SeattleMag.com Blog Feed http://local.seattlemag.com/blogs/%252Fculture/news-features/northwest-travel/comment/reply/33998 en Will it Work? Inside Le Petit Cochon's Name and Menu Change http://local.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://local.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://local.seattlemag.com 10 Fabulous & Inspiring Outdoor Living Spaces Around Seattle http://local.seattlemag.com/10-fabulous-inspiring-outdoor-living-spaces-around-seattle <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/lauren-mang-0">Lauren Mang</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The serious sun and warm temps have us dreaming of perfect, lounge-worthy outdoor spaces (not to mention we're furiously wrapping up our July issue, which features even more dreamy outdoor living areas). So we called upon our friends over at <a href="http://www.porch.com" target="_blank">Porch.com</a> (read more about the Seattle-based site in our July issue, too!) to scour their project photo archives for some of the most fabulous and inspiring outdoor living spaces.</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/create-cozy-outdoor-space-backyard-fire-pit">Create a Cozy Outdoor Space with a Backyard Fire Pit</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/how-one-seattle-couple-created-outdoor-sauna-old-garden-shed">How One Seattle Couple Created an Outdoor Sauna from an old Garden Shed</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/quirky-non-taxidermied-animal-decor-your-home">Quirky, Non-Taxidermied Animal Decor for Your Home </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/10-fabulous-inspiring-outdoor-living-spaces-around-seattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Outdoor Living Home and Garden Mon, 18 Aug 2014 23:23:22 +0000 lauren.mang 42699 at http://local.seattlemag.com Summer Sale at Baby & Company http://local.seattlemag.com/summer-sale-baby-company <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/ali-brownrigg">Ali Brownrigg</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Just as summer is starting in Seattle, <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/baby-co">Baby &amp; Company</a> is starting their sale to make room for fall. Starting Wednesday, June 25, save 30 percent off all men's and women's collections.</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="/jack-straws-spring-sale-starts-friday-june-13">Jack Straw&#039;s Spring Sale Starts Friday, June 13</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/finerie-colab">The Finerie CoLab</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/online-retailer-moorea-seal-opens-belltown-shop">Online Retailer Moorea Seal Opens Belltown Shop</a> </div> </div> </div> Fashion and Style Shopping Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:06:04 +0000 ali.brownrigg 43078 at http://local.seattlemag.com Restaurant Openings, Closings & More http://local.seattlemag.com/restaurant-openings-closings-more-7 <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><span style="font-size: large;">OPENINGS</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="/10-things-know-about-99-park-opening-bellevue-summer">10 Things to Know About 99 Park, Opening in Bellevue This Summer</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/blogs/seattle-scoop/behind-scenes-were-all-wrapped-shiros-new-memoir">Behind the Scenes: We&#039;re All Wrapped Up in Shiro&#039;s New Memoir</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/new-bar-opening-part-i-damn-weather-bartender-bryn-lumsden">New Bar Opening Part I: Damn The Weather from Bartender Bryn Lumsden</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/restaurant-openings-closings-more-7" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurants Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43067 at http://local.seattlemag.com 10 Things to Know About 99 Park, Opening in Bellevue This Summer http://local.seattlemag.com/10-things-know-about-99-park-opening-bellevue-summer <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>An independently owned restaurant is coming to town, and I’m not talking Seattle for once.&nbsp;</p> <p>Located just off Bellevue Downtown Park, the aptly named <strong><a href="http://99parkrestaurant.com/" target="_blank">99 Park</a></strong> will be a sleek and sexy little spot when it opens sometime this summer (best case scenario, mid-July). It’s owned and operated by former real estate developer Micah Pittman, who is a Bellevue resident himself.</p> <p><strong>Here are 10 things to know:</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/belly-bellevue-bar-classic-cocktail">Belly Up to this Bellevue Bar for a Classic Cocktail</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/hitchcock-best-new-restaurant-2011">Hitchcock: Best New Restaurant 2011</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/ambitious-bar-food-and-impressive-scotches-capitol-hills-old-sage">Ambitious Bar Food and Impressive Scotches at Capitol Hill&#039;s The Old Sage</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/10-things-know-about-99-park-opening-bellevue-summer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Thu, 19 Jun 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43052 at http://local.seattlemag.com Who's Ready to Drink on a Rooftop at Seattle Magazine's Red, White & Brew? http://local.seattlemag.com/whos-ready-drink-rooftop-seattle-magazines-red-white-brew <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/lauren-mang-0">Lauren Mang</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><span class="fsl">If you missed last year's spectacular tasting event that was <em>thee </em>hot ticket of the summer, you have another chance. Red, White &amp; Brew, a fete jam-packed with Washington wines, beer from local breweries, cocktails from