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Thumbnail for - Goose(neck) Barnacles Debut on Seattle Menus
Aug 27, 2014
Protruding Peduncles
Don't judge a book by its spiky, slimy, slightly phallic cover. Reportedly, these suckers are delicious.
Thumbnail for - Seattle Bars and Restaurants Set Sail
Mar 15, 2013
Trend Alert
A handful of new establishments signal an embrace of the nautical.
Thumbnail for - Rising Trend in Seattle Restaurants: “Only 30 Chickens a Night!”
Feb 27, 2012
Critic's Notebook
We’ve all been to restaurants that run out of stuff—barbecue joints that close when the meat goes, sushi bars that nimbly switch specials according to what disappears, taco trucks that fold up...
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Jan 3, 2012
Critic's Notebook
Maybe it’s Seattle’s colliding street grids, maybe it’s just our penchant for idiosyncratic spaces. But the recent openings of Terra Plata and Macleod’s Scottish Pub remind me that Seattle’s long...
Thumbnail for - A New Trend in Restaurant Design: Wallpaper
Dec 16, 2011
Trend Alert
Timber trimmings, subway tile, and Edison bulbs have all but defined recent restaurant/bar design. Lately though, industry folk have eschewed (or in some cases supplemented) said trends with...
Thumbnail for - What’s With All the Grandma Restaurants?
Nov 29, 2011
Trend Alert
In Seattle we’ve seen our fair share of restaurants named after kids (Quinn’s, Restaurant Zoe, Cafe de Lion), moms (Marjorie), and a whole heap of establishments named after the old buildings...
Thumbnail for - Latest Trend in Restaurant Menus: Listing the Staff
Nov 21, 2011
Critic's Notebook
Restaurant menus are curious and getting curiouser, increasingly exploding with information diners do not need—the provenance of the salt on the butter (yo Spring Hill!), the (health department...
Thumbnail for - Trend Report: What Chefs Really Think of Foam, Food Trucks, and Foodies
Oct 31, 2011
Critic’s Notebook
The food photos in our Best Restaurants issue will make you salivate—but our feature entitled Chefs Bite Back may be even more delish. We asked the city’s finest chefs for their uncensored,...
Thumbnail for - Restaurant Trend of the Year: A Water Bottle on Every Table
Sep 19, 2011
Critic's Notebook
Frequent diners have surely noted that the last year or so has seen a water refilling revolution: Reusable swingtop water bottles on every table, so diners can replenish their own...
Thumbnail for - Trend of the Week: Purches
Aug 8, 2011
Critic’s Notebook
Heretofore there has been no word for purse perch, but we feel pretty good about having combined it into purch: A hook or shelf or otherwise designated resting place for a handbag. These are...
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