Reviews

April 20, 2012 12:55 AM
In the tidy, snug dining room where Madison Park Café lived for 30 years, Café Parco now thrives (all those displaced Sostanza fans needed...
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April 20, 2012 12:50 AM
At chef Tak Kurachi’s bright U:Don noodle shop in the University District, you’ll wind your way through the clean, spare restaurant, grab a...
April 6, 2012 10:01 PM
The little space that began as a doughnut shop, then became Matt Dillon’s legendary Sitka & Spruce (which has since moved to the...
April 6, 2012 9:57 PM
The early word? Phenomenal. Soaring reviews appeared in The Seattle Times and The Stranger a short couple of months after Altura opened in...
February 18, 2012 2:01 AM
It’s a shame what you'd miss if you never left your own neighborhood, never took a turn down an unexplored street or planted yourself in...
February 18, 2012 1:57 AM
There ought to be a word for sushi that has little to do with Japanese food (maybe newshi?). That way, sushi snobs like me—who care about...
February 18, 2012 1:51 AM
Campagne closed a year ago to reopen as Marché last fall, with only middling success. On the bright side: The expanded bar is quite a good...
January 14, 2012 12:30 AM
In recent years, the simple comfort foods that star in our sepia-toned childhood memories have had an even greater pull on us. Ice cream...
January 14, 2012 12:21 AM
Sometimes a restaurant feels just right in its space. LloydMartin, chef Sam Crannell’s masculine den on Queen Anne Avenue (the former...
January 14, 2012 12:15 AM
Depending on whom you ask, finding great Chinese food in Seattle is either tricky or downright impossible, because it doesn’t exist. Local...
December 12, 2011 11:43 PM
For years, there have been complaints about the lack of (and lacking) Indian food options in Seattle. I’m here to tell you: Travelers is...
December 12, 2011 11:39 PM
There is so much to like about Ba Bar, Eric and Sophie Banh’s latest; no surprise, really, as they’ve been feeding us delicious Vietnamese...
November 22, 2011 7:40 PM
First things first: This place makes the best margherita pizza in Seattle. Its chewy crust is spread with a luscious, almost creamy tomato...
November 22, 2011 7:35 PM
It’s hard to believe the prime location of the insanely popular Poquitos—10th and Pike—was home to anything other than Poquitos so very...
October 17, 2011 4:25 PM
When “celebrity chefs” open restaurants in Seattle, it’s newsy, exciting and mostly disastrous. Our underdog complex (we’re worthy?)...