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Bacon-on-bacon at the Metropolitan Grill. Photo courtesy Mike Urban.

The Canlis menu craze continues; brothers Mark and Brian revealed stage two of the citywide search with the promise of free dinner for life. Of course, there’s a catch.

Meatless Monday comes to two Seattle restaurants.

Din Tai Fung is finally open! If you go, prepare to wait.

Also open: Ballard Best BBQ and Grill, which assumes the space of the erstwhile Chai House on Leary Avenue Northwest, reports MyBallard; and Pau Hana Restaurant and Bar, says CHS.

Speaking of new spots, Queen Anners can experience a slice of Paris at Le Rêve Bakery and Cafe.

Sadly, after more than two decades in the business, Alki Bakery turned out the lights. Details on All You Can Eat.

The Metropolitan Grill gives new meaning to “pigging out” with its bacon–glazed bacon. The Kurobuta slabs from Snake River Farms cost $13 and are drizzled with a sweet-salty bacon-and-Meyer’s lemon dressing. Served as an appetizer or—in case that’s not enough meat for you—as an accompaniment to steak.

More than 60 food bloggers are rallying on Saturday for Will Bake for Food, a massive bake sale benefiting Northwest Harvest. Read more on the event website.