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Sunday, May 20, 2012

#1687 #S1003 - Fonda La Catrina, Seattle, WA - 2/22/2012

I don't know anything about the folk art or the name, so I will simply quote The Stranger: "In Latin folklore, Catrina is a skeletal dame who represents the equalizing concept of death when it comes to the rich and poor. In lieu of revoluciĆ³n, Fonda La Catrina seeks to bridge the class divide with affordable Mexican and a classy interior featuring the drawings of legendary political cartoonist Jose Guadalupe Posada."  What I do know is that this is some of the better tasting Mexican food in the area -- and more authentic, I am informed -- along with some pretty fine margaritas.  And the bartender, server, and owner all took care to explore my tastes and offer alternatives.  It's a very nice addition to the Georgetown area.




5905 Airport Way S, Seattle, WA 98108 - (206) 767-2787
Est. Feb 11, 2012 - Building constructed: 1900 or earlier
Previous bars in this location:  None known
fondalacatrina.com - blog - seattletimes - thrillist - eater - yelp

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I love this place because it helps to build part of its history