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Tasting SLU; New Homegrown Menu; Local 360 Burger; Sushi All-Stars Benefit

FREMONT/CAPITOL HILL/QUEEN ANNE--Homegrown will debut a new menu April 11, and a sneak peek on the website promises Painted Hills pastrami, pit-smoked ham, and cheese from Pike Place Market cheese bastion Beecher's. The shop will also offer all its sandwiches in two sizes. [Eaterwire]

SOUTH LAKE UNION--Hey, look! The newly bustling neighborhood officially has enough restaurants to launch its own food festival, Savor South Lake Union. For $25 you can sample bites from empire-builder Tom Douglas's new trio of restaurants (one recently opened, two coming soon), as well as stalwarts like Lunchbox Laboratory, Flying Fish and more. [EaterWire]

BELLTOWN--The A Hamburger Today blog visits the hyper-sustasinable Local 360 to see whether the ultimate in locally sourced burgers can actually taste good. Local correspondent Adam Lindsley concludes that the imperfections are minor and the spice is mighty on this half-pound burger, with the patty ground daily in-house. [AHT]

BELLTOWN--The latest Japan benefit event, planned for May 5 ain't cheap, but features a self-described "sushi chef dream team"of Seattle's big names in raw fish. Participants include Taichi Kitamura of Sushi Kappo Tamura, Shiro Kashiba of Shiro's, Ryuichi Nakano of Kisaku, Billy Beach of Japonessa and Yoshiaki Nishizawa of Shun. Daisley Gordon of Campagne, Tamara Murphy of Elliot Bay Café,and Seth Caswell of Emmer & Rye will also be heating things up on Pier 66 with non-sushi dishes. [EaterWire]

Local 360

2234 1st Avenue, , WA 98121 (206) 441-9360 Visit Website

Homegrown Sustainable Sandwich Shop

3416 Fremont Ave. N, Seattle, WA

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