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Business Is Tanking at Grinders Hot Sands During Huge Aurora Ave. Construction Project

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[Photo: Grinders/Dianne C. via Yelp]

Grinders Hot Sands has seen its business slow to a trickle for the past couple of months during construction outside of its doors on Aurora Ave. N, and sales have gotten so slow that the popular Shoreline sandwich shop is struggling to stay afloat. Owner Mitch Gilbert told Rebekah Denn at The Seattle Times, "I don't know how we're going to survive this."

Sunset has name-checked the "flavorful, jaw-stretching subs" Grinders is known for and Denn has written about the family-owned shop's massive, 1.5 lb "saubell grinder" for Seattle Mag.

Grinders has lost parking spaces and an exit outside of its lot as a result of the road work; it's also been tough for patrons to access the space on foot. The city has responded by adding signage and expects equipment to move north of the store in the next several weeks, making it a whole lot easier to order Whack Whack salads and Goomba grinders.
· Construction Threatens Beloved Grinders Shop [ST]
· Grinders Hot Sands [Official Site]

Grinders Hot Sands

19811 Aurora Ave. N Shoreline, WA 98133