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  • Woodinville distillery tour
  • Seattle distillery tour
  • Favorite local breweries
  • Favorite local tea houses
  • Visit hackerspace
  • Evergreen/Koha - Open Source ILS brewery/tea house meetup

Planned events

Craft Brew Drinkup

Date/Time TBA; to be held in the Hospitality Suite.

Like good beer? Bring some in your luggage! Some of us are planning to bring some of our favorite local, special, or homebrewed beers to share. Interested? Sign up on the 2012 Craft Brew Drinkup page!

"Get Lamp" showing

Some attendees are organizing a showing of Get Lamp: The Text Adventure Documentary in the hospitality suite.

To indicate your preference of time and date for the showing, please fill out this Doodle poll.

Newcomer dinner Tuesday

First time at code4lib? Join fellow c4l newbies and veterans for an evening of food, socializing, and stimulating discussions about demonstrations of the many uses of bacon dongles XML.

Code4Lib veterans, you're invited too. Join us in welcoming the newcomers!


  • When: Tuesday evening (2/7) Note that this year's dinner is on Tuesday
  • Time: 6 PM (ish) or whenever you can get your group together
  • Mastermind (if you have any questions): Becky Yoose


  • Max of 6 per group
    • Please, no waitlisting :(
  • ID yourselves so we can get a good mix of new people and veterans in each group
    • New folks - n
    • c4l vets - v
  • One leader needed for each location (declare yourself! - Vets are highly encouraged to lead the group :))
    • Leader duties
      • Make reservations if required; otherwise make sure that the restaurant can handle a group of 6 rowdy library coders
      • Herd folks from hotel to restaurant (know where you're going!)


Restaurants within .25 miles of the hotel

Sazerac (AWESOME happy hour menu that runs until 8)

  • Martin Haye - n
  • William Gunn - n

O'Asian Kitchen and Lounge (Asian)

Restaurants between .25 miles and .5 miles of the hotel

Pike Brewing (local brewery, pub food)

  • Ken Varnum - n
  • Chad Nelson - n
  • Ed Summers - v
  • Tommy Ingulfsen - n

The Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery (American)

Wild Ginger (Asian, a bit overpriced)

Purple Cafe (American, Wine Bar)

Cafe Paloma (Mediterranean)

  • Jean Rainwater (leader) - v

Collins Pub (Pub Food, great beer selection)

  • Francis Kayiwa - v
  • Michael Lindsey - v
  • Dan Suchy - v

Six Arms - McMenamins (Pub Food) Meeting place TBA. Leave email and I'll coordinate late next week. --Joel

  • Joel Richard (richardjm AT si.edu) (leader) - v

611 Supreme (Crepes and Full Bar) Meet in the conference hotel lobby at 6pm. Look for the short woman in a trench coat and wide brim hat ~Becky

  • Becky Yoose (leader) - v
  • Cynthia Ng - n
  • Zoe Chao - v
  • Justin Coyne - n
  • Stephanie Collett -n

Pan Africa Restaurant & Bar (Pan African) CLOSED MONDAYS Veg and non-veg options available. Located in the Pike Place Market, so we can explore a bit too, though the fish flinging will be over by then. Meet in the conference hotel lobby at 6PM.

  • Jason Ronallo (leader; happy to lead to any other veg-friendly place as an alternative) - v

Restaurants between .5 and 1 mile from hotel

Serious Pie (Tom Douglas restaurant, inventive pizzas, good local beer list).

Palace Kitchen (another Tom Douglas restaurant, w/ a focus on meat). I have made a reservation for 6 at 8pm. Let's meet in the conference lobby at 6:30pm and make our way slowly over; we will find things to do in the interim. Look for Mike Giarlo, a man who may be holding a sign that says "HI I'M MIKE GIARLO" or otherwise shouting his name or looking confused.

  • Mike Giarlo (leader) - v
  • Carmen Mitchell - n
  • Daniel Lovins - v
  • Cary Gordon - v
  • Declan Fleming - oldandcrusty
  • ...

Ballet (Vietnamese)

Kokeb Ethiopian Restaurant (Ethiopian) Let's say meet at the lobby at 6pm like everyone else. Woohoo!

  • Andreas Orphanides (leader) - v

Dahlia Lounge (Pacific Northwest cuisine, $$$)

Matt's in the Market (Northwest Cuisine, $$$)

Place Pigalle (French)

Chez Shea (French)

Elysian Breweries and Pubs (Pub Food)

Meza (Latin Fare)

Loving Hut (Vietnamese/Veg*n)

In the Bowl (Veg*n, Asian)

Plumb Bistro (Veg*n)

Highline (Veg*n, bar)

Restaurants more than 1 miles from the hotel

Brave Horse Tavern (another Tom Douglas, good regional beer list, yummy food. Near South Lake Union. Would require a ride on the South Lake Union Trolley (SLUT), but it's easy to get to/use from downtown.

Flying Fish (Seafood)

Cafe Flora (FANTASTIC Veg*n restaurant. Use Metro bus #11 to get there)

Teapot Vegetarian House (Veg*n, Asian)

Space Needle (American, Pricy; but what the heck, listed it anyway for those who want the experience)

Veg*n Dinner Wednesday

We'll pick a place with lots of veg*n options to go eat Wednesday for dinner. Vegetarians and non-vegetarians welcome.

(I probably won't make it but DO YOURSELVES A FAVOR AND GO TO CAFÉ FLORA, SRSLY. -mjgiarlo)

  • Jason Ronallo
  • Sean Hannan
  • Ed Summers
  • Becky Yoose (carnivore ambassador)

Dim Sum Lunch Thursday

For those of you staying in town after the last session on Thursday, O'Asian Kitchen has dim sum service during the weekdays. Meet up around 12:35, meeting location tba. Bring cash for easier bill splitting.

  • Becky Yoose
  • Declan Fleming - love me some Dim Sum!

Social Map - places of interest

Code4lib 2012 - Seattle - social events, hangouts, and places to see

Seattle Events Feb 5-9

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Monday, February 6, 2012

This all-classic film series, First Oscars, is accompanied by live music from the historic Mighty Wurlitzer organ, one of the last three remaining organs of its kind to reside in its original environment, played by critically acclaimed organist Jim Riggs.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Ongoing Events

  • Seattle Art Museum: Tours are every Saturday & Sunday at noon, and the First Thursday of every month at 10:30, 11:30 am, 12:30 & 1:30 pm.
  • EMP: Exhibits on display include: Battlestar Galactica, Nirvana, Avatar, and Can’t Look Away: The Lure of Horror Film
  • Teatro ZinZanni: ¡Caliente! http://dreams.zinzanni.org/
  • Pacific NW Ballet: performing Don Quixote at McCaw Hall http://www.pnb.org/
  • Oklahoma!, Sunday matinee and nightly: 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Avenue http://www.5thavenue.org/show/oklahoma

Local events/places

  • Metrix Create Space
  • Ada's Technical Books
  • Northwest Outdoor Center
  • Center for Wooden Boats
  • Empty Sea Studios acoustic music

Local Beer Places

See also

Things to do in Seattle, from the hosts