Restaurant Insider Blog - SeattleMag.com http://www.seattlemag.com/blogs/northwest-travel/culture/news-features/culture/contact-us en 10 Things to Know About Elysian Bar, Opening Downtown Next Week http://www.seattlemag.com/10-things-know-about-elysian-bar-opening-downtown-next-week <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong><a href="http://www.elysianbrewing.com/" target="_blank">Elysian Brewing</a></strong> is getting ready to <a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/blog/2013/07/urban-visions-plans-to-reposition.html?ana=twt&amp;page=all" target="_blank">expand into downtown</a>, opening <strong>Elysian Bar</strong> as early as Friday (in extreme practice mode). Yesterday, CEO Joe Bisacca and head brewer Dick Cantwell gave me spin around the place, which is quickly coming together near the corner of 1st and Pike, just down the hill from their original brewery on 13th&nbsp;and Pike.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blogs/seattle-scoop/beer-news-elysians-new-juniper-brew-and-bittersweet-beer-event">Beer news: Elysian&#039;s new juniper brew, and a bittersweet beer event</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/5-new-locally-made-beers">5 New Locally-Made Beers</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/beer-northwest">Beer in the Northwest</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/10-things-know-about-elysian-bar-opening-downtown-next-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Julien Perry 42499 at http://www.seattlemag.com We Asked The Chefs: What's Your Favorite Warm-Weather Pleasure? http://www.seattlemag.com/we-asked-chefs-whats-your-favorite-warm-weather-pleasure <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em>Welcome to&nbsp;<strong>We Asked The Chefs</strong>, a recurring feature on Restaurant Insider that peers into the minds of some of Seattle's culinary rockstars.&nbsp;</em></p> <p><strong>Question:</strong> What is your favorite warm-weather pleasure?</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/brendan-mcgill-has-broken-ground-hitchcock-deli-georgetown">Brendan McGill Has Broken Ground on Hitchcock Deli Georgetown</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/millers-guild-chef-mixes-house-made-mayo">Miller&#039;s Guild Chef Mixes Up a House-Made Mayo</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/30-perfect-summer-nights-seattle">30 Perfect Summer Nights in Seattle</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/we-asked-chefs-whats-your-favorite-warm-weather-pleasure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:30:00 +0000 Julien Perry 42449 at http://www.seattlemag.com Restaurant Openings, Closings & More http://www.seattlemag.com/restaurant-openings-closings-more <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Keeping track of restaurant news can be a daunting task. Here's a round-up from the past week to help you manage.</p> <p><em>Got a question, hot tip or need a dining suggestion? Feel free to <a href="mailto:julien.perry@tigeroak.com" target="_blank">email me directly</a>.&nbsp;</em></p> <p><strong><span style="font-size: x-large;">Openings</span></strong></p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/best-neighborhoods-airport-way-south-georgetown">Best Neighborhoods: Airport Way South, Georgetown</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/10-things-know-about-john-howies-new-alehouse-and-distillery">10 Things to Know About John Howie&#039;s New Alehouse and Distillery</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/book-bindery-best-new-restaurant-2011">Book Bindery: Best New Restaurant 2011</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/restaurant-openings-closings-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Julien Perry 42435 at http://www.seattlemag.com Why You Should Care About the Earth Day Oso Fundraiser at Palace Ballroom http://www.seattlemag.com/why-you-should-care-about-earth-day-oso-fundraiser-palace-ballroom <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The devastation in Oso is still a very real thing, and continues to be on the minds of the culinary community here in Seattle.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/oso-landslide-how-help-and-where-donate">Oso Landslide: How to Help and Where to Donate</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/lessons-learned-tom-douglas-culinary-camp">Lessons Learned At Tom Douglas Culinary Camp</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/reviewed-tom-douglas-tanakasan">Reviewed: Tom Douglas&#039; TanakaSan</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/why-you-should-care-about-earth-day-oso-fundraiser-palace-ballroom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:36:27 +0000 Julien Perry 42410 at http://www.seattlemag.com 10 Things to Know About John Howie's New Alehouse and Distillery http://www.seattlemag.com/10-things-know-about-john-howies-new-alehouse-and-distillery <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Chef&nbsp;John&nbsp;Howie&nbsp;(<strong><a href="http://www.sportrestaurant.com/" target="_blank">Sport</a></strong>, <strong><a href="http://www.seastarrestaurant.com/" target="_blank">Seastar</a></strong>, <strong><a href="https://www.johnhowiesteak.com/" target="_blank">John Howie Steak</a></strong>) has another big restaurant coming to the eastside. This time, he's teaming up with his&nbsp;sommelier-turned-distiller Erik Liedholm&nbsp;to open&nbsp;Beardslee Alehouse and Wildwood Spirits in Bothell's Village at Beardslee Crossing complex.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/dining/reviews/restaurant-review-john-howie-steak">Restaurant Review: John Howie Steak</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/readers-choice-2013-best-restaurants-seattle">Readers&#039; Choice 2013: Best Restaurants in Seattle</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gallery/best-washington-winemakers">Best Washington Winemakers</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/10-things-know-about-john-howies-new-alehouse-and-distillery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:12:36 +0000 Julien Perry 42378 at http://www.seattlemag.com 'Firkin Fridays' Bring a Whole New Beer Game to Safeco Field http://www.seattlemag.com/firkin-fridays-bring-whole-new-beer-game-safeco-field <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>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.