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Seattle PI clears the air regarding some food truck hearsay. Turns out the owners of the empty lot on Second and Wall have plans for residential towers and will not establish a food truck pod, as previously speculated.

A weekend late-night window is due to open this Friday at High 5 Pie. Apparently employees were really enthused about the idea, but it’s owner Dani Cone who will be the manning the door come bar time. At least people tip better buzzed, right?

Judkins Street Cafe will host a neighborhood get-together on July 1 from 3 to 7. Theo Martin, owner and chef at Columbia City favorite Island Soul, is doing the cooking and bringing his smoker for brisket, ribs, and chicken.

Ballroom now has a walk-up pizza window. According to the Fremocentrist, hours run "late night" on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays starting at 7, and on Sundays from 1 to 5.

Friday, June 29 is your last chance to lunch at Thierry Rautureau’s Rover’s. Dinner service remains Tuesday–Sunday.

Out with the old, in with the taqueria. Wallyhood reports Chow Foods is transforming the long-shuttered Beeliner Diner into TNT Taqueria, which will reportedly include a walk-up window.

While California is busy banning foie gras and NYC is cracking down on big gulps, Seattle grocers are preparing for the July 1 plastic bag ban. The Seattle Times catches up with some retailers, but know the ban does not extend to restaurant takeout—that doggie bag will remain complementary.

And in case you’ve ever wondered, Seattle Food Geek finds PBR is best served at –8.5C. In the process of this monumental discovery, he took a cool video of supercooling.

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