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Time for a Food-cation: Three Upcoming Events

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Cody Bay

Spring! Creative juices really begin flowing this time of year and the enjoyment of food and beverage begins turning up in all sorts of new and wonderful places. Here are a few upcoming events that really exemplify that spirit.

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Le Gourmand Will Put Off Closing

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Cody Bay

After announcing in February that it would be closing up shop on June 2nd, Ballard's beloved bastion of fine French-Northwest dining is going to be with us a short while longer. Read more »

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Sneak Peek: Ballard Pizza Company

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Cody Bay

 My first question for Ethan Stowell at last night's media preview of his casual, late-night, pizza-by-the-slice stop-in joint was, “Ethan: Are you ready for an onslaught of drunk Ballardites?

Ethan: “Well, we'll see. That's the question. Is it going to be slow? Is it going to be busy? I have no idea. I can't make any predictions.” Read more »

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New Vietnamese-Filipino Food Truck Coming

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Cody Bay
Xplosive Mobile Food Truck
An artist's rendering of the future Explosive Mobile Food Truck

What do you get when Vietnamese food and Filipino food get married and make babies? Banh mi with chicken Adobo filling, of course!

Husband-and-wife team Cathy and Romano Basilio are rolling out their gastronomic love child, Xplosive Mobile Food Truck, sometime in late spring or early summer. In addition to Adobo, their foot-long banh mi sandwiches will also be filled with choices like lemongrass grilled pork or chicken, Filipino-style stir-fried beefsteak, tofu, and Longaniza (Filipino sweet pork sausage). Read more »


Update! Seattle Center's Food Court Transforming into The Armory (Now with MORE Tenants!)

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Cody Bay
The Armory

February 29, 2012 update: Skillet is confirmed for Armory take-out counter

After much humming, hawing and are-they-or-aren't-they confusion, Skillet Street Food has officially signed on as an anchor tenant in the Seattle Center's newly-renovated food court, The Armory. Read more »