Shifts & Shakeups

This Week In Restaurant News: (Mostly) New and Shiny

Cafe Nordo finally settles down, Von Trapp's gets renamed, and you can now get your Hilliard's beer with biscuits, for brunch.

08/15/2014 By Kristen Farnam


Patio of the Week: The New Biergarten at Von Trapp's

A supercharged new patio filled with saurbrauten and sunshine. Oh, and three 70-inch TVs.

06/18/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: February 5-11

This week: Free frozen yogurt, a beer-and-brat birthday party, and Valentine's Day festivities commence with Chocofest.

02/04/2014 By Meredith Barrett

Beast Feast

Super Bowl Party: Restaurant Edition

Unlimited nachos, football pretzels, and Seattle dogs? Game on.

01/30/2014 By Meredith Barrett

Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: Super Bowl XLVIII, Part 1

Where to watch the most important game in Seattle sports history.

01/23/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

'Tis The Season

Where to Eat a Festive Holiday Meal Before Christmas

Even if you're making that Christmas turkey yourself, there's plenty of room to dine out on Christmas Eve (or before) at one of these restaurants.

12/12/2013 By Meredith Barrett

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: December 11-17

This week: Christmas cabaret + spiked fruit cake + a figgy-pudding-eating contest = another week full of holiday festivities.

12/10/2013 By Meredith Barrett

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

Mount Up

Meet the Taxidermic Animal Heads of Seattle's Bars

...and drink like them too.

10/07/2013 By Cassie Sawyer

These Are a Few of My...

Favorite Things: Von Trapp's Chef Pete Fjosne

This man knows his cased meats. So much so that it just didn't seem right to make all the dumb and obvious sausage double entendres.

09/20/2013 By Allecia Vermillion


Hoist a Stein This Weekend at These Oktoberfest Celebrations

Five places for beer, sausage, pretzels...and probably another beer.

09/19/2013 By Malcolm Griffes

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Doug Wargo

"A guy looked me dead in the eye and said he was going to wait outside for me after work and kill me."

08/19/2013 By Rachel Breiwick

Street Festivals

Where to Eat and Drink During Capitol Hill Block Party Weekend

Head to these spots before, during, and after the festival for Jello shots, cured meat, and fancy on-the-go grub.

07/16/2013 By Cassie Sawyer

Quality Time

Where to Play Games With Dad on Father's Day

We're talking about the sort of games that allow for simultaneous beer consumption.

06/11/2013 By Cassandra Callan

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: June 12–18

Celebrate 6,000 days of Tini Bigs, party with brewers or distillers, or benefit from local chefs' head-to-head barbecue battle.

06/10/2013 By Brianna Lantz

Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: Pretzel Edition

As each of the cast members of 'Seinfeld' once said: “These pretzels are making me thirsty.” Thankfully, all these restaurants and bars have happy hour drink specials.

05/23/2013 By Cassandra Callan

Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups: Week of May 13

A to-go salad concept comes downtown, Von Trapp's adds happy hour, and a tap station is in the works in West Seattle.

05/17/2013 By Erica Thompson

Ye Olde Gluten-Free Pub

5 Reasons to Get Excited About Capitol Cider

Imagine if Von Trapp's and the Bait Shop had a baby—except the fish and chips are battered in cider and rice flour.

05/03/2013 By Cassie Sawyer

On Tap

Three New Supersized Drinking Establishments

Is it just me or are our beer bars getting bigger?

03/07/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

On the Menu

Yes, Von Trapp's Is Serving Boots of Beer

The new German beer hall honors an über German tradition.

02/14/2013 By Christopher Werner