Critic's Notebook

Yes, a Lot of Legendary Seattle Restaurants Are Closing. But Don’t Grieve Yet.

Resurrection is the new closure.

05/16/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Meat and Mama's

The death knell sounds for a Belltown institution, Dot's owner Miles James resurfaces on Bainbridge Island, and RockCreek's sibling restaurant won't be a fish house.

05/22/2015 By Jeanny Rhee


Oh, No—Dot's Charcuterie and Bistro Is Closing?!

The excellent butchery-turned-bistro bids farewell to Fremont. Today.

06/06/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts and Shakeups

This Week In Restaurant News: Big Names, Big News

No big deal, just new spots from Matt Dillon, Ericka Burke, Joshua Henderson, Dani Cone, and the Marination ladies. And good news for vegans and meat lovers alike.

02/28/2014 By Malcolm Griffes


Dot's Delicatessen Reopens as Dot's Charcuterie and Bistro

A favorite butcher and sandwich shop moves more firmly into restaurant territory.

02/26/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts and Shakeups

This Week In Restaurant News: More Meat

Hawaiian burgers land in Greenlake, Dot's expands, and Bill the Butcher heads for Portland.

01/31/2014 By Malcolm Griffes

Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups: Week of May 20

Dot's serves dinner and Von's starts brunch, Tup Tim Thai isn't going anywhere, and Lucky 8's luck runs out.

05/24/2013 By Erica Thompson

Umm, Awesome

Dot's Delicatessen Now Does a Proper Dinner Service

Fremont's house of terrine and charcuterie adds some entrees and table service.

05/21/2013 By Allecia Vermillion