Food News

The Week in Five Bites, from Legit Bagels to Boozy Otter Pops

Rubinstein Bagels divulges its brick-and-mortar shop, and Salare reopens with takeout, Jamaican fare, and even kids meals.

08/10/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Crustacean Crush

Local Tide Brings Crab Rolls and Shrimp Toast to Fremont

A Pike Place Market popup finds stylish new digs.

08/05/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Resilient Seattle

How a Group of Chef Buddies Joined Forces to Feed Seattle’s Food Insecure

Chef Melissa Miranda says Seattle Community Kitchen Collective will dish up free meals as part of the new normal.

08/04/2020 Edited by Allecia Vermillion By Melissa Miranda

Food News

The Week in Five Bites August 3–9

The Whale Wins debuts its new persona, and two of Seattle's best restaurants set up a temporary Pike Place Market patio.

08/03/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

DINNER UNBOXING

Level Up Your Quarantine Cooking with a Virtual Class from Local Chefs

Where Ya At Matt's chef Matthew Lewis makes cooking restaurant-quality meals look easy (and you can, too).

07/31/2020 By Sophia Gates

Dairy Doings

Homer's Fried Chicken Sandwich Spin-Off, Milk Drunk, Opens on Beacon Hill

If you're going to open a bar in the middle of a pandemic, you might as well furnish it with fried chicken sandwiches, soft serve, and crazy fun cocktails.

07/30/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Carby Switchups

Marcus Lalario Brings Mezzanotte (and Pasta) to Georgetown

The former Bar Ciudad space trades rotisserie for rigatoni.

07/29/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Arrrrrgh You Serious

Canlis Stages a Secret, Salty Scavenger Hunt

The restaurant's outdoor crab shack comes with a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside a voicemail.

07/24/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Later Dater

Inslee Makes Indoor Dining a Family Affair

But don’t fret, single people: Cafe streets are on the way.

07/23/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Bring on the Pizza

Seattle Popups Bloom Amidst Uncertainty

Enterprising chefs meet this weird moment with brunch, elegant vegetables, or just a big sack of burgers.

07/23/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Plant One On Me

Frankie and Jo's Arrives at U Village

After a brief delay, the plant-based ice cream phenom makes its third location official.

07/09/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Serious Fallout

Tom Douglas Shutters Cuoco and Brave Horse Tavern: What Does It All Mean?

Right now the fate of so many restaurants lies with their landlords—and the deeply unsexy yet critical terms of their leases.

07/07/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

MEAT YOU THERE

The Barbeque Pit Is Reopening in the Central District

Pookey is back with a bang, and those legendary ribs.

07/02/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Department of Good News

Street Dining Permits Now Free for Seattle Restaurants

Small businesses can temporarily expand their operations to sidewalks and curbside parking spaces.

06/26/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

DAD'S DAY

Where to Order Father's Day Takeout in Seattle

Bring Father's Day dinner home with tropical cocktails, a Vashon Island seafood boil, and (of course) ribs.

06/16/2020 By Adam H. Callaghan

Expansion Mode

Ballard's Excellent Sazón Kitchen Plans a Second Location

Sazón de la Baja will bring tacos, dynamite Mexican breakfast, and seafood dishes to upper Queen Anne.

06/15/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Pandemic Recovery Plan

King County Approved for Modified Phase One of Coronavirus Recovery

The search for dinner reservations and haircut appointments begins.

06/05/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Bagel, Uninterrupted

Beep Boop Bagel Is Gone, So Schmaltzy's Bakes Its Own Bagels Now

The Ballard Jewish deli now makes all its bread in-house, from bagels to rye rolls.

06/05/2020 By Adam H. Callaghan

Food Fight

These Black-Owned Eastside Restaurants Are Open for Takeout

Order pulled pork, fresh pasta, or coconut porter and support Black business owners directly.

06/04/2020 By Adam H. Callaghan