Taste of Main
Taste of Main Event to support the Children's Response Center
On Saturday, August 17, 2013 from 11:30am-4:30pm (wine tasting begins at 1:00pm) the Children's Response Center is hosting the fifth annual Taste of Main event, in coordination with distinguished shops and award winning restaurants on Old Bellevue's celebrated Main Street. Adult and child passports for admission to the event are $40* (children 14 & under are free with a suggested donation). Passports for wine tasting only are $10. Passports are available online or the day of the event on Main street and 102nd Ave NE in front of the 520 Bar & Grill. This is also the will call location for those buying tickets online. Passport holders will receive a fabulous swag bag with quality items and a beautiful wine glass to use for your wine tasting!
*Adult Passports come with a wine glass for wine tasting along with food tasting.
Your passport is valued at over $100 and is your ticket to sample delectable appetizers, entrees, desserts, wine and beer from participating Main Street restaurants. As you taste your way down the street, stop for musical performances, art gallery viewings, spa services, one-day-sales and a variety of other special offers hosted by Old Bellevue's boutiques and businesses. Visit www.tasteofmainbellevue.com for more information.
Proceeds from the event support the Children's Response Center (CRC), which serves children who have survived abuse, crime and traumatic events. CRC provides counseling, advocacy and prevention services in East and North King County. CRC is managed by Harborview Medical Center and UW Medicine, and is a 501(c)(3) organization through the University of Washington Foundation.
The following participating Bellevue Merchants and Restaurants are providing food, wine, beer, or a special sale/offering:
Business Name and offering (this will continue to be updated on the event website)
520 Bar & Grill - salmon chowder
Amoré Chocolates - assorted chocolates
Araya's Vegetarian Place - pad thai, red curry and spring rolls
Bake's Place Bellevue Bake's burger slider
Ballet Bellevue - dance exhibits
Belle Pastry- tea cookies and coffee
Bis on Main - yellow summer tomato gazpacho with avocado mousse and a mini veal meatball with tagliatelle pasta and porcini cream
Blackbird Wax Spa - wine tasting, gift bag
Cantinetta - heirloom tomatoes, burrata, and olive oil
Casa D's Taqueria - street taco with taco meat, cilantro and onions
Chiropractor USA- posture/stress analysis and henna tattooing
Cupcake Royale - baby-cakes
Dry Soda -Assorted soda tastings at Xtreme Consulting
Flowers for the People - wine tasting
Fran's Chocolates - dark chocolate spiced macadamia nuts and Firestone Walker's Union Jack IPA
Fresh Café - BBQ pork sliders at NewVue Plastic Surgery location
Fumie's Gold - tiramisu
Gilbert's Main Street Bagel Deli - lemonade and iced tea
Ginza Japanese Restaurant - California roll and chicken katsu
Glassybaby - wine tasting
Gordon James Fine Diamonds - wine tasting
Hedge & Vine - wine tasting and 30% off select beachy summer items
Intentional Images- fruit trays, cheese and crackers
J. Chapa Hernandez Jewelers - wine tasting
Jamieson Furniture Gallery - wine tasting and 25% off all items in-store
Jarbo - wine tasting & select summer items on sale
Joseph Jewelry - wine tasting and special sale
La Cocina Del Puerco - Agua Fresca (horchata, Jamaica, or tamarindo)
Lorali's Optical - wine tasting, cheese and fruit
Mark Allen Salon - wine tasting, hair touch ups and make-up applications
Massage Center of Bellevue- 10% off gift card purchases
Mercato Stellina - Peaches, speck and balsamic pizza
Monsoon East - grilled marinated pork belly on baguette, topped with green onion oil
Namaste Healing Spa - wine tasting & snacks, plus $10 off any single service. Schedule 2 services and get an additional $5 off.
NewVue Plastic Surgery - wine tasting & BBQ pork sliders
Pagliacci's Pizza - assorted pizza
Rudy's Barbershop - beer tasting, live music, ping-pong, video games, and Whole Foods experience*
Running Elements - wine tasting, $10 off shoes and 30% off apparel for Passport holders
The Pain Center of Bellevue- trigger point chair massage
The Spot Off Main - beer tasting featuring Ninkasi Brewing Co with a keg of Radiant
Timeless Elegance- punch and yogurt bars
Title Nine- 9% off bra purchases for Passport holders and entry to raffle for $25 gift card upon showing passport (no purchase necessary)
Two Sisters Olive Oil - wine tasting, gourmet olive oil & vinegar tastings, and balsamic relish on crostinis
Veritables - wine tasting
Vita Coco - tastings of coconut water
Wee Tots - popcorn from Popcorn Pavilion, 10% off products (excluding gears and furniture)
*Whole Foods Experience Pavilion (Located at Rudy's Barbershop)BBQ -Organic beef slider with Beecher's Cheddar on a Macrina brioche bun or Field Roast Cutlet on a Macrina Brioche bun. Attendees can add Firefly Kitchen toppings, lettuce, tomato and onions.
Xtreme Consulting Experience - Meet our Title Sponsor - offering delicious Cupcake Royale cupcakes. Located on the corner of Main street and 101st.
Most wine tasting locations listed above will also have fresh baguettes provided by Belle Pastry and a pairing of gourmet extra virgin olive oil & aged white & dark balsamic vinegar from Two Sisters Olive Oil.
Brian Carter Cellars
Hammer Hailstone Wine Sellers
J Bell Cellars
JM Cellars at Glassy Baby
Kiona Vineyards & Winery
Red Sky Winery
William Church Winery
Walla Walla Vintners
Zero One Vintners
Breweries and Distillery:
Mack and Jacks Brewery
Triplehorn Brewing Co.
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Listen to live music all day at two locations: On the corner of Main Street and 101st in front of Joseph's Jewelers listen to: Valley of the Moon Fiddlers Group 11:30-12:30, Rainbow City Orchestra 12:30-2:00, The Offshoots (2:00-2:30) and other great talent tbd! Listen to live bands and DJ's all day at Rudy's on the corner of Bellevue Way and Main Street.
Activities and Entertainment:
Children's Activity Area - Bellevue Arts Museum crafts, face painting, manicures, origami, and balloon animals.
Chiropractor USA - posture/stress analysis and henna tattooing
Mark Allen Salon and Spa Services- Make-up applications and hair touch ups. Also free product samples.
Pain Center of Bellevue - trigger point chair massage
Rudy's Barbershop - live music, ping pong and video games
We the People Hair Salon complimentary styling techniques and consolations
We invite you to support both the CRC and our business neighbors in Old Bellevue through this festive event!
Old Bellevue on Main Street (View)
Between 100th Ave NE and Bellevue Way
Bellevue, WA 98004
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: Yes!|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|