Restaurant Insider Blog - SeattleMag.com http://www.seattlemag.com/blogs/%252Freply/northwest-travel/restaurants/culture/comment/reply/33957 en But What Is Feast Portland Really About? http://www.seattlemag.com/article/what-feast-portland-really-about <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/photo72.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=25783">photo72.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Feasting in a field at Boondockers Farm </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The third annual <strong>Feast Portland</strong> is underway. It kicked-off last night around 6 p.m. with the popular carbfest known as the <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/your-feast-portland-survival-guide" target="_blank">Sandwich Invitational</a>.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://instagram.com/juliendperry" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Julien Perry / Instagram</a> </div> </div> </div> <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="/feast-portlands-secret-success-outstanding-collaborative-chef-dinners">Feast Portland&#039;s Secret to Success: Outstanding, Collaborative Chef Dinners</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/your-feast-portland-survival-guide">Your Feast Portland Survival Guide</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/dining-portlands-happening-west-end">Dining in Portland&#039;s Happening West End</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/what-feast-portland-really-about" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43662 at http://www.seattlemag.com Your Feast Portland Survival Guide http://www.seattlemag.com/article/your-feast-portland-survival-guide <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> Danielle Centoni </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> How to do the epic, four-day food frenzy right. (Hint: bite, bite, toss) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/copyright2013byalanweinerphotography-gruner-feast.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=85425">copyright2013byalanweinerphotography-gruner-feast.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Scenes from the 2013 Portland Feast </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>This week, the Northwest’s most star-studded food festival hits Portland for the third year, and attendees are gearing up for Feast’s epicurean onslaught. It’s four days of the most delicious, diet-busting, tastebud-dazzling food and drinks you can cram down your gullet.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Alan Weiner Photography; Insets: Jannie Huang </div> </div> </div> <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="/dispatch-portland-take-aways-feastpdx">Dispatch from Portland: Take-Aways from FeastPDX</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/will-it-work-inside-le-petit-cochons-name-and-menu-change">Will it Work? Inside Le Petit Cochon&#039;s Name and Menu Change</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/game-day-cocktail-recipes-perfect-pre-game-party">Game Day Cocktail Recipes: For the Perfect Pre-Game Party</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/your-feast-portland-survival-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:07:22 +0000 lauren.mang 43603 at http://www.seattlemag.com Top 5 Things I Ate Last Week http://www.seattlemag.com/article/top-5-things-i-ate-last-week <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <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"> A week of eating summed up in 5 snapshots </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/99park-tacos-frog.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=67942">99park-tacos-frog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Top: fried chicken, tofu tacos, pan-seared halibut. Bottom: roasted carrots, roulade au chocolate, falafel. </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em>It was another week of marathon eating and most of it was good. &nbsp;Here are some of the highlights of my last 7 days of feeding: &nbsp;</em></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://instagram.com/juliendperry" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Julien Perry / Instagram</a> </div> </div> </div> <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="/article/power-two-joule-and-whale-wins">The Power of Two: Joule and The Whale Wins</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/here-are-top-5-things-i-ate-week">Here Are the Top 5 Things I Ate This Week</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/top-5-things-i-ate-last-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Top 5 Things I Ate Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43609 at http://www.seattlemag.com Will it Work? Inside Le Petit Cochon's Name and Menu Change http://www.seattlemag.com/will-it-work-inside-le-petit-cochons-name-and-menu-change <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"> Even if it doesn&#039;t, Derek Ronspies has other plans. </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>There are a lot of new restaurants in Seattle. An exhausting amount, really.&nbsp;I suppose that’s what happens during a city’s growth spurt. And I suppose what happens next is that only a small handful of them will survive. I see it as a sort of unintentional experiment for potential new restaurants—those who plan to open one will be able to see what works in today’s market without actually having to spend their own money. It’s a little morose, but lots can be learned from others' failures.</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/excellent-eats-fremonts-le-petit-cochon">Excellent Eats at Fremont&#039;s Le Petit Cochon</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/5-things-le-petit-cochons-derek-ronspies-wants-you-know-about-offal">5 Things Le Petit Cochon&#039;s Derek Ronspies Wants You to Know About Offal</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/21-dishes-we-loved-seattle-restaurants">21 Dishes We Loved from Seattle Restaurants</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/will-it-work-inside-le-petit-cochons-name-and-menu-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43601 at http://www.seattlemag.com Behold, the Glorious Bake Sale at Café Pettirosso http://www.seattlemag.com/article/behold-glorious-bake-sale-caf-pettirosso <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/capitol-hillfirst-hill">Capitol Hill/First Hill</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/collage-bake1.