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Guest Chef Nights at FareStart; New Happy Hour at Agrodolce

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GOOD CAUSES — FareStart has announced upcoming Guest Chef Nights: on September 10, Chef Kaspar Donier (Kaspars) will present "award-winning cuisine with a Northwest touch"; on September 17, chef JP Ponticelli (Tulalip Resort Casino) will offer "a creative flourish on Northwest favorites"; and on September 24, chef Holly Smith (Cafe Juanita) will cook her James Beard Award-winning cuisine. More information, including menus and ticket information, can be found on the FareStart website. [EaterWire]

RAINIER VALLEY Green Plate Special is hosting its second Garden Gala at 6 p.m. on September 25 at its garden in Rainier Valley. The event includes wood-fired pizza, paella, seasonal salads made with vegetables grown in the organization's garden, wine from Chinook Wines, and Molly Moon's ice cream with Hot Cakes chocolate chip cookies. All proceeds will benefit Green Plate Special's mission to inspire and empower youth to experience food in new ways through gardening, cooking, and eating together. Tickets are on sale now. [EaterWire]

FREMONT Agrodolce has revamped its happy hour menu. Favorites like the lamb burger are still there, but the full menu has plenty of new additions broken out into $4, $6, and $8 price categories. Look for highlights like the housemade garlic cheese focaccia, spaghetti salsiccia with durum spaghetti milled in house, and Skagit River Ranch sausage and marinara. The menu debuts tomorrow and will be available from 4:30 to 10 p.m. Regular hours will pick up after tomorrow, with the menu offered daily from 4:30 to 7 p.m. and again from 9 p.m. to close. [EaterWire]