Little Seattle on Ludlow Loses Pike Street Fish Fry

Posted on: July 19th, 2011 at 6:42 am by

Nearly one full year has elapsed since we first broke news that a “Little Seattle” was to set up shop on Ludlow Street.  Eleven months, to be precise.  This trifecta of Pacific Northwest establishments – Via Tribunali, Caffe Vita, Pike Street Fish Fry – was initially scheduled to launch back in February.  But there were plenty of hiccups, like the fatal apartment fire upstairs that claimed the life of an elderly woman.  Now here we are in July, with the only visible storefront changes being the new brick pizza ovens and the stripped canopies out front.

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Today we bring additional details on this disheveled strip.  Sources tell us that Pike Street Fish Fry is no longer part of the Little Seattle equation.  Instead, Caffe Vita will occupy the northern store at 124 Ludlow, while Via Tribunali picks up the remaining real estate slack.  Dining will reportedly be available on both sides of the pizzeria, with the middle space earmarked for the bar. As of today, their wine and beer license is still pending with the SLA; it’s in a resolution area.

Our tipster also informs us that both ventures should be ready by next month. We’ll keep you informed!

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