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Civic Cocktail - presented by Seattle Channel and Seattle CityClub - offers a night of networking, civic conversation, Tom Douglas appetizers and a no-host bar. 



U.S. Rep. Adam Smith

Wednesday, October 2 | Doors at 5:30 p.m., Program at 6 p.m.
Palace Ballroom | 2100 5th Ave.
$25-30 | Register

U.S. Rep. Adam Smith brings his insights from more than two decades in Congress to Civic Cocktail in October. As chair of the powerful House Armed Services Committee, he is center stage as conflicts and military strategies ebb and flow across the world.

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Civic Cocktail: Mayor Jenny Durkan + Chef Edouardo Jordan
Civic Cocktail: Mayor Jenny Durkan + Chef Edouardo Jordan
11/28/201859:18

Exactly one year after taking office, Mayor Jenny Durkan returns to Civic Cocktail and grades her performance! She discusses the highlights of the past year plus a few things she wishes she could do over. During a wide-ranging discussion with host Joni Balter, she talks budget, the repealed head tax, picking a police chief, passage of the education levy and the looming traffic mess known as "Seattle Squeeze." But before she could leave the stage, our next guest, James Beard Award-winning chef Edouardo Jordan, had a surprise to mark the mayor's first year in office. And she had a surprise for him! Getting a seat in one of Jordan's two restaurants, Junebaby and Salare, is a challenge. But his third location opens soon. Jordan says many influences shaped his cooking style, including family members, formal training in French cuisine, and historic Southern foods dating back to slavery. Plus, where he dines when he's off the job!

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