restaurant trends

Vegetable Dishes are the Stars at Many Seattle Restaurants

Once relegated to side-dish status, plant-based foods are now unapologetically the main show

As a restaurant critic, I hope my reviews don’t sound like broken records—that I’m not recommending the same dishes at…

Seattle Mag

The Allure of the Restaurant Walk-Up Window

Test driving Seattle’s latest restaurant accessory

When I was young, my parents had a Chinese restaurant. In those years, I packed more takeout orders and walked…

Hsiao-Ching Chou

Music in Seattle Restaurants is Groovier Than Ever

The food in Seattle’s best restaurants is eclectic, personal and surprising—and now so is the music

During my early 20s, I worked in the kitchens of several Seattle restaurants. It was sweaty work, tiring but satisfying….

Seattle Mag