Opening Dispatch

Cinque Terre Ristorante Opens June 8

The owners of Barolo and Mamma Melina bring Italian Riviera cuisine to Amazon's Doppler building.

05/24/2016 By Stefan Milne


Coming to Ballard Ave: An Italian Restaurant with a Past

One of the oldest dwellings in Seattle has spaghetti Bolognese and osso bucco in its future.

04/29/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

We Left Out 2 Great Seattle Italian Restaurants!

And boy, did we hear about it.

02/02/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

37 Great Seattle Italian Restaurants

Because honestly…who doesn’t want this list?

01/22/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Picks

Seattle's Finest Italian Restaurants

Our collection of Seattle's best bets for Italian food

01/05/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

On the Menu

A Pasta Revolution at Cafe Lago

Have you been conditioned to eat bland pasta? Carla Leonardi of Cafe Lago thinks locally sourced flour is the answer.

10/15/2014 By Darren Davis

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: August 13–16

This week: Doing good tastes good. Pick your beneficiary, from Boys and Girls Club to Food Lifeline and more.

08/12/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Coming Soon (Very Soon)

Mike Easton's Pizzeria Gabbiano Opens Next Week

The chef behind Il Corvo brings pizza by the kilo to Pioneer Square.

08/07/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Restaurant Openings

First Look Inside Altura

Take a photo tour of the upscale Italian eatery, opening October 5 on Broadway.

10/04/2011 By Jessica Voelker

On the to-go tip

Cafe Lago’s $100 Take-Home Lasagne

The Montlake restaurant has been doing a 10-person takeout tray for years. Who knew?

06/06/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Happy Hour

Happy Hour of the Week: Vito’s

Forget your workaday worries and settle in with a strong drink at this sexy-seedy First Hill Lounge.


Happy Hour

Cafe Lago and Its $4 Happy Hour Menu

Beer, wine, gnocchi alla bava: these things cost $4.

09/16/2010 By Jessica Voelker


Varro, an All-Day Italian Bar, Opens in October (Maybe November) on Capitol Hill

You likah the Italian restaurant? Bene, here’s another one.

08/20/2010 By Jessica Voelker


Happy Hour Spotlight: Panevino

Five-dollar spaghetti and $3 wine at a new pasta place on Broadway.


New in West Seattle

Positive Early Notices on Revo

Word on the street: Try the Tiramisu

03/31/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Wait Watchers

No-Nonsense Service at Barolo

Give that Rose a raise

03/27/2009 By Kathryn Robinson