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Humble Pie Now Open in the Central District

I drive past the home of Humble Pie (at 525 Rainier Ave, at Weller Street) on the edge of the  International District (technically it's the Central District) almost daily on my way to and from the south end. And for over a year, I've watched as owner Brian Solazzi gradually built decking, planted living roofs and installed chicken pens around the two shipping containers he moved onto the property to house his pizza place. Read more »


All the Details on the Forthcoming Willows Inn Cookbook

Joe Ray and Blaine Wetzel, just hanging out smokin' some fish. Like you do.

When Joe Ray called, saying he felt like spilling some beans, I had an inkling that it might something big. Ray's writing and photographs have been featured in The Boston Globe, the New York Times and dozens of other publications. Read more »


Canon Wins "World's Best Drink Selection" at Taste of the Cocktail in New Orleans

Jamie Boudreau at Canon

We called it the Best New Bar of 2012. It's been celebrated by Andrew Knowlton in Bon Appetit and written about in Details. Read more »


Sommelier David Butler Spills on Le Caviste, His Forthcoming French Wine Bar

Inspiration for Le Caviste: The splendid backbar at Le Baron Rouge in the 12th arrondissement.

It’s been almost a year since David Butler announced his plan to open a French wine bar in downtown Seattle. At last, the former Le Gourmand sommelier will launch Le Caviste (translation: the cellar man) downtown at 1919 7th Avenue in October. Read more »


More Details on Jason Stratton's New Spanish Restaurant, Aragona (With Pictures!)

On the menu when Aragona opens: Salpicón Verde, marinated clams with melon, cucumber and mint

Jason Stratton’s proven his finesse with the fine foods of Italy's Piedmont region at the beloved Spinasse. And Artusi, Spinasse's adjoining aperitivo bar, has steadily developed into a worthwhile dining destination in its own right. Read more »