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=43520">collage-bake1.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Come hungry, leave deliriously happy. </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Did you realize that <strong><a href="http://www.pettirossoseattle.com/" target="_blank">Café Pettirosso</a></strong> on Capitol Hill, once closed on Mondays, now opens its door specifically to hold what is arguable this city’s best (only?) bake sale every week?</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://instagram.com/juliendperry" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Julien Perry / Instagram</a> </div> </div> </div> <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/cafe-pettirossos-pleasant-hideaway-capitol-hill">Cafe Pettirosso&#039;s a Pleasant Hideaway on Capitol Hill</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/new-fall-restaurant-openings-capitol-hill">New Fall Restaurant Openings in Capitol Hill </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/ba-bars-eric-banh-why-hes-hard-boss-and-how-he-knew-germany-would-win-world-cup">Ba Bar&#039;s Eric Banh on Why He&#039;s a Hard Boss and How He Knew Germany Would Win World Cup</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/behold-glorious-bake-sale-caf-pettirosso" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:30:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43575 at http://www.seattlemag.com Here Are the Top 5 Things I Ate Last Week http://www.seattlemag.com/article/here-are-top-5-things-i-ate-last-week <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <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"> A week of eating summed up in 5 snapshots </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/5-waffle-hotdog-icecream.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=62496">5-waffle-hotdog-icecream.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Above: chicken &amp; waffles; salmon dog; peach ice cream. Below: smoked duck sandwich; ahi tuna; 3-C Lolli </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em>It was another week of marathon eating and most of it was good. &nbsp;Here are some of the highlights of my last 7 days of feeding: &nbsp;</em></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://instagram.com/juliendperry" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Julien Perry / Instagram</a> </div> </div> </div> <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/here-are-top-5-things-i-ate-week">Here Are the Top 5 Things I Ate This Week</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/e-smith-mercantile-now-serves-lunch-and-it-s-pretty-great">E. Smith Mercantile Now Serves Lunch, and It’s Pretty Great</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/new-bar-opening-part-ii-walrus-and-carpenters-eli-dahlin-will-be-chef-damn-weather">New Bar Opening Part II: Walrus and the Carpenter&#039;s Eli Dahlin Will Be the Chef at &#039;Damn the Weather&#039; </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/here-are-top-5-things-i-ate-last-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Top 5 Things I Ate Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:04:27 +0000 Julien Perry 43542 at http://www.seattlemag.com Jack's BBQ Opens Monday in Georgetown http://www.seattlemag.com/article/jacks-bbq-opens-monday-georgetown <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/georgetownsodo">Georgetown/SoDo</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> So. Much. Meat. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/dsc0030.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=49072">dsc0030.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>UPDATE:</strong> <em>Timmons told me Sunday that he has pushed the opening date to Tuesday, Sept. 9, and that instead of being open daily, Jack's BBQ will be open Tues-Sun. Turns out, working 7 days a week doesn't give the man enough time to sleep or see his family.&nbsp;</em></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://www.jacksbbq.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Jack&#039;s BBQ</a> </div> </div> </div> <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="/seattle-brisket-experience-goes-brick-and-mortar-airport-way">Seattle Brisket Experience Goes Brick-and-Mortar on Airport Way </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/best-neighborhoods-airport-way-south-georgetown">Best Neighborhoods: Airport Way South, Georgetown</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/fremonts-bourbon-bones-serves-really-good-barbecue">Fremont&#039;s Bourbon &amp; Bones Serves Up Really Good Barbecue</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/jacks-bbq-opens-monday-georgetown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:03:10 +0000 Julien Perry 43537 at http://www.seattlemag.com E. Smith Mercantile Now Serves Lunch, and It’s Pretty Great http://www.seattlemag.com/article/e-smith-mercantile-now-serves-lunch-and-it-s-pretty-great <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/pioneer-square">Pioneer Square</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lunchtails, sandwiches, salads and...did we mention lunchtails? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/emsith-sammys.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=76160">emsith-sammys.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Left to right: Smoked duck breast, sockeye salmon </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>As of yesterday, the not-so-hidden anymore back bar at <strong><a href="http://www.esmithmercantile.com/" target="_blank">E. Smith Mercantile</a></strong> in Pioneer Square is offering lunch.