The Weekend Guide

marination ma kai!

And Ma Kai makes three.

Marination Ma Kai Opens

What: The team behind Marination Mobile and Station set up shop on Alki Beach.
Why: New breakfast hours mean filling up on loco moco, manapua, and Portuguese sausage musubi with a view of the city’s skyline.
When: Daily, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: 1660 Harbor Ave. SW (206-328-8226).


What: The local performance group kicks off its Northwest Legend tour with new show The Jacket.
Why: You’ve never seen a blend of acrobatics, ninja guile, comedy, and theater like this before.
When: Fri.-Sun.
Where: Broadway Performance Hall, 1625 Broadway. Tickets ($15-$30) at nandatown.com.

Grouper Social Club

What: The New York-based invite-only social club opens its matchmaking approach to Seattle; go on dates in groups of six (you take along two friends, as does he).
Why: For a more natural dynamic.
When: You’re looking for love — or just new friends.
Where: Apply for membership at joingrouper.com.

NuBe Green

What: An unheard-of garage sale at the eco-retailer means everything in the store is 30-75 percent off.
Why: Recycled sail totes, bamboo walnut bangles, and State by NuBe Green’s repurposed Iceland shrug.
When: Mon.-Wed. & Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Thurs. & Fri., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 921 E. Pine St. (206-402-4515)

Ma’Ono Fried Chicken & Whisky
What: The adored West Seattle restaurant introduces bottomless mimosas ($12) at brunch.
Why: Down a few with the Portuguese sweetbreads and Spam sandwich, eggs Benedict, or oxtail soup.
When: Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 4437 California Ave. SW (206-935-1075).

Photo: Courtesy of Marination Ma Kai

1660 Harbor Ave SW
@ Alki Beach
Seattle, WA 98116
4437 California Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98116
1625 Broadway
@ E Pine St
Seattle, WA 98122
921 E Pine St
@ 10th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122