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Quaintrelle Opens Next Week on North Mississippi Avenue

It replaces Mac! Mac & Cheesery June 29

The cooking team at Quaintrelle, led by Bill Wallender, prepare to open June 29
The cooking team at Quaintrelle, led by Bill Wallender, prepare to open June 29

In March, Emily Everett pulled a switcheroo, shuttering her Mac! Mac & Cheesery while simultaneously announcing plans to open a more upscale restaurant, Quaintrelle, in the same spot. "The rent is just too high for fast-casual and my price point," Everett told Eater. Now Quaintrelle says it will open June 29, at 3936 N Mississippi Ave., with a seasonal menu by Bill Wallender, former Ava Gene's sous chef and Little Bird Bistro and clarklewis alum.

"The menu is ingredient-driven and inspired by the local farms we are working with, like Working Theory Farm and Black Sheep Farm," says Everett. This farm-y theme carries through to the decor: Photos of the local farms Quaintrelle works with will adorn the dining room. Everett says has entire restaurant space has undergone a significant revamp.

On the food front, Quaintrelle is keeping its cards close to its chest but has announced a few specifics: house-cured duck ham made from Magret duck breasts, a selection of vegetables and salad plates, and meat and fish dishes, from pork confit to halibut.

Camille Cavan will helm the bar, providing a cocktail list that will run the gamut from tiki-inspired cocktails to prohibition-era cocktails. James Rahn (The Heathman) and Matt Hensel (Jory, The Heathman, ThinkFoodGroup) built the wine list, focusing for the most part on food-friendly Northwest wines. Stay tuned here as more details develop.


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