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Seattle’s Restaurant Openings, September 2016

Keep track with an ongoing round-up of new Seattle establishments

Ezell's opened its Wallingford location recently.
Ezell's opened its Wallingford location recently.
Ezell's Famous Chicken/FB

September 23

BELLTOWN—The first of two new bars from the Rob Roy team has launched: No Anchor (2505 2nd Ave), a beer-focused watering hole with the tap list and flavor charts to draw in nerds and newbs alike. Look out for its sibling, not-quite-Tiki maritime cocktail bar Navy Strength, soon. [EaterWire]

BREMERTON—Saboteur Bakery, whose owner has a Michelin-starred background, finally has its own retail/production space, Saboteur Manette at 2100 E 11th St. Expect the original, retail-only spot to become Saboteur Bagged, a quick lunch option downtown. [EaterWire]

WALLINGFORDEzell's Famous Chicken, Oprah Winfrey's fried chicken of choice, made Wallingford happy with its latest expansion at 2300 N 45th St. See more here. [EaterWire]

BALLARD—Beloved steakhouse Asadero Sinaloa expanded to Seattle proper, replacing Zayda Buddy's at 5405 Leary Ave NW. Finally, fans of northern Mexican fare don't have to trek south as far as Kent (or Mexico) for a taste of the good stuff. [EaterWire]

PIONEER SQUARE—Luigi DeNunzio, the old-school chef whose restaurants (Cafe Bengodi, Che Sera Sera) are a major part of Pioneer Square's Little Italy, recently shifted his empire slightly. Al Boccalino closed, but Luigi's Italian Eatery and Cantina opened at 625 1st Ave. Expect food and wine from the Apulia region of southern Italy, including panzerotti, orecchiette, and cavatelli accompanied by primitivos, negroamaros, and sussumaniellos. [EaterWire]

September 16

SOUTH LAKE UNION—Josh Henderson/Huxley Wallace Collective have opened two more projectsPoulet Galore and Cantine Bar and Bottle Shop at 513 Westlake Ave N, next door to Vestal. The former is a rotisserie chicken walk-up window with a concise menu. The latter is a beer-focused bar with a casual vibe and a limited menu of upscale beer-friendly food. There are some massive TVs for when the Seahawks are playing, too. [EaterWire]

CENTRAL DISTRICTUnion Coffee launched this week in The Stencil building at 2407 E Union St, next to Feed Co. Burgers' upcoming expansion. Zack Reinig, Molly Moon Neitzel's partner, runs the bright shop, which serves Victrola beans, baked goods, and yogurt bowls from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. [CHS Blog]

September 13

GREENWOOD — Now Make Me a Sandwich food truck has opened its companion restaurant, Valhalla Sandwiches, at 8202 Greenwood Ave N. Expect the same decadent sandwich menu with additional sides and beverages; see hours and more here. [EaterWire]

BELLEVUE — The Smeraldo family has expanded its holdings with a fine dining establishment called Carmine’s Bellevue at 88 102nd Ave NE. Expect a similar, rustic Italian vibe as that of Il Terrazzo Carmine, but with modern flourishes. [EaterWire]

CAPITOL HILL — Honor Society Coffee is no longer just a wholesale micro-roaster, as the company has opened its first cafe in Melrose Market, 1531 Melrose Ave. Offerings include single-origin espresso, seasonally-focused food, and cold-pressed juice, all available in the Sitka and Spruce and Bar Ferdinand spaces until 3 p.m. daily. [EaterWire]

SOUTH LAKE UNION — East Coast meets West as Maine-inspired Bar Harbor Finestkind Provisions is now open in the market hall at 400 Fairview Ave N. Look out for lobster rolls, clam chowder, and "cheeseburger tartar," all perfect for the large patio. [EaterWire]

SOUTH LAKE UNION — The Mamnoon team is the latest to take to the rooftops of Seattle with Mbar, also in the 400 Fairview Ave N building. A dining room with traditional service inside complements a more casual bar space in a heated, covered patio area; see hours and photos here. [EaterWire]

CENTRAL DISTRICT — Follow the poke trend to 411 23rd Ave S, where Pike Place Market veterans have launched a seafood market and raw bar at Seattle Fish Guys. Along with bowls of the Hawaiian raw fish dish, expect lox, oyster shooters, smoked scallops, and more. [EaterWire]

EDMONDS — Retail development Salish Crossing is now home to a splashy new restaurant named after the development's address: 190 Sunset. Toulouse Petit chef Clive Gomez is in charge of the kitchen, which is complementing the wine and cocktail lists with a selection of PNW seafood, steaks, and sandwiches; see the full menu here. [EaterWire]

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