Maria Hines's Golden Beetle Will Become Young American Ale House

The transition happens in October.

09/07/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

Has This Restaurant Only Been with Us 10 Years?

Because the revolution it helped ignite has changed things forever.

08/22/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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

Food Lovers Guide to Seattle

Love (Or: Celebrating Chefs Who Celebrate Farmers)

The best restaurant meals are a collaboration between chef and farmer.

07/09/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Which Seattle Chef Will Cook at the Milan Expo?

The theme of this world’s fair is feeding the planet sustainably. Hint hint.

04/30/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: August 19–26

This week: pet some puppies and kittens and miniature donkeys, or enjoy some face-melting grunge rock in a parking lot. Either way, there will be snacks.

08/19/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

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

Holiday Feasting

8 More Destinations for Easter Brunch

Take a pictures with the Easter Bunny, or just enjoy him atop some eggs Benedict.

04/15/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Holiday Feasting

7 Destinations for Easter Brunch

Plus Maria Hines is cooking a Passover seder.

04/07/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: April 2-8

This week: a raw feast, a mezcal tasting, and an evening of boozy board games.

04/01/2014 By Caroline Ferguson


Seattle Chefs Are Majorly in Support of I-522

We might be seeing another qualifier on menus next to local, farm-raised, organic, and grass-fed: GMO-free.

09/18/2013 By Cassie Sawyer

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner August 28–September 3

Barbecue and bourbon at Tilth, free burgers at Li'l Woody's, and blues at Magnuson Park.

08/27/2013 By Brianna Lantz

Special Events

Popup Dinners from Jason Stratton and Maria Hines

Stratton previews Aragona's Spanish menu, and Hines celebrates Tilth's anniversary with a barbecue. Enjoyment ensues.

08/12/2013 By Allecia Vermillion


Certifiably Sweet and Sour

Maria Hines’s third restaurant…when she is good, she is very, very good.

05/22/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Maria Hines: How Not to Make Money as a Restaurateur

The James Beard-award-winning chef opens up on the challenge of running three organic restaurants, how Agrodolce stacks up—and what’s driving her nuts right now.

04/08/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: Mar 13-19

Tons of St. Paddy's Day stuff, a beer bash to bid winter farewell, and free stuff from Ivar's.

03/11/2013 By Erica Thompson

On the Menu

And Now for a Few Maria Hines Menu Updates

Tilth does gluten-free and vegan menus, and Monday nights are all about mac and cheese at Golden Beetle.

02/26/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Love, Love, Love

Valentine's Day Dinners: "Last-Minute Planners"

Still without reservations? Here are some outstanding options in a variety of price ranges.

02/06/2013 By Danielle Zorn