Chophouse Row Announces New Pop Ups, Retailers, Restaurants and Community Support

The neighborhood destination will provide a variety of positive experiences to visitors in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic. 

Chophouse Row recently announced the launch of an exciting line up of new pop ups, retailers, and restaurants with options ranging from food and beverage, to outdoor workouts, and more. 

“In these tough times we are excited to work with amazing business owners, growers, makers, chefs, fitness experts and local musicians to support customer needs in a safe and responsible way”, said Chophouse Row owner Liz Dunn. “We’re growing and adapting as things quickly change, while also creating ways to support our community.”

Pop Ups:

Bootyland Kids + Two Owls: Kids Retail at Chophouse Row

The Two Owls and Bootyland Kids collaboration offers organic cotton clothing by indie designers, wood toys, and local art. Stop by to shop in-person or visit their website anytime at

Store hours: Wednesday-Sunday 11am-3pm IG: @bootylandkids @shoptwoowls

Sweatbox Yoga: weekly outdoor classes at Chophouse Row

The SweatBox is popping up at Chophouse Row for a weekly outdoor Vinyasa class in the courtyard. SweatBox yoga has been a part of the Capitol Hill neighborhood for nearly 20 years, and advocates for their students, many of whom are artists, musicians, and service industry folk.  Pre-registration is required. When: Saturdays (as long as the weather cooperates) from 10:30-11:30am in the courtyard

IG: @sweatboxyoga


Wide Eyed Wines: bottle shop open for in-person shopping and wine tastings

Wide Eyed Wines’ selections feature sustainably grown, small production wines from around the world. Join their wine club, Bottle Rocket, for $99 and receive 4 bottles monthly of natural and biodynamic wines each month. As the wine club grows, they plan to add the option to customize your bottles and include tasting videos and production info with each box. Current store hours: Tuesday-Saturday 1-5pm, with shopping also available online. IG: @wideeyedwines

Food + Beverage:

Light Sleeper: Terroir bar opening early September 2020

The former home of Matt Dillon’s Bar Ferdinand is reopening as a wine-focused restaurant called Light Sleeper. Owner Eli Dahlin and his business partners Ezra Wicks, Will Mason, and Salomon Navarro are sure to surprise with their carefully curated food and drink offerings. The restaurant is set to open early September, with plenty of outdoor seating in the Chophouse Row courtyard. Their operating hours will be 12pm-11pm, 5 days per week. IG: @light_sleeper_seattle

Tonnemaker Valley Farm Store: Farm fresh produce now available

Tonnemaker Vally Farm, a PNW favorite, has taken up residency at Chophouse Row, just across the hall from Good Weather Bicycle & Cafe. Their assortment of delectable farm fresh organic fruit, produce and field-cut flowers changes weekly. News on the street is that we’ve entered Pear Season, and that they offer some of the best. Visit them in-store Thursday-Saturday from 10am-6pm, and Sunday from 10am-5pm. IG: @tonnemakervalleyfarm

New outdoor seating options including 11th Avenue street closure for neighborhood dining zone

As restaurants find new and innovative ways to stay open and most importantly stay safe, one thing is for certain: outdoor seating for onsite dining is optimal. Café Pettirosso and Marmite will participate in a neighborhood outdoor dining area being created by closing 11th Avenue south of Pike Street. Plum Bistro just added a large outdoor seating area on 12th Avenue to accommodate those craving that in person restaurant experience. Café Pettirosso is open daily from 10am-5pm; Marmite is open noon – 4pm for lunch and 5 – 9pm for dinner Tuesday – Sunday; Plum Bistro is open daily from 11am-8pm.

IG: @plum.bistro @plumchopped @cafepettirosso @marmiteseattle

Good in Seattle: Locally curated products in their new bodega, or delivered directly to your door

With the goal of connecting small businesses to the people in their communities, Good Weather Bicycle & Café has created “Good in Seattle”, a delivery box program that arrives full of products made close to home. New boxes are available each week, and they are currently offering:

  • The Good Pasta Dinner Box Fresh: Pasta and sauce from Lagana with greens from Mama Bird Farms, fresh Foccacia from Mama D’s, and lots of options to round out your evenings. $90
  • The Good Snack Box: This box starts with local cheese selections from Vashon Island and Quilisicult, then adds fresh greens from Mama Bird Farms along with Ralph’s rainbow carrots, Ziva hummus, Tonnemaker’s fresh fruit, Seawolf’s Bread, and amazing drink options. $85
  • Good Weather has also created a “bodega” section inside their shop, offering many of these same “Good” products for in-store purchase.
  • Shop the boxes here:  IG: @goodinseattle

Osteria La Spiga adds live jazz piano by rising star Tony McCahill on Thursday and Saturday nights

Osteria La Spiga has recently added live jazz by Tony McCahill to their in-house dining offerings on Thursdays and Saturdays from 7-9PM. McCahill is a recent graduate of Garfield High School and soon-to-be composition major at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. He has dedicated much of his young life to learning piano and jazz improvisation and composition. Prior to the statewide lockdown, Tony was working with the Seattle Symphony in the Young Composers Workshop, and at the 5th Ave Theatre as the writer/music director of an original musical in the Rising Star Project. Tony will be playing at La Spiga through mid-September. IG: osterialaspiga

Community Support:

Music Series at the Ghost Cabin Stage

Running August 17th through Labor Day weekend, Chophouse Row will host outdoor music sessions on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights at 6 pm, and Sunday afternoons at 1 pm. Making use of a donated upright piano that has found a permanent home on the outdoor stage at the Chophouse Row courtyard, renowned local musicians such as Tim Kennedy, Evan Flory Barnes, Darrius Willrich, and Erica Gersten will delight with jazz, blues, and folk selections. Live event page with details can be found here:

Pike Pine Summer United Campaign: brought to you by Capitol Hill Block Party, KEXP, and The Stranger

Join Chophouse Row and our Capitol Hill neighbors as we step into Phase 2 of re-opening! Get 10% off your bill by mentioning the Pike Pine Summer United promotion at the listed participating businesses. Also—take a photo at any of these businesses and hashtag #PikePineSummer for a chance to win a pair of VIP tickets to Capitol Hill Block Party 2021! The campaign is valid now through Labor Day. More details on participating businesses found here:, an online store to shop neighborhood products

Capitol Hill has launched an online marketplace to support small businesses! Visit to shop products, buy gift cards, and to order takeout & delivery.

About Chophouse Row:

Chophouse Row is a center of food, fashion, beauty, design, and art located in the heart of Capitol Hill. It features a collection of local, talented growers, makers, and purveyors of hand-crafted goods, anchored by James Beard recognized chefs and lovingly designed nooks and crannies for grabbing a quick bite or glass of wine. Along with its partners from the arts, performance and music industries, Chophouse Row programs and hosts multiple events throughout the year, including artist openings, retail popups, beauty and fashion events, and numerous themed wines, food and holiday festivals. In the summer months, Chophouse Row’s courtyard is the venue for a pint-sized weekly farm and flower market and monthly live music and art walk events, which we hope will resume in the coming months. 

Address: Chophouse Row, 1424 11th Avenue Seattle, WA


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