It's that time of year when your Pride flag's colorway starts appearing on cupcakes, beer cans, and bagels throughout the city. Pride specials are here! Read on for details on all the ways to taste the rainbow. For other ways to mark the occasion, check out our Pride calendar and our directory of LGBTQ-owned restaurants & businesses.
A La Mode Pies
The LGBTQ-owned pie shop's ROYGBIV dessert, made with chocolate cookie crust and layers of brightly-colored vanilla bean cheesecake, is sold by the slice or as a petite whole ($35). Available for pickup or delivery from Phinney and West Seattle locations.
Get your lovely rainbow-frosted butter cake ($34/$42) and heart-shaped rainbow sugar cookies ($4) from the West Seattle location only through the end of June. Call ahead to make sure they're in stock.
The Beacon Hill outpost of the beloved Madison Valley vegetarian restaurant, Flora Bakehouse, is coming to Cafe Flora on June 27-28 from 9 am-2 pm to sell delicious baked goods and rainbow cake ($35), proceeds from which will be donated to the Trans Justice Funding Project. Preorder your six-layer vegan lemon cake with cream cheese frosting and sprinkles for pickup by June 24. They may have some extra slices available over the weekend.
The LGBTQ-owned bakery's Gay Cupcake is back on the menu, both online and in-stores. You're looking at rainbow confetti cake topped with vanilla buttercream and adorned with more sugary rainbows for good measure.
The cocktail and charcuterie spot has a new Pride Margarita Kit ($65), and they're donating 15% of proceeds to the Allyship Organization, which builds power among LGBTQ communities and allies in Washington State to work towards economic, racial, and gender justice." Order online for pickup or free delivery.
On June 26-27, Vance Dingfelder and Stephanie Hemsworth's Jewish Capitol Hill deli will saturate its rye bread in all the colors of the rainbow, making for some very peppy sandwiches. They'll stay open until 9 pm on those days. They accept preorders and walk-ups.
Elysian Brewing Company
The taproom is partnering with Cupcake Royale to bring Pride Boxes ($25) to the people, complete with eight cans of Cake Topper IPA, a two-pack of Gay Cakes, rainbow lollipops, and more Pride swag. Order online by June 25 for pickup or free delivery on June 26.
The macaron mavens are broadening their scope this month for their Ultimate Pride Party Box ($46) benefiting the Human Rights Campaign. It comes with five limited-edition macarons, a can of Original House Wine Rosé Bubbles (the kind in the rainbow can, which they're also selling separately in packs of four for the price of three), Pride brownies (made with marzipan, macaron shells, and dark chocolate, which are also sold separately for $4), and disco ball tumblers. For alcohol-free folks, they have a Virgin Pride Party Box ($42) with sparkling apple juice. Finally, if you're solely after macarons, they have Limited-Edition Pride Mac Packs in packs of 10 ($25), 15 ($37.50), and 25 ($60).
Macrina Cafe and Bakery
The longstanding Seattle bakery chain's Pride cupcakes ($6.47 each) have a dark-red Valrhona base and are topped with cream cheese buttercream and colorful sugar sprinkles. Order via DoorDash for pickup or delivery, or try your luck with a walk-in at any location.
Mighty-O Donuts (Capitol Hill, Ballard, and Green Lake locations)
Did you misplace your Pride flag? Mighty-O is giving away small rainbow standards with every purchase of a half-dozen doughnuts or more during Pride week. They also have a Pride doughnut available to match the flag.
Patrick's Café & Bakery
Patrick Choy's cozy neighborhood bakery is slinging rainbow cupcakes ($2.50 each) throughout June, made with vanilla cake and topped with vanilla frosting and colorful sprinkles.
The Ballard brewery has a Pride Month IPA for your bubbly beer needs. They say, "So as not to overpower the delicate aromas of gooseberry, white grape, and tropical fruit, we kept the malt bill soft with additions of wheat and pilsner malt." They come in four-packs of 16-ounce cans, available for online preorder for pickup or delivery.
If you're aching to have brunch in a place that is not your home, reserve a spot at Tin Table. They're restarting their brunch program every Saturday and Sunday from 10 am-2 pm, starting Pride weekend. Look forward to classics like steak and eggs, Southern-style benedict, and baked French toast, plus tasty cocktails. Bring your mask!
Don't miss out on tres leches flavors like fresa, orange and apricot cream, sweet corn and honey, matcha green tea, blue coconut and ginger, Jamaican matcha, and Mexican mocha at the Wallingford bakeshop's pop-up window on June 27 from 12-3 pm. One dollar from every sale will go to the Ingersoll Gender Center.
Gift a loved one (or yourself) an assortment of Pride macarons in flavors like red velvet, lemon, passionfruit, raspberry champagne, and pistachio, paired with a bottle of bubbly. Available for pickup or delivery.