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Restaurant Bea Closes Its Doors

The homey spot on Madrona's main drag served its final meal Friday night.

  • 07/16/2013
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Happy Hour

The Week in Happy Hour: Herbal Cocktails at Mai Thaiku, Nachos at Schooner Exact

Plus: cheap burgers at the rebooted Von's, a menu reboot at Restaurant Bea.

  • 03/11/2013
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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
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These Are a Few of My...

Favorite Things: Restaurant Bea Chef Jim McCarthy

Restaurant Bea's chef can't tell the difference between T-Swift and Justin Biebs. Though a blast of Dolly Parton is a pre-service tradition.

  • 01/11/2013
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Food News

Neighborhood Food News

Have pasta for lunch in Fremont or Capitol Hill, and celebrate Volunteer Park Cafe's birthday while you're there. Plus a boulder-throwing thief attempts the extraordinary—in broad daylight.

  • 01/09/2013
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Restaurant Bea’s Reboot

Under a new chef, Bea works to please local diners.

  • 12/19/2012
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My Ten Favorite Dishes of 2012

Pan-seared Scallops with Beluga Lentils at Restaurant Bea

Dish #8 combines culinary comfort and culinary smarts.

  • 12/19/2012
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Food News

Neighborhood Food News

Another nod for Tom Douglas, a boozy spin on the 12 Days of Christmas, and cheap takeout at Mamnoon.

  • 12/12/2012
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What Restaurants Really Think When Diners Bring Their Own Wine

The unspoken rules of BYOB.

  • 10/12/2012
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Another La Bodega Dinner Pops Up at Restaurant Bea

Manu Alfau's Caribbean sandwich shop won't open until November, but he'll make you some paella next month in Madrona.

  • 09/17/2012
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Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups

This week: vegan haven Veggie Grill opens, new cocktail and American fusion spots on Queen Anne, and six more weeks of Sambar.

  • 08/24/2012
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Critic's Notebook

Can a Restaurant Serving Mediocre Food be Worth Visiting?

Weirdly, yes. I dined at three of them last week.

  • 08/06/2012
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Shift Change

Ownership Changes at La Bête, Restaurant Bea

Changes at two notable partner-run restaurants mean new faces in the kitchen.

  • 07/30/2012
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Morning Matters

Three New Brunch Destinations

Twisted duck, dim sum, and rabbit pot pie issue a weekend wakeup call.

  • 05/10/2012
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Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups

Murray’s Cheese comes to town, as does a (reportedly) delicious new Senegalese joint.

  • 03/23/2012
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Restaurant Bea Opens March 30

Madrona has a new spot for polished comfort food that "rolls with the seasonal punches."

  • 03/20/2012
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