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Canon's V-Day Plan; Elysian Brewing Wins Best in Show

CENTRAL DISTRICT—Attention singletons: if the prospect of spending Valentine's Day in the company of canoodling couples has you bummed, consider stopping by Canon on Friday. Not only will there be $4 Fernet shots, but there will also be two dozen water pistols on hand to soak down anyone engaging in yucky PDA. [EaterWire]

SEATTLE—The first annual Beer Best In Show in which 13 local breweries compete at the 138th Annual Westminster Dog Best in Show has concluded, and congratulations are in order for Elysian Yippee Ki Yay Triple IPA, which took top honors (likewise to "Sky," the Wire Fox Terrier who's bringing home the blue ribbon). Second and third places went to Stoup Golden Belgian Ale and Black Raven Grandfather Raven Imperial Stout. [EaterWire]

CAPITOL HILLOOLA founding partner Jeana Harrington is moving out, but she's not totally moving on from the micro-distilling scene. Here's her take on building and sustaining a local liquor brand with a neighborhood ethos. [Capitol Hill Seattle]

CAPITOL HILL— Looking for last minute dinner plans tonight? Check out Vincenzo Ippolito's five-course dinner at Via Tribunali, which will showcase a list of Calabrian wines. Dinner is $65 a head, and you'd better hurry. [Nosh Pit]