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://instagram.com/juliendperry" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Julien Perry / Instagram</a> </div> </div> </div> <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/shop-and-sip-pioneer-squares-e-smith-mercantile">Shop and Sip at Pioneer Square&#039;s E. Smith Mercantile</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/ode-pioneer-square-shopping">An Ode to Pioneer Square Shopping</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/27-spots-around-seattle-tasty-workday-lunch">27 Spots Around Seattle for a Tasty Workday Lunch</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/e-smith-mercantile-now-serves-lunch-and-it-s-pretty-great" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Wed, 03 Sep 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43528 at http://www.seattlemag.com Here Are the Top 5 Things I Ate This Week http://www.seattlemag.com/article/here-are-top-5-things-i-ate-week <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <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"> A week of eating summed up in 5 snapshots </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/smore-sardine-hash.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=80447">smore-sardine-hash.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Above: Ice cream; anchovy on toast; veggie hash Below: escargot; corn ice cream; potato skins </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>It was a long and enjoyable week of eating. Not only did I have some <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/heres-where-im-taking-my-parents-eat-when-they-come-visit-seattle" target="_blank">out of town guests</a> to entertain, but as summer winds down, there’s been an increased hankering for comfort food. Here are some of the highlights of my last 7 days of feeding:&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://instagram.com/juliendperry" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Julien Perry / Instagram</a> </div> </div> </div> <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/charming-brunch-options-wandering-goose">Charming Brunch Options at Wandering Goose </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/dining/bars-and-brew-pubs/bar-ferd-nand-brings-mellow-airy-vibe-capitol-hill">Bar Ferd’nand Brings a Mellow, Airy Vibe to Capitol HIll</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/hitchcock-best-new-restaurant-2011">Hitchcock: Best New Restaurant 2011</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/here-are-top-5-things-i-ate-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Top 5 Things I Ate Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43513 at http://www.seattlemag.com Family Meal of the Week: Klassy Burgers With Kraft Singles at Matt's in the Market http://www.seattlemag.com/article/family-meal-week-klassy-burgers-kraft-singles-matts-market <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/pike-place-market">Pike Place Market</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/photo1_2.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=36281">photo1.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Matt&#039;s kitchen became a short-order grill for an afternoon. </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em>There are meals in almost every restaurant serving off-menu items that you would never be lucky enough to eat unless you worked in the restaurant. They’re called family meals and they're served before or after service to feed those who work tirelessly to bring good food to your table —&nbsp;staff members who rarely get a chance to eat during their busy shift.</em></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://instagram.com/juliendperry" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Julien Perry / Instagram</a> </div> </div> </div> <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/family-meal-week-joule">Family Meal of the Week: Joule</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/family-meal-week-stoneburner">Family Meal of the Week: Stoneburner</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/unparalleled-cobb-salad-matts-market">The Unparalleled Cobb Salad at Matt&#039;s In The Market</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/family-meal-week-klassy-burgers-kraft-singles-matts-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Family Meal Of The Week Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43495 at http://www.seattlemag.com Coyle's Bakeshop to Open Permanent Home in Greenwood This Winter http://www.seattlemag.com/article/coyles-bakeshop-open-permanent-home-greenwood-winter <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/greenwoodphinney-ridge">Greenwood/Phinney Ridge</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/coyle.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=62795">coyle.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>After operating her wildly successful baking and pastry pop-up at <strong><a href="https://www.booklarder.com/" target="_blank">Book Larder</a></strong> for more than a year, Rachael Coyle has found a permanent home.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/CoylesBakeshop" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Coyle&#039;s Bakeshop / Facebook</a> </div> </div> </div> <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="/bakery-pop-round-coyles-bakeshop-marcellas-pastries-satay">Bakery Pop-Up Round-Up: Coyle&#039;s Bakeshop, Marcella&#039;s Pastries at Satay</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/coyles-bakeshop-pastry-pop-debuts-book-larder-may">Coyle&#039;s Bakeshop, a Pastry Pop-up, Debuts at Book Larder in May </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blogs/restaurant-insider/book-larder-food-lovers-destination-open-now-fremont">The Book Larder, a Food-Lover&#039;s Destination, Open Now in Fremont</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/coyles-bakeshop-open-permanent-home-greenwood-winter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43485 at http://www.seattlemag.com Aragona to Flip Switch, Become Italian Restaurant Vespolina Sept. 8 http://www.seattlemag.com/article/aragona-flip-switch-become-italian-restaurant-vespolina-sept-8 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/downtown">Downtown</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/aragona.