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The interior of Eden Hill Provisions, with walnut wood tables, chairs, soft lighting, and a light pink accents.
Eden Hill Provisions is located in a former Cupcake Royale spot in Upper Queen Anne.
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Eden Hill Provisions will open this Friday with kettle corn Brussels sprouts and “perfect” chicken nuggets

A few days before chef Maximillian Petty and his wife Jennifer get ready to reveal their new family-friendly restaurant, Eden Hill Provisions, to the public in Upper Queen Anne, their two young children, Thomas (3) and Samantha (1), look over the proceedings with keen eyes. Thomas seems to enjoy watching the fog billowing from a container of liquid nitrogen his dad is showing off, and Samantha is bouncing around the small dining room happily. They’ve already taste-tested some menu items. So far, so good.

The Pettys hope that families will feel at home at the more casual offshoot of their critically-acclaimed fine-dining establishment, Eden Hill Restaurant (located just up the road on Queen Ave N). The new bistro — which officially opens on Friday for dinner, and a week later for brunch — features toy boxes, rocking chairs, and thoughtful kids’ dinner and brunch menus of familiar options, like fries with sea salt and mac ‘n’ cheese with aged cheddar. For more adventurous young eaters, there’s a kettle corn Brussels sprouts dish with coconut caramel and shoulder bacon. Petty also boasts that the restaurant has “perfected the chicken nugget.”

A closeup of oysters cooled with liquid nitrogen and garnished with grapefruit.
Oysters with grapefruit, mint, and heirloom white wine mignonette.
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A closeup of duck liver mousse garnished with pearl onions on a white plate.
Duck liver mousse with chanterelles and pearl onions glazed in earth syrup.

But, as the chef tells Eater, “he can only go so simple.” Seasonal dishes will include venison hand pies, duck liver mousse with chanterelles in earth syrup served with beef fat sopapillas, a French onion soup made with local cider, and a sea scallop lasagna. Some old favorites from Eden Hill will also make an appearance, such as Petty’s popular Big Max burger (made with aged wagyu, challah bread, and a molecular cheese sauce). While it’s still open, Petty expects to make ample use of the local farmers market, where the Big Max has been selling out all summer long. Local ingredients, in general, will be featured, whether it’s oysters from Taylor Shellfish Farms or lamb from Oregon.

A view of the patio at Eden Hill Provisions, with light pink tables and chairs.
The patio overlooking the corner of West Crockett St and Queen Anne Ave N.
A closeup of a black rocking horse next to a pink booth.
Eden Hill Provisions has rocking horses and toy boxes.
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When the restaurant opens for brunch, patrons can expect offerings such as fried shrimp and grits with a kimchi barbecue glaze, Dutch baby cakes with poached strawberries and vanilla maple, and a Northwest BLT Benedict with molasses shoulder bacon, smoked trout, and heirloom tomatoes. To wash all that down: blackberry bloody marys and mimosas.

A view from outside Eden Hill Provisions, with a fire pit in the foreground and the dining area in the background.
Eden Hill Provisions has a fire pit outside.

The space itself has a cozy living room feel, with soft pink and black matte accents. Petty purchased the former Cupcake Royale outpost this past spring and made some upgrades, including a bar that will serve up spiced negronis and rum cocktails with grapefruit brulee syrup. There’s also a small patio with a fire pit for chilly fall evenings.

Kid tested — looking to be parent approved.

A closeup of the Eden Hill Provisions bar with pink stools and shelves of liquor bottles.
Drinks will include carrot Moscow mules and blackberry bloody marys.
Three rows of shelves displaying various goods, including baseball caps and bottles of wine and sauces.
There will be a retail space selling caps, wine, and special sauces.

Eden Hill Provisions

1935 Queen Anne Avenue North, , WA 98109 (206) 946-6636 Visit Website

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