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    World-Class Balsamico Comes to Town June 3

    May 26th, 2011

    Old Monticello Organic Farms Balsamic VinegarLooking for something special to do? On Friday June 3, Cafe Juanita welcomes Steve Darland, owner/producer of Old Monticello Organic Farms from Monticello, New Mexico for a Balsamico Dinner Event in honor of his esteemed and exquisite organic Traditional Aceto Balsamico.

    Contact Cafe Juanita for more information. In addition, June 4 is a low-price alternative from 5PM to 8PM at the Crab Cracker in Kirkland.

    The list of kudos for Old Monticello balsamico are impressive. Former Gourmet magazine editor Ruth Reichl describes it as “rare and wonderful,” with “deep, concentrated flavors.”

    It was recently highlighted in the May 2011 “Italy Issue” of Bon Appetit magazine as one of the “best artisinal Italian pantry staples in the USA.”

    A LOT to Love

    July 15th, 2010

    Lot No. 3Right at the base of the Bellevue Towers sits an unassuming restaurant with a funny name. Here’s how to be completely amazed by LOT No. 3:

    Seat yourself. Order a lot of small dishes. Be completely amazed.

    Order the Spiced Jar Cake for dessert. When you taste the Spiced Jar Cake, don’t fall off your couch. Yes, you can eat on the couch at LOT No. 3. Amazing.

    Why Canlis Is More than a Restaurant to Me

    April 15th, 2010

    Pick up a Zagat Seattle Restaurant guide and you’ll find Canlis near the top of all the specialty ratings sections: Food, Decor, Service, and Most Popular.

    I have a more personal connection to Canlis: Chris Canlis was my youth soccer coach, and his son, Matt Canlis, was both my soccer teammate and school mate at Medina Elementary, Chinook Middle School, and Bellevue High School.

    So grab a Seattle limo, pick a Seattle night, and make a reservation to have a Seattle premier dining experience at Canlis.

    Say “Hi!” to Mark Canlis for me; I saw him at an Association of Bridal Consultants’ Regional Convention recently, and he went to school with my sister. Or say “Hi!” to Brian Canlis; he went to school with my brother. It’s a small world here in Seattle.

    Herbfarm Serves up Top Cuisine

    February 18th, 2010

    The Herbfarm in Woodinville Wine CountryDo you know what restaurant garners the highest Zagat rating for Top Food in the Seattle book? We do, and so do many of our clients.

    The Herbfarm, smack in the middle of Woodinville Wine Country, takes the top spot in this most important category, but also scores ultra-high marks in Decor and Service.

    With a nine-course Pacific NW prix fixe menu, the four to five hour experience in this world-class restaurant is not to be missed!

    Russell’s Dining & Bar a Jewel in the Rough

    February 11th, 2010

    Directly adjacent to Bothell’s Canyon Park, Russell Lowell’s newest restaurant is located just of I-405 in a refurbished 1928 barn. Lowell, best known for his catering company, also runs the Garden Cafe in Woodinville’s posh Molbak’s garden and home store.

    Not only can you sit down in the traditional restaurant style at Russell’s Dining & Bar, but the upstairs, known as the Loft, is an amazing 4000 sq ft venue With the roof soaring above your head, the Loft can be transformed into a wonderfully intimate space, and Lowell as all the connections to make it happen for your next event.

    A partner in Weddings In Woodinville, Russell’s Dining & Bar proves to be a jewel in the rough, and a definite must see destination.
    Russell Dean Lowell

    Three Chicks Make Fun of Your Party

    July 23rd, 2009

    What three chicks would you want to make fun of your party? How about Three Chicks Catering, Inc.? We’ve been seeing this catering company providing delicious food for quite a few events around the Greater Seattle area, and wanted to spotlight them for you. Not because we’ve been seeing them a lot, but because their food taste and presentation is magnificent!

    In addition to fabulous food, they also operate a wonderful and easily customizable venue on S Union Ave, in Tacoma. They call it the Venue on Union. We don’t know why they named it that…but you can always give owner Nems a call and ask her.

    Three Chicks Catering, Inc.

    Von’s Grand City Café Offers 75¢ Martini

    February 5th, 2009

    Rare Form Limousine has procured a special offer from Von’s Grand City Café: a 75¢ World Famous House Martini. Right down the block from the historic Paramount Theatre, Von’s Grand City Café is known as the Martini Memorial, and is proud to offer Seattle’s largest collection of spirits. As you make your limousine reservation, let your reservationist know that you’d like to like to stop at Von’s Grand City Café for a 75¢ martini, and we’ll make it happen.

    Inside Von's Grand City Café

    Inside the historic Von's Grand City Café

    Rare Form Limousine Returns from 2009 International Limousine & Chauffeured Transportation Show

    January 29th, 2009

    Viva Las Vegas! We just returned from the 3 day 2009 ILTC Show, held at the Venetian, in Las Vegas, NV. We looked at all the new vehicles from our favorite limousine converter, Krystal, along with a myriad of other exciting industry offerings. Keep an eye out for our upcoming partnership with Celebrity Jet Charter, as Rare Form Limousine unveils private airplane charter services in the near future. Forget all the gloom & doom. 2009 is the time to shine!

    Venetian, Las Vegas, NV

    If you haven't visited the Venetian, you're missing out. Tao nightclub is just one of many fabulous attractions.

    Bellevue Keeps Growing Up

    January 15th, 2009

    I grew up in Bellevue, where our company is based. The recent downtown growth is unprecedented, and our most recent clients decided to start their night off at Pearl, a restaurant and lounge located in the new Lincoln Square that is currently the talk of the town. I actually ended up there on the same night, attending a birthday party.

    Here is a link to the most recent article about Pearl, which appeared in the Seattle PI.

    Check it out if you’re in Downtown Bellevue. Valet for free right outside the restaurant, but give Rare Form Limousine a call if you need a designated driver!

    Lincoln Square art

    Click here for more information about Lincoln Square