Food News Roundup

The Weekly Food File: Free Fries at BOKA, Zippy’s in White Center, Golden Beetle’s Debut

Food news you should know about.

By Clancey Denis February 11, 2011

Zippy’s will reopen in White Center in late spring.

Golden Beetle, the new Ballard restaurant of Maria Hines, will open Friday, February 18. Check back soon for detailed coverage of the Mediterranean–inspired venture.

Cafe Kanape celebrates its grand opening on Broadway this weekend, while Parfait Ice Cream launches delivery service. The catch: you must order at least two pints, but somehow we don’t think that’s going to be a problem.

We love Saigon Deli and so does T magazine.

Local 360 is now doing late-night.

Zippy’s, maker of the badass Zip Burger, is relocating to White Center, according to White Center Now. Look for it to open in April or May at 9614 14th Avenue SW.

Puyallup is getting an Ivar’s at 13101 Meridian Avenue East come early April.

Central District News reports on the forthcoming Pritty Boys’ Family Pizzeria on 34th and Pike.

BOKA downtown has intro’d a weekly Free Truffle Fryday: swing by between 11 and 4 to get the gratis nibbles. Time to step it up, Pike Place Fish Fry.

In other deals: Po Dog is tendering $5 franks all of February, says CHS. The blog also has news of a new mercantile and apothecary on Pine Street, SugarPill.

Moo Berries has closed its doors in Ballard, but lovers of things blended can trek over to Greenlake, where Robek’s Smoothies will open in the Circa Green Lake building.

Learn to butcher a pig, European style, at The Herbfarm March 14 & 15. When the knife play is over, you’ll turn that pork into traditional French charcuterie. Find ticket information here, and watch a really cute video of an oinklet here.

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