Critic's Notebook

Are Women Better Chefs Than Men?

Seattle chefs (bravely) address this question, right here.

03/20/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Zach Geballe Launches a Wine Tasting Popup at Bite Box

Wine neophytes and other unpretentious drinkers, meet Disgorged.

03/13/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Who Is Downtown Seattle’s New Diner?

Seattle’s high-tech boom is not just changing who we are—it’s changing how we eat.

03/06/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

What Are Seattle's Most Hygge Restaurants?

(And um...what's hygge?)

03/02/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Popup of Our Dreams: Kamonegi x Chan

In which the Japanese chef adds the Korean, the Korean chef adds the Japanese…and dungeness crab chawanmushi with chogochujang happens.

02/23/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

So You Think You Know Anthony Bourdain? Meet Him for Real.

In a revealing New Yorker profile.

02/16/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

The Joy of Smaller Portions

Because sometimes just enough is just enough.

02/09/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

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6 Seattle Restaurants Where You Won't Need Reservations

Because spontaneous is fun.

01/12/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

The Pink Door Closed for "Magical" Remodel

To reopen just in time for spring.

01/03/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

This Seattle Neighborhood Is Seeing a Restaurant Explosion

Yeah…and it's not Capitol Hill. Or Ballard.

12/15/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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A La Bonne Franquette to Close

You still have 10 days to savor the French food of Chef Hamed.

10/26/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Remember Hawks Island? Has American Express Got a Seahawks Follow-Up for You

(And, um, tickets go on sale in an hour.)

08/18/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Seattle Restaurants That Named Their Neighborhoods

Can you name four?

08/01/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Which 2 Seattle Restaurants Showed Up on This National List?

Plus: Throwing a little gas on the age-old Portland vs. Seattle rivalry.

07/28/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Raw Halibut Is All Over Menus Now

Come with me to one Capitol Hill block.

06/20/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Ponti to Close July 2

Say farewell to the steady fishhouse with the brilliant location.

06/13/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Bike Cafes Are Seattle’s New Thing

And not a minute too soon for this gorgeous weekend.

06/02/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Phad Thai May Be More Interesting Than You Think

A little talk with Wiley Frank.

05/19/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Why Nirmal’s Is Making Such a Splash in Seattle

You know, besides 10 rotating varieties of dal.

05/12/2016 By Kathryn Robinson