Ponti celebrates 20 years in the biz.

There’s no stopping him: Tom Douglas has plans for a second Serious Pie in South Lake Union.

Builtburger is now building burgers in Pioneer Square. Also building: anticipation for the Bellevue branch of Din Tai Fung. The dumpling canteen is set to open any day now.

More bacon.

New food truck Pai’s plans to sling Thai-Hawaiian grub on Capitol Hill starting November 17.

Ponti Seafood Grill is hosting a black-tie 20th anniversary dinner on November 13 to benefit owners’ Richard and Sharon Malia’s SCCC Culinary Academy scholarship fund. The five-course, wine-paired supper costs $150/adult; call for reservations or reserve online.

The West Seattle Blog reports that Chaco Canyon —a U-District hippie hang known for inventive organic and vegan fare—will expand to the West Seattle Triangle.

Lions, tigers, and…cupcakes? Beginning November 14, Trophy Cupcakes will offer ’cakes decorated with endangered species. All proceeds benefit Woodland Park Zoo.

My Green Lake reports Zoe Yogurt will set up shop in the Circa Greenlake building on East Green Lake Way. Also in the works for the neighborhood: Cafe Bonjour.