Critic's Notebook

Desserts at Cafe Juanita and Canlis

Say what you will about our special occasion warhorses: They do know how to finish a meal.

12/10/2015 By Kathryn Robinson


Seattle Fine Dining Evolves

What big changes at Canlis and Cafe Juanita tell us about how we celebrate.

12/03/2015 By Kathryn Robinson


A Remodeled Cafe Juanita Reopens in Kirkland

"If you notice the pissy-colored acoustic tiles, are you going to be happy when I bring you a perfect negroni and plate of prosciutto?"

07/14/2015 By Allecia Vermillion


Cafe Juanita Pops Up at the Original Lark Next Month

A destination restaurant makes a temporary foray into Seattle

12/17/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Date Night

Valentine's Day Dinners: First Dates

Forget the box of chocolates—here is what you should be eating on February 14.

01/29/2014 By Malcolm Griffes

Critic's Notebook

Restaurants That Look Like “Before” Pictures

Ray’s Boathouse reopening reminds us of a few other restaurants screaming for a remodel.

01/22/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Here's the Scoop

Holly Smith's Poco Carretto Gelato Is Still Available After all

The former farmers market staple can still be found at Cafe Juanita in Kirkland.

12/14/2012 By Christopher Werner

These are a few of my...

Favorite Things: Cafe Juanita Sous Chef Jonah Amodt

His favorite hangover remedy is biscuits and gravy. But these mornings are presumably rare with a demanding kitchen job, a five-year-old son, and another baby on the way.

11/16/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Food News Roundup

Neighborhood Food News: Oola Distillery Branches Out, a Macrina Remodel

Plus: A crackdown on Anita’s Crepes, David Lynch’s coffee in Fremont, karaoke at Ba Bar, and more.

05/23/2012 By Brandon L. Bye

Special Meals

Cafe Juanita Debuts Chef’s Tasting Menu

It’s available to two parties, twice a week.

05/17/2012 By Allecia Vermillion


10 Best Restaurants 2009

The Top 10 best restaurants in Seattle.

09/21/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Culinary Dream Team

Now That’s a Progressive Dinner

You have to eat, so you might as well be really, really happy doing it.

02/18/2009 By Seattle Met Staff

This Just In!

James Beard Nominees Announced This Morning

Some May Surprise You

02/13/2009 By Kathryn Robinson