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- Starting March 9, everything must go from Woodinville’s former Redhook Brewery. Who will win equipment up for auction like a 100-bbl brewhouse and fermentation and conditioning tanks equivalent to more than 800,000 gallons of production capacity?
- Here’s the updated guide to the 38 essential restaurants in Vancouver, British Columbia.
- Duke’s Chowder House is moving its longstanding South Lake Union location from 901 Fairview Ave N to 1111 Fairview Ave N, formerly occupied by Saltchuk.
- Is anyone surprised billionaire Bill Gates has no idea how much junk food like pizza rolls and Rice-A-Roni costs at the grocery store?
- The same tipster who wished into being a Seattle expansion of Korean fried-chicken chain Bonchon is working their magic on another popular Korean company, French-Asian bakery Paris Baguette. The company commented that it “just might” open a location here: “We’d love to serve in every community, hopefully soon!” No response yet to Eater’s follow-up, but if one previous example is any indication, diners should definitely get their hopes up.
- Rumor has it as many as six new cashier-less Amazon Go convenience stores could open this year, split between Seattle and Los Angeles.
- Hot Mama’s Pizza on Capitol Hill employs a lot of comedians. Surely there’s a joke in there somewhere.
- Jessica Duggan of Puyallup’s Tattered Apron Bakery competes to win $50,000 on a new season of Food Network’s Spring Baking Championship, an eight-episode quest beginning March 12.