Hidden Seattle

The City's Best Hidden Patios

Throughout the city, surprise outdoor dining appears in folds and corners where patios would not think to exist—if not for a little imagination.

11/16/2016 By Darren Davis

Opening Dispatch

The White Swan Public House Opens on Lake Union

Radiator Whiskey's seafood-focused sibling has arrived.

09/28/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Coming Soon

China Pie Brings Dumplings and Wood-Fired Pizza to Fremont

The Pomerol chef is topping pies with fish sauce caramel pork belly.

09/12/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Brew News

Holy Beach Views: West Seattle Brewing Opens on Alki

Local beer, hot pizza, and vitamin D.

06/21/2016 By Rosin Saez

Take It Outside

17 of Seattle's Best Patios

Because it’s never too early to start thinking about alfresco dining.

05/10/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Alfresco

South Lake Union Has a Ton of New Patios

Could our civic love of drinking outside be the thing that finally connects this neighborhood to the rest of the city?

04/19/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Patio Watch

Patios to Visit Before Summer's End

Here's where we'll be sitting outside this month.

08/01/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Patio Watch

Monsoon's New Rooftop Patio Looks Pretty Great

And, hey—it just opened.

06/17/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening...Now

Herb and Bitter Public House Brings a Multitude of Amaro Cocktails to Broadway

And Spanish-leaning small plates. And a fantastic back patio.

06/08/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Meat and Mama's

The death knell sounds for a Belltown institution, Dot's owner Miles James resurfaces on Bainbridge Island, and RockCreek's sibling restaurant won't be a fish house.

05/22/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Alfresco

An Entire Year's Worth of New (and Revamped) Patios

A crop of new and renovated restaurant patios that have opened since last summer. Plus a few to look out for later in the season.

05/20/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Hopped Up

3 Bits of Ballard Beer News

Key takeaway: Two fantastic new patios debut Saturday just two blocks apart.

05/08/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Patio Watch

Coming Soon to Brimmer and Heeltap: An Outdoor Fire Pit (and More Garden Seating)

One of the city's best patios gets even better.

04/22/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Patio Watch

One of the Summer’s Coolest New Patios Can Be Found at…Uncle Ike’s?

Sorry, you can’t smoke here. But you can eat chicken and waffles with maple butter from My Sweet Lil Cakes.

04/16/2015 By Rosin Saez

Alfresco

Patio of the Week: The Deluxe Rooftop at Mezcaleria Oaxaca on Capitol Hill

It's not so much a patio as a bar unto itself.

07/10/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Slideshow

9 Ways to Deck Out Your Backyard

Durable outdoor furniture and accessories for living well alfresco.

06/24/2014

Hidden Gems

Basements and Balconies for a Hot Seattle Summer

Escape the heat in the coolish underground, or revel in the breeze from an upstairs deck.

07/26/2013 By Rachel Breiwick