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.

In This Feature:

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 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

Service in Seattle Restaurants

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

10/29/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

Best Restaurants 2012 Directory

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

10/29/2012

Seattle Restaurant of the Year 2012: Altura

Platefuls of miracles arise from rustic Italian fare.

10/29/2012 By Kathryn Robinson