate life, purification and the bounty of the new season. The first of May is the halfway point between the solstices - the time when the sun is fully released from the grip of winter and able to warm the earth once again and nurture plant and human life through growing season. 

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