Staple & Fancy Mercantile (Italian-inspired)
4739 Ballard Ave NW (map)
// May 23, 2011 at 3:53 pm
This is easily one the best restaurants in Seattle right now.
// May 24, 2011 at 9:17 pm
This food was grossly overpriced and not as imaginative as I was hoping. Several of the dishes were nothing to write about at all. Sad when your fave dish is a watermelon salad…
// Jun 21, 2011 at 1:16 am
We’ve had dinner here about four times now, and we’ve noticed that it can be hit and miss: on some occasions it has been outstanding, and on others underwhelming. We typically choose the option where the chefs make what they want, which is not only fun, but also results in quite a lot of food (you certainly won’t leave hungry choosing this option). Not sure why the quality varies so much, but hopefully they will get more consistent as they settle in.
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