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Food News: Where Sully is Now, Il Corvo's New Home, More

A quick hit of food news you need to know this week: Read more »

Honoré Owner to Open Chico Madrid on Capitol Hill This Spring

A jamon Serrano y Manchego bocadillo. Hungry yet?

No, Honoré Bakery's Franz Gilbertson isn't opening a new Spanish-inspired bakery (tears). However, the owner of one of Ballard's best bakeries is a partner in a new Spanish sandwich shop opening in early March on Capitol Hill.  Read more »

Get Your Tickets for Walrus & Carpenter Oyster Picnics Now!


If one of your New Years resolutions is to live in the moment, to create more experiences and buy less crap, then the Walrus & Carpenter Oyster Picnic might be just the ticket. Read more »


Trend Alert: Meat and Drinks at a Slew of New Charcuterie Bars

Snacking on meats (and cheeses, too) at Cure on Capitol Hill

If three of a kind constitutes a trend, then bars that serve cured, smoked and sliced meats are the new black, at least on Capitol Hill.

First came Cure, the wee bar hidden in the alleyway behind Broadway on Nagle Place, which opened two years back. There, the menu features charcuterie and cheeses, olives and pickles, Euro wines, several beers and cocktails, and folks generally stop in for happy hour or to tipple and nosh a little before a show or for a late-night snack. Read more »

The Best Meals We Ate All Year

Inside Lloydmartin on Queen Anne

It goes without saying that the best meals of the year aren't just about what was eaten. That's important, no doubt. But great food doesn't equal a great meal.

What makes a meal is having good food, good atmosphere, good service plus the presence of best sort of company. People you adore. A great meal happens when everyone at the table is jazzed to be sitting and breaking bread with everyone else at the table. I just said jazzed! But you get the idea. Read more »