Best Restaurants 2016

Best New Restaurants of 2016: Marine Hardware

Ethan Stowell turned his former fish-and-chips bar into an ode to the tasting menu.

10/17/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Specialty of Each Ethan Stowell Restaurant, Part 2

Wherein Ethan Stowell dishes on dishes.

08/29/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Pssst: Here’s the Specialty of Each Ethan Stowell Restaurant

From none other than Ethan Stowell.

08/25/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Expansion Mode

Ethan Stowell Is Opening Another Tavolàta in Capitol Hill

It's not deja vu, the second location opens at the end of June.

06/13/2016 By Rosin Saez

The Decade In Dining

The Rise of the Restaurant Empire

Tom Douglas, Ethan Stowell, Matt Dillon—they all have one. What the emergence of the chef-driven restaurant group says about Seattle's restaurant culture.

03/03/2016 By Kathryn Robinson


Ethan Stowell's Marine Hardware Opens Softly This Week

"It's not going to be fancy, but some high-end ingredients served in a casual way."

03/01/2016 By Allecia Vermillion


Ethan Stowell's Chippy's Will Soon Become Marine Hardware

It sounds a little bit like Stowell's plans for Noyer.

02/08/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

In Flight

Tavolàta and LA Restaurant Animal Swapped Chefs for a Night

What biscuits, gravy, and foie gras means for the state of airline food.

11/11/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Amara Parenting

Slide Show: Amara Soirée

The Amara Soirée was a celebration of Amara’s mission of stability, love, and lifelong families for children in foster care.


Coming Soon

Ethan Stowell's New Gastropub Bramling Cross Arrives in Ballard This Fall

The name comes from a European hop variety, but the beers will be local.

09/10/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Grand Arrivals

Ethan Stowell's Goldfinch Tavern Opens at the Four Seasons

And the room looks smashing.

06/15/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Seattle By Way of Hawaii and New Jersey

A well-known Hawaiian chef comes to town, Delancey announces a New Jersey–style sibling, and Ethan Stowell names his upcoming Four Seasons restaurant.

05/15/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Ballpark Sustenance

This Season at Safeco: New Menu Items

Bacon-wrapped hot dogs. Cream cheese–topped burgers.

04/02/2015 By Allecia Vermillion


Ethan Stowell Will Open a Restaurant at the Four Seasons

As of May, he'll be a downtown restaurateur once again.

03/26/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Fun With Public Records

Ethan Stowell Is Eyeing the Former Marché Space in Pike Place Market

Spoiler alert: It would specialize in Northwest cuisine.

08/22/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Surprises

Two unexpected closings (including one that really hurts).

06/06/2014 By Ezra Parter


Red Cow's Yummy Steak Frites

Ethan Stowell’s French bistro in Madrona is just what the neighborhood ordered.

06/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: May 28–June 3

This week: Tavolàta and Tallulah's flex their green thumbs, Mamnoon has an industry dinner, and Meeru Dhalwala comes to the Book Larder.

05/27/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week In Restaurant News: Cupcake Maneuvers

Frost Doughnuts is reborn as a dessert lounge, while Cupcake Royale bids farewell to its Bellevue chalet.

05/23/2014 By Ezra Parter