Food News Roundup

Neighborhood Food News: Free Pie, Food Truck Bonanza

Plus: Take a crack at cracking a crab, Molly Moon’s opening date in Queen Anne, and more.

By Heather Fink September 1, 2011

Learn to crack a crab at Taylor Shellfish Farms in Melrose Market.

Looks like Bad Albert’s isn’t gone for good. MyBallard reports that after closing in July the home of the Dock St. Burger is looking to reopen, though details are scarce at this point.

In celebration of owner Dani Cone’s new cookbook, Cutie Pies, High 5 Pie is hosting socials featuring free eats and coffee on September 10, October 15, November 5, and December 3. The get-togethers run 2–4pm.

Taylor Shellfish Farms at Melrose Market is hosting a weekly crab cracking class on Mondays at 8pm (Seattlest has a recap). Six spots are available, reserve by calling 206-501-4321.

Former Anchovies and Olives chef Charles Walpole is taking over the erstwhile Nettletown space to open Blind Pig Bistro, a Spanish/Mediterranean small-plates destination.

The first-ever Mobile Food Rodeo is planned for September 17 behind Whole Foods at 1600 Armory Way. More than 20 trucks are tapped for the occasion, which will feature various competitions like Most Creative Dish and Best Dessert. (Full disclosure: Seattle Met is a sponsor.)

Neighborhood favorite Cafe Lago is now serving weekend brunch.

The Frandy Bar food truck is bringing deep-fried PB&Js, Snickers, Oreos, Milky Ways, pickles, and more to Bumbershoot.

Another Molly Moon’s will open shop at 321 West Galer Street on September 15 at 3pm.

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