Here in Pike/Pine’s rustic Piedmontese farmstead (trestle tables, wood beams, wrought-iron chandeliers, lace curtains) diners feast on robust platters of slow-steamed venison with currants and buckwheat polenta, or heirloom chicory salad with chunks of marinated rabbit and extraordinary aged balsamic vinegar—all lovingly oiled and seasoned. The pasta achieves density and delicacy at once, in ravioli of rapini with pine nuts or a hearty cavatelli lavished with chanterelles. A plain ragu featuring rich rolled Piedmontese egg-yolk noodles called tajarin is a masterpiece, giving Seattleites their first taste of pasta the way it’s done in Italy. And now a neighboring bar, Artusi, lets us drink like Italians, too, in a room adorned with chef Jason Stratton’s art and featuring a separate menu of sophisticated Italian noshes and aperitifs.
1531 14th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
- Sun-Thu 5-10pm
Fri & Sat 5-11pm
Please Note: Before making plans, please call ahead with the establishment to verify that this information is still accurate.
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