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Phnom Penh Noodle House Memoir; Tracking Trader Joe's

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INTERNATIONAL DISTRICTPhnom Penh Noodle House owner Sam Ung has published a memoir about his childhood in Cambodia and surviving the brutal rule of the Khmer Rouge. Hanna Raskin says the volume is filled with Ung's "unspeakable memories" and his story of emigrating to Seattle. Autographed copies are on sale at the restaurant and the Wing Luke Museum. [Seattle Weekly]

WEST SEATTLE—The long-awaited Trader Joe's in West Seattle moved one step closer to potential reality with some recent land-use approvals. West Seattle Blog has cautiously conjectured that under optimal circumstances a store could have its doors open by the end of the year. [WSB]

PIKE PLACE MARKET—Local favorite Two Beers Brewing is holding a beer dinner at Matt's in the Market. It's May 15, $55 per person and sure to fill up fast. [EaterWire]

EVERYWHERE—Yes, it's Cinco de Mayo. Tequila specials abound, but so does cerveza. Turn off the computer and get out there. [WBB]
Phnom Penh Noodle House [Photo: Margaret C./Yelp]

Matt's in the Market

94 Pike Street, , WA 98101 (206) 467-7909 Visit Website

Phnom Penh Noodle House

660 S King St., Seattle, WA