Maria Hines’ Golden Beetle Now Serves Lunch

Fava bean falafel, sesame butter, Harissa aioli, spinach salad

Maria Hines’ tribute to Eastern Mediterranean cuisine is now available for lunch! Golden Beetle will be serving up some of its favorites and new items just for lunchtime. Sandwiches include Herbed Falafeland Pork and Lamb Gyro; Salad’s include Salmon Cake Salad and Fire & Honey Chicken Salad; Entrees include Lentil and Ditaloni Pasta and Lamb and Chickpea Stew. Pita chips with dip, Sauteed Kale and more will be offered as small plate sides. Located in Ballard, Golden Beetle will serve lunch to residents, businesses and visitors to Ballard during the weekday.

Pork & Lamb Gyro
Full menu is attached. Prices range from $5-14. Golden Beetle is found online at, and is located at 1744 NW Market Street, Seattle. Phone 206.706.2977.


Another of Maria’s restaurant, Agrodolce, is celebrating its first year anniversary with a spaghetti dinner on Dec. 21. She opened her Sicilian and Southern Italian trattoria last year on the Mayan predicted end of the world. House-milled flour is used in the pastas and the foccacia is also house made. The attached four-course menu is $60 per person which also includes a three-course wine pairing. Reservations strongly encouraged by visiting or calling 206.547.9707.

Written by Charles Koh

Founded EatSeattle, and has continued to use his expertise as editor-in-chief to guide the website’s growth over the last five years. Koh’s experience focuses on digital marketing and social media, and has been a part of several companies, some of which he created, specializing in both areas over the course of his career. Koh was previously with Google and Zagat where he helped expand and grow communities worldwide.

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