Ballard is getting a new BBQ joint this fall. The lease is signed on the old Acme Rubber Stamp shop on Ballard Ave by a restaurant called Bitterroot.
From the looks of it (check out their Facebook photos here), the place is gutted and their completely re-building the inside.
A look at their catering menu (.pdf) features:
Northwest Smoked Meats using local apple wood
Keep up-to-date with their progress on their Facebook page. (Thanks Kurt for the tip!)