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This quick service fried Chicken joint just opened up their third location in Burien! Along with the fried chicken, the munu also features rice bowls, sandwiches, kimchi mac n cheese, ginger coleslaw, and moooore! (Image: Seattle Refined).

Open & Shut: This week in restaurant openings and closings


LifeCafe. This fast casual eatery just opened up last month in Bellevue as part of Life Time Athletic's offerings at The Shops at Bravern. LifeCafe offers fresh salads, sandwiches and smoothie bowls and prepared meals on the go. All of Life Time's food items are free of high fructose corn syrup, artificial sweeteners, artificial preservatives, artificial colors, trans fats and hydrogenated oils, bleached flour and antibiotics and hormones.

11111 NE 8th St
Bellevue, WA 98004

Junkichi. We visited this new Japanese robatayaki restaurant on Capitol Hill and not only was the food good, but the service was especially...futuristic. Check it out here.

224 Broadway E
Seattle, WA 98102

Brother Joe. This new Georgetown spot will serve pastries, breakfast burritos, and sandwiches for dining in and for take out. There will be more of a formal weekend brunch, reports Eater.

5629 Airport Way S
Seattle, WA 98108

Magnuson Cafe & Brewing. A family-friendly restaurant featuring familiar American brewpub food with a Northwest influence. Magnuson Brewing has a large multi-level deck with views of Lake part the deck is dog friendly.

7777 62nd Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98115

Super Bueno. The restaurant menu offers a great selection of snacks for sharing on the patio or catching a Mariner’s game at the bar, plus tacos, nachos, salads, sides, and desserts.

3627 Stone Way N.
Seattle, WA 98103

The Habit Burger Grill. The Habit is bringing their sixth location to Issaquah! It opens on June 6, but they will be hosting a "Free Burger Day" on Saturday June 2 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. and the first 200 guests will receive a free burger.

9th Ave N
Issaquah, WA 98027

Falafel Salam. This West Seattle staple is opening a bakery in the back of their restaurant! The bakery will focus on hot and fresh pita and "insane" baklava!

4746 California Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98116

Freya. Looking for some Scandinavian Cuisine? This new restaurant opened in the Nordic Museum in Ballard which features open-faced Danish sandwich, Swedish sweets, aquavit, reports the Seattle Times.

2655 NW Market St
Seattle, WA 98107

Buddha Bruddah. This Asian restaurant originally started as a food truck and is now operating as a brick-and-mortar in Rainier Valley says the Seattle Times. The menu includes comfort food items like loco moco, grilled short ribs, and pressure fried chicken.

2201 Rainier Ave S
Seattle, WA 98144

Anejo. This restaurant and tequila bar just opened up on the hill and will have tacos and other Mexican fare, reports Seattle Times.

538 Broadway E
Seattle, WA 98102

Cortina. The latest from Ethan Stowell just opened downtown with a menu that will feature modern Italian bar food. Guests can expect a "robust selection" (ooh-la-la) of small plates, salads, pizzas, pasta, entrees, and approachable local and Italian wines.

621 Union St
Seattle, WA 98101

Bok A Bok. This quick service fried Chicken joint just opened up their third location in Burien! Along with the fried chicken, the munu also features rice bowls, sandwiches, kimchi mac n cheese, ginger coleslaw, and moooore!

131 SW 153rd St
Burien WA 98166

FrogLegs. This culinary academy is opening up in U-Vill and allows for both kids and adults to practice a hands on approach to cooking. They also serve up sweet treats and edible cookie dough because we all know that the dough is the best part of the whole cookie life cycle. Their dough is made without eggs and flour and is heat-treated which makes it safe to eat.

2623 NE University Village St
Seattle, WA 98105


Benito's Chicago Eatery. This Ballard deep dish pizza joint closed their doors at the end of March according to Eater.

E. Smith Mercantile. This cute little Pioneer Square bar is closing their doors due to slowing sales and neighborhood construction, reports Eater.

Somtam Thai Restaurant. This University Way Thai places was closed earlier this month due to "repeated red critical violations" which means improper cooling of potentially hazardous food. It was shut down...scary.

Fresh Bistro. This West Seattle restaurant has been operating in the Mural building in the Junction for nine years but closed their doors late last month reports West Seattle blog.