The Calf & Kid
What: Brooklyn transplant Sheri LaVigne’s long-awaited artisanal cheese shop throws open its doors in Melrose Market.
Why: Small-batch selections from Washington’s Black Sheep Creamery and Gothberg Farms and Oregon’s Rivers Edge Chèvre.
When: Opens Fri. Hours, Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 1531 Melrose Ave., ste. c2 (206-467-5447).
Pinckney Cookie Cafe
What: Delicious, preservative-free chocolate chip treats baked and shipped fresh from Bellevue.
Why: The Bing Bling (dried bing cherries, coconut, and chocolate-infused dough).
When: You need a fix.
Where: Online at pinckneycookiecafe.com.
Guanaco’s Tacos Pupuseria Opens
What: The traditional Salvadoran pupusa (cornmeal or rice flour tortillas stuffed with savory fillings) makes its Capitol Hill debut.
Why: Mahi mahi tacos, burritos, and fried plantains, too.
When: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sun., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: 219 Broadway E. (206-328-6288)
Soil in Residence
What: The artist-run cooperative fills the 11,000-square-foot Georgetown space with sculptures, paintings, and a collaborative drawing installation.
Why: Margie Livingston’s delicate acrylic sculptures and color-soaked paper works by Nicholas Nyland.
When: Thru May 28. Reception, Sat., 6-9 p.m. Gallery hours, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Seattle Design Center, 5701 Sixth Ave. S., ste. 288. Info at 206-264-8061. Admission is free.
Photo: Sheri LaVigne / Courtesy of The Calf & Kid