Brown and her son Damon Bomar opened Communion at the end of last year, moving forward with their pre-pandemic plans for a Central District space on the site of the first Black-owned bank in the Pacific Northwest. While in the beginning takeout was the only way to commune with Communion, Brown’s “Seattle Soul” cuisine still met with immediate acclaim, brightening the quarantine holidays and this bizarre
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- China Live has scuttled plans to open a Seattle outpost as the future of remote work remains in limbo. The popular restaurant and food hall in San Francisco’s Chinatown had announced its second location, a 13,000-square-foot complex, just prior to the onset of the pandemic in 2020. Now, as Amazon workers may not return
As we inch closer to shade-and-shorts weather, expect more restaurants to open their doors. Many restaurateurs have been in a holding pattern, hibernating through winter until warmer weather and the vaccination rate rises before they cut the grand opening ribbon. We’re getting there. Nearly 13% of Washington state residents are fully vaccinated, with the number expected to spike in the coming weeks with more vaccines on the way. Other signs that we’re headed in the right direction: Starting on March 22, Gov. Jay Inslee will allow restaurants to increase seating capacity from 25% to 50%, and hosts can seat
EverOut is The Stranger’s new website devoted to things to do in Seattle and across the Pacific Northwest. It has all the same things you’re used to seeing from Stranger EverOut and Stranger Things To Do, just in a new spot!
Now you can get Donkey Sauce, cheesesteak egg rolls and other Flavortown favorites of Food Network star Guy Fieri delivered to your door. The popular TV chef has launched Guy Fieri Flavortown Kitchen, a “delivery-only virtual restaurant.” There’s no middle ground when it comes to Fieri’s food. People either love or hate Fieri and his mishmash of comfort-fast-food-diner fare. Let the hate mail and the lovefest for Fieri begin.