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REMINDER: NWSFS My Favorite Restaurant

Wednesday, July 11th at 7:30 PM

Please join NWSFS on Wednesday, July 11th, 2012, at 7:30 PM one of Jeanine’s favorite restaurants, the IKEA Restaurant in Renton. This is a MFR “food of my people” event.



Link: http://www.ikea.com/us/en/store/seattle/restaurant

Restaurant address and telephone number:
601 SW 41st Street
Renton, WA 98057
(425) 656 2980

Attending, so far:
Jeanine S.
Scott S.
Pearl
Lisa W. (tentative)
Judy J.
Drew & Kate plus 3
Julie Z-S
Greg S.

Please RSVP by Tuesday, July 9th. Seating is not generally limited, but I’d like to grab an appropriate number of tables.
Please join us Saturday, July 21st at Kat & Shawn’s home in Bellevue for the Chili Cook Off social.

Join us at Kat & Shawn’s home in Bellevue for the annual Chili Cook Off. The social will begin at 5:00 P.M. and end around 10:00 P.M.

Contestants will bring various chilies for you to taste and vote on. The contributors of the most popular chilies will receive small prizes. NWSFS will provide cornbread and soft drinks. Side dishes that complement and/or add are always welcomed. To support the contest, there is a small fee for the Cook Off; $3 for NWSFS members, $5 for non- members.

3803 142nd Ave SE, Bellevue 98006-1545
425) 957-7565

Chili Cook Off Contestants:
Please bring a crock pot to keep your chili warm and a serving ladle. Please call ahead to make arrangements for use of a burner in the kitchen If you cannot bring a crock pot.

Logistical information:
Smoking areas are outside. The house has no animals. The main entrance is up two small steps. Parking is on-street, and generally available.

The closest bus stop is 1/3 mile away (2 blocks east), at the corner of SE 40th St and 146th Ave SE, and serves the routes 210 & 241 bus (transfer from Seattle at the Eastgate Park and Ride).

Directions:
• From I-90 eastbound take exit 11A (150th Ave SE exit), stay in the far right lane.
• Turn right onto 150th AVE SE
• Turn right onto SE 38th St. (Standard gas station on corner)
• Turn Left onto 146th AVE SE
• Turn Right onto SE 40th ST
• Go two blocks turn right onto to 142nd AVE SE (note NOT 142nd PL)
• House is a light tan at the end of the cul-de-sac. You might need to park on 40th St.

DAY & DATE CORRECTION

My Favorite Restaurant (MFR)

Wednesday, July 11th at 7:30 PM

Please join NWSFS on Wednesday, July 11th, 2012, at 7:30 PM one of Jeanine’s favorite restaurants, the IKEA Restaurant in Renton. This is a MFR “food of my people” event.

Link: http://www.ikea.com/us/en/store/seattle/restaurant

Restaurant address and telephone number:
601 SW 41st Street
Renton, WA 98057
(425) 656 2980

Attending, so far:
Jeanine
Scott S.
Pearl

Please RSVP by Tuesday, July 9th. Seating is not generally limited, but I’d like to grab an appropriate number of tables.

July MFR

My Favorite Restaurant (MFR)

Thursday, July 11th at 7:30 PM

Please join NWSFS on Thursday, June 7th, 2012, at 7:30 PM one of Jeanine’s favorite restaurants, the IKEA Restaurant in Renton. This is a MFR “food of my people” event.



Link: http://www.ikea.com/us/en/store/seattle/restaurant

Restaurant address and telephone number:
601 SW 41st Street
Renton, WA 98057
(425) 656 2980

Attending, so far:
Jeanine
Scott S.
Pearl

Please RSVP by Tuesday, July 9th. Seating is not generally limited, but I’d like to grab an appropriate number of tables.

UPDATED NWSFS EVENT CALENDAR

Monthly Social Dates
July 21st – Chili Cook Off Social at Shawn & Kat’s home
August 18th – at Michael & Becky’s home.
September 15th – social
October 20th – Mad Scientist Social
November 17th – at Carla & Marvin’s home
December 15th – Holiday Season Social in the Community Room at David Dorais’ home.

Upcoming outings
Sunday, July 15th at 1:00 PM – Log House Museum
August (TBD) – Ride the Ducks!
Saturday, September 22nd at 1:00 PM – Brightwater Center Tour

My Favorite Restaurant Outings
July 11th – IKEA Restaurant in Renton, one of Jeanine’s favorite restaurants.
August ? – La Isla in Ballard, one of Kathy & Alan’s favorite restaurants.
September ? – Old Spaghetti Factory in Tukwila, one of Carla & Marvin’s favorite restaurants.
October ? – Cutters in Seattle, one of John’s favorite restaurants.
December 5th – Old Spaghetti Factory in Lynnwood, one of Rick & Vickie’s favorite restaurants.

NWSFS Calendar Update

June 23rd - Seattle Sub Tour, a humorous bus tour of offbeat neighborhoods and sights
July 11th – IKEA Restaurant in Renton, one of Jeanine’s favorite restaurants.
July 21st – Chili Cook Off Social at Shawn & Kat’s home
July (TBD) – Log House Museum
August 18th – social
August (TBD) – Ride the Ducks!
September 15th – social
September (TBD) – Brightwater Center Tour
October 20th – Mad Scientist Social
November 17th – social
December 15th – Holiday Season Social in the Community Room at David Dorais’ home.

Westwind Issue #280 is now out!

