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Opening Dispatch

Renee Erickson's General Porpoise Doughnuts Has Arrived

"Sparkling wine will also be available, of course."

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 11/10/2015

Opening Dispatch

Renee Erickson's Bateau and Bar Melusine Debut This Week

Steak and oysters and two lovely rooms. With a third on the way.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 11/02/2015


Perfect Party October 2015

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

  • By Seattle Met Staff
  • Published 10/01/2015

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Chicken, Waffles, and Einkorn

Salare adds brunch, the Central District adds chicken and waffles, and three neighborhood spots close abruptly.

  • By Greg Young
  • Published 09/11/2015


Next from Renee Erickson: Bar Melusine, Bateau...and a Doughnut Shop

More details on her forthcoming Capitol Hill bar and restaurant. But first let's talk about doughnuts.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 07/17/2015

Food Lovers Guide to Seattle

Fellowship (Or: It Takes a Village to Make a Pizza)

Why, exactly, do Seattle chefs nurture their future competition?

  • By Molly Wizenberg
  • Published 07/09/2015

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.

  • By Jeanny Rhee
  • Published 04/24/2015

Morning Fizz

Under Pressure, Burgess Will Reveal Which Council Members Voted for Which Finalists

Caffeinated news featuring the vacancy, the Northeast 130th Street station, and the minimum wage

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 04/22/2015

Minimum Wage

Renee Erickson's Restaurants Will Abolish Tipping

Instead, diners pay an 18.5 percent surcharge.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 04/21/2015


The Brief, Extraordinary Life of Cody Spafford

Cody Spafford found both solace and redemption in the kitchen of Seattle’s most celebrated restaurant. What turned a promising chef into a bank robber?

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 03/10/2015

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Gastropocalypse Now

Boat Street Cafe, Shanik, and Jason Stratton are all on the way out. What more can you take from us, universe?

  • By Caroline Ferguson
  • Published 02/27/2015

Mega Collabs

Matt Dillon, Renee Erickson, Maria Hines, Brendan McGill: All Making Burgers for Li'l Woody's

So great it's absurd

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 02/27/2015


Renee Erickson Is Closing Boat Street Cafe

Her very first restaurant says adieu on May 30.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 02/24/2015

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.

  • By Caroline Ferguson
  • Published 01/16/2015

Big Effing Deals

Renee Erickson Plans Two New Restaurants on Capitol Hill

Beef, oysters, and surprises.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 01/14/2015


Renee Erickson Releases Her First Cookbook

The queen of oysters and rosé’s cookbook, A Boat, a Whale, and a Walrus, contains 151 lovely recipes and almost as many photos of rosé.

  • By Caroline Ferguson
  • Published 10/01/2014

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: July 9–15

This week: Goodies from local farms are ending up on tables from Capitol Hill to Pioneer Square to Redmond. Ah, summer.

  • By Caroline Ferguson
  • Published 07/08/2014

Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: James Beard Edition

Where to sample some of Seattle’s greatest chefs during the best hour of the day.

  • By Sara Hendrickson
  • Published 05/14/2014

Final Countdown

Renee Erickson’s New Aperitivo Bar Barnacle Opens Tonight

And that means amari, octopus terrine, and a place to sit while you wait for your Walrus oysters.

  • By Cassie Sawyer
  • Published 09/23/2013

Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups: Week of September 16

Canon announces a new chef, a Ballard microhood gets even better, and Renee Erickson previews the menu at Barnacle.

  • By Malcolm Griffes
  • Published 09/20/2013
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