At Renee Erickson’s the Whale Wins, almost everything is wood-fired, and while the menu may seem simple, North African flavors add interest. Of note: marrow bones, served standing up and sizzling hot, and a whole trout, deboned and crispy, resting on a bed of super-delicious walnut sauce.
The Whale Wins
3506 Stone Way N,
Hours: Mon-Sat 5-10 pm, Sun 5-9 pm
Bar/Happy Hour, Breakfast/Brunch
Local/Organic/Sustainable Focus, New American
Full Menu, Happy Hour
Mon-Thu 5-6 pm ($4-$10 appetizers, $7 glass of wine, $16 bottle of wine, $1 off cocktails and beer).