That sloppy hot sandwich you missed will soon be yours – HoneyHole is returning for pickup and take away this Saturday!
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Jonesing for a cold beer in the sun? Optimism has more than doubled its outdoor seating to better accommodate social distance. Are you looking for a month of popsicles? Seattle Pops is back selling frozen goodies. Are you looking for comfort in familiar places? HoneyHole and Pike Place’s Crumpet Shop have reopened their kitchens. Read on for these and other updates on the food world. For more ideas, check out our full personal food directory, our takeaway and delivery directory, and our guide to Seattle farmers markets.
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NEW OPENINGS & RETURNS
This Mexican restaurant’s Pioneer Square and cantina reopened for take-out this week. Visit us Tuesday through Saturday for your taco and margarita fix.
The Crumpet Shop
Comfort yourself with fresh and buttery flatbreads with a variety of toppings at this Pike Place institution that has returned for take-out this week.
Dreamland Bar & Diner
This all-day breakfast and alcohol space in the former Red Door room, loaded with disco balls, meets all the requirements for the bizarre Fremont. Menu items are accompanied by phrases that could have come straight from an old fairy tale book if, as Eater reports, they had not been invented by the staff. (“Whenever I dock in the floating city, my first meal starts here,” says a quote from the fictional Captain Cypress under the Right To Up Pineapple French Toast.) In addition to a nice little beer list, there is also an abundance of fun drinks , like a vegan grasshopper slushie made from coconut cream that looks like a grasshopper itself. We expect nothing less from the team behind the nearby Stampede Cocktail Club. They are open daily for dinner.
This Saturday, August 15th, favorite sloppy hot sandwich place is reopening for takeaway and pickup at night.
Logan Brewing Company
Located on the retail level of the Maverick Apartment Complex, this brand new Burien brewery and taproom has a spacious outdoor seating area overlooking Town Square Park. Stop by their opening on Friday August 14th and try their Speed Runner IPA and their Easy Mode Blond Ale.
The outpost of the international district of Masaharu Morimoto’s popular ramen spot has reopened its dining room and added some Kushiyaki grilled items such as chicken, tebasaki and salmon to its menu.
Capitol Hill Brewery is the first to be approved for the city’s new free road closure permits. It more than doubled its capacity by adding more seating on Broadway Court for al fresco drinking (and collaboration!). Christopher Frizzelle checked the new dig: “I drink coffee in a thermos that I brought from home because optimism doesn’t mind if you do (I was sure they would make me pour it out when I got here I also drink the endless sparkling water they offer for free (my body is 70 percent sparkling water) when I want to get up and get more coffee nearby, or a donut or snack from the grocery store and bring it back here, they agree, “he said.
The pinball area will remain closed for the time being, but this popular lounge / old school gaming destination now has sidewalk seating. They also have limited capacity indoor tables for small groups of the same household and limited capacity shopping.
The new residents of the former Roy Street Coffee & Tea area were planning a self-service wine station for their bar, but this is suspended due to restrictions related to COVID-19. They currently offer a small selection of bottled wines, cocktails, beer crow fillings, and limited foods, reports Eater. They are open to online orders and dinner.
You can now order cocktails and snacks for delivery at this French-inspired bar in Belltown. Order through Tock.
Surprise! After the Wallingford Popsicle Shop announced its closure earlier this summer, it has returned with Back to School Pop Packs, which you can pre-order in flavors like Very Strawberry, Zesty Lime, Peach Perfect and Kona Coffee depending on your taste.
Cry with big eyes
Chophouse Row’s new wine store opens its doors this Saturday, August 15th. Stop by between 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM to take home some bottles from around the world. If you like what you’re trying, sign up for the Bottle Rocket Wine Club, which gives you four bottles of natural, biodynamic wine for $ 99 every month.
The Maple Valley popup Nomo’s Smoothies and Bowls will only be coming to Brian Madayag’s Seafood Restaurant in Edmonds for one day on Sunday, August 16.
How to cook a wolf
Ethan Stowell’s Queen Anne Restaurant revolves around shellfish with the How to Cook a Crab pop-up, a Dungeness crab cook that you can enjoy on the newly expanded patio or at home until next Tuesday, August 18th.
The pine box
Feel like thinking of your favorite John Hughes heroine as you savor juicy pork tamales with drafts of tequila and mezcal and a hard seltzer in this Tamale Ringwald pop-up, which takes place this Saturday and Sunday, August 15th. Enjoy Cocktail from Pretty in Peach -16.
Speaking of Ethan Stowell, Capitol Hill Italian restaurant serves up fresh halibut sandwiches in its latest sassy pop-up, A Fish Betwixt. Rate your fishwiches daily until next Tuesday, August 18th, with Old Bay fries, special cocktails and freshly squeezed lemonade.
Tarsan and Jane
Until Sunday, August 16, the renowned Fremont Valencian restaurant is offering the burgers and pork sandos from XITA (named after Tarzan’s chimpanzee friend) for pickup. You can also add snacks and desserts, as well as a Blood Orange Honey Wheat Ale or Imperial IPA from Bad Jimmy’s.
NEW SPECIAL OFFERS
DeLaurenti specialty food & wine
The Italian grocery store Pike Place is giving away a bag of handmade Italian lemon biscuits by Cici (perfect with coffee or tea) for every purchase of USD 75 or more, as long as they are valid.
Salt & straw
Portland-based ice cream parlor channels fireplace tales, roasted mallow and skillet breakfasts with their new selection of camp-inspired flavors. Try the salted hazelnut praline S’mores (homemade marshmallows loaded with vanilla pods, chocolate pudding ganache and “pralinated” graham cracker crunch), buttermilk pancakes, bacon and eggs (grilled blueberry coffee cake “pancake”, smothered in Vermont maple syrup and topped with brown sugar bacon, swirled in pudding pancake batter ice cream) H and Huckleberry Cast Iron Corn Bread (a vegan salted vanilla coconut ice cream base with wild blueberries and pieces of crispy homemade corn bread).
The northeast Thai restaurant is celebrating its third birthday on Saturday 15th August with five special cocktails. Pick up a pineapple daiquiri, paloma, classic Moscow mule, tamarind whiskey sour, or bee’s knees from 3pm to 9pm for just $ 5 each.
FUTURE OPENINGS & SPECIALTIES
Collect kitchen + bar
Chef Ryan Donaldson’s eclectic Ballard restaurant will reopen its indoor and outdoor areas for daily brunch next week.
Katsu Burger & Bakery
Known for its deep-fried Tonkatsu-style patties and unique milkshakes, the local Japanese fusion burger joint continues its affinity for the ampersand (see: Katsu Burger & Bar and Katsu Burger & Sushi) with a new outpost in Edmonds continues, the homemade milk brioche offers rolls, mini pies, palmiers in matcha and kinako black sesame flavors, biscuits and croissant-muffin hybrids, reports Eater. The opening date is still in the air.
Molly Moon continues its tradition of “Baracky Road” and other ice cream flavors named after presidential nominees (with the exception of the human Cheeto / Mann baby currently living in the White House) and plans to bring Joe Pie-den Kamà la Mode on to launch National Voter Registration Day on September 22nd. All proceeds will be donated to nonprofits when we all vote.
Oliver Bangera, the owner of the excellent Indian restaurant Nirmal’s in Pioneer Square, plans to open a new commercial kitchen in Factoria so that residents of the Eastside don’t have to cross the toll bridge to get a perfect tandoori chicken.
Citing setbacks related to COVID-19, Matt Dillons Pioneer Square, known for its barbacoa dishes, has closed its doors after four years of business.