Ballard is about to score another sushi restaurant. Nosh Pit reports that Japonessa chef/owner Billy Beach is opening the self-titled Billy Beach Sushi and Bar tomorrow at 5463 Leary Ave. NW in the former Paratii Craft Bar location. The new digs feature a happy hour every day of the week, including all day on Sunday. Check Facebook for updates.
In other news, the uber family-friendly Proletariat Pizza at 9622-A 16th Ave SW in White Center is taking over a neighboring space most recently occupied by a tattoo parlor. According to White Center News, diners can expect more room for big groups and a kid-free zone.