SNOQUALMIE ICE CREAM RECALLED: Listeria was found at the Snoqualmie production facility and in some tested ice cream. Because Snoqualmie makes their ice-cream base, Molly Moon’s and Full Tilt are closed today. Also possibly impacted: any Snoqualmie-produced ice cream in your freezer. Find out how to check it. MORE>>>
MAMMOTH OPENS: This “beer and sandwich lover’s destination” opened Monday on Eastlake, where Hiroshi’s jazz-and-sushi spot used to be. It’s from the owners of Ballard’s Bitterroot BBQ, so it’ll probably be very tasty. As for the beer, Mammoth has 48 (!) rotating taps. MORE>>>
THE BERGSCHRUND OPENS: Where the 2 Bit Saloon used to be in Ballard, it’s a new tavern featuring NW Peaks Brews. (A bergschrund in its original meaning is something to be avoided, unlike good beer.) MORE>>>
AGRODOLCE HAPPY HOUR: Chef/owner Maria Hines is launching a super-cheap, twice-daily happy hour at her Fremont Italian place, Agrodolce: $3 food and drink specials every day from 4:30 to 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. to close, starting this Friday. Update: Here’s the new happy hour MENU>>>
2015 COOKING CLASSES: This series at Ballard’s Porkchop & Co. is taught by chefs including Carolin Messier of the Harvest Vine and Dustin Ronspies of Art of the Table, and 100% of the profits are going to the Ballard Food Bank and the Hunger Intervention Program. Nice! (And a nice last-minute gift!) MORE>>>
Merry whatever, everybody!