Food News Roundup

Mike McConell’s Expanding Empire, New Dinner Series at Emmer and Rye, Theo Chocolate: Now Even More Fair

Here’s your heaping plate of Seattle food news for the week of July 19.

By Jessica Voelker July 16, 2010

Theo Chocolate mousse, please.

CHS blog says the 15th Avenue East storefront formerly occupied by Tilden will be a Caffe Vita.

Yes, I agree with you that this little neighborhood is already clogged with coffeeshops. But Mike McConnell does plan to sell pizza there too, it seems. McConnell recently opened another pizza shop along Pike Street.

Woodinville restaurant Barking Frog welcomes new pastry chef Matt Kelley, who has previously spun sugar at Cafe Juanita and Rover’s.

Nearly in Kirkland, Bin on the Lake is now open for lunch from 11am-2pm every day. Voila le menu.

Theo Chocolate received a Fair for Life certification, learn what that means here.

The opening date for Ethan Stowell’s newest project, Staple and Fancy Mercantile, has been pushed back.

Boka has a new happy hour, wine list, and chef’s menu.

Emmer and Rye announced a new Thursday night “Market Series” dinner, a 5-course, all inclusive meal for $70 to be held every second Thursday starting July 22. The food will be sourced from nearby Queen Anne Farmers Market; the price includes paring with beers from Stone Brewing (bonus: guests go home with a six-pack). Call the restaurant for details.

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