Former Miyabi 45th Chef Mutsuko Soma Returns to the Popup Scene

She's bringing her handmade soba to Kraken Congee this month.

08/08/2016 By Rosin Saez

The Restaurant Issue

Restaurant Trend of the Year: The Asian Remix

The only trend more rampant right now than restaurants opening on Capitol Hill? Menus taking informed liberties with Asian traditions.

10/26/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Stateside and Kraken Congee Make Weird Cheesecake

And by “weird” I mean “stunning.”  

10/08/2015 By Kathryn Robinson


Kraken Congee: Crackin' Comfort Food

Kraken Congee is global, smart, and cozy in the extreme.

09/22/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

The Best Seattle Restaurants When It’s Hot Outside

Pssst: We are not talking patios here. This is better than patios.

06/29/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Semilocal Vodka and Sea Creatures' Surcharge

A micro distillery opens in Ballard, a Spanish chef and luxury hotel to converge in 2017, and Renee Erickson's nautical-themed eateries opt for a surcharge.

04/24/2015 By Jeanny Rhee


Kraken Congee Is Now Open in Pioneer Square

Just your typical DIY congee popup turned restaurant with help from a celebrity chef

04/20/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Many, Many Openings

Remember the myth that Seattle's restaurants are closing in droves thanks to the minimum wage? Consider it busted.

03/20/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Brick & Mortar

It's Official: Kraken Congee Will Open in Pioneer Square

In the former home of Little Uncle, to be precise.

03/17/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Meals on Demand

Are Food Delivery Apps the New Pop-Ups?

Ambitious chefs get exposure. You get to sit on the couch.

07/29/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

News Feed

July Restaurant News

What diners are talking about this month.

07/01/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle on TV

Kraken Congee Pop-Up Is Competing In a Reality TV Show

It's like Top Chef meets Shark Tank.

05/07/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: September 11–17

This week: a Tom Waits cocktail club, a sausage fest, and plenty of cider.

09/10/2013 By Brianna Lantz


A Big Old List of the Latest Seattle Popups

Mark your calendars for congee, Neapolitan pizza, Spanish-Asian fare, Hong Kong brunch, and a ramen-fueled preview of Tom Douglas's new Asian restaurant.

04/10/2013 By Allecia Vermillion


An Abundance of Food Happenings for April 1

Fans of popups and food trucks especially have a tasty day in store.

03/28/2013 By Christopher Werner

Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups: Week of Feb 25

Chipotle brings its burritos to Capitol Hill, a couple more popups to plan for, new breakfast options for downtown and Georgetown, and a revamp at Ivar’s Salmon House.

03/01/2013 By Erica Thompson


Kraken Congee Popup Will Debut April 1

Three local chefs will debut their spin on the classic rice porridge.

02/27/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Peripatetic Plates

Four Popups to Put on the Calendar

Coming, temporarily, to a dining room near you: Filipino, congee, Dominican street food, and a night of tapas at LloydMartin.

02/22/2013 By Allecia Vermillion