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Love Layers’ Sandwiches? Coming to Green Lake this Summer

One of the most awaited restaurant openings this year is happening at 7900 E Green Lake Drive N. Cult favorite sandwich truck Layers started construction on its first brick-and-mortar home in May, planning a Wes Anderson-summer camp vibe“, owners told Co-owners and spouses Avery and Ashley Harding, a chef and former food photographer respectively, […]

Restaurant Christine Opens in Tangletown

Tangletown’s small but mighty Restaurant Row has a new player. Billed as “PNW comfort food,” Restaurant Christine just opened in the space recently left by the Himalayan Sherpa House at 2227 N 56 St. The website’s sample fall lunch menu includes meat and vegetarian options, like a burger with gouda and truffle aioli, harvest risotto […]

Cocina Oaxaca Opening In June

We have more info on the new Mexican restaurant opening in the former Mio Sushi location (7900 East Green Lake Dr N). Owner Misael Dominguez (a partner of the La Cocina Oaxaqueña restaurant on Capitol Hill) confirms that he is opening Cocina Oaxaca this June. He said he plans to have a similar menu to […]

Green Lake Restaurant News

Green Lake’s food scene has had a few shakeups this month. The Butcher & Baker, the tiny breakfast and lunch spot near Latona Pub has closed. According to their website: “After making some very difficult decisions, The Butcher & The Baker has ended it’s retail sandwich and brunch service at our current location.  Since we opened this […]

Green Lake Ale House Now Serves Brunch

Green Lake has a new brunch spot and it includes two of my favorite (breakfast) words eggs benedict. Green Lake Ale House opened a few months ago and is perhaps the most under the radar spot in Green Lake to get a nice quiet brunch with just about any kind of hearty “breakfasty” entree you could imagine. […]

Green Lake Ale House Now Open

Looking for a place open today for lunch or dinner? Green Lake Ale House opened a few days ago in the former BluWater Bistro space. While the sign for BluWater is still up, a new permanent Green Lake Ale House sign will likely go up soon. Green Lake Ale House serves up pub fare like […]

Shelter Lounge Opens in Green Lake

Green Lake’s much anticipated (and much delayed) Shelter Lounge opened for business today at 5:00pm to a line of customers already waiting outside. The restaurant occupies the site of the former Baskin-Robbins on East Green Lake Drive and Northeast 72nd Street. “The most challenging part of the project was the permitting from the city” said […]

Woodlands Pizza is Now Open

You may remember that we posted last year about The Boardroom Cafe’s plans to become a pizza place. After massive renovations, Woodlands Pizza is now open. The restaurant serves wood fire pizza and various appetizers such as meatballs, salad and a rotating list of seasonal dishes (like heirloom tomatoes on the menu now).  Pizzas range […]

Green Lake’s Friday Food News

Happy Friday Greenlakers! We have some food news (our favorite type of news!) to share. Rumor has it that Shelter Lounge will be opening within the next week or so. Nothing has been finalized yet, but its pretty darn close to completion. Located at the former Baskin and Robbins, Shelter will feature local beer and food […]

Weekend Brunchin’ in Green Lake Part. 1

Winter calls for long, lazy weekends. And long, lazy weekends call for fancy brunch. Lucky for us Green Lakers there’s a plethora of options all around us. So many in fact, we can’t share them all in one post. Whether it’s grab-and-go burritos, chicken battered biscuits or bottomless mimosas, Green Lake has everything. See some of […]

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