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=77557">aragona.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The news came by way of press release late yesterday afternoon: <strong><a href="http://aragonaseattle.com/" target="_blank">Aragona</a></strong>, the Spanish restaurant Jason Stratton (<strong><a href="http://www.spinasse.com/" target="_blank">Spinasse</a></strong>, <strong><a href="http://artusibar.com/" target="_blank">Artusi</a></strong>) opened downtown last December, is coming to an end.</p> <p>In an unexpected turn of events, it will close after dinner service September 6, morph into an Italian restaurant, and reopen as <strong>Vespolina</strong> on Monday, September 8.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> JONATHAN VANDERWEIT </div> </div> </div> <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="/aragona-s-moment-d-cor">Aragona’s Of-the-Moment Décor</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/new-downtown-seattle-restaurant-aragona-charms-spanish-food-and-sophisticated-decor">New Downtown Seattle Restaurant Aragona Charms with Spanish Food and Sophisticated Decor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/aragona-flip-switch-become-italian-restaurant-vespolina-sept-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43480 at http://www.seattlemag.com Why Chan’s Heong Soon Park Wants to Ditch the 'Korean' Label on His Restaurants http://www.seattlemag.com/article/why-chan-s-heong-soon-park-wants-ditch-korean-label-his-restaurants <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/fremont">Fremont</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/traykitchen2.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=56700">traykitchen2.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A rendering of Tray Kitchen </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>On Tuesday, I had two emails in my inbox: One announcing Eric Banh’s <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/monsoon-ba-bar-siblings-are-planning-open-vietnamese-steakhouse-fall">upcoming Vietnamese steakhouse</a> opening this fall and another announcing chef Heong Soon Park’s dim sum-style <strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/traykitchenseattle" target="_blank">Tray Kitchen</a></strong> opening around the same time.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <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/chan-strives-approachable-korean-food">Cha:n Strives for Approachable Korean Food</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/best-korean-restaurants-seattle">The Best Korean Restaurants in Seattle </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/ba-bars-eric-banh-why-hes-hard-boss-and-how-he-knew-germany-would-win-world-cup">Ba Bar&#039;s Eric Banh on Why He&#039;s a Hard Boss and How He Knew Germany Would Win World Cup</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/why-chan-s-heong-soon-park-wants-ditch-korean-label-his-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:30:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43474 at http://www.seattlemag.com Monsoon, Ba Bar Siblings Are Planning to Open a Vietnamese Steakhouse This Fall http://www.seattlemag.com/article/monsoon-ba-bar-siblings-are-planning-open-vietnamese-steakhouse-fall <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/capitol-hillfirst-hill">Capitol Hill/First Hill</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/banh.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=50832">banh.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Eric and Sophie Banh. </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>And they don’t stop.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://lookatlao.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Geoffrey Smith / Look At Lao </a> </div> </div> </div> <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/ba-bars-eric-banh-why-hes-hard-boss-and-how-he-knew-germany-would-win-world-cup">Ba Bar&#039;s Eric Banh on Why He&#039;s a Hard Boss and How He Knew Germany Would Win World Cup</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/ba-bar-so-much">Ba Bar: So Much to Like</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/brandon-kirksey-talks-about-his-new-role-executive-chef-girin">Brandon Kirksey Talks About His New Role as Executive Chef of Girin</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/monsoon-ba-bar-siblings-are-planning-open-vietnamese-steakhouse-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43451 at http://www.seattlemag.com A Massive Beer Hall is Coming to Queen Anne to 'Show Von Trapp’s How It’s Done' http://www.seattlemag.com/article/massive-beer-hall-coming-queen-anne-show-von-trapp-s-how-it-s-done <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/queen-anne">Queen Anne</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/qa-beerhall.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=55451">qa-beerhall.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Top: Pilsener Haus in Brookly; Bottom: the QA beer hall space before and after. </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Initially, developer Scott Shapiro envisioned a space on lower Queen Anne to match his Capitol Hill project, Melrose Market—a bunch of artisans and restaurants under one roof.</p> <p>But after a year of trying to find qualified and interested vendors, it’s been revealed that a single occupant has snatched up the entire 7,000-square-foot space.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <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/bocce-meets-bavaria-von-trapps">Bocce Meets Bavaria at Von Trapp&#039;s</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/agave-cocina-and-taylor-shellfish-opening-possibly-month-lower-queen-anne">Agave Cocina and Taylor Shellfish Opening (Possibly) This Month In Lower Queen Anne</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/article/massive-beer-hall-coming-queen-anne-show-von-trapp-s-how-it-s-done" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43437 at http://www.seattlemag.com