Food News Roundup

Neighborhood Food News: Grace Kitchen Opens at University Village, Artusi’s New Menu

Plus: Cooking classes at Pan Africa, Washington State Farmers Market Week, and more.

By Heather Fink August 9, 2011

Yay for Washington State Farmers Market week.

The Shop Agora is now open. The gourmet food store stocks Northern Mediterranean imports and to-go items. Find an olive-oil-and-bread-tasting table and wine bar, too.

Jamie Boudreau has tapped Melinda Bradley to chef his forthcoming cocktail bar Canon. The Bar Boulud and Aquavit alum (both are lauded NYC restaurants) will oversee a bill of 12 shared plates.

Artusi rolled out a beefed up menu that now includes mid-course and entree-appropriate plates.

Pan Africa is offering an Ethiopian cooking class at its Pike Place Market location. The next class is set for August 15 at 6, with tickets costing $50.

The second location of Belle Epicurean, near the intersection of Madison Street and Lake Washington Boulevard, is looking to open August 19.

The Top Pot Airstream is parking “indefinitely” at Renton McLendon Hardware, located in the 400 block of Rainier Avenue South. The vintage trailer tenders 30 kinds of doughnuts, espresso drinks, and drip coffee daily 7–4.

Grace Kitchen opened earlier this week in University Village, according to Eater, and boasts a lunch and dinner menu developed by Jerry Traunfeld of Poppy. Service starts at 7am with coffee and pastries and runs until 10pm.

Every Sunday in August Wing Dome is offering $1 beers (limit of two per person) and a half-price Hog Heaven sandwich to anyone who rides to the restaurant on a motorcycle, scooter, or bicycle and brings his or her helmet inside to prove it, Voracious reports.

Washington State Farmers Market Week is in full swing. To celebrate seven area markets are hosting raffles for a chance to win a gift basket of farm-fresh goodies and Tamara Murphy’s cookbook, Tender.

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