Slab Sandwiches & Pie Opens Today

Chef John Sundstrom’s final project in the Central Agency Building, Slab Sandwiches + Pie, will officially open Tuesday, January 13, following its sibling spots Lark and Bitter/Raw. Slab is accessed from the main entrance to the building at 1201 10th Avenue, between Seneca and Union.

Slab is open daily from 10am to 3pm, offering an array of sandwiches, slices of slab pie, and provisions. There are morning-oriented sandwiches such as farm egg, white cheddar, and pork sausage on a shallot brioche bun ($8) and farro bread toast with smashed avocado and tomato ginger jam ($7), as well as a 12-hour brisket sandwich with smoked mayo, plancha romaine, and pickled jalapeno ($11), a peppered ground lamb sandwich with pine nuts and labne on cumin flatbread ($11), and a Cubano with pork confit, jamon, grilled scallion aioli, smoked pickles, and comte ($9). Crispy chicken skin can be added to any sandwich for $2, and gluten free flatbread can be substituted on any sandwich for $2.

As for the namesake pies, there are options both savory and sweet. There is a Slab meat pie stuffed with short ribs, caramelized onion, and hedgehog mushrooms ($9)—and on the sweet side: quince-hazelnut pie with turbinado sugar ($6) and s’mores pie with Theo dark chocolate and smoked marshmallow ($6). There are also a handful of other sandwich accompaniments like cookies, truffled sunchoke chips, and pickles.

There is a full espresso bar as well as Rachel’s Ginger Beer, Dry Sodas, juice, and bottled water. Aside from the to-order food, there is a small selection of goods available, such as salumi and larder items like olives and pickles—think last-minute dinner party and picnic supplies. Sundstrom and the Lark team handpicked their favorite provisions to offer in the cozy shop.

Opened in January 2015, Slab Sandwiches + Pie is a small sandwich shop offering pies and a handful of pantry essentials in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. The little sibling of Lark and Bitter/Raw, Slab is a casual spot with takeaway eats and a small standing bar. Sandwiches are made to order with artisan ingredients and handmade components, and slices of both sweet and savory slab pies are available. House-made snacks and a handpicked selection of chef John Sundstrom’s favorite salumi, cheeses, and larder items are available for purchase as well. Slab is open daily from 10am to 3pm. For more information, call 206.323.5275 or visit

Slab Sandwiches + Pie is located in the Central Agency Building at 1201 10th Avenue in Seattle, Washington.

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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