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Restaurant Openings, Closings & More

Julien Perry

Keeping track of restaurant news can be a daunting task. Here's a round-up from the past week to help you manage.

Got a question, hot tip or need a dining suggestion? Feel free to email me directly

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'Firkin Fridays' Bring a Whole New Beer Game to Safeco Field

Julien Perry
cask conditioned beer Safeco Field

Even for non-beer geeks like myself, there is something very intriguing about the word "firkin." And now that I know what it actually means, and why it's such a cool new addition to Safeco Field, I need to share. Read more »

Brunch for Mom, Japanese Art on Display and Writer Anne Carson at Town Hall

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The latest spa to hit the beauty scene in Bellevue, Recoop

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Mother’s Day is Coming! Best Brunch Spots in Seattle

Sunday (5/11, times vary) — Belly up to these favorite eateries for Mom’s big day. Still need to come up with a present? Visit to find myriad gift ideas that are perfect for mum. Read more »


Four Great Drinks for Mom on Mother's Day

A.J. Rathbun
mother's day drinks seattle magazine
The Best Morning in May cocktail

Mother’s Day is this weekend (hopefully you haven’t forgotten), and if there’s one thing I know it’s that mom deserves a good drink. I’m not saying you were hard to raise as a child, but maybe you shouldn’t have been out so late that one night when she had to wait up way past her bedtime. Or those few other things we won’t mention. Because of this, and because of all the awesome things moms do, here are four great drinks: two for when you're out on the town with mom and two to make for her at home.

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Throwback Thursday: That Time Matt's in the Market Was Still Undiscovered

Julien Perry
Dan Bugge owner of Matt's in the Market
Matt's in the Market owner Dan Bugge, circa 1998

Welcome back to Throwback Thursday, a recurring column dedicated to the tried-and-true restaurants of Seattle and their secrets to staying relevant during an age of unrelenting competition.  Read more »