Hendrick's Gin and eats galore, is back for the third year and this time it's taking place on Friday, July 25 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the freshly opened rooftop terrace at the Fremont Foundry. </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="/red-white-and-brew-2013-recap">Red, White and Brew 2013 Recap </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/dining/washington-wines/10-and-coming-washington-wines">10 Up-And-Coming Washington Wines</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/best-wines-washingtons-winegrowing-regions">Best Wines of Washington&#039;s Winegrowing Regions</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/whos-ready-drink-rooftop-seattle-magazines-red-white-brew" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arts & Entertainment Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:26:00 +0000 lauren.mang 43041 at http://local.seattlemag.com The Outtakes: My Review of Liam's http://local.seattlemag.com/outtakes-my-review-liams <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>Let’s talk about the dining scene in U-Village. It’s quite different than anywhere else in the city, yes? It’s like its own little bubble. What flies here isn’t necessarily an indication of what could compete in the realm of chef-driven neighborhood spots.</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="/sugar-mt-bake-shop-finds-temporary-home-pasta-co">Sugar Mt. Bake Shop Finds Temporary Home at Pasta &amp; Co. </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/new-date-night-spot-liams-u-village">New Date Night Spot: Liam&#039;s in U Village</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/seattle-magazines-3rd-annual-food-establishment-list-national-impact-edition">Seattle Magazine&#039;s 3rd Annual Food Establishment List: The National Impact Edition</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/outtakes-my-review-liams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43042 at http://local.seattlemag.com Family Meal of the Week: Miyabi 45th http://local.seattlemag.com/family-meal-week-miyabi-45th <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>Introducing <strong>Family Meal of the Week</strong> — a recurring column that explores the staff meals served in various restaurants across the Puget Sound. Today we feature <strong>Miyabi 45<sup>th</sup></strong>.</em></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/miyabi-45th-restaurant-review">Miyabi 45th Restaurant Review</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/wallingford-best-seattle-neighborhoods-2013">Wallingford: Best Seattle Neighborhoods 2013</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/long-queues-kukais-ramen">Long Queues for Kukai&#039;s Ramen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/family-meal-week-miyabi-45th" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Family Meal Of The Week Tue, 17 Jun 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43016 at http://local.seattlemag.com Vote now for Seattle Magazine's Best of 2014 Readers' Choice Awards http://local.seattlemag.com/vote-now-seattle-magazines-best-2014-readers-choice-awards <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/lauren-mang-0">Lauren Mang</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>VOTE NOW!</strong><br>Our annual year-in-review story in December is always packed with editors’ picks for the best our city has to offer. But you also have a say: Vote for your favorites—everything from takeout joints to pool halls—in the Best of 2014 Readers’ Choice poll. <br><br>Cast your vote on our <a href="http://a.pgtb.me/qLTrgg" target="_blank">Facebook page here</a> by Monday, July 14. Winners will be featured in the magazine.</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/winners-seattle-magazines-2014-best-restaurants-readers-choice-awards">The Winners of Seattle Magazine&#039;s 2014 Best Restaurants Readers&#039; Choice Awards</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/best-new-bars-seattle-plus-one-standout-tacoma">Best New Bars in Seattle (Plus One Standout in Tacoma)</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/5-best-new-washington-spirits">5 Best New Washington Spirits</a> </div> </div> </div> Seattle's Best Mon, 16 Jun 2014 17:23:16 +0000 lauren.mang 42872 at http://local.seattlemag.com Mossback Monday: A Hipster Dognapper on the Loose, Bargain Smart Phone Coming Soon and the Shakeup at KUOW http://local.seattlemag.com/mossback-monday-hipster-dognapper-loose-bargain-smart-phone-coming-soon-and-shakeup-kuow <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/knute-berger">Knute Berger</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><div class="storify"> <script src="//storify.com/seattlemag/mossback-monday-50.js?header=false&amp;border=false"></script><p><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/seattlemag/mossback-monday-50" target="_blank">View the story "Mossback Monday" on Storify</a>]</noscript></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/knute-berger-rediscovering-seattles-culinary-offerings">Knute Berger on Rediscovering Seattle&#039;s Culinary Offerings</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/how-knute-berger-regained-his-neighborhood-pride">How Knute Berger Regained his Neighborhood Pride</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/mossback-monday-amazon-testing-its-own-wireless-network-patrick-dempsey-steps-out-tullys-partnership">Mossback Monday: Amazon Testing its Own Wireless Network, Patrick Dempsey Steps Out of Tully&#039;s Partnership</a> </div> </div> </div> Arts & Culture Mon, 16 Jun 2014 16:29:09 +0000 lauren.mang 42990 at http://local.seattlemag.com Restaurant Openings, Closings & More http://local.seattlemag.com/restaurant-openings-closings-more-6 <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><span