Come check it out here. Loads of stories and a book review or two!

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Please join NWSFS on March 7th, 2010, at 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM at one of Becky and Michael Citrak’s favorite Chinese Restaurants, Tea Leaf II, near Olympia WA., at 4646 Pacific Ave SE, Lacey WA 98503, (360) 459-3800. We both recommend the Mongolian Beef.

NWSFS members are encouraged to attend, and non-members in the SF/Fannish community are welcome, as always.
Attending, so far: Becky, Michael, Denise, Mary, Jeanine

Please RSVP to info@nwsfs.org or the hotline at 425-68-NWSFS. Reservations will be confirmed with the restaurant so we will not be able to accept responses later than the evening of Tuesday, March 6th.

Directions:
Southbound I-5
South on I-5 towards Olympia
Take Exit 109
At end of ramp turn right on to Martin Way
Immediately get into left lane
Turn left at first light (College Street)

Northbound I-5
North on I-5 past Olympia
Take Exit 109
At end of ramp turn left on to Martin Way
Get into left lane
At second light turn left onto College Street

Continue on College Street
Go straight for a half a mile and four traffic lights
At this forth light turn left onto Lacey Blvd.
This is a one way street and you *should* be all the way to the left.
Travel one block and turn left at traffic light on Ruddell Road
This is a two way road.
Travel one block and turn left at traffic light onto Pacific Road
This is a one way road.
Get into right lane,
Tea Leaf is on the right, before the next traffic light
Building is red with black trim.

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Update your calendars with the following NWSFS event dates
March 4th – Tour of the Museum of Communication, 11:30
March 7th – My Favorite Restaurant, Tea Leaf II in Lacey
March 17th – PK Dick Award Nominee social at William & Sally’s home.
April 5th – 8th – Norwescon
April 6th – April My Favorite Restaurant at Maxi’s Lounge at the DoubleTree Hotel Seattle Airport.
May ?? - My Favorite Restaurant (Date and location TBD)
May 19th – NWSFS Officers Nominations social at the Pawtowski home
June ?? - My Favorite Restaurant (Date and location TBD)
June16th – Annual Picnic and elections social at Woodland Park

Please join us Saturday, March 17th at William Sadorus and Sally Woerhle’s home in Federal Way for the Philip K Dick Award nominee NWSFS Social!

Join us at William and Sally's house in Federal Way, with the sneak preview of the Philip K. Dick Finalists and a spirited discussion of their work! The judges of the 2011 Philip K. Dick Award http://www.philipkdickaward.org/

and the Philadelphia SF Society announced seven nominated works that comprise the final ballot for the award. First prize and any special citations will be announced on Friday, April 6, 2012 at Norwescon 35 at the Doubletree Seattle Airport Hotel, SeaTac, Washington. www.norwescon.org

A SOLDER'S DUTY by Jean Johnson (Ace Books)
AFTER THE APOCALYPSE by Maureen F. McHugh (Small BeerPress)
DEADLINE by Mira Grant (Orbit)
THE COMPANY MAN by Robert Jackson Bennett (Orbit)
THE OTHER by Matthew Hughes (Underland Press)
THE POSTMORTAL by Drew Magary (Penguin Books)
THE SAMUIL PETROVITCH TRILOGY by Simon Morden (Orbit)

The social will begin around 5:00 P.M. and continue until around 10pm.

As usual, this is a potluck; William will be roasting a turkey for one of the main dishes.  Side dishes that complement and/or add are always welcomed.

Caution:  There is a household goddess in residence, so if you’re allergic to, or afraid of cats be forwarned.  Also, the house is marginally ADA friendly: there are three steps up when entering the house and three steps down into the family room for the downstairs bathroom.

Address:

33721 29th Ct SW

Federal Way, WA 98023-7718

Phone:

253-661-2252

Directions:

  1. From North or South I-5, take exit 142-B
  2. Go West on S 348th St S 348th St will become SW Campus Dr SW
  3. Campus Dr will become SW 336th St
  4. SW 336th St will become SW 336th Way
  5. Turn Right onto SW 337th St
  6. Turn Left into 29th Ct SW
  7. The house is on the right, about half way down the block.
 

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Wednesday - 03/07/2007 at 7:30 P.M. - My Favorite Restaurant

Please join NWSFS on March 7th, 2010, at 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM at one of Becky and Michael Citrak’s favorite Chinese Restaurants, Tea Leaf II, near Olympia WA., at 4646 Pacific Ave SE, Lacey WA 98503, (360) 459-3800. We both recommend the Mongolian Beef.

NWSFS members are encouraged to attend, and non-members in the SF/Fannish community are welcome, as always.

Please RSVP to info@nwsfs.org or the hotline at 425-68-NWSFS. Reservations will be confirmed with the restaurant so we will not be able to accept responses later than the evening of Tuesday, March 6th.

Directions:

Southbound I-5
South on I-5 towards Olympia
Take Exit 109
At end of ramp turn right on to Martin Way
Immediately get into left lane
Turn left at first light (College Street)

Northbound I-5
North on I-5 past Olympia
Take Exit 109
At end of ramp turn left on to Martin Way
Get into left lane
At second light turn left onto College Street

Continue on College Street
Go straight for a half a mile and four traffic lights
At this forth light turn left onto Lacey Blvd.
This is a one way street and you *should* be all the way to the left.
Travel one block and turn left at traffic light on Ruddell Road
This is a two way road.
Travel one block and turn left at traffic light onto Pacific Road