Food News Roundup

Neighborhood Food News: Breakfast Pretzels and $8 Lunches

Plus: Oola happy hour at Tavern Law, Peter Canlis’s wine celebration,and more.

By Anne Larkin March 28, 2012

Thai Curry Simple’s walk-up in Cap Hill, now open later. Photo courtesy of their Facebook.

Eater Seattle shared the good news that the Thai Curry Simple walk-up window has extended its hours. It’s now open Monday to Friday 11 to 8, Saturday 11 to 5.

Tavern Law will be showcasing the wares of nearby distillery Oola tonight, March 28, from 7 to 10 with a special Oola-centric happy hour. On the menu: $7 bee’s knees and Moscow mules.

Lucky 8s is launching a lunch special: patrons choose one item from each of three categories (fortune, luck, and happiness—aka starter, entrée, and side) for $8, available to dine in or take out.

Yikes: Terra Plata got burgled this weekend. Capitol Hill Seattle blog reports that more than $3,000 in tools and construction equipment was swiped from the rooftop deck.

Poquitos is putting on a fundraiser this coming Monday, April 2, for the families of three skiers, Jim Jack, Chris Rudolph. and John Brenan, who were lost in a recent avalanche. The event begins at 4, and chef Manny Arce will be roasting two whole pigs and offering $2 tacos on the patio—ski attire is suggested.

The Icon Grill has a new facade but a historically inaccurate quote. And Hanna Raskin has something (amusing) to say about it.

King 5 reports that last weekend a grease fire erupted at Rickshaw, interrupting a night of karaoke. No one was hurt.

Canlis is presenting the 2009 vintage of its Peter Canlis Syrah from Buty Winery to the wine-drinking world. On Friday, March 30, the Canlis crew is having a five-course celebration of good wine and good food in the restaurant’s penthouse.

Just a reminder that breakfast at Brave Horse starts today, March 28. Finally, those pretzel breakfast sandwiches

The hi-hat cupcake is coming back to Trophy Cupcakes next weekend. The chocolate-dipped, marshmallow-topped cupcakes are almost as elusive as the Easter bunny—they’ll surface for just two days on April 7 and 8. (Also, Hunger Games cupcakes through Sunday, April 1.)

An article on Sightline Daily kicked off a discussion of Seattle’s supposedly tragic food cart scene. We’ve got some catching up to do with our neighbors to the south for sure, but we don’t think it’s so bad up here, especially not with bellies full of crepes and beignets

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