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Villa Escondida Is Closed; Willows Inn Now Accepting Reservations for 2015

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CAPITOL HILL Beloved Mexican diner Villa Escondida has suddenly closed. Apparently there was a lease issue, though the owners hope to reopen soon, hopefully within Capitol Hill. [Seattle Times]

LUMMI ISLAND The Willows Inn staff is currently on winter break, with the restaurant shuttered til March 6. Meanwhile, you can make dinner reservations now for when the restaurant opens back up. [EaterWire]

CAPITOL HILL Food & Wine magazine has recognized The Saint among its picks for best taco spots: "Mexico City native Álvaro Candela made his name slinging tacos at Sitka & Spruce’s wildly popular Monday night taco pop-up. Since April, tacos inspired by the ones he had growing up like the trucha (garlic-fried trout with Mayan cabbage and pico de gallo) can be had here seven days a week." [F&W]

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