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Seattle Grocery Bagger Lands on Letterman; Easter Brunch

WEST SEATTLE— The 18-year-old grocery bagger at West Seattle's Metropolitan Market who took home top honors at the Best Bagger contest in Las Vegas last month will appear on the Late Show with David Letterman tonight (CBS @ 11:35 pm). Along with his talk show appearance, Andrew Borracchini took home $10,000 as part of the National Grocer's Association convention in February. According to his marketing people, Borracchini practiced for hours in preparation for both the state competition and the national championship. He is a senior at O'Dea High School and has been with Metropolitan Market for more than two years. [EaterWire]

DOWNTOWN— Back by popular demand, Whiskey Wednesdays are returning to BOKA starting this Wednesday, March 27th featuring Kentucky Bourbon Whiskeys with a flight of 3 for $12. [EaterWire]

DOWNTOWN— Thinking of doing the whole Easter brunch thing this year? Seattle Met has a roundup of restaurants offering menus for the March 31st holiday. Just make sure to save room for candy, now. [SeattleMet]

DOWNTOWN— Sample more than 70 wines from premiere wineries along the Wine Road in Sonoma, CA Wednesday night while listening to live music, eating tasty food, and taking part (or not) in a silent auction. It all takes place at Hyatt at Olive 8 (1635 8th Ave.) from 6:30 to 9 pm. The cost is $50 at the door and all proceeds benefit Northwest Harvest. [EaterWire]

[Photo: Entertainment Weekly]

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