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- Mediterranean-American neighborhood spot Ada’s Restaurant and Bar in Phinney Ridge, which “closed temporarily” in the spring, is permanently shuttered. There’s a “For Lease” sign in the window.
- Scott Staples has sold the original location of Feed Co. Burgers, in Redmond. The new owners will still run a hamburger restaurant in the space, but under a new name, while Staples will continue operating the Central District location of Feed Co., along with Uneeda Burger in Fremont.
- Gluten-free and vegan bakery Flying Apron is expanding again (despite the rising wages it dreaded), adding a West Seattle location in the former home of Great Harvest Baking Company. The new cafe will serve more than just pastries, including soups, pasta, and pizza, hopefully by January. The company also has bakeries in Redmond and Fremont.
- Chef Edouardo Jordan and his renowned restaurants, Salare and Junebaby, continue to collect accolades. Junebaby was one of the few eateries named to Time’s Greatest Places 2018 list, and Jordan landed in the business section of the Root 100, an annual list of the most influential African Americans, ages 25 to 45.
- Late last month, after seven people were sickened with salmonella, King County health officials traced the outbreak to Costco’s deli in Issaquah.
- Several Washington breweries won awards at the Great American Beer Festival, including Cloudburst Brewing, Silver City Brewing, Figurehead Brewing Co., and San Juan Island Brewing Co.