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Purple Cafe and Wine Bar

May 20, 2015 4:02 pm

Find fine wine at Bellevue's Purple Cafe and Wine Bar, where more than 70 wines are available by the glass. Order a wine flight and get a sampling of varietals with three 2.5-ounce pours. Wine’s not all that’s happening at this trendy hotspot, a delectable array of edibles is also on the menu. If you feel like grazing, order something yummy from the small plates menu, like Chicken Liver Mousse, Gorgonzola Stuffed Dates or Smoked Salmon Crostini. Heartier fare includes tasty pizzas, sandwiches and pastas, as well as entrees like Free Range Chicken Breast, Seared Albacore Tuna, Braised Lamb Shank and Pan Roasted Filet Mignon. Save room for one of their luscious desserts.

Purple Cafe and Wine Bar is open daily in Bellevue.

Purple Cafe and Wine Bar
430 106th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
(425) 502-6292


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Where to Shop for Designer Fabric Online

May 13, 2015 4:01 pm

Some of the best bargains on unique, beautiful fabrics can be found online. Here are just three of the best online resources for designer fabrics for all of your craft projects.

With an easy-to-navigate website that’s almost as beautiful as its large inventory of designer fabrics, it’s easy to see why Spoonflower is one of the most popular online fabric retailers. Designed by indie artists, fabrics are available in designs like tribal prints, geometric patterns, and minimalist flowers, as well as children’s prints perfect for the little ones.

The go-to online hub of anything crafty and handmade, Etsy is also a great resource for designer fabrics. Because the site contains so many individual sellers, you’ll find something for just about any style or project.

Fabric.com sells a wide selection of name brand designers like Liberty of London, Kaufman, and Minky, as well as quilting fabrics and unique textures that may be difficult to find anywhere else. Browse the site by brand name, type of fabric, or even pattern and color, and be sure to check out the impressive clearance section if you’re on a budget.

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Happy Mother’s Day!

May 10, 2015 2:49 pm

Happy Mother's Day! How are you planning to celebrate mom today?

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