SOUTH LAKE UNION — Chef John Howie is hosting a pre-Seahawks game rally on Friday at 5p.m. at his SPORT Restaurant and Bar. The restaurant will offer drink specials on local drafts and the "Beast Mode" cocktail, and food specials on all "cheesehead" items like deep-fried mozzarella, fried cheese curds, cheese pizza, and the grilled cheese sandwich. Fans can also put their names in a free raffle at the rally for a number of SPORT- and Seahawks-related items. [EaterWire]
WALLINGFORD — Westward has launched a "Weekend Oyster Hours," essentially a happy hour, with half off all oysters every Saturday and Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. [EaterWire]
DOWNTOWN — Billed as "foreplay to the big day," Pike Brewing's pre-Valentine's Day Chocofest party returns for a seventh year on February 8. From 6 to 9 p.m., guests can sample bites of local and imported beer and chocolate, wine, cider, mead, and spirits, along with desserts, oysters, and savory foods from many of Seattle's top restaurants and hotels. Ticket information is available on Brown Paper Tickets.