MADISON PARK—Over at the former Madison Park Cafe, the Norton family is busy working on the space and preparing to reopen by October 1 as chef Celinda Norton's "non-spaghetti Italian" restaurant Cafe Parco. A preliminary website is up and a blog is in the works that chronicles the path from busting through walls to opening the doors of a finished restaurant.
UPPER QUEEN ANNE—People have been clamoring for an update on Mezcaleria Oaxaca, aka the second location from the owners of La Carta de Oaxaca. The ownership estimates an early fall open, but isn't sharing any more details at this point. Queen Anne View, however, has a pic of the exterior. [EaterWire, QAV]
BELLTOWN—A tipster (ok, it was Ronald Holden) says the new Black Bottle project going into the Marco's Supper Club space will indeed be known as The Innkeeper. The opening is an estimated 6-8 weeks away. [EaterWire]