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Restaurant Roll Call for 2009

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Even a phone call to Tom Hanks couldn't save businesses
Restaurants that survived the beginning of the 2008 economic crisis were in for much of the same during 2009. It was a rough year for businesses all over the globe--and in Seattle, who knows how many phone calls were sent to Tom Hanks begging for another financial boom. Here is the Voracious Restaurant Roll Call for 2009--beginning at the earliest departures and arrivals of the year until recent. By no means is this a comprehensive list.

Restaurants that opened in 2009:

Belltown/Downtown:

April: Yellow Leaf Cupcake Company

May: Bedlam Coffeehouse

July: Copper Cart Cafe

October: Ventana, Blue C Sushi

December: Blush, Chipotle

Capitol Hill:

March: Tin Table

June: Meza Latin Fare

July: Bluebird, Café Char, Cupcake Royale

September: Chao Bistro & Bar

October: Metrix Create: Space, Zhivago's Cafe, Living Room

November: Po Dogs

U-District:

June: Pretty Kitty

Central District:

November: Cortona Coffee

December: Charlie's Flame Broiled Burgers

Ballard:

February: Moshi-Moshi

March: O'shan Sushi

April: Plaka Estiatorio

May: Counter Custom Built Burgers

June: Knotty Bodies Espresso, Bastille

July: Rizzo's French Dip

August: Three Girls Bakery, Delancey

November: Shelter

December: Jhanjay Vegetarian

Fremont:

March: Homegrown Sandwiches

August: Solsticio

December: Kylie's Chicago Pizza

Queen Anne:

May: The Signature

June: Bustle

September: Laredos, Citizen Creperie

November: Toulouse Petite

December: 1-2-3 Thai Food, Tenoch Mexican Grill

Phinney:

September: Fresh Flours

December: Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono Cafe

Georgetown:

July: Ground Control Coffee

SoDo:

April: Hudson

West Seattle:

May: Fresh Bistro

August: Porterhouse, Brickyard BBQ

November: The Swinery

White Center:

September: Proletariate Pizza

November: Greenbridge's Dubsea Coffee

Columbia City:

October: Wabi-Sabi Sushi

Rainier Valley:

July: Full Tilt Ice Cream

Restaurants that died in 2009:

Belltown/Downtown:

April: Lee's Corner, Typhoon!

July: Saito's, Oceanaire, Whym

September: Cucina De-Ra, Troiani

December: Koji Osakaya

Capitol Hill:

March: Pizza Fusion

April: Siam on Broadway

October: Esmerelda, Pho Lotus

U-District:

December: Atlas Foods

Ballard:

July: Via Verde, GreenGo Food

August: Il Giardino

September: Himitsu Sushi

December: Acorn Eatery & Bar

Fremont:

February: Baja Fresh

June: The Triangle

November: Seattle Fish Company

Queen Anne:

February: Moxi

April: Mexi-Burger

August: Veil

October: Opal

December: Vincenzo's

Wallingford:

August: Bella Cosa

September: Pequeña Havana

October: Winchell's Doughnut House

West Seattle:

July: Ama-Ama

September: Phoenicia on Alki

October: Riverhouse Creperie

Columbia City:

April: King Baguette

Rainier Valley:

April: Alcatraz

August: Kwik Cup Espresso

Pioneer Square:

September: Longhorn Barbecue Outpost

December: Trattoria Mitchelli, All City Coffee

 
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