This week's top hits from Eater Seattle, Curbed's sibling bar, restaurant, and nightlife blog.
BELLTOWN—Tom Douglas just opened Assembly Hall Kitchen, a lunch counter inside his Belltown marketplace Assembly Hall. The weekday spot's menu is all about the fried bird, serving chicken and fixings through summer. Chili is coming when the rain returns this fall.
BARKEEPERS— Damn the Weather and Stoneburner bartender Tyler Stamon is profiled on Eater's latest Barkeepers feature. The industry vet talks about getting into the bar business and doing double duty in two Seattle bars that serve stellar food and drink menus.
BELLEVUE— Drive Thru Boba kept its name when it went brick-and-mortar in Bellevue, but the bubble tea spot is already having trouble keeping up with demand for its ultra-fresh drinks and mochi. Here's what to try, including an off-menu pick that includes tapioca balls, aloe, coffee jelly, and wheat germ.