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SHILSHOLE—Un Bien on Seaview has officially opened, reports Seattle Met. This second location for the Caribbean sandwich shop is located in the shack formerly occupied by Paseo. The spot has been vacant since Paseogate went down in late 2014.From the looks of things, the owners have done a bit of sprucing and remodeling at the bright pink building. Otherwise, expect the same popular menu centered around the Caribbean sandwiches that are served at the Ballard location on 15th Avenue NW.
FREMONT—"It's finally happening!" For fans of better bread, those were the magic words, uttered by Sea Wolf Bakers last week on its Facebook page. The company, comprising brothers Kit and Jesse Schumann, has, at long last, signed a lease on its own bakery space. It took a long time for the brothers Schumann to lock down a Fremont location, but it's now clear they're settling at 3621 Stone Way N, also home to Manolin. The bakery will house a nine-ton Italian-made bread oven and feature an open vibe with plenty of natural light via skylights. Expect a carefully curated selection of bread and cheese pairings, pastries, and coffee.
SOUTH LAKE UNION—Amazon's growing campus has recently added Ethan Stowell's Ballard Pizza Company to its impressive restaurant collection, which also includes Great State Burger and Bar Noroeste from Josh Henderson, Skillet, Mamnoon Street and Anar, and Marination. The new Ballard Pizza Company outpost opened on April 11, serving New York-style "whole pies and fat slices," as the official website describes them. This is the third location for the mini-chain of pizzerias, which includes a Ballard base as well as Frelard Pizza Company on the border of Fremont and Ballard.