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The Restaurants that Changed the Way We Eat

Restaurants open, restaurants close—but once in a great while a restaurant comes along that’s so influential it changes its city forever.

12/17/2008 By Kathryn Robinson

SNAPSHOTS IN SERVICE 2008

Crouching Waiter, Hidden Chef

12/13/2008 By Kathryn Robinson

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Cocktail Caucus

Presidential hopefuls debate their drinks of choice.

12/13/2008

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2008 Best New Restaurants

IT WILL BE REMEMBERED AS THE YEAR OF SMALL PLATES AND GASTROPUBS, healthy food and simple food, tiny restaurants and unrestaurants, Wallingford and Capitol Hill—and, oh yes, pasta.

12/13/2008 By Kathryn Robinson

FIZZ

Top of the Pops

12/10/2008 By Cherise Watts

RECIPE

Kumquat-glazed Duck Breast

Recipe courtesy Chef Kerry Sear of Art Restaurant and Lounge

12/09/2008

MIX

Shaken, Not Sipped

Or how I learned to stop worrying and love the Lillet.

12/09/2008 By Brad Thomas Parsons

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Just Ducky

The dining world’s favorite fowl comes home.

12/09/2008 By Jess Thomson

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Paris on 12th Avenue

French restaurant Café Presse is a haven of authentic café society flourishing on Capitol Hill.

12/09/2008 By Kathryn Robinson

INTRODUCING…

Anita’s Crêpes

12/09/2008 By Kathryn Robinson

Watering Hole

Bin Vivant

12/09/2008 By Kathryn Robinson

Neighborhood Hot Spot

Bistro Turkuaz

12/09/2008 By Kathryn Robinson

Coffee

Starbucks takes such good care of us!!

There’s only one adjective they don’t like.

12/09/2008 By Kathryn Robinson

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Not So Ugly Betty

Queen Anne restaurant Betty offers simple modern decor and steak frites to die for.

12/08/2008 By Kathryn Robinson

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By the Dock of the Bay

Sixty years ago along the docks of Shilshole Bay, Ray Lichtenberger began selling coffee out of his bait shop and boat-rental outfit. Into the sky he raised a huge red neon sign, flashing RAY’S, and through the 1950s and ’60s that sign came to represent a

12/06/2008 By Kathryn Robinson

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Surrogate Hangout

The Volunteer Park Cafe fills in where a long-gone Capitol Hill favorite left off.

12/04/2008 By Kathryn Robinson

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Urban Pasta Party

At Belltown’s newest hot spot, Tavolata, the chef is working out the twists in the strozzapretti.

12/03/2008 By Kathryn Robinson

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Color Me Organic

Culinary whiz Maria Hines gives "down-to-earth" new meaning at Tilth, her organic stunner in Wallingford.

12/01/2008

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People Who Need Purple

Downtown’s newest hot spot delivers what the people want to eat.

11/07/2008 By Kathryn Robinson

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Mona’s Makeover

If a restaurant could express the soul of a city, Washington, DC, would be a chophouse for deal makers; New York City a four-alarm ethnic mom ’n’ pop. Seattle? I’ll vote neighborhood bistro, effortlessly swanky and crammed with regulars, where food and dr

11/05/2008 By Kathryn Robinson