Not 85 C

Monday morning I usually have errands to do in the Southcenter shopping area.  Last week I saw more than one report about 85°C Bakery Café, a famous Taiwanese bakery opening a shop there. This is its flagship store in the Northwest.   So I decided to make it my first stop and I was armed with my small sketch kit.

King 5 news coverage  

Seattle Times coverage

My plan fizzled out.  The store was closed due to a power loss.  I sketched the outside from my parked car.  I’ll try again next week.

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About redharparts

Born in Michigan. Attended undergrad and graduate universities there. I've lived in England, Germany, Southern California and now Washington (state). I'm a retired Medical Social Worker with a past specialty in Oncology. I've enjoyed exploring historical re-creation through the SCA. I costume in several fandoms. Lately I've returned to Art and have taken up Urban Sketching, a version of en plein air painting.
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4 Responses to Not 85 C

  1. SeattleSuze says:

    We drove by over the weekend and the lines were endless, umbrellas everywhere as people waited in the pouring rain. What a treat that they are here!

    • redharparts says:

      That’s what the newspaper reported. I saw many people attempting to gain entry but couldn’t estimate whether there would have been a line. But Monday at 9 am, probably not.

  2. miatagrrl says:

    Yeah, that place sounds great! Report back once you get inside!

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