Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Capitol Hill Giveth and Taketh Away

Two new Renee Erickson spots, but we're losing Kingfish Café. Mood swings ahoy.

01/16/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

News Feed

November Restaurant News

What diners are talking about this month.

11/03/2014 By Allecia Vermillion


MistralKitchen's Jewel Box Will Become a Cocktail Bar

Complete with a Spain- and Korea-influenced menu and some incredibly well-wrought glassware.

09/29/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

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Favorite Things: MistralKitchen's Tiffany Gilmore

On the job, she favors balance over cloying sweetness. After hours, she's all about gummy bears and Doritos.

07/09/2014 By Genie Leslie

Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: Seahawks Plus Wings Edition

Cheer the Hawks onto the Superbowl. Eat wings. Everyone wins.

01/16/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: October 23-31

This week: a bar crawl honoring the newly reinstalled Rainier R, and a ton of Halloween events. Some involve cute animals.

10/22/2013 By Meredith Barrett

Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: Moscow Mule Edition

Get a round of Mules—but, please, don't steal the mugs

07/11/2013 By Cassie Sawyer

Awards & Accolades

Happening Now: Food and Wine People's Best New Pastry Chef

The magazine didn't anoint any Seattle chefs for its annual Best New Chef honor, but it has its eye on a few local pastry whizzes.

04/02/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

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Favorite Things: MistralKitchen Chef de Cuisine Sam Jung

The newly appointed chef de cuisine cooks with love, salt, and sometimes flames.

10/09/2012 By Ana Sofia Knauf

Food News Roundup

Neighborhood Food News

Ethan Stowell eyes Wallingford, Vessel aims for August, beer discounts for kilt wearers in Ballard, and more.

08/09/2012 By Brandon L. Bye

Shift Change

Lucy Damkoehler Heads to Hot Cakes

MistralKitchen pastry cook Jill Severson steps into the top spot.

05/11/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Book Club

Where Are Seattle’s Copies of Modernist Cuisine Stashed?

Tomorrow we find out if this locally created book wins a James Beard award. Today we ask people where they keep it.

05/03/2012 By Anne Larkin


MistralKitchen’s Taylor Cheney Does Her Homework

A food-finding trip to Egypt gives the restaurant’s Monday night Arabesque meals an injection of authenticity.

04/13/2012 By Jessie Wesley

Shift Change

New Bar Manager at MistralKitchen

Matt Bailey arrives from Venik to take over William Belickis’s cocktail program.

03/01/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

How to Look Like a Seattle Restaurant

Opening a Seattle area restaurant? Check out our handy design template!

02/06/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

Food News Roundup

Neighborhood Food News: Amazonia Gets a Starbucks, Mistral Extends Happy Hour

Plus: Remembering Daniel Sandal, three restaurants to look forward to, and more.

01/04/2012 By Brian Colella

Food And Drink Events

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner

A very Ikea Christmas, Tom Douglas teaches holiday cooking, and Nathan Myhrvold at Town Hall.

12/05/2011 By Brian Colella

Best Restaurants

Seattle Best Restaurants 2011

The 25 best restaurants in Seattle right now.

10/27/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Michael Bertrand

Meet Mistralkitchen’s lead barman, a jazz drummer turned gin apostle with apparently excellent taste in ties (and shirts).

09/06/2011 By Jessica Voelker


Best Bars 2011: 10 Top Seattle Bars Right Now

The 10 Seattle bars—superbly staffed, welcoming to all—that we think you need to visit right now.