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New Lunch Spot (and Bar), the Blu Grouse, Now Open in Georgetown

Not only do south-end eaters have the just-opened Cafe con Leche (aka, the reinvented Paladar Cubano) serving up Cubano sandwiches, and the slick-looking Sodo Kitchen at Starbucks for new lunch options (not to mention my longtime standbys Maruta Shoten and Hudson Diner), now there's one more place to check out: The Blu Read more »


Sweet Freak Alert: Hot Cakes Opens

Listen, Seattle sweet tooths: Give Neil Robertson a break! His Crumble & Flake has been selling out of scones, croissants and cookies in mere hours (sometimes in just 1 hour!) every day since it opened a few weeks back. Read more »

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Sushi Kappo Tamura One of Bon Appetit's 10 Best New Sushi Restaurants

This month, Bon Appetit lists the 10 Best New Sushi Restaurants in the US, and coming in at number 8 on their list is Eastlake's lovely Sushi Kappo Tamura.  Read more »


Second Volterra to Open This Fall On Kirkland's Main Drag

It's been quite a seven years for Michelle Quisenberry and her chef-husband Don Curtiss, and quite a seven years for Old Ballard Ave. When Volterra opened on the historic street in 2005, few of the current businesses had yet to open: no Bastille, Moshi Moshi, no Walrus & Carpentor or any of the slew of new bars and eateries farther south on that narrow road. Read more »

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A Cross-Town Croissant Hunt, and News on Crumble & Flake's Opening (Updated)

(Update! Crumble and Flake has had to delay their opening by a day. Details below.) Read more »

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