The Stranger

Dear readers,

We need your help. The coronavirus crisis in Seattle is a major threat to The Stranger's ability to keep the city informed. We pride ourselves on having navigated many storms in the world of independent local media, but this time is different.

90% of our revenue—from advertising, ticketing fees, and our own events—is directly tied to people getting together in groups. The coronavirus situation has virtually eliminated this income all at once. At a time when the city needs local coverage more than ever, we're asking for your help to support continued coverage of everything happening in Seattle. You can make one-time or recurring donations. We can't say enough how much we appreciate your support. Thank you.

Pestle Rock


This business has special options available during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Takeout
2305 NW Market St (Ballard)
Seattle, WA 98107
Serving the bold specialties of Northern Thailand from a spot on trendy Ballard Avenue, Pestle Rock achieves a balance between being cool and modern, and serving the traditional flavors of its homeland. Grilled wild boar collar and house-made herbed pork sausage share menu space with deep-fried fish-sauce-marinated chicken wings, and diners can wash down the kao soi—coconut chicken curry soup with egg noodles and pickled mustard greens—with herb infused vodka, or a drink marrying the flavors of tom yum soup into a cocktail. NAOMI TOMKY
Mon-Thur 11:30 am-10 pm, Fri 11:30 am-11 pm, Sat noon-11 pm, Sun noon-10 pm

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