Critic's Notebook

Restaurants That Perfectly Reflect Their Neighborhoods

Where does Fremont seem most like Fremont? Which restaurant embodies the soul of SLU? You get the idea.

03/07/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Seattle’s 5 Indispensable Restaurants

We’ve got dozens of exquisite eateries. But which restaurants are so distinctive and so essential—we would not be the same without them?

12/14/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: The Walrus and the Carpenter’s Craig Schoen

“The two idiots got arrested, and we had a bowling ball for the rest of the night.”

11/25/2013 By Sara Hendrickson

Final Countdown

Renee Erickson’s New Aperitivo Bar Barnacle Opens Tonight

And that means amari, octopus terrine, and a place to sit while you wait for your Walrus oysters.

09/23/2013 By Cassie Sawyer

Critic's Notebook

Best Summer Soups in Seattle

Where to slurp when the temperature soars.

07/22/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Food News

Neighborhood Food News

Have a hand in the James Beard Awards, get your hands on one elusive beer, and a handy guide to Malts and Milkshakes.

12/19/2012 By Danielle Zorn

Seattle on TV

Anthony Bourdain Shooting in Seattle

The Layover’s Seattle episode will air some time this fall.

07/10/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Stalking Top Chef

Top Chef Judges Dine at Walrus and the Carpenter

Tom, Padma, Gail, and Emeril are apparently living it up in Seattle this week.

06/28/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Cocktail Cartography

Anna Wallace’s Signature Drink: The Pretty Ricky

It’s not currently on the menu at Walrus and the Carpenter, but feel free to ask for one anyway.

02/09/2012 By Andrew Bohrer

Happy Hour

Happy Hour in Seattle: Oyster Edition

It’s oyster season. Here’s where to get them on the (somewhat) cheap.

12/05/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Food Lovers' Guide

Seattle Food Events

Five kick-yourself-if-you-miss-it awesomefests: Burning Beast, New Guard Dinner Series, Outstanding in the Field, Queen Anne Farmers Market, and Walrus and the Carpenter Oyster Picnic.

07/19/2010 By Jessica Voelker