Best Activities You Wouldn’t Think To Do In Seattle

December 13, 2010 11:04 AM

Looking for some pretty strange and unusual experiences in the Seattle area? Well, look no further. Here’s a list of some of the best stuff you’ll be glad you did and will be able to brag about to your friends.

Whole Beast Feast

Bastille Café & Bar
5307 Ballard Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98117
(206) 453.5014

Waste not, want not, right? At Bastille Cafe & Bar, you and five to 15 of your friends can break bread chowing down on every edible part of a whole beast, fowl, or fish prepared along the lines of French culinary. At $60 per person you get a variety of main entrees and two side dishes. Options include suckling pig, baby lamb, fallow venison (if in season), grouse, rabbit or pheasant, partridge, wood pigeon, and duck. The suckling pig can feed up to 14 people, and related dishes could include roasted pork chops, sausage with wild fennel seed, ham pave, cracklings with creme fraiche, crispy, pig tails, tongue and cheek rillettes, and more. According to patrons, the chefs at Bastille Cafe & Bar are true masters at their art.

Blend Your Own Barrel

198 Nickerson Street
Seattle WA 98109
(206) 352-2962

BYOB vinters invites you to get hands-on with blending your very own bottle or barrel of wine. Taste the ingredients, choose what you like and get down to business. BYOB also offers bottling options, custom label service and an option to have your wine stored under lock and key. If you’re not interested in DIY brewing, BYOB will do all the work and keep you updated on the entire process with photos, live video feeds and tasting notes. Guys, this might be an excellent option if you’re really looking to impress a date. Give BYOB a call or sign up via email (

Down On The Ones & Twos

DJ 4 Life Academy

DJ 4 Life Academy offers instruction along three levels of advancement for those looking to throw down on the turntables. Students get one-on-one training and a the chance to DJ a live. Classes go for about three weeks and last less than two hours each session. Students can expect to learn their way around the DJ booth, how to select music, mixing, beat matching, and more. DJ4Life also offers certain students the opportunity to DJ at an overseas club. All equipments is provided, students only need provide the music they want to work with and about $400.

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