Author: Denise Sakaki

Lot No. 3 Serving Up Holiday Cheer With Their Own Bourbon Blend

Cocktail aficionados have another reason to crowd the bar at Lot No. 3 – they’ve developed a custom bourbon blend that’s now being poured. Part of a special workshop at Cast Iron Studios, working with renowned distiller Angel’s Envy, small teams were tasked to create their own whiskeys. The creations […]

3 One-of-a-Kind Shopping Locations This Holiday Season

Gift-giving is truly an art, seeking out a special item that really speaks to the recipient and shows you took some time thinking about its selection. When a gift card or something overly pragmatic won’t do for a loved one, consider some of Downtown Bellevue’s unique shopping spots to find […]

Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill to Close its Bellevue Doors in January

After eleven years of being Downtown Bellevue’s place to get a taste of Southwest/TexMex cuisine, Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill will be shutting its doors on January 26th. “We want to extend a huge thanks to our hard working team members, loyal guests and community for all your support over the past […]

Black Friday Shopping Guide for The Bellevue Collection

Shoppers, get ready to set your alarm clocks extra early for Black Friday, the traditional shopping kickoff for the holiday season! Special store hours for Bellevue Square, Bellevue Place and Lincoln Square have been announced, with many stores opening at 6am, several as early as midnight, and some staying open […]

Trend Report for Bellevue’s Annual 2012 Fashion Week

Downtown Bellevue became the fashion hotspot for its seventh year of Fashion Week. From September 26-30th, daytime events held throughout Bellevue Square Mall included a fashion forecast presentation by style expert and television host, Lawrence Zarian, beauty and clothing demonstrations, and retail specials with participating stores. The evenings were reserved […]

An Inside Look at Bake’s Place

“Without the space between the notes, there is no music.” It’s a quote from motivational author Wayne Dyer, and announced regularly before nightly performances at Bake’s Place by owner Craig Baker, who’s glad to take the stage to introduce performers and meet the crowd. Craig describes the act of enjoying […]

A Stylish Education at Trillium Custom Tailoring and Design

We customize our vehicles, our homes, even our coffee orders  — why shouldn’t our clothes be any different? Trillium Custom Tailoring and Design has been educating people over the anatomy of a finely-made suit and shirt, and that it’s truly all about the details. Tucked in a sunny corner on […]

Anatomy of a Burger: the Delicious Science of Lunchbox Laboratory

The grand opening of the Bellevue Lunchbox Laboratory had crowds pouring out the door, but as things settle into a normal pace, people still talk in hushed anticipatory tones of their next visit to indulge in an ultimate guilty pleasure. So what’s the story behind this place? Why is there […]