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/nine-beers-we-no-longer-drink">Nine Beers We No Longer Drink </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/best-brewpub-dining-seattle">The Best Brewpub Dining in Seattle</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/safeco-field-has-amazing-beer-selection">Safeco Field Has an Amazing Beer Selection</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/firkin-fridays-bring-whole-new-beer-game-safeco-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:26:38 +0000 Julien Perry 42347 at http://www.seattlemag.com 10 Last-Minute Easter Brunch Suggestions http://www.seattlemag.com/10-last-minute-easter-brunch-suggestions <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Where to go this Sunday, April 20 </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Easter bunny arrives on Sunday, and if you’re like a lot of folks, you haven’t given a second thought about making reservations for brunch. If going out to eat on holidays is your thing, here are some suggestions:</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/mothers-day-coming-best-brunch-spots-seattle">Mother&#039;s Day is Coming: Best Brunch Spots in Seattle</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/gallery/best-restaurants-breakfast-and-brunch-2013">Best Restaurants for Breakfast and Brunch 2013</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/10-last-minute-easter-brunch-suggestions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:09:39 +0000 Julien Perry 42345 at http://www.seattlemag.com An Epic Guide to Seattle Farmers Markets http://www.seattlemag.com/epic-guide-seattle-farmers-markets <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The tulips are blooming and there's talk of fresh spring vegetables, which means it must be time to start planning our farmers market visits. To help navigate you through the upcoming openings around town, we present this <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/blog/%5Buser-raw%5D/seattle-farmers-market-calendar-2010" target="_blank">updated calendar</a> of Puget Sound farmers markets on the verge (or at the beginning) of their 2014 seasons. Listed according to opening date, this guide spans Seattle, the eastside and the islands.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/%5Buser-raw%5D/seattle-farmers-market-calendar-2010">Seattle Farmers Market Calendar </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/what-eat-pike-place-market-ellenos-real-greek-yogurt">What to Eat at Pike Place Market: Ellenos Real Greek Yogurt</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/buy-locally-farmed-food-online-marketplace-farmstrcom">Buy Locally Farmed Food via Online Marketplace Farmstr.com</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/catching-monte-cristo-queen-anne-farmers-market">Catching Up With Monte Cristo At Queen Anne Farmers Market</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/epic-guide-seattle-farmers-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:05:13 +0000 Julien Perry 42336 at http://www.seattlemag.com Breaking Restaurant News: A Capitol Hill Cafe Closing for Good on Sunday http://www.seattlemag.com/breaking-restaurant-news-capitol-hill-cafe-closing-good-sunday <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong><a href="http://www.chicomadrid.com/" target="_blank">Chico Madrid</a></strong>, a favorite little Spanish cafe on Capitol Hill, is closing. Its last day is this Sunday (April 13). The announcement was made on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=624518494304013&amp;id=428826620539869" target="_blank">its Facebook page</a>:</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/cheap-eats-chico-madrid-closed">Cheap Eats: Chico Madrid [CLOSED]</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/honor-owner-open-chico-madrid-capitol-hill-spring">Honoré Owner to Open Chico Madrid on Capitol Hill This Spring</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/where-get-great-weekday-breakfast">Where to Get a Great Weekday Breakfast</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/breaking-restaurant-news-capitol-hill-cafe-closing-good-sunday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Julien Perry 42329 at http://www.seattlemag.com Where to Eat Near the Water Taxi, Plus Marination Ma Kai Got a Makeover! http://www.seattlemag.com/where-eat-near-water-taxi-plus-marination-ma-kai-got-makeover <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://marinationmobile.com/ma-kai" target="_blank">Marination Ma Kai </a>looks a lot different inside. There's a few new touches, including soft lighting, splashes of orange and dark gray paint, counter seating that overlooks the water (best view in the house), and a surfboard hanging from the ceiling. It really looks amazing (said while typing from the bar). Co-owner Kamala Saxton says the new decor is just phase one: "We have murals and other stuff coming!"</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/affordable-fare-marination-ma-kai">Affordable Fare at Marination Ma Kai</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/5-reasons-visit-pike-place-market-now">5 Reasons to Visit Pike Place Market Now</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/now-then-beloved-french-bistro-cassis-opens-alki-after-decade-long-hiatus">Now &amp; Then: Beloved French Bistro Cassis Opens on Alki After Decade-Long Hiatus</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/where-eat-near-water-taxi-plus-marination-ma-kai-got-makeover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:28:05 +0000 Julien Perry 42326 at http://www.seattlemag.com New Seattle Restaurant Opening Thursday on Capitol Hill http://www.seattlemag.com/new-seattle-restaurant-opening-thursday-capitol-hill <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Broadway’s <strong><a href="http://www.panevinoseattle.com/" target="_blank">Panevino</a></strong> has a few more nights of service before transitioning into Corretto (416 Broadway East), a coffee shop by day and an Italian trattoria featuring cocktails and handmade pastas by night.