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Art House Cafe opens in Stadium Saturday

The Art House Cafe has announced it will officially open Saturday April 6. The cafe and bakery will open in the Stadium neighborhood, which most recently saw the introduction of another great dining find – the retro-themed burger restaurant Shake Shake Shake, which opened March 13. Read more about that restaurant here.

The Art House is the project of Lucy and John Armstrong, who opened the Stadium neighborhood’s Open Arts Studio in 1996. The Art House Cafe will be an extension of the neighboring art school that covers broad territory – from performing to visual arts, with classes for children, teens and adults. Cooking at The Art House will be Dustin Joseph, who will co-own the restaurant. If Joseph’s name sounds familiar, that could be because he was executive chef at University Place’s Chambers Bay Grill, a job he began in 2009 and left in February. While there, he developed a reputation and following for his Northwest-spun style of cooking. I like to call his food French in foundation, Northwest by design. Read more »