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Neighborhood Food News: Fast-Casual Korean Opens in Bellevue, Pike Place Market Express

Plus: Dinette’s doing lunch, Pike Place’s award-winning chowder, and more.

By Julia Scherzinger June 24, 2011

Oma Bap, a “fast-casual” Korean restaurant, opened Thursday on Bellevue Way and NE Second Street. The grand opening celebration, promising raffles and giveaways, lasts through Saturday.

Restaurant Zoë is moving to 14th and Union on Capitol Hill, to be replaced by a new eatery from Brian McCracken and Dana Tough of Spur and Tavern Law.

Dinette is now serving lunch Tuesday through Saturday 11:30-2:30.

Licorous will pour its last cocktail on Monday, June 27. That’s also your last night to catch Thai pop-up Shophouse in the space.

Through September 27, farmers from Pike Place Market are setting up shop at City Hall Plaza on Fourth Avenue every Tuesday from 10-2. (Vendors can also be found in South Lake Union on Thursdays starting at 10:30. This market runs until August 25.)

Pike Place Chowder recently took the crown at the West Coast Chowder Competition in Monterey, California for People’s Choice Award.

Lecosho and Urbane have both added outdoor seating.

Tako Truk is back starting this Sunday as part of summer socials at Madison Park Conservatory. The party lasts from 4–8pm.

Seattle is foodier than Portland—or so says Sunset magazine. The pub ranked Seatown over Stumptown as the Northwest’s best food city, thanks in part to the advice of Seattle Met contributor Jess Thomson.

And in a neighborhood far, far away, Beecher’s Handmade Cheese opens a cafe, restaurant, retail outlet, and production facility in the Flatiron District in New York. Eater National has pics.

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