Marination Ma Kai xo

FUN! You can eat mucho tacos and then bicycle your way around Alki until you’re hungry for more tacos, which you can get when you return the bike to the rental place which happens to be at the exact same spot that Marination ma kai will reside. WOO! The universe PROVIDES, friends! 

FUN! You can eat mucho tacos and then bicycle your way around Alki until you’re hungry for more tacos, which you can get when you return the bike to the rental place which happens to be at the exact same spot that Marination ma kai will reside. WOO! The universe PROVIDES, friends! 

It’s Aloha Friday

It’s Aloha Friday

YOU LOVE SHAVE ICE, TOO!

We know this because we made a simple lil’ mention of our new shave ice machine on Facebook, and y’all went wild. YAY! 

Shave ice vs sno cones: There IS a difference. Can’t wait to show those of you who are uninitiated!

p.s. Facebook.com/marinationmobile 

“My favorite outfit in the world is a tee shirt, surf shorts, and slippers. What. Slippers? You know, slippers! Slippers. I guess people call them flip flops. But at home, they’re slippers. And when we get ma kai open I’m gonna be here all the time with a beer in my hand and slippers on my feet. I hope everyone in town will join me.”
— Kamala Saxton, Marination

Construction update: The concrete floor at ma kai is cut up to make room for plumbing, and preparations were made to strengthen some of the walls in the space so they don’t come a’tumblin down upon our beers. Hopefully the trenches will get filled in this week, and then the new walls will go up (!!), floor will be finished (!!), and electrical work will begin! And we are that much closer to making this dream a reality, friends! 

Update

We had a setback. Insert BIGGEST EVER frown face here.

It only put us back about a week though, so we’re still shooting for an early September opening. Indian summer on the patio with beers!

In the meantime, please enjoy this picture taken at the end of Week 2, last friday 7/20, from the doorway looking in. Note the wall that is no longer there (woo!), and imagine a kitchen and a counter going into the open space. And imagine that you are ordering some kimchi fried rice and waving to your pals who are headed to an outside table and they will save a seat for you. It’s gonna be great!!

swortz said: I heard that we are going to be able to nom on hot malasadas with our morning coffee, spam sliders, loco moco, spam fried rice, portuguese sausage wit rice ... please oh please oh please ...

Lots of speculation going on out there! We’re still working on the menu, and there will definitely be delicious morning coffee every day, and the staples from our other menus that you know and love, but we’re not likely to add any Portuguese delights to our Hawaiian/Korean fare. Which doesn’t mean there won’t be morning treats! We love treats. All times of day. And we love Portuguese treats! But we are much better at eating them than we are making them! =) 

Construction: Week One. 

The big, top picture is current exterior. She’s getting a wee facelift before we’re done with her. 

Bottom left picture is  standing in doorway looking to where a counter and a kitchen will soon be open for biz! That wall framing? She’s acomin’ down! 

Bottom right pic is soon to be home to an epic patio where beer will flow, kids will run, and every sunny day will feel like Aloha Friday. 

CAN’T WAIT! xox!