Businesses No Longer Collecting Safeco Field Tax

Next week, the 0.5 percent tax on food and beverages in restaurants and bars in Seattle collected to pay for Safeco Field construction will no longer be collected.  King County has advised businesses to stop collecting effective Monday, October 3rd. This 0.5 percent tax has been collected since 1996.

Don’t Miss The Mobile Food Rodeo This Weekend

 Calling all foodies: Bring your friends, family and most importantly, appetites to the Mobile Food Rodeo happening this Saturday, September 17th on W. Armory Way in Interbay.  The Mobile Food Rodeo is Seattle’s Premier Mobile Food Truck Festival featuring the best meals on wheels Seattleites can get their hands on.  Buy a general admission ticket ($7.00 for a single) and get 1 tasting ticket ($3.00 value) to use at any of the 26 trucks at the event.  If you choose to buy tickets at the gate, pay $10.00 for a single ticket which does not include a tasting ticket.  The festival is featuring eats from Molly Moon, Maximus Minimus, Parfait, Skillet and El Camion, just to name a few.  Once you’re nice and full, watch The Disco Cowboys perform at 5:00 pm.    Before you leave, make sure to cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award in the Annual Wagon Awards event.  Wagon Awards are given to the trucks with the best dishes, chosen by panel of judges.  Don’t miss this unique and fun event!   We’ll see you at the Mobile Food Rodeo, Seattle!

For ticket information and purchasing, please click here.

See the full list of participating food trucks here

For more information on the Mobile Food Rodeo, please visit the official website.