There’s a new sandwich joint on 15th Ave. between 73rd and 75th, just up from Lunchbox Laboratory. Rizzo’s French Dips serves up, well, French Dips. They roast their own beef everyday, slice it up and make the au jus from the juices. The sandwiches are $6 and come with a side of macaroni salad. If […]
Update: Bastille Cafe & Bar, the much-anticipated French restaurant on Ballard Avenue, opened Monday evening to a good crowd. Chef Shannon Galusha has put together a mouth-watering menu with a French lesson or two thrown in. The “Salade Du Toit” ($8) definition explains that “toit” is French for “roof,” and the fresh greens come from […]
The owner of Fremont’s George and Dragon pub is indeed expanding to Ballard. John Bayliss tells us that the new place at the corner of Market and 24th will be called “The Market Arms.” Bayliss says The Market Arms will be open this fall.
Portage Bay Cafe’s newest location is getting ready to open. Last fall we wrote that the popular organic cafe would be moving into the old Grace’s Kitchen location at 2821 NW Market. We heard from the owners who tell us they plan to open on July 7th. That’s two weeks from tomorrow.
Buffalo Exchange officially opened today on Market Street. The popular buy-sell-trade clothing shop announced last month that it would be taking over the 2,500 square foot space where SuperCuts used to be. We stopped by this afternoon and the shop was full of shoppers. One of the employees said that the place has been busy […]
Three Girls Bakery is getting close to opening for business. We first reported that the popular bakery was moving into the old Ballard Pet Shop, but that space is being turned into a dentist office. Three Girls will be to the building just to the north at 6209 15th Ave NW, next to Ballard Barber […]
The “Coming Soon” sign is out of the window at Four Spoons Cafe in Crown Hill as they open for business today. The old Library Cafe/Crown Hill Bistro at the corner of Dibble and 85th is a new neighborhood cafe. We’re told they’re doing breakfast and lunch only and will have a limited menu this […]
Ballard has a new pet supply store. Mud Bay opened this week at the old Hollywood Video location at 5314 15th Ave NW. This is the second pet supply store to open in Ballard this year. All the Best Pet Care opened a few months ago on Market St.
Some employees getting the Ballard Mandarin restaurant ready for opening at the corner of Market and NW 8th hope to have it ready to go by the end of this month or early March. It turns out it’s owned by the same folks who own Greenwood Mandarin on Phinney Ridge at 73rd and Greenwood. When […]