Critic's Notebook

Little Lago to Open in Canal Market Space

Midsummer is target date for grocery items, gelato cones, and, yes—Cafe Lago’s lasagna to go.

03/18/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Food & Drink Events

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: November 18–24

The week in which: Saboteur bakery pops up and we drink lots of Beaujolais Nouveau.

11/18/2015 By Agazit Afeworki


Canal Market: Big Flavors, Perfect Pastries

Portage Bay’s new Canal Market offers all this, plus oven mitts and groceries.

07/27/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Shifts & Shakeups

The Week in Restaurant News: Another Day, Another Chick-fil-A and Mercantile Market in Portage Bay

Plus: Catfish Corner a tent.

05/08/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Market Forces

Ericka Burke's Canal Market Is Officially Open

And the breakfast setup is lovely.

05/05/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

The Week in Restaurant News: Culty Fast Food and Vegetarian Woe

Chick-fil-A arrives, Sutra bows out, and the Central District reclaims some soul food.

04/10/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Sweets Are Imminent

An update on Ericka Burke's Canal Market, exciting Hot Cakes news, and a sad day for cheesecake fans.

09/19/2014 By Kristen Farnam

Market Forces

Volunteer Park Cafe's Ericka Burke Plans Canal Market in Portage Bay

Rotisserie chickens. Growler fills. Toothbrushes. A toast bar.

06/11/2014 By Allecia Vermillion