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Frolik Opening April 19; Von's 15-Minute Lunch

Von's Gastrobistro
Von's Gastrobistro
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DOWNTOWNFrolik Kitchen + Cocktails has announced an opening date. The new restaurant moving into the downtown Red Lion will open Friday, April 19. Occupying the former Terrace Garden Restaurant space, Frolik will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, as well as an extended happy hour selection of specialty cocktails ($4), draft beers ($4), house wine ($5) and shareable plates ($5) from 4-10 pm. [EaterWire]

DOWNTOWN— Starting this Thursday, Von's Gustrobistro will offer "15-minute Lunch," which means that if your order doesn't arrive within 15 minutes, it's free. The special will be available Mon-Fri, 11 am to 2 pm. In addition, guests who present a valid Washington State driver's license are entitled to a 25 percent discount during lunch. Says owner Merrisa Firnstahl-Claridge: "This is our way of saying thank you to everyone who has stayed loyal to us by continuing their patronage to Von's in our new location." [EaterWire]

SEATTLEMOD Pizza, a pioneer of fast casual pie, will open their first store outside of Washington state sometime this summer. MOD's ninth location will be located in the Cedar Hills Crossing shopping center in Beaverton, Oregon. MOD co-Founder and CEO Scott Svenson says, "Moving into the Portland market is the first step in what we expect will be an exciting phase of rapid growth for the brand. In addition to significantly increasing our presence in the Pacific Northwest, by the end of 2013 MOD will be operating in its third market in California." [MarketWired]

Von's 1000 Spirits

1225 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101

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