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?

02/27/2015 By Caroline Ferguson


Meeru Dhalwala's Shanik Will Close March 21 in South Lake Union

"I'm not licking my wounds and quietly leaving." She might even come back.

02/23/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Happy Hour

This Week In Happy Hour: New Patio Edition

Tis the season: These four happy hours take place in the out-of-doors.

06/19/2014 By Ezra Parter

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: May 28–June 3

This week: Tavolàta and Tallulah's flex their green thumbs, Mamnoon has an industry dinner, and Meeru Dhalwala comes to the Book Larder.

05/27/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Critic's Notebook

What’s the Hottest Look in Seattle Restaurants Right Now?

(Hint: Make that the coolest.)

03/31/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Shifts and Shakeups

This Week In Restuarant News: Gnocchi, Pizza, and Crickets

Tutta Bella has opened up shop in Bellevue, a new gnocchi bar is on the horizon, and Shanik's new menu will feature crickets.

01/10/2014 By Malcolm Griffes

Critic’s Notebook

Best Dishes of 2013 Countdown #7: Shanik

Lamb Popsicles

12/23/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Lunch Excitement

Shanik opens a market, Calf and Kid plans as cheese bar, and Hitchcock announces a deli in Georgetown.

10/18/2013 By Malcolm Griffes

Nope, It's Not Too Early

Here Are Some Spaces to Book a Holiday Party

Holiday party? Bring it on. We've got the details for some prime spots.

10/16/2013 By Meredith Barrett

Market Forces

Shanik Has Opened a Market

The little space next door is reborn as a place for a takeout lunch or dinner items to take home.

10/14/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Day = Made

Shanik Takes Reservations Now

But there's still plenty of room for walkins.

10/10/2013 By Allecia Vermillion


Seattle Chefs Are Majorly in Support of I-522

We might be seeing another qualifier on menus next to local, farm-raised, organic, and grass-fed: GMO-free.

09/18/2013 By Cassie Sawyer

Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: Indian Food Edition

Shanik premiered a new happy hour menu last week, but it's not alone.

08/08/2013 By Cassie Sawyer

Critic's Notebook

Name the Restaurateur Who Said...

“Your dining experience starts when you walk in the door of my restaurant, and ends the next morning when you’re sitting on the toilet.”

04/22/2013 By Kathryn Robinson


Shanik and Awe

The hotly anticipated sister to Vancouver’s Vij’s brings South Lake Union something all its own.

04/17/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

When Menus Mislead

An unbilled item shows up in a starring role on your dinner plate. Fun little extra or diner beware?

02/25/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

On the Menu

Lamb Popsicles at Shanik

An international border and some major nutritional enhancements distinguish this dish from the famed Vij's original.

02/08/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Patience, Patience

Shanik's Opening Is Slightly Delayed

Issues with kitchen equipment will keep the long-awaited Vij's sibling dark until at least Wednesday.

12/03/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups

This week: Shanik finally opens, Bakery Nouveau is coming to Capitol Hill, and new spots from Maria Hines and the McCracken-Tough team.

11/30/2012 By Sabina Cao

This. Is. Happening.

Shanik Opens on Monday; Cartwheels Ensue

We've waited. And waited. And salivated. Now Vij's Seattle sibling is finally here.

11/29/2012 By Allecia Vermillion