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The Lusty Lady Strip Club’s Basement Will Become a New Cocktail Bar

Plus, Finistère is dubbed ‘impeccable,’ Grant Achatz comes to town, and more

The Lusty Lady is being remade into a hotel, and there will be a basement bar from Erik Hakkinen.
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Welcome back to Eater News, a semi-regular round-up of mini news bites. Have info to share? Email intel to seattle@eater.com.

  • Pop-up pro Eric Rivera is hosting his former Alinea boss, world-renowned chef Grant Achatz, at his Addo space for two nights in February. But only the swiftest of mouse-clickers nabbed a seat; tickets sold out within minutes of going on sale yesterday.
  • Seattle’s new tax on sugary drinks has taken effect, resulting in price increases at grocery stores and other retailers for items like Coca-Cola and Gatorade. Costco suggests shoppers head to the Tukwila or Shoreline locations — i.e., shop outside of the city to avoid the tax.

Bluebird Ice Cream

7400 Greenwood Avenue North, , WA 98103 (206) 659-8154 Visit Website

Finistère

1025 Lawrence Street, , WA 98368 (360) 344-8127 Visit Website

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