FOOD & DRINK BIZNOTES: Six West Seattle (and vicinity) updates

Notes from around the local food-and-drink-o-sphere:

MAC’S TRIANGLE PUB CELEBRATES MILESTONE: As mentioned in today’s daily preview, Mac’s Triangle Pub in South Delridge is celebrating its tenth anniversary. We stopped by this morning to photograph namesake and proprietor Geoffrey “Mac” MacElroy as they kicked off the all-day-and-all-night party with specials and more. (Even if you haven’t been to his pub, you might remember “Mac” from his legislative run, as an independent, five years ago.)

JUST TO THE SOUTH – CHARLIE’S BUNS IN WHITE CENTER: If you missed it on our partner site White Center Now – the burger truck Charlie’s Buns ‘n’ Stuff now has a restaurant in WC, 1521 SW 98th, just opened Friday.

PECOS PIT PROGRESS REPORT: Seven months after City Light told us it had a new tenant for the ex-teriyaki restaurant site at 35th/Genesee by the entrance to the bridge – a Pecos Pit barbecue franchise – city permit files show some movement. Documents filed less than a week ago are part of the application for permits to make alterations to the building, expanding the building footprint from 783 sf to 1,111 sf, plus “site improvement work to include alterations to drive-thru, parking, landscaping, and adding a new deck/patio seating, and walk-in cooler.”

FIT BAR GETS CLOSER: The health-food Fit Bar Café that the proprietors of Anytime Fitness in The Admiral District are building just north of their location is closer to opening – early October is the latest estimate, per the café-to-be’s Facebook page.

KUKAI RAMEN & THE LODGE, NOT UNTIL NEXT YEAR: Six weeks after we brought you first word that Kukai Ramen and Izakaya is coming to Junction 47 (thanks AGAIN to Jason for the tip!), the “official news release” arrived this week. We’re mentioning it just in case you missed our August report. The only new nugget was that Kukai, and the first restaurant announced for the project – The Lodge Sports Grille (first reported here in June) – are not expected to open before next year; they’re both going to be in the east building of Junction 47, which the release also notes has leased half of its apartments so far.

‘PINK OUT’ AT ADMIRAL BIRD: 9-10 am on Tuesday (September 29th), Admiral Bird is participating in “Pink Out to Support Planned Parenthood.” Free drip coffee for everyone wearing pink – with pink whipped cream if you want, says proprietor Heidi Herr. (Admiral Bird is co-housed with Flower Lab on the southeast corner of California/Admiral.)

7 Replies to "FOOD & DRINK BIZNOTES: Six West Seattle (and vicinity) updates"

  • aa September 26, 2015 (9:50 pm)

    Admiral Bird, I don’t get it. How is me wearing a pink shirt and getting a free cup of coffee helping Planned Parenthood? I don’t see any larger ‘wear pink’ event on the moveon site you mention on your website or on the PP site. Wouldn’t it be more helpful if you had people pay for their coffee and you donate the proceeds? This bird smells fishy.

  • Wsgal September 27, 2015 (7:38 am)

    Oh dear, please tell me Pecos Pit is a spin off from the Pecos that closed in Freemont?!?!

  • wetone September 27, 2015 (9:19 pm)

    Drive thru for Pecos ? Really …Where’s the room for a drive thru at that location? Using the side street ? That spot has little parking now and adding sqft to existing building will make it much worse. Will have big impact to area traffic on an already very busy dangerous corner.

  • wetone September 28, 2015 (11:52 am)

    Exactly….. A very good popular eatery having 3 parking spots and a drive thru exiting onto a very tight neighborhood street. Genesee st. is eastbound only at that point leading to Avalon. WSFWY is not accessible legally from that point I believe. Traffic issues in that area will be greatly impacted from those entering and especially exiting back onto 35th. Head of DPD Diane Sugimura needs to go as her department seems out of touch…..

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