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/capitol-hills-witness-has-plenty-soul">Capitol Hill&#039;s Witness Has Plenty of Soul</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/try-tropical-flavors-rumba">Try the Tropical Flavors of Rumba</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/10-things-know-about-nacho-borracho-possibly-maybe-opening-today-capitol-hill">10 Things to Know About Nacho Borracho (Possibly, Maybe) Opening Today on Capitol Hill </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/new-seattle-restaurant-opening-thursday-capitol-hill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Julien Perry 42319 at http://www.seattlemag.com Sugar Mt. Bake Shop Finds Temporary Home at Pasta & Co. http://www.seattlemag.com/sugar-mt-bake-shop-finds-temporary-home-pasta-co <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Some sweet and sour news pertaining to desserts here in Seattle.</p> <p>First the sour: <strong><a href="http://seattle.eater.com/archives/2013/04/22/sugar-mountain-bakery-coming-to-maxs.php" target="_blank">Sugar Mt. Bake Shop</a></strong> is no longer in the plans to be part of Kurt Dammeier’s smoked meats emporium, <strong>Max’s</strong>, slated to open in South Lake Union early next year. Dammeier needs the space for extra seating, so the bakeshop will have to find another home (SLU is the goal!). Also, nobody wants cakes that taste like a bonfire, am I right?</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/seattle-food-establishment-second-annual-list">The Seattle Food Establishment: Second Annual List</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/our-favorite-bakeries-around-town">Our Favorite Bakeries Around Town</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/next-wave-tastemakers-2011">The Next Wave of Tastemakers, 2011</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sugar-mt-bake-shop-finds-temporary-home-pasta-co" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:08:39 +0000 Julien Perry 42314 at http://www.seattlemag.com Agave Cocina and Taylor Shellfish Opening (Possibly) This Month In Lower Queen Anne http://www.seattlemag.com/agave-cocina-and-taylor-shellfish-opening-possibly-month-lower-queen-anne <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Lower Queen Anne is getting itself a nice little new food and wine cluster by way of the Expo Building (118 Republican St.), next door to the Seattle Center.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/best-oyster-palaces-and-raw-bars-seattle">The Best Oyster Palaces and Raw Bars in Seattle</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/new-kid-food-options-seattle-centers-armory">New Kid Food Options at Seattle Center&#039;s Armory</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/drinks-after-ballet-head-queen-annes-triumph-bar">Drinks After the Ballet? Head to Queen Anne&#039;s Triumph Bar </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/agave-cocina-and-taylor-shellfish-opening-possibly-month-lower-queen-anne" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Wed, 02 Apr 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Julien Perry 42300 at http://www.seattlemag.com The Best Bites From Taste WA: Winemakers Weigh In http://www.seattlemag.com/best-bites-taste-wa-winemakers-weigh <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Julia Wayne </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><span>Another successful </span><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/top-tips-navigating-taste-wa-what-eat-drink" target="_blank">Taste Washington</a><span> is in the books, with lucky attendees treated to some of the best wine in the state over</span></p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/top-tips-navigating-taste-wa-what-eat-drink">The Top Tips for Navigating Taste WA: What to Eat, Drink </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/gallery/best-new-washington-wines-2013">Best New Washington Wines in 2013</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/washington-wines-best-walla-walla-valley-ava">Washington Wines: Best of the Walla Walla Valley AVA</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/best-bites-taste-wa-winemakers-weigh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Mon, 31 Mar 2014 11:30:00 +0000 42279 at http://www.seattlemag.com Former Nectar Lounge Owner Launches Massive Industry Rolodex of Vendors http://www.seattlemag.com/former-nectar-lounge-owner-launches-massive-industry-rolodex-vendors <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The guys behind <a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/bi-monthly-rooftop-dinner-series-coming-bastille"><strong>Bastille</strong> </a>and <a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/bocce-meets-bavaria-von-trapps"><strong>Von Trapp’s</strong></a> (and <a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/ballards-stoneburner-shows-promise"><strong>Stoneburner</strong> </a>and <a href="http://seattlemag.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/poquitos-people-pleaser"><strong>Poquitos</strong></a>) have gotten behind a new vendor management tool called <strong><a href="http://www.tateslist.com" target="_blank">Tate’s List</a></strong>. As boring as they may sound to non-industry goers, it’s actually a pretty brilliant idea.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/best-themed-restaurants-seattle">The Best Themed Restaurants in Seattle</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/seattles-restaurant-empire-builders">Seattle&#039;s Restaurant Empire Builders</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-designed-bars-seattle">The Best Designed Bars in Seattle</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/former-nectar-lounge-owner-launches-massive-industry-rolodex-vendors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Sat, 29 Mar 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Julien Perry 42291 at http://www.seattlemag.com