Critic's Notebook

A La Bonne Franquette to Close

You still have 10 days to savor the French food of Chef Hamed.

10/26/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Ponti to Close July 2

Say farewell to the steady fishhouse with the brilliant location.

06/13/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Yes, a Lot of Legendary Seattle Restaurants Are Closing. But Don’t Grieve Yet.

Resurrection is the new closure.

05/16/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Anthony’s Shilshole Is Closing

And what it tells us about Seattle.

03/14/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Why Kingfish Café Matters

And when it closes, what closes with it.

01/15/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Are There Five More Deflating Words in the English Language Than: “Closed for a Private Party?”

The answer, hungry people, is no. So why is it happening so much more lately?

08/21/2014 By Kathryn Robinson