TMA Mondays: When it Snows, it Pours

TMA'ed while listening to Wait for it by Usher (Hamilton Mixtape)

The past few days following Thanksgiving have been full of upsets, including the fact that it snowed today and is predicted to even more this week.

The biggest upset of all, Amazon changing the way we shop with their new concept Amazon Go.

Mean Sandwich didn't open last week as planned and is now hoping to open by Wednesday.

At over 100 years old, The Shanty Café shut its doors and sold it to El Charro Mexican Food.

Marx Foods is becoming exclusively an online wholesale business and will no longer have a retail storefront as of New years day.

The Starbucks CEO is switching seats and now will sit as Starbuck's executive Chairman, while his COO takes over as executive officer.

 

Our Pick of the Week

Poulet Galore, South Lake Union - Their chicken broth is a godsend in this freakishly cold Seattle weather. Not to mention their rotisserie chicken is juicy and as a sandwich it's absolutely mouthwatering.

Candy Canes - Tis the season of candy canes. Seriously its only the fifth of December and I already have more candy canes in my possession than I am willing to consume. The kitchn has 12 ways to take those superfluous candy canes and a make something even better out of them.

 

New Sh*t In Town

GoPoke, International District - Yesterday, a new poke shop opened up in Chinatown. If you aren't a poke lover yet you might just become one after having their Disneyland style pineapple dole whip.

Sugarhill, Capitol Hill - In a couple of weeks, the family that runs Ayutthaya is planning to open a contemporary Thai chicken and rice bar.

 

Seattle, What's Happening?

CookieFest, 12/10 -   We mentioned this last week, but its worth mentioning again. Get some cookies for yourself, your loved ones, or even Santa and your proceeds will go to Seattle Milk Fund in support of children's education.

Cocoa & Coat Drive, 12/18 - Being gracious shouldn't end with Thanksgiving, keep the spirit of giving alive through the holidays and stop by at the West Seattle Farmer's market with your old winter coats for acup of hot cocoa.

 

Sources: Seattle Eater, Facebook The Stranger, Komo News