Food Lovers Guide

Chefs Who Fish (But Don't Eat What They Catch)

The city’s best seafood chefs are crazy about fishing—just not for dinner.

06/23/2016 By Allison Williams

Opening Dispatch

Chase Lounge Brings Seafood and Arcade Games to Ballard

Mussels, oysters...and pinball.

04/25/2016 By Emma Engelfried

Mollusk Matters

The 5 Oysters You Meet in Washington

Washington state just might be the only place in the world that’s home to all the major edible oyster species. And they all have good stories to tell.

03/01/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Culinary Literature

Behold: A New Local Oyster Cookbook

A briny biography, if you will.

01/19/2016 By Karin Vandraiss

Review

Just Enough Adventure on the Salted Seas

A Vietnamese restaurateur brings a fish house to Columbia City.

09/21/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

I'm New Here

Washington Oysters, Declassified

These delicate bivalves are the ultimate way to taste the essence of this region.

08/20/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

Next Week: Very Important for Seattle Seafood Lovers

It’s the sustainability, stupid.

07/20/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Renovations & Reopenings

Two Waterfront Seafood Stalwarts Reopen Tomorrow

It's been nine long months. Here's what to expect at the new Elliott's and Ivar's

06/30/2015 By Aoife Reilly

Review

Manolin Lights Up in Fremont

The enchanting haunt channels lower latitudes, serving small portions of fish and copious amounts of spirits around outdoor fire pits.

04/01/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Local Eats

Where to Find Washington's 2015 Good Food Award Winners

Washington-made ciders, coffees, krauts and more all won laurels last week. We'll help you hunt them down.

01/20/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Protruding Peduncles

Goose(neck) Barnacles Debut on Seattle Menus

Don't judge a book by its spiky, slimy, slightly phallic cover. Reportedly, these suckers are delicious.

08/27/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Insider Guide to the San Juans

Lopez Island: What to Do and Where to Eat

Welcome to a biker's paradise where drivers wave at every cyclist and where grocery shopping is done at farm stands. Some of the island's best beaches are tucked at the end of Lopez Island's sleepy roads.

08/01/2014 By Allison Williams With Caroline Ferguson

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: July 30–August 5

This week: Drink beer at the site of Bruce Lee's funeral, or let Taichi Kitamura regale you with albacore.

07/29/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Slide Show

What to Eat at Mariners Games This Season

Smothered tater tots, fried Taylor oysters, and wings with a kick courtesy of local hot sauce. Accompanied by a cask-conditioned beer.

04/08/2014 By Jeremy G. Novak

Slideshow

Slide Show: What to Eat at Mariners Games This Season

Smothered tater tots, fresh fish, and wings with a kick courtesy of local hot sauce. Accompanied by a cask beer.

04/08/2014

These Are a Few of My...

Favorite Things: Tanglewood Supreme's Jeffrey Kessenich

Ice cream and coffee make life better for this seafood chef.

12/18/2013 By Genie Leslie

Restaurant Review

RockCreek Rocks

The Fremont fish house swims well beyond salmon and halibut.

10/15/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Our Oceans Are in Trouble

Here’s one thing you can do to support them.

09/16/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Ahoy!

5 Reasons to Get Excited About Westward and Little Gull

If Popeye and Don Draper were to meet for a drink, this would be the place.

08/26/2013 By Cassie Sawyer

Critic's Notebook

Roadtripping for a Great Plate of Seafood

Where to take the house guests when they want a plate of perfect Northwest fish with a side of fresh scenery.

08/12/2013 By Kathryn Robinson