Critic's Notebook

And Seattle Met's 2016 Restaurant of the Year Is…

(Drumroll, please.)

10/13/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Restaurant Review

Pomerol is Fremont by Way of France

Vuong Loc turns a former Turkish rug shop into a most neighborly French restaurant.

11/03/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Imbibing Agenda

Seattle's 2014 Bastille Day Celebrations

Eight ways to celebrate the storming of the Bastille.

07/07/2014 By Claire Cole


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

Dining Out

Ooh La La, Loulay

Thierry Rautureau, aka the Chef in the Hat, serves up a cosmopolitan French treasure in the heart of Downtown Seattle.

03/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Bon Appetit

5 Reasons to Get Excited About Loulay

Much of the kitchen staff is the same, but this Chef in the Hat production is much more than Rover's Part Deux.

12/02/2013 By Chelsea Lin

Bastille Day 2013

Where to Celebrate Bastille Day 2013

Don your stripes this weekend—Bastille Day returns to Seattle with full force.

07/09/2013 By Rachel Breiwick

Cook in Style

Meet the Shopkeeper: Paris Eastside

French transplant Muriel Foucher brings Parisian cooking classes and a charming selection of imported goods to her sweet Capitol Hill shop.

03/11/2013 By Kirby Ellis

Seattle Restaurant Openings

Tour Marché, Pike Place Market’s New French Restaurant

Plus: photos of the food.

10/05/2011 By Christopher Werner

Good Morning

Luc Launches Sunday Brunch

Look for French-American cafe food starting in November.

10/25/2010 By Kathryn Robinson


What Gaul! Paris Grocery Opens Quietly on the Pike Hill Climb

The folks behind Spanish Table offer up picnic wines and an elegant array of fromages de France.

10/02/2009 By Kaitlin Nunn

Vive La France

Happy Bastille Day!

Where you gonna sing the Marseillaise tonight?

07/14/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Talk of the Town

Bastille Opens Today…

…and it’s a little slice of Paris in Ballard

06/29/2009 By Kathryn Robinson