Best of the City

Seattle’s Best Seafood

Where to find the most flavorful, sustainable fish in Seafood City, USA.

01/23/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

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Best Restaurants 2012 Directory

Restaurant critic Kathryn Robinson names Seattle’s Restaurant of the Year and 25 more top restaurants.

10/29/2012

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Service in Seattle Restaurants

A professional diner’s list of 10 issues every restaurant should get right.

10/29/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

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Best Restaurants 2012

For our annual guide to the top dining in Seattle, we bring you both innovators and classics with strong culinary vision and deep reverence for seasons, local ingredients, and a sense of place—in short, the very best places to eat right now.

10/29/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

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Seattle Restaurant of the Year 2012: Altura

Platefuls of miracles arise from rustic Italian fare.

10/29/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

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Vij’s Sibling Shanik Comes to South Lake Union

Seattle has long clamored for its own version of the storied Indian restaurant in Vancouver. Now Meeru Dhalwala, the woman who runs its kitchen, is here.

10/10/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Best Restaurants 2010

Best Restaurants: The Locavore

The Herbfarm, Emmer and Rye, Volunteer Park Café, The Corson Building, Le Gourmand, Café Juanita, Sitka and Spruce, Tilth, Nettletown, Trellis, and Poppy: temples of the local, seasonal movement.

10/22/2010 By Kathryn Robinson With Judy Naegeli

Best Restaurants 2010

Best Restaurants: The Morning Meal

Dinner houses—Tilikum Place Cafe, Spring Hill, Dahlia Lounge, Monsoon, the Bellevue Wild Ginger, MistralKitchen, June, Emmer and Rye, Nettletown—and even wine bars like Verve and tapas bars like Harvest Vine, leap into the brunch game. Weekday

10/21/2010 By Kathryn Robinson With Judy Naegeli

Best Restaurants 2010

Best Restaurants: The Sidekick

Meet the restaurant offshoot: Cicchetti, Sambar, Licorous, On the Fly, Seatown Snack Bar To Go, and Elemental Next Door.

10/19/2010 By Kathryn Robinson With Judy Naegeli

Best Restaurants 2010

Best Restaurants: Tarts and Sours

Chefs such as Renee Erickson of Boat Street Café and The Walrus and the Carpenter and Matt Dillon of Sitka and Spruce and The Corson Building, plus restaurants like Joule, Nettletown, and Anchovies and Olives, have begun to tart up dishes.

10/19/2010 By Kathryn Robinson With Judy Naegeli

Best Restaurants 2010

Best Restaurants: The Upscale Downmarket

Seatown Snack Bar, Joule, Spring Hill, The Dahlia Lounge, Serious Pie, Quinn’s, and Homegrown are messing with old assumptions about what belongs in fine dining rooms and what belongs in diners.

10/13/2010 By Kathryn Robinson With Judy Naegeli

Best Restaurants 2010

Best Restaurants: Chef’s Choice

At Spinasse, Sushi Kappo Tamura, Elemental, Art of the Table, Sutra, MistralKitchen, and Staple and Fancy, what’s for dinner is what the chef’s cooking.

10/13/2010 By Kathryn Robinson With Judy Naegeli

Best Restaurants 2010

Best Restaurants: The Small Platerie

Lark, Licorous, Harvest Vine, Tilth, and Bisato boost the appeal of a movement that’s clearly here to stay: small-plate dining

10/13/2010 By Kathryn Robinson With Judy Naegeli

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Best Restaurants 2010

60 restaurants that are changing the way we eat.

10/12/2010 By Kathryn Robinson With Judy Naegeli

Best Restaurants 2010

Best Restaurants: Nose to Tail

Organs, intestines, and extremities—the whole animal is fair game at June, Le Gourmand, The Herbfarm, Staple and Fancy, Quinn’s, Re:public, and Sitka and Spruce.

10/12/2010 By Kathryn Robinson With Judy Naegeli

Best Restaurants 2010

Best Restaurants: The Unfussy French

Luc, Café Campagne, Le Pichet, Café Presse, Bastille Café and Bar, and Toulouse Petit give rise to the unfussy French restaurant.

10/12/2010 By Kathryn Robinson With Judy Naegeli

Best Restaurants 2010

Best Restaurants: The New South Lake Union

Flying Fish, MistralKitchen, Tutta Bella Pizzeria, and Re:Public get cozy in South Lake Union.

10/12/2010 By Kathryn Robinson With Judy Naegeli

Best Restaurants 2010

Best Restaurants: The Roving Restaurant

Where Ya at Matt, Skillet Street Food, Marination Mobile, Maximus/Minimus, and Veraci redefine the restaurant model.

10/12/2010 By Kathryn Robinson With Judy Naegeli