Reviews

shabu chic restaurant review
February 12, 2013 11:21 PM
In Seattle’s Chinatown–International District, there is no shortage of hot pot, the Chinese fondue in which you cook presliced meats,...
January 29, 2013 6:20 PM
One cold morning last winter on the way to our usual International District dim sum haunt, my family and I had to zigzag our way through...
grub in queen anne
January 29, 2013 6:20 PM
There’s a sunny feel to Sharon Woo Fillingim’s new Queen Anne eatery, Grub, in the former Ototo Sushi space on Queen Anne Hill. Perfect for...
November 17, 2012 1:29 AM
Inspired by Trastevere, the 13th district (or rione) of Rome, Ethan Stowell’s latest endeavor lives in a casual, spirited corner dining...
November 17, 2012 1:25 AM
Yes, Ballard has come to this: a barbecue joint with $8 valet parking. Kickin’ Boot Whiskey Kitchen isn’t really a joint, though. It’s an...
October 17, 2012 10:42 PM
It’s easy to get stuck in a comfortable rut if you’re a regular at the still stellar 13-year-old Salumi. The skillfully assembled...
October 17, 2012 10:37 PM
These days, it’s not unusual to spy diners whipping out their cameras during a meal and snapping shots of food porn. But, what’s this?...
September 24, 2012 8:01 PM
Ethan Stowell is trying to go downscale with The Ballard Pizza Company, but a star chef can only go so low. He’s got the slice-and-a-soda...
September 24, 2012 7:58 PM
At press time, we got word from Dan Bugge, owner of this brilliant Pike Place Market eatery, of his plans to open a brand-new whiskey bar,...
September 24, 2012 7:40 PM
The concept behind Cha:n is approachable and modern Korean food, and whether it works for you depends on whether you think the funky, fiery...
August 21, 2012 10:44 PM
A couple of doors down from Georgetown icon Jules Maes, the new Mexican eatery Fonda La Catrina makes its home in two plate-glass-windowed...
August 21, 2012 10:34 PM
White stucco, arched doorways and airy interiors accented with wood: Café Munir is a sophisticated oasis tucked away in north Ballard near...
August 21, 2012 10:29 PM
Ask a local if he or she has been to Ray’s Boathouse and you’re likely to hear a resounding “Of course!” followed by enthusiastic...
July 18, 2012 11:52 PM
When Branzino opened in 2008 to much acclaim, its chef, Ashley Merriman, was clearly a star on the rise; she later went on to compete on...
July 18, 2012 11:40 PM
Montana may not be known for world-class barbecue, but that doesn’t mean Grant and Hannah Carter, who met in Big Sky Country in college,...