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Opening Dispatch

Mamnoon's Rooftop Sibling Mbar Is Open

Could this be a rare place where the food and view are equally worthy of an elevator ride?

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 09/08/2016

TV Recap

Top Chef California Episode 7: Back in the Day

Trout hubris, celery, and sadness.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 01/22/2016

TV Recap

Top Chef California Episode 6: Banannaise

In which Jason's pork and squid meatballs are deemed even weirder than mayonnaise made from bananas.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 01/15/2016

TV Recap

Top Chef California Episode 5: Big Gay Wedding

This is a big Jason episode, everybody. Are whipped cream potatoes the new pea puree?

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 01/08/2016

TV Recap

Top Chef California Episode 4: It's a Dry Heat

In which Jason is irked by bros.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 12/18/2015

TV Recap

Top Chef California Episode 1: Stop the Presses

In which Jason Stratton cracks eggs, rocks a pocket square, and throws some light (and well-deserved) shade.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 12/03/2015

Critic's Notebook

How Is Jason Stratton Changing Mamnoon?

Hint: He’s been thinking a lot about Bruce Naftaly.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 11/30/2015

Seattle on TV

Jason Stratton Will Be on the Next Season of 'Top Chef'

Don't mind me, just going to Spain.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 10/19/2015

Shift Change

Jason Stratton Is Now Mamnoon's Executive Chef

Aww, and he brought in Carrie Mashaney to do pastry.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 09/01/2015

Shift Change

Jason Stratton Settles In at Mamnoon

"My day isn't that much different than it has been."

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 07/20/2015

Shifts and Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Po Dogs and Nutty Squirrels

Phinney gets a gelato shop and a diner, Capitol Hill loses a wiener shop, and Jason Stratton is back.

  • By Christina Tiberio
  • Published 07/17/2015


Jason Stratton Joins Mamnoon

But the former Spinasse chef won't be cooking.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 07/10/2015

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Gnocchi and Good Causes

This week, the Pacific Northwest restaurant community rallies around one of its own—while enjoying her fiance's award-winning food.

  • By Caroline Ferguson
  • Published 03/06/2015

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Gastropocalypse Now

Boat Street Cafe, Shanik, and Jason Stratton are all on the way out. What more can you take from us, universe?

  • By Caroline Ferguson
  • Published 02/27/2015


Jason Stratton Is Stepping Down from All His Restaurants


  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 02/21/2015

Critic's Notebook

What Does Vespolina Have that Aragona Didn’t?

And why high-end restaurants changing up names and formats has become the hottest move in town.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 02/09/2015

Super Bowl 2015

Unconventional Places to Watch the Super Bowl

Ditch the sports bar and watch Sunday's game at a casino, a food court, or maybe over some artisanal pizza rolls.

  • By Darren Davis
  • Published 01/30/2015


First Look: Jason Stratton Opens Vespolina

And makes beautiful pasta.

  • Published 09/08/2014

So Many Feelings

Jason Stratton's Aragona Is Closing—And Reopening as Vespolina

December's splashy Spanish opening is turning Italian.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 08/21/2014

Critic's Picks

Recently Reviewed

Five spots where we're eating this month.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 08/01/2014
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