Food & Culture

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

By Seattle Mag May 17, 2012


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 Grouse, which opened Saturday in Georgetown.

Owner Diana Lane’s house-turned-bar serves snacky foods–flatbread pizzas, salads, assorted wraps and nachos–from 11am until 8pm, but the place stays open late. Expect live music, too, once a month on weekends, and beer served cold on the patio. I’m also told there’s a full bar and a fire pit in the backyard!

Lane tells me the name stems from childhood memories. “Growing up, I spent a lot of time over in the Blue Mountains. My father use to hunt up on Grouse Flats, where his ashes are now. Blu Grouse stems from that.”

There’s more info at the Blu Grouse’s Facebook page and a website is forthcoming.



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