If the transition of two businesses from street food legends to Capitol Hill brick and mortar establishments truly represents a foodie trend in Seattle, Pike/Pine is about to get even more trend-y. Marination Station has announced that their new fixed-place restaurant will be open for business starting this Friday. There’s also a soft launch Thursday night by invite only so they can test the new join out. Meanwhile, Skillet Diner is nearly ready for its debut at 14th and Union. Here’s the announcement from Marination:
MARINATION STATION GRAND OPENING, FRIDAY, APRIL 22
WHAT: The much-anticipated Marination Station will open the doors to its brick-and-mortar sister.
WHEN: Fri., April 22, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
WHERE: Marination Station is located directly above the QFC at the corner of Broadway and Pike in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.
NEW MENU ITEMS: In addition to its award-winning curb cuisine, Marination Station will be serving new dishes such as Loco Moco, musubi, kimchi tofu soup, and miso ginger chicken bánh mì. There is also a beer garden!
PARKING: Plenty of FREE parking in lot above and below QFC
ENTERTAINMENT: A whole lot of Aloha served up all day!
About Marination Station: Kamala Saxton and Roz Edison bring you Marination Station, which will serve Hawaiian-Korean cuisine – made famous by Marination Mobile – that is always fast, usually marinated in a signature sauce, frequently served in a tortilla or a bowl, and mostly healthy. The station will also serve beer.
About Marination Mobile: Founded in 2009 by Kamala Saxton and Roz Edison, Marination specializes in Hawaiian and Korean curb cuisine that is always fast, usually marinated in a signature sauce, frequently served in a tortilla, and mostly healthy.
Nostalgic for the good old days when street food only came on wheels or just plain Hungry. Skillet’s trailer is serving lunch today over on Union while Pai’s is dishing on E Pike near Broadway.