Best Restaurants 2016

Best New Restaurants of 2016: Copine

Shaun McCrain brings short menus and beautiful, precise dishes to his new French restaurant in North Ballard.

10/17/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Best Restaurants 2016

Best New Restaurants of 2016: Peloton

Flowing-garden café fare hides inside this Central District bicycle shop.

10/17/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Best Restaurants 2016

Best New Restaurants of 2016: Xi’an Noodles

Owner Lily Wu brings a northwest China specialty to the Pacific Northwest.

10/17/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Best Restaurants 2016

Seattle's 100 Very Best Restaurants

Truth is, Seattle has easily twice this number of genuinely extraordinary restaurants. But here, including this year’s new standouts, are the most vivid, gracious, straight-up incredible destinations in town.

10/17/2016 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion

Review

Stateside's New Sibling Cocktail Bar Is a Dark Den of Marvelous

Foreign National brings clever cocktails and subtropical bar snacks to Pike/Pine.

09/21/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Pizza, Squared

Dino's Tomato Pie Wants You to Embrace the Char

Delancey's new Capitol Hill sibling serves square, thick-crust pizza, a style that began in Sicily but evolved into an East Coast staple.

08/18/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

Frelard's Tarsan i Jane Reimagines Valencian Culinary Traditions

...and makes some showstopping paella.

08/18/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

Upper Bar Ferdinand Defies Expectations In The Best Possible Way

A hit of New York, by way of a Northwest meadow, Matt Dillon’s Chophouse Row wine bar actually highlights Japanese seafood.

08/03/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Slightly Larger Uncle

Little Uncle Finds Its Happy Medium in Capitol Hill

The obsessively beloved Thai joint's new locale is worth a visit.

06/20/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

Saint Helens Cafe: Hot on the Burke-Gilman Trail

Seattle's busiest restauranteur plants this sunny French bistro on Seattle’s signature bike path.

06/20/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

Gracia Brings Mexico's Antojitos to Ballard Ave

Intensity of flavors and exactitude of sourcing are top priorities at Chester Gerl's new Mexican spot. Well, those and tequila.

05/23/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

JarrBar Turns a Storage Closet Into a Spanish-Style Watering Hole

The tiny space beneath Pike Place Market feels like Europe on Western Ave.

05/23/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Review

Harvest Beat Is Seattle’s New Vegan Standard-Bearer

The stunning talents of the team from Sutra are in evidence in its larger reincarnation up the street.

04/22/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

Mollusk Is Bigger and Bolder, But Is It Better?

How the grown-up Gastropod checks out.

03/29/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

Big Beef Is Back at Seven Beef and Bateau

These two new spots bust the steak house to bits. Really tasty bits.

03/28/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Neighborhood Hot Spot

Review: Culture Club Cheese Bar on Capitol Hill

The hill's new cheese bar feeds our wintriest craving.

03/01/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Bone Broth and Harmony

Restaurant Review: Eve

The Fremont newcomer lets its freekeh flag fly.

03/01/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Dining Out

Restaurant Review: Eden Hill on Queen Anne

A young overachiever makes romance—and crispy pig head candy bars—atop Queen Anne.

01/27/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

Ernest Loves Agnes: Love, Italian Style

Papa’s unrequited love story fills a need Capitol Hill didn’t even know it had.

01/26/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Comfort Zone

Restaurant Reviews: Heyday and Super Six

Two seasoned restaurant teams bring crispy, melty, intelligent dishes to the ’hood.

01/08/2016 By Kathryn Robinson