Long live the Irish American pub. There's a new one in Fremont, reports The Fremocentrist.
Pike Brewing's New Restaurant
It's as yet unnamed, but what we know: there will be a new brew deck, brew cellar, and seafood-focused restaurant above The Pike Pub, plus, it opens in June.
Sun Liquor Distillery
Capitol Hill Seattle Blog says one of the few distilleries in the neighborhood is moving operations to the University Village area. Meanwhile the cocktail lounge's future is up in the air.
What was once Sazerac is now a globally focused restaurant with "sharable plates with a strong Pacific Northwest influence." More details at Eater Seattle.
In non-Seattle news, A.V. Club's epitaph of a certain shell-less taco: "We may take comfort in knowing that the Naked Chicken Chalupa did not live a life too short, nor too long. Its time on Earth was the appropriate length: about two months."