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Safeway Gas Station May Replace Silver Fork's Soul Food

24-year community institution The Silver Fork Restaurant may have to close to make way for a Safeway gast station, according to this King 5 segment. As The Stranger first reported, owner Larkin Potts heard about the plan, not from his landlord but from a customer inquiring about the "Notice of Proposed Land Use Actions" that had appeared on site. The family-run community diner is popular with people of different races and ethnicities. If you're interested in saving the Silver Fork, send an email to Sara Osborne, a Safeway rep. You should also leave feedback for Seattle's Department of Planning and Development by August 22 (the current deadline for public comments).

The Silver Fork Restaurant

3800 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA