Tilth owner and Iron Chef champion Maria Hines is opening an Eastern Mediterranean-inspired restaurant, according to The Seattle Times. Golden Beetle will feature an organic menu drawing from the cuisine of Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Turkey, and more. Location and date are still to be determined.
Skillet's awesome poutine: handcut fries with gravy, cheddar, and herbs.
In other news, after much speculation, popular mobile truck Skillet Street Food has announced it will open a diner based in the Chloe Apartments building at 1408 East Union Street on Capitol Hill by next year.