Beginning this week, the bar at Urbane will offer a specialty cocktail each day until December 25. Urbane's "12 Drinks of Christmas" starts Friday at 1639 8th Ave. with the Partridge in a Pear Tree (hot cider, Tuaca, Absolut Pear, cinnamon syrup) and ends on Christmas Day with the aptly named Feliz Navidad (Patron XO Cafe, Baileys, creme de cocoa, Frangelico).
In other news, you have three weeks to save $450 plus gas and ferry money. That's the price tag on the New Year's Eve Dinner & Dance at the Willows Inn on Lummi Island. At last check, a few spots remained for an evening that includes: Food prepared by the hands of Blaine Wetzel, booze, entertainment by a cover band, party favors, tax, gratuities, and a memento.
Up north, steakhouse The Austin is open in downtown Everett at 2820 Oakes Ave. Protein lovers will appreciate the extra-beefy menu, featuring prime rib, filet mignon, and maple bourbon bacon burgers.