Critic's Notebook

Eat This Now: Corn on the Cob

It’s all over town.

07/30/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

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Seattle’s Gluten-Free Claims to Fame

Three products celiacs don’t want to eat without, made right in our back yard.

07/16/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

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Is Shaker and Spear a “Seattle” Restaurant?

You know what I mean.

07/02/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

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The Back and Forth of Le Petit Cochon

The Fremont stunner kicks off both offal dinners and happy hours. Huh?

06/22/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

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Kurt Timmermeister, Dishing More Than Ice Cream

Seattle’s restless culinary entrepreneur has been a restaurateur, a farmer, a memoirist, a cheesemaker, and now an ice-cream artisan at Kurt Farm Shop in Capitol Hill’s Chophouse Row. So…what is he best at?

05/18/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

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Look Who’s Making Gluten-Free Food for Mariners Games

We are talking cinnamon rolls wrapped around bacon, sports fans.

05/11/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

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This Neighborhood Is About to Get a Farmers Market

You were already a little jealous of this district. Now you’ll be going there on Saturdays.

05/04/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

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Which Seattle Chef Will Cook at the Milan Expo?

The theme of this world’s fair is feeding the planet sustainably. Hint hint.

04/30/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

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What’s Your Food Fear?

C’mon, fess up. Everybody has one.

04/20/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

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Where to Dine on Dining Out for Life Day…

…to best benefit Lifelong’s HIV/AIDS relief programs

04/16/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

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Critic’s Picks for Seattle Restaurant Week

There’s a lot of good eating on this list.

04/09/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

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Will Eliminating Tips Eliminate Good Service?

What we can expect from Ivar’s bold move.

04/01/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

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Portland Beats Seattle in Restaurants Per Capita, Dammit

But not by much. And check out San Francisco! (And what’s up with Juneau?)

03/05/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

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If You Could Eat Your Way Through Columbia City, Which 3 Restaurants Would You Choose?

Not an easy call in that neighborhood

03/02/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

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What Boat Street’s Closure Says About Us

And how Stratton’s departure and Shanik’s closure may relate

02/26/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

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What’s the Single Best Brunch Dish in Town?

And other burning questions answered in our February brunch issue

02/19/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

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We Left Out 2 Great Seattle Italian Restaurants!

And boy, did we hear about it.

02/02/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

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The Psychology of the Empty Restaurant

Or: There’s gotta be a reason I’m not craving another visit to Crazy Pho Cajun.

01/29/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

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Which Restaurant for Which Seahawk?

Where we send the Seahawks when they call us for restaurant recommendations. Because this happens all the time.

01/26/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

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Why Kingfish Café Matters

And when it closes, what closes with it.

01/15/2015 By Kathryn Robinson