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The Weekend Guide

momiji opens!

Kyoto calling.

NOSH
Momiji
Opens
What:
Steve Han’s (Umi Sake House, Kushibar) newest Japanese restaurant serves sushi, omakase, and kaiseki (a traditional multicourse dinner).
Why: Design details like tables crafted by Whidbey Island woodworker Craig Yamamoto and woven light fixtures from Georgetown’s Yuri Kinoshita.
When: Sun.-Wed., 4 p.m.-midnight; Thurs.-Sat., 4 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 1522 12th Ave. (206-457-4068).

ADMIRE
Carnaval
What: Explore celebrations and traditions from around the world at the colorful new multimedia exhibition.
Why: Don’t miss the unforgettable fifteen-foot Brazilian Carnival parade puppets.
When: Thru Jan. 8, 2012.
Where: The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, 17th Ave. NE, at NE 45th St. (206-543-5590).

NIBBLE
Marché

What: The once-fine dining Campagne space is reborn as a casual French bistro headed by executive chef Daisley Gordon.
Why: Locally inspired dishes like curried mussels with cucumber salad and button mushroom a la Grecque.
When: Opens Fri. Daily, 4:30 p.m.-midnight.
Where: 86 Pine St. (206-728-2800).

IMAGINE
Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead

What: Charles Schulz’s Peanuts characters grow up and head to high school in the new play.
Why: Snoopy and the gang ditch cartoon happy land for drugs, booze, and Goth culture.
When: Thru Oct. 30. Thurs., Fri. & Sun., 7:30 p.m.; Sat., 2 & 7:30 p.m.
Where: ACT, 700 Union St. (206-292-7676). Tickets ($20-$25) online at acttheatre.org.

Photo: Courtesy of Momiji

LOCATIONS
Momiji
1522 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
206-457-4068
86 Pine St
Pike Place Market
Seattle, WA 98101
206-728-2800
17th Ave NE
@ NE 45th St
Seattle, WA 98195
206-543-5590
700 Union St
@ 7th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
206-292-7676
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