Slog

Slog Music

Music, Nightlife,
and Drinks

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

One-Percenter Problems at Loulay: The Chef in the Hat Brings His Chapeau to Downtown

Posted by on Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 9:35 AM

High up above, there are crystal globe light fixtures, like classy versions of disco balls.
  • Kelly O
  • High up above, there are crystal globe light fixtures, like classy versions of disco balls.

People in the aisle kept bumping our champagne bucket. This is beyond a first-world problem—more like the kind of thing that might prevent the complete, glossy satisfaction of the one percent. My friend and I enjoyed some mock outrage, but in reality, it was exciting just to have a champagne bucket, standing on one silver leg, vigilantly keeping the sparkling wine optimally cold and right on hand without crowding the table. There aren't a lot of places in Seattle that indulge in this old-school flourish; Loulay does. But our two-top was definitely crowding the two-top next to us—the couple at the next table were seven inches away, and they were in hand-holding romantic-date mode, and we were uncomfortably close to being on their date with them. The bucket-bumping, on the other side, was because the aisle was so narrow, the servers were threading the needle getting through...

KEEP READING > > >

 

Comments (0)

Comments are closed.

Advertisement
 

Want great deals and a chance to win tickets to the best shows in Seattle? Join The Stranger Presents email list!


All contents © Index Newspapers, LLC
1535 11th Ave (Third Floor), Seattle, WA 98122
Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Takedown Policy