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Carnavale in Seattle!

Friday, February 18th, 2011

On March 8th is Carnevale, one of the biggest parties of the year in the Catholic world! More commonly known as Mardi Gras in America, this event has great cultural importance for Catholics and those who live in Catholic countries, and the Venice Carnival is famed for the antics of those who participate, the costumes and masks, and the parties. The Italian Club of the University of Washington is hosting an event to promote Carnevale and prepare for the main event (and also celebrate!)

Poggi Bonsi Holiday Open House November 13

Saturday, November 6th, 2010

Poggi Bonsi at The Landing in Renton (920 N 10th Place, Unit F, 425.988.3906) and in Olde Burien (907 SW 152nd Street, 206.859.6401) will be decorated for the holidays.

Stop by and enjoy demos and tastings all day, and register for hourly give-aways and a grand prize drawing.

Get an early start on your holiday shopping; choose from our selection of Italian ceramics, French pottery, olive wood utensils, fine European linens, kitchenware and gourmet gifts.

See complete schedule of events at each store below or visit
Poggi Bonsi Gifts:

Poggi Bonsi Featured in the Renton Reporter

Monday, May 17th, 2010

Renton Reporter Staff Writer
May 14 2010, 5:16 PM · UPDATED

All roads lead to Poggibonsi, or at least that’s what it appeared when one Renton business owner was lost in Tuscany more than 10 years ago.

And so Keli DeRitis convinced friend Michelle Codd that the name Poggi Bonsi, split for tongue-tied Americans, would be perfect for a European-style kitchen store.

The import-savvy business is among 20 other companies in the United States to take part in the Made in Italy national promotion this week.

Along with free events, the storefront is packed with special Italian wares through May 22, Codd said. “We’re just celebrating Italy.”

Give Mom Le Creuset this Year

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

In Stock and Ready for Mom! See our full line of Le Creuset at our stores in Renton and Burien and at    Le Creuset French Ovens Since 1925, Le Creuset has been handcrafting Enameled Cast Iron cookware, and particularly Round French Ovens (or Dutch Ovens), in Northern France. The cast iron provides superb heat retention and distribution, […]

Made in Italy 2010 Coming to Poggi Bonsi at The Landing in May

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Poggi Bonsi has been selected by the Italian Trade Commission as one of only 20 retailers in the United States to host the 2010 “Made in Italy” national promotion.

From May 9 to 22, 2010 Poggi Bonsi will host the work of Italian artisans — including hand painted ceramics, terra cotta, jewelry, olive oil and more — these products will be featured in our store at The Landing in Renton. On May 16 from 4-7pm Poggi Bonsi will host a reception featuring Italian food and wine.

Garnier Thiebaut Trunkshow & Petosa Italian Food Tasting

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

Join us Saturday, December 19, 2009 in our new store at The Landing in Renton 920 N. 10th Pl. (Sunset exit off I-405 N) A Special Garnier Thiebaut French Linen Trunk Show 4-7pm Joe Petosa of Petosa Italian Imports will be sampling marinara, olives and other Italian specialties 3-6pm

Grand opening celebrations planned Friday, December 4

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Poggi Bonsi and c’est La Vie are now open at The Landing in Renton and plan a joint grand opening celebration December 4 from 5-9pm. The two new stores, which share a connecting doorway, provide the ultimate holiday shopping experience.

Visit Poggi Bonsi at Festa Italiana in Seattle this Weekend!

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Poggi Bonsi is delighted to be exhibiting at the 22nd annual Italian Festival at the Seattle Center this weekend ~ September 26-27, 2009. The festival celebrates Italian culture with food, cooking demonstrations, entertainment, wine tasting and fun for the entire family. Stop by our booth in the Fisher Pavilion and visit with Keli and Michelle. Visit […]

Turkish Tapestry Boot, Shoe & Sandal Trunk Show

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009
A Selection Vintage Velvet Tapestry Boots by Edoche
Men love them, ladies covet them! One thing’s for sure–you’ll get noticed in a pair of Vintage Velvet Tapestry Boots designed by Edoche. We wore our Edoche boots on a buying trip to Milan, the shoe capital of the world, and were amazed that women stopped us on the street to ask us about them.

Burien Arts-a-Glow, Saturday, September 6

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

Saturday, September 6th, 2008 on and Around 152nd Street in Downtown Burien. Do the Art Walk! 11:00am-6:00pm. Enjoy art and performance in the shops and on the street. Buy $2 wristbands at the information booth for discounts at area retailers and resturants.

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