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Get set, Hemingway fans. It's been six months since the Guild Seattle crew (David Meinert, Jason Lajeunesse, and Joey Burgess) announced they'd be taking over the legendary Kingfish Cafe space at 19th and Mercer, and tomorrow they unveil their new Italian restaurant Ernest Loves Agnes.

As detailed in the shots above, the 3500-square-foot, 49-seat eatery has warm wood tones in the furniture and built-in woodwork that contrast with large, graphic images by photographer Connie Aramaki.

"The fit and finish of the bar and natural wood work were inspired by a select few bars in Buenos Aires I've been fortunate enough to visit," Lajeunesse says.

As for food and drink, most details are the same as when we last spoke. Executive chef Mac Jarvis (Lost Lake, Smith, and Lola) and sous chef Tia Cowley (La Spiga, Skillet), will serve up pizzas (by the pie and the slice) and pastas for dinner daily, with Italian wines, cocktails, and amaros pouring from the bar. Check out the brunch, drink, and dessert offerings on the restaurant's website, and the full dinner menu right here:

Ernest Loves Agnes Dinner Menu

The restaurant's name, again, is a tribute to Ernest Hemingway and his experience falling in love with an American nurse, Agnes, in a Red Cross hospital in 1918.

Ernest Loves Agnes debuts tomorrow at 3 p.m. at 600 and 602 19th Ave. E. On weekdays, hours will run from 3 p.m. to 1 a.m. On weekends, they will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for brunch, then from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. for dinner (pizza orders and the bar available until 2 a.m.).

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