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Blind Pig Bistro Bids Eastlake Farewell in November

Fortunately Babirusa isn't going anywhere.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 09/19/2016

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.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 09/30/2014


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.

  • Published 03/06/2014

Date Night

Valentine's Day Dinners: Third Dates

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

  • By Malcolm Griffes
  • Published 02/12/2014

Oeno Files

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

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

  • By Genie Leslie
  • Published 01/29/2014

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

  • By Malcolm Griffes
  • Published 12/20/2013

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.

  • By Malcolm Griffes
  • Published 12/06/2013


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.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 07/23/2013

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.

  • By Shelly Le
  • Published 06/26/2013

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.

  • By Shelly Le
  • Published 06/07/2013

Expansion Mode

Blind Pig Bistro Will Open a Casual Sibling Restaurant

It will serve lunch. And, eventually, cocktails.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 06/03/2013


Video: Seattle Chefs Share Their Worst Kitchen Injuries

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

  • By Christopher Werner
  • Published 01/25/2013

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.

  • By Danielle Zorn
  • Published 01/11/2013

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.

  • By Danielle Zorn
  • Published 11/21/2012


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.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 10/29/2012

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.

  • By Brandon L. Bye
  • Published 05/30/2012

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.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 05/22/2012

Critic’s Notebook

Fun With Health Department Warnings

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

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 04/09/2012

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.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 03/26/2012

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?

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 01/09/2012
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