Heavy Restaurant Group (the guys behind Purple, Barrio, Lot No. 3, and Meet the Moon) is bringing a restaurant with a literary name and a Mediterranean-tinged menu to the base of Stone Way. The cocktail situation looks partiularly alluring.
Eater Seattle says West Seattle has a new beer bar, complete with 33 taps and a massive patio, which would be big news in the summertime, but is also kinda useful right now—a tent and some heaters make the space usable even in November.
The folks at Daniel's Broiler have installed a piano bar at the Lake Union location, in a lounge adjacent to the main bar. House pianist Kacey Evans runs the gamut from jazz standards to hip-hop and plays Tuesday through Saturday from 7:30 to close. Singing, clapping along, and audience requests are all encouraged.
Jackson's Catfish Corner
The new location on 21st Ave in the Central District is open for business, says Eater Seattle.
Lisa Nakamura serves her final bowl of pillowy mushroom gnocchi on November 20. But all is not lost—she's shuttering her Capitol Hill restaurant to focus on growing her retail gnocchi business.