A pair of Italians combine their native cuisine with a sort of Chipotle-meets-Shake Shack approach to fast casual. The result is this cheery little "healthy pasta" shop on Broadway, which is now open for lunch, with dinner hours to follow.
It's been a busy week on Broadway. Capitol Hill Seattle blog says this upstairs ramen shop next door to Marination is now open and serving bowls of shio, shoyu, and kotteri-style ramen.
The drive-in burger shack that's been a mandatory stop in Fife since the 1940s will open its first Seattle outpost on Tuesday, October 18. Location: 2990 Fourth Ave S. Bring on the double cheeseburgers and chili fries.
Sam's Tavern: Redmond
From Capitol Hill Seattle's food news roundup: The Pike/Pine tavern known for decked out blood marys is planning a third location in Redmond (the second's part of the South Lake Union restaurant rush).
Eater Seattle says the bicoastal poke chain just opened a downtown Seattle location at 1200 Third Ave, at Seneca. The menu is heavy on build-your-own options, starring ahi, albacore, shrimp, salmon, or other proteins with various sauces and add-ons
Is Cursed Oak really the best name for a cocktail lounge opening in the former home of the Coterie Room, once part of the McCracken and Tough mini-empire that unraveled earlier this year? Dumb jokes aside, it will be nice to see new life at the corner of Second and Blanchard; the new owners will aim for a November open, according to Eater Seattle.