Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Naka's Nik Virrey

"It’s hella fun to discuss with chef and Jason how best to accentuate flavors or pair with restraint."

08/21/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Top Doctors

Top Doctors 2015: Adventures in Medicine

Patients share their experiences, from breast cancer to chronic pain, gender identity, and childhood anxiety.

08/04/2015 By Jeanny Rhee, Aoife Reilly, Christina Tiberio, and Atoosa Moinzadeh

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Historic. Iconic. Hemingway.

Kaiseki arrives on Capitol Hill, Scott Staples expands to Redmond, and the former Kingfish Cafe space gets a literary new identity.

06/26/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Patio Revamps and a Prideful Farewell

Plus: A new Mighty-O Donuts location, family friendly burgers in Madison Valley, and Beacon Hill's first brewery.

06/19/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Byrek, Brews, and Burgers

Joel VandenBrink expands Two Beers tasting room in SoDo, family-owned sports bar prepares sports fans with its seventh location in West Seattle, and Kirkland's Trellis Restaurant will launch a porch opening.

06/05/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Pasta, Altruistic Chocolate, and Family-Owned Meats

A designer chocolate shop in Bellevue, family-owned butchery returns to Queen Anne, and Vendemmia opens in Madrona.

05/29/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Meat and Mama's

The death knell sounds for a Belltown institution, Dot's owner Miles James resurfaces on Bainbridge Island, and RockCreek's sibling restaurant won't be a fish house.

05/22/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Alfresco

An Entire Year's Worth of New (and Revamped) Patios

A crop of new and renovated restaurant patios that have opened since last summer. Plus a few to look out for later in the season.

05/20/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Seattle By Way of Hawaii and New Jersey

A well-known Hawaiian chef comes to town, Delancey announces a New Jersey–style sibling, and Ethan Stowell names his upcoming Four Seasons restaurant.

05/15/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Shifts & Shakeups

The Week in Restaurant News: Another Day, Another Chick-fil-A and Mercantile Market in Portage Bay

Plus: Catfish Corner returns...in a tent.

05/08/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Shifts & Shakeups

The Week in Restaurant News: Bustling Beginnings and Brunch

Chophouse Row opens with farm-to-mouth ice cream and cheese, Bar Sajor serves weekend brunch, and Seattle's favorite molten cake shop readies a second location for Capitol Hill.

05/01/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Semilocal Vodka and Sea Creatures' Surcharge

A micro distillery opens in Ballard, a Spanish chef and luxury hotel to converge in 2017, and Renee Erickson's nautical-themed eateries opt for a surcharge.

04/24/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Shifts & Shakeups

The Week in Restaurant News: Lingering and Leaving

Capitol Hill welcomes sushi restaurant Gokan, the former Brasa space gets a long-awaited occupant, and Elysian's Dick Cantwell resigns.

04/17/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Shifts & Shakeups

The Week in Restaurant News: Culty Fast Food and Vegetarian Woe

Chick-fil-A arrives, Sutra bows out, and the Central District reclaims some soul food.

04/10/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Beef and Wages

A new Korean steakhouse in Pioneer Square, Blue Moon Burgers in West Seattle, and opening salvos of our new minimum wage.

04/03/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Shifts and Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Name TBD

Several of the town's culinary heavyhitters have big plans, but no names.

03/27/2015 By Caroline Ferguson and Jeanny Rhee

Save the Date

Shop It: Schai Sample Sale

Shop the first-ever sample sale from the much-loved local line.

02/09/2015 By Jeanny Rhee