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White Moustache Seattle Food Tours; Myhrvold Empire Gains a Soldier

SEATTLE FOOD TOURSPuget Sound Business Journal's Glenn Drosendahl rides along with "lavishly goateed" gastroguide Bryce Lathrop(@whitemoustache), and has a very good time indeed: "His specialty is driving one or two couples around town on highly individualized, free-wheeling tours where he spins colorful yarns and is liable to scramble the itinerary at the drop of a word – like somebody mentioning they wish they knew where to find a decent pastrami sandwich." [PSBJ]

PAPA MYHRVOLD WIRE—Local food blogger Scott Heimendinger will become Business Development Manager and Modernist Cuisine Evangelist for the Nathan Myhrvold organization, beginning in 2012. [EaterWire/Twitter]

INTERNATIONAL DISTRICT—Mochitsuki--the pounding of mochi, or rice cakes--is an annual Japanese custom to celebrate the New Year says Seattle Weekly's Hanna Raskin. On Thursday, December 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington will demonstrate mochitsuki at the Nisei Veterans Hall at 1212 S. King St. in the International District. The event is free. [Seattle Weekly]

QUEEN ANNE—Due to "high demand"(thanks alchies), Mezcaleria Oaxaca caved and tells us they *will* offer mezcal during their just debuted lunch service. Carry on. [EaterWire]

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Mezcaleria Oaxaca (Queen Anne)

2123 Queen Anne Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109 (206) 782-8722 Visit Website