In a region known for its rather sunless climate, coffee love and a host of folks whose jobs are electronically mobile, it’s not surprising to find an ubiquitous love for the warm, portable, frittered and circular. Indeed, doughnuts are a mainstay of Seattle’s pastry scene, a steady current among the blink-and-you’ll-miss-it fervor of cupcakes, cake pops and the like. And they continue to truck along as down-home cop breakfast, grocery-store snack standby and naturally, kid favorite. Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Another closure: Tup Tim Thai (118 W. Mercer St.), on lower Queen Anne.
A couple of new places on the horizon: Din Tai Fung, the popular dim sum parlor in Bellevue, is planning an expansion into University Village. Skillet Diner (1400 E. Union St.) announces that its patio is now open for outdoor dining, and that it’ll have a new Ballard location (2034 N.W. 56th St.) open later this spring. Thursday, May 30, 2013