In its most recent incarnation, the Alki Homestead was a nostalgic, lodge-like

In its most recent incarnation, the Alki Homestead was a nostalgic, lodge-like structure where dapper waiters served large platters of fried chicken until its customers said “no mas!” Eating there felt like taking in a meal on the set of The Shining, only with far less likelihood that Jack Nicholson would murder you. Then, in January, the Alki Homestead was severely damaged by a fire that owner Tom Lin claimed was ignited by Christmas lights.Down, yes, but not out; West Seattle Blog has the scoop on what Lin has in store now that the historic property. He’s talking expansion–big time expansion. In the existing building, once known as the Fir Lodge, and in additional buildings, the Alki Homestead will be reborn, as a restaurant (again), a bar, a spa, a wellness center, and a bed and breakfast. All that’s left is for Lin to get the money and permits to do all this stuff. Should be easy, right?


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