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Nov 18, 2008 04:13 PM

Sea- The Local Vine or Purple Cafe

I have a few hours to myself Friday evening in Seattle. If you had to pick one... Which? and Why? Thanks!

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  1. I'm not familiar with The Local Vine. Regarding Purple Cafe, I guess it depends on what you are looking for. If you are looking for a place to have knowledgeable staff introduce you to new wines, Purple is not the place. Portalis would be my choice.

    1. Smash in Wallingford is a great place for wine flights, not sure if you're looking for a place downtown or not.

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      1. re: GreenLakeDave

        Staying on 6th and Seneca. Hoping to stay within walking distance~ I'm fairly knowledgable when it comes to wine, just looking to spend a little time and maybe try some things I might not ordinarily run across.

        1. re: GreenLakeDave

          I can't believe I didn't think of Smash! It's walking distance from my house and I'm meeting friends there soon. I love Smash.

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            1. I'm not familiar with The Local Vine, but I second the Smash in Wallingford nomination. I've been to Purple and it is just too noisy for me, it kills the entire experience.