Sadness

Blind Pig Bistro Bids Eastlake Farewell in November

Fortunately Babirusa isn't going anywhere.

09/19/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Shift Change

Longtime Zig Zag Bartender Ben Perri Surfaces at Babirusa

Meanwhile, next door, Blind Pig Bistro will serve nothing but tasting menus on weekends.

09/30/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Revamps

En Route: Blind Pig Bistro's Sibling Bar, Babirusa

The former Blind Pig at Eastlake Teriyaki will soon be home to a cocktail list and one steal of a burger.

03/06/2014

Date Night

Valentine's Day Dinners: Third Dates

Love is in the air... and on the table.

02/12/2014 By Malcolm Griffes

Oeno Files

Hey Blind Pig Bistro's Ben Sherwood, What Should I Drink Tonight?

"Blackberries, currants, and a bit of vanilla, silky, smoky spice."

01/29/2014 By Genie Leslie

Let the countdown continue

More Places to Eat (and Drink) on New Year's Eve

Still don't have plans to ring in 2014? Read on

12/20/2013 By Malcolm Griffes

Shifts and Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Big Openings and Big News

Two established Seattle chefs unveil new restaurants, and another gives us something to look forward to in 2014.

12/06/2013 By Malcolm Griffes

Spinoffs

Blind Pig at Eastlake Teriyaki Opens Tomorrow

Blind Pig Bistro's lunchtime and takeout sibling is readying a pork belly banh mi and watermelon panzanella salad.

07/23/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

These Are a Few of My...

Favorite Things: Blind Pig Bistro's René Gutierrez

The longtime front-of-house guy is stepping into the kitchen at the new Blind Pig at Eastlake Teriyaki.

06/26/2013 By Shelly Le

Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups: Week of June 3

Pintxo serves lunch, Naked City Brewery builds a beer garden, and U Village gets a burger joint.

06/07/2013 By Shelly Le

Expansion Mode

Blind Pig Bistro Will Open a Casual Sibling Restaurant

It will serve lunch. And, eventually, cocktails.

06/03/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Ouch

Video: Seattle Chefs Share Their Worst Kitchen Injuries

The kitchen is a battlefield, and these three cooks have the stories to prove it.

01/25/2013 By Christopher Werner

Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups: Week of Jan 11

Cassis is coming back, an owner from the Lookout looks to Belltown for his next move, and a new pasta destination in Pioneer Square.

01/11/2013 By Danielle Zorn

Food News

Neighborhood Food News

Gordon Ramsay raises hell on Phinney Ridge, Blind Pig Bistro does discounts for Eastlake denizens, coho salmon abound in West Seattle, and more.

11/21/2012 By Danielle Zorn

Article

Best Restaurants 2012

For our annual guide to the top dining in Seattle, we bring you both innovators and classics with strong culinary vision and deep reverence for seasons, local ingredients, and a sense of place—in short, the very best places to eat right now.

10/29/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

Food News Roundup

Neighborhood Food News: A Boozy Raffle, Thierry Rautureau on TV

Plus: A new Modernist Cuisine cookbook, liquor privitization enters the final countdown, and more.

05/30/2012 By Brandon L. Bye

Happy Hour

Blind Pig Bistro’s Atelier Happy Hour Starts June 5

There’s no menu, just $5 plates, devised on the fly. And cheap booze.

05/22/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic’s Notebook

Fun With Health Department Warnings

Seattle Met would like to inform you that reading menu warnings may make you laugh.

04/09/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic’s Notebook

New on Menus: Buy the Cooks a Beer

How do you feel about the latest trend in tipping? I know how I feel about it.

03/26/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic’s Notebook

Music to Dine By

Restaurateurs pour bucks and intention aplenty into interior design, lighting, ingredients, menu, and big-name chefs. But who’s minding the music?

01/09/2012 By Kathryn Robinson