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SAL’s Partner Restaurants: 9 Delicious Reasons to Subscribe

Being a SAL subscriber means saying “yes” to a year-long conversation with new and favorite authors, fellow readers, and your own bookshelf. But it also means saying “yes” to some great subscriber perks, including 10% off of books at local independent bookstores, free ticket exchanges, select “bring a friend” vouchers, and more.

“More” includes a roster of discounts at SAL’s incredible partner restaurants, which we are proud to introduce you to below (click the images to head to each restaurant’s Instagram). They’re listed by neighborhood, so you’ll always know where to eat before an event.


Benaroya Hall

New! Who doesn’t love a themed cocktail? Subscribers receive a special discount on a top-secret SAL drink. Grab one from the concession booth in the Grand Lobby before your event begins.

The Capital Grille

Eat dry-aged steaks and fresh seafood under Art Deco chandeliers in downtown’s historic 1910 Cobb Building. Subscribers receive a free appetizer with dinner.

Davids & Co

Right inside Benaroya Hall, you can choose from spoon-tender pulled pork, savory smoked chicken, and more, served with all the classic sides—and subscribers receive 10% off!

Conversation at The Thompson Seattle

New! Conversation serves up dishes like cochinita sucia with fiery cheddar and lamb en croute with crispy prosciutto. Subscribers get a free dessert with dinner.


New! Part of the beloved, local Heavy Restaurant Group, Purple delivers seasonal Pacific Northwest dishes and over 80 glasses and 600 bottles of global wine. Subscribers get 10% off.

Capitol Hill/First Hill



New! The colorful foods and vibrant flavors of Lebanon and Syria meet Seattle aesthetics in this Melrose hotspot. Subscribers get a complimentary small plate with their purchase.


Mezcaleria Oaxaca

Handmade tortillas, plenty of vegetarian dishes, and ingredients sourced straight from Oaxaca: it’s not hard to fall in love with this mezcaleria, especially when subscribers receive 10% off.


The Tin Table

In the charming Oddfellows building, just across the hall from Century Ballroom, is a cozy locale famous for its shoestring fries. Bonus: these frites are complimentary for subscribers.



New! Look no further for the perfect martini in this Italiano-style restaurant and lounge, complete with red vinyl booths and a grand piano—mobsters not included. Subscribers get 10% off.

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