Critic's Notebook

19 More Confusing Seattle Restaurants

Because “confusing” comes in lots of forms.

01/08/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

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Glutenless in Seattle

Restaurants across this city are offering more gluten-free options than ever. Some are even edible.

01/05/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

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Ten Best Bites of 2014

Seattle tasted pretty good this year. Here are the forkfuls that tasted best.

12/31/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

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I Went to Caprial Pence’s New Bookstore Bar

And all I got was technical perfection

12/15/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

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15 Great Downtown Restaurants

Because something tells us you’ll be shopping this weekend.

12/04/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

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Welcome to Turkey Week

What better way to celebrate than with chicken?

11/24/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

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The Comfort Food Seattle Can’t Get Enough Of

And the practical questions it raises.

11/20/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

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The Restaurants That Changed Seattle

In honor of Dahlia Lounge’s 25th birthday over the weekend, the critic names the game-changers.

11/17/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

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10 Things About Paseo I’m Not Going to Miss

Go ahead, wail your hungry little heart out. When you’re ready to stop, read this.

11/12/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

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8 Great Seattle Cheap Dates

Where does the restaurant critic go for date night when she and her fella are on their own dime?

10/30/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

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16 Dishes Trending Now on Seattle Menus

What researching Seattle Met’s annual Best Restaurants issue revealed about pigs’ ears, eggplant puree, and Frito pie.

10/20/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

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Need a Stiff Drink? Can’t Beat This Neighborhood in the Thirst Department

Not bad if you’re hungry, either.

10/16/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

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A Farewell to John Sarich

A quiet culinary force leaves us too soon.

10/08/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

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Best Lunches Near Your Office

We know where you work. We know what you like for lunch. We picked 90 spots—just for you.

09/22/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

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Best New Bar in Seattle

What do you think of these nominees?

09/18/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

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Best Seattle Restaurants for September Dining

Fall means harvest—and you know what harvest means. Our picks for Seattle’s best farm-to-table dining experiences.

09/08/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

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The 10 Most Confusing Restaurants in Seattle

If you’ve been confounded in these joints, you’re so not alone.

09/04/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

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The Best Kale Salads in Seattle

They’re lots of places. Here’s where they’re mandatory.

08/28/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

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How to Name a Restaurant, Part II

The second most popular Seattle restaurant naming convention. Brought to you by Porky, Piglet, and Babe.

08/25/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

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Are There Five More Deflating Words in the English Language Than: “Closed for a Private Party?”

The answer, hungry people, is no. So why is it happening so much more lately?

08/21/2014 By Kathryn Robinson