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Chick-fil-A Returns to Washington State Next Week; Seattle's Minimum Wage Law Explained


This week's top hits from Eater Seattle, Curbed's sibling bar, restaurant, and nightlife blog.

HOT TOPIC -- Seattle's new minimum wage law went into effect Wednesday. Eater's Ryan Sutton breaks down the details and answers questions about how the new law will affect consumers and restaurant workers.

SPRING TRACKING -- Chick-fil-A will reenter the state next week, opening a Bellevue outpost April 9. The fast food chain has been out of Washington since mid-2011 when president Dan Carty admitted to the company's anti-gay marriage stance, propelling a massive media storm. Two more Chick-fil-As are scheduled to open in the next month in Tacoma and Lynnwood.

HOT TOPIC -- Californian Dan Lui posted a Yelp review March 26 reporting that a Starbucks Roastery Reserve employee accused him of wanting to steal company secrets for China. On the heels of Starbucks' failed #RaceTogether campaign, the story spread nationally when a blog called the Angry Asian Man picked it up.