Critic's Notebook

How Could I Leave Out This Killer Patio?

Outdoor dining in Seattle doesn’t get much better than this.

05/09/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Best Seattle Patios for Sun Breaks

Where to eat on springlike days and evenings when it’s sunny one hour and cloudy the next? We’ve got a few suggestions.

04/21/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Historic. Iconic. Hemingway.

Kaiseki arrives on Capitol Hill, Scott Staples expands to Redmond, and the former Kingfish Cafe space gets a literary new identity.

06/26/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Critic's Notebook

The Five Rules of Outdoor Dining

It’s alfresco season, folks. Do you know how it’s done?

06/16/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Street Parking

Bars and Restaurants Bring More Parklets to Seattle

Familiar names like Delancey, Molly Moon's, Lost Lake, and Bottlehouse are behind seven of the 10 newly approved applications to turn parking spaces into micro parks.

03/28/2014 By Ezra Parter

Restaurant Review

Westward Ahoy

An unlikely new collaboration brings Greek seafood to the shore of Lake Union.

12/01/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Article

Must-Haves for Fun in the Sun

Our favorite local goodies, gear, and gadgets.

05/22/2013 By Amanda Zurita

Critic’s Notebook

Seattle, Where the Best Outdoor Dining Happens Indoors

The restaurant trend of the year is the patio with four walls and a roof. We thought you might like a list, it being June and all.

06/04/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

Al Fresco

Outdoor Seating at The Five Point Café!

Dive-barring en plein aire at a favorite Seattle pitcher place.

06/13/2011

Biscuit Watch

Even More Biscuits!

Discovered at Frank’s: White cheddar biscuits stuffed with ham, cheese, and apple butter.

05/19/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Happy Hour

Happy Hour Starts Early Outside the Pan Pacific Hotel

On April 30, the restaurants at 2200 Westlake inaugurate their patio, you have an excuse to take a half day.

04/28/2010

Ask the Critic

Indian Summer Supper

Where to enjoy the last of Seattle’s alfresco dining?

09/21/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Seen around town

Anchovies & Olives Patio Open, and Other News

Openings, closings

07/02/2009 By Kathryn Robinson