TMA Mondays: Expanding


TMA'ed while listening to High for Hours by J. Cole

In honor of MLK day, we all could learn a thing or two about expanding our hearts to find room to love those who look, live and think differently than we do.

Expansion is also the theme for Seattle's food scene this week.

Napkin Friends Food truck owner is planning on expanding into a Jewish Deli somewhere around Wallingford, Ballard, Fremont area.

U Village is being targeted by man restaurants in their effort to expand. Rachel Ginger Beer plans on opening June 1st next to the main Starbucks in U Village. Ba Bar will be replacing Liam's, which recently shuttered down.

Slightly off-topic, but noteworthy:

Theme Parks have food, but usually food isn't the main focus. That will no longer be the case when Eataly opens an Italian food theme park in Bologna, Italy.


Our Pick of the Week

Moore Coffee, Belltown - They are usually known for their creative latte art, but their waffles are just as good if not better. Light and fluffy it’s a great place for a quick way to get your breakfast/brunch fix.

Phyllo dough - I find phyllo dough so versatile in the way it can be used to make sweet and savory puff pastries. This buzzfeed list aggregates 18 easy recipes that help you get the most out of your phyllo dough.


New Sh*t in Town

Acadia, Wallingford - As of today, Wallingford has a new southern restaurant serving bowls sandwiches and breakfast wraps bringing a little slice of Louisiana culture to our neck of the woods.

Opus Co., PhinneyWood - What used to be Martino's is now going to be replaced by a new restaurant focused on serving whole wood fire grilled animals. Trove's former chef is planning on opening Opus by April.


Seattle, What's Happening?

Pazole Making Class, 1/21 - Pazole is a Mesoamerican stew that is hearty and warms you up from the inside out. You will be learning how to make a new dish as well as financially benefiting the El Centro's Senior Nutrition & Wellness Program.

Lunar New Year Banquet 2017, 1/21 - 2017 is the year of the rooster and the China Harbor is hosting its annual banquet. Get your tickets now for a delicious menu as well as a silent auction and performances.

Tet in Seattle, 1/21-1/22 - Looking for a way to participate in the Lunar New Year celebrations but not willing to cough up a lot of dough for an entrance ticket? Visit the Seattle Center this weekend for two daysof Vietnamese music, food, performance and art.

World of Tea: January 2017, 1/21 - Are you more into tea than coffee? If so, this is event is your cup of tea. There will at least 6 teas for tasting from different provinces of China.



Sources: Seattle Eater, Seattle Met, The Stranger, Facebook