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1. From now until June 9, Ballard Annex Oyster House is pairing champagne with oysters at dinner. Diners can choose from among three price tiers: $15, $35, and $65, that include pairings like Maset Cava with Olympia oysters and Gloria Ferrar Blanc de Noir paired with Shigoku oysters.
2. The Pantry’s highly popular cooking and gardening classes are selling out fast, but spots still remain for a few this summer, including Badass Bartending: Craft Cocktails with Herbs, Summer Salads, and Pig Butchery & Charcuterie.
3. Seattle’s original Top Pot location will have a new neighbor this summer, reports Capitol Hill Seattle. Single Shot will be a “food-driven bar” with a focus on produce “spiked with ingredients like bottarga, caviar and offal.”
4. Are tickets the future of the restaurant reservation system? Yahoo! Food looks at the idea through the lens of Chicago’s molecular gastronomy restaurant Alinea.