style="font-size: large;"><strong>OPENINGS</strong></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="/10-things-know-about-tom-douglas-new-cantina-opening-fall">10 Things to Know About Tom Douglas’ New Cantina, Opening This Fall</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/10-things-know-about-ericka-burkes-canal-market-opening-summer">10 Things to Know About Ericka Burke&#039;s Canal Market, Opening This Summer</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/outtakes-my-review-brimmer-heeltap">The Outtakes: My Review of Brimmer &amp; Heeltap</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/restaurant-openings-closings-more-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Sat, 14 Jun 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Julien Perry 42989 at http://local.seattlemag.com Pipe & Row to Open in Fremont Next Week http://local.seattlemag.com/pipe-row-open-fremont-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/ali-brownrigg">Ali Brownrigg</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Proprietress Kayla Boehme is opening a new boutique, <a href="http://pipeandrow.com/" target="_blank">Pipe &amp; Row</a>, deep in the heart of Fremont next Thursday, June 19. The shop, located at 611 N 35th St., in the former Merge location, is described by Boehme as “a mature, quirky boutique that boasts a stock of effortless urban pieces curated to tip toe the boundaries between sexy and slouchy, daring but wearable, classic yet modern.”</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/handcrafted-noodles-fremonts-soba-studio">Handcrafted Noodles from Fremont&#039;s Soba Studio</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/arts/fremont-gets-new-live-theater-space"> Fremont Gets a New Live Theater Space</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/best-neighborhoods-upper-fremont-avenue-north">Best Neighborhoods: Upper Fremont Avenue North</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/pipe-row-open-fremont-next-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fashion and Style Shopping Thu, 12 Jun 2014 23:35:48 +0000 ali.brownrigg 42979 at http://local.seattlemag.com Cabinetry Sale at Ligne Roset through June 29 http://local.seattlemag.com/cabinetry-sale-ligne-roset-through-june-29 <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/ali-brownrigg">Ali Brownrigg</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A friend recently raved about how installing shelves in her living room totally revolutionized her whole house. With a place for all her book, knick-knacks and other small pieces of décor, her home was suddenly clutter-free, serene and totally organized.</p> <p>If cabinetry would do wonders for you like it did for my friend, swing by <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/ligne-roset">Ligne Roset</a> between June 14 and 29 for 20 percent off all bookcases, TV units, sideboards, dining and occasional tables.</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/must-have-bedroom-furniture-new-locally-made-dresser">Must-Have Bedroom Furniture: New Locally Made Dresser </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/cabinetry-sale-ligne-roset-through-june-29" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Home and Garden Thu, 12 Jun 2014 21:45:17 +0000 ali.brownrigg 42958 at http://local.seattlemag.com Totokaelo Women on Sale http://local.seattlemag.com/totokaelo-women-sale <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/ali-brownrigg">Ali Brownrigg</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/totokaelo">Totokaelo's</a> end of spring season <a href="http://totokaelo.com/sale" target="_blank">sale </a>is in full effect. Expect 30 percent off clothing from A.P.C., Raquel Allegra, Dieppa Restrepo, Rachel Comey, Margiela and all the other lines the shop is known for. Traditionally, the discounts get bigger as the sale continues, but if you see something you absolutely love and have to have, I wouldn't wait around—this is one event the whole fashion world waits for.&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="/totokaelos-jill-wenger-featured-t-magazine">Totokaelo&#039;s Jill Wenger Featured in T Magazine</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/jill-bucy-and-tata-harper-skincare-dream-team">Jill Bucy and Tata Harper = Skincare Dream Team</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/node/33865">Collectors Joe and Jill McKinstry Fill their Home with Local Art</a> </div> </div> </div> Fashion and Style Shopping Thu, 12 Jun 2014 21:19:25 +0000 ali.brownrigg 42957 at http://local.seattlemag.com Jack Straw's Spring Sale Starts Friday, June 13 http://local.seattlemag.com/jack-straws-spring-sale-starts-friday-june-13 <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/ali-brownrigg">Ali Brownrigg</a> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>High-end retailer <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/scenes-new-jack-straw">Jack Straw</a> is having the first sale in their new space at 1930 First Ave. next to <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/baby-co">Baby &amp; Company</a>, starting Friday, June 13.</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="/scenes-new-jack-straw">Scenes from the New Jack Straw</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/baby-cos-big-sale-and-remodel">Baby &amp; Co.&#039;s Big Sale and Remodel</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/visit-downtown-seattles-west-edge-shopping-district">Visit Downtown Seattle&#039;s West Edge Shopping District</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/jack-straws-spring-sale-starts-friday-june-13" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fashion and Style Shopping Thu, 12 Jun 2014 20:06:08 +0000 ali.brownrigg 42956 at http://local.seattlemag.com