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New Bar Opening Part II: Walrus and the Carpenter's Eli Dahlin Will Be the Chef at 'Damn the Weather'

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Julien Perry
Eli Dahlin (r) with Jeremy Price (l), co-owner of Walrus

It’s been a great run for Eli Dahlin. He’s been the chef de cuisine at Renee Erickson's The Walrus and the Carpenter since it opened back in August 2010 —part of an integral crew that helped catapult the Ballard oyster bar into a nationally recognized restaurant.  Read more »

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Goodbye, Eastlake Teriyaki. Hello, Babirusa!

By: 
Julien Perry
This no longer exists.

Eastlake Teriyaki, the more casual lunchtime offspring of Blind Pig Bistro, served its final meal yesterday. Demolition has officially begun to transform the tiny strip mall storefront into a 23 seat bar that's attached to Blind Pig. It’s been the plan since owners Charles Walpole and Rene Gutierrez took over the space last July. Read more »

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Digs in Ballard Turns One

Interior decor and shoes: the best of good design

In celebration of its first anniversary, hip Ballard home décor shop, Digs, is celebrating with a cool collab with Portland-based shoe shop Solestruck and Seattle’s own Grey City Shoes.

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There's Going to Be an Ultra Gritty Photography Tribute to the Comet Tavern on Thursday

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Julien Perry

The Comet Tavern wasn’t pretty when Jason Lajeunesse and Dave Meinert, the same team behind Lost Lake Cafe and Big Mario's Pizza, took it over last November. In fact, it was in extreme disarray. Read more »

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Who Will Do the Right Thing in the Central District? Plus a Video by Seattle Hip-Hop Artist Draze

By: 
Lisa Wogan
The Central District's Ezell's

In November, I moved from Wedgwood to Mount Baker, city-side near Massachusetts Ave. I moved for many reasons—to be closer to work and in a more urban setting, near better transit options and with great walkability, and, yes, for a more diverse experience. Among other things, I wanted to live somewhere where everyone did not look or live like me—and to be stretched and enriched by these new relationships. My husband and I focused our home search mostly in the Central District, and by chance, landed further south. Read more »

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