Dispatches from

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis rap for gay marriage, the Rainier “R” gets restored, City Target opens, and family-friendly restaurants create hell for the kid-free.

08/21/2012 By Christopher Werner

Favorite Things

Favorite Things: Juice Box's Kari Brunson

Favorite Things: Cool Ranch Doritos and Moscow Mules from Quoin top this one's list.

08/21/2012 By Christopher Werner

Coming Soon

Next Up for Top Pot: Redmond

The doughnut enabler will open on Cleveland Street next month.

08/20/2012 By Christopher Werner

Quietly Awesome

Unsung Bar Heroes: Two Bells Tavern

Dynamite burgers in old Belltown digs.

08/15/2012 By Christopher Werner


Bring on the Whiz: Philly Boys Cheesesteaks Opens Counter in SoDo

John Schofield upgrades from trailer to takeout spot.

08/14/2012 By Christopher Werner

Street Eatin'

Happy Grillmore Food Truck: "Here for Good"

Good news, carnivores: The Chubs burger is here to stay.

08/14/2012 By Christopher Werner


Kickin' Boot Whiskey Kitchen Opens This Week

More southern comfort for Ballard.

08/13/2012 By Christopher Werner

Quietly Awesome

Unsung Bar Heroes: Sonya's Skyy Lounge

A prime spot for people watching, plus some killer views in back.

08/13/2012 By Christopher Werner

Hometown Pride

Terra Plata, Artusi Among Bon Appétit's Favorite New Restaurants

Will they make the top 10?

08/09/2012 By Christopher Werner


Dinette Summer Sandwich Bar Ends This Week

Make haste and get yourself to Capitol Hill.

08/07/2012 By Christopher Werner


Top Pot Opens in Downtown Seattle

The Pacific Building is a destination for fried dough as of Tuesday morning.

08/07/2012 By Christopher Werner

Bar Openings

First Look: Outlander Brewery and Pub

What once was a house is now a venerable beer drinking destination.

08/07/2012 By Christopher Werner


La Toscanella Opens in South Lake Union

The long anticipated bakery bows Tuesday, August 7 with some secret talent in tow.

08/03/2012 By Christopher Werner

Condiment Craze

Pinky's Kitchen Bottles Its Barbecue Sauce

The Wallingford street staple is selling three varieties of homemade smoke.

08/02/2012 By Christopher Werner

Street Eatin'

Mobile Food Fight for Hunger: A Good Cause, Lots of Food Trucks

Skillet, Where Ya at Matt, Off the Rez, and more.

07/31/2012 By Christopher Werner

Bar Openings

Outlander Brewery and Pub Opens August 3 in Fremont

A mellow spot to try intriguing ales.

07/30/2012 By Christopher Werner

Coming Soon

Wine Tea Chocolate Opening Soon in Fremont

One destination for several awesome things.

07/25/2012 By Christopher Werner

Insider's Guide

1962 World's Fair

Fifty years ago, the 1962 World’s Fair did more than just celebrate global culture. It put Seattle on display, inspired world leaders, and erected a certain needle-shaped tower. A look at the 184 days that changed Seattle—and the world—forever.

07/25/2012 With Kathryn Robinson, Matthew Halverson, Laura Cassidy, Christopher Werner, Laura Dannen, Brian Colella, Allecia Vermillion, and Janet Pelz By James Ross Gardner and Allison Williams

Best of the City

Best Breakfast Spots

We still love waffles, omelets, and pancakes. But at Seattle’s best breakfast spots, just look at what’s joining the classic canon.

07/25/2012 By Kathryn Robinson, Christopher Werner, and Allecia Vermillion With Allie Oosta, Brian Colella, and Emily Dhatt

Best of the City

Best Asian Restaurants: Northwest By Far East

The Insider’s Guide to Asian Food in Seattle

07/25/2012 By Kathryn Robinson With Eric Scigliano, Jessica Voelker, Christopher Werner, and Laura Dannen