So...This Happened

The Year in Seattle Restaurant News

From restaurant group shakeups to Shake Shack.

10/23/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Course Catalog

2018—The Year of the Tasting Menu?

In a year of increasingly casual, Caviar-compatible restaurants, the tasting menu made an unexpected resurgence.

10/23/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Hit List

These Are Seattle's 12 Best New Restaurants

These are the meals that sent us into the night with an extra bounce in our step and a determination to come back again.

10/23/2018 By Rosin Saez and Allecia Vermillion Illustrations by Jordan Kay

Best of Washington Wine

10 Fantastic Washington Reds from Grapes You Might Not Expect

It’s unusual for a region to grow such a broad assortment of grapes. It’s unheard of that so many grow so well.

09/13/2017 By Sean P. Sullivan

Best of Washington Wine

Badass and Borrowed from Bordeaux

Washington winemakers have redefined this Old World icon (various combinations of cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, merlot, petit verdot, and malbec) as a local signature.

09/13/2017 By Sean P. Sullivan

Best of Washington Wine

Outstanding White Wines

Warmer temperatures are great for red wine, but can pose a challenge for white wine grapes. Which makes these bottles especially impressive.

09/13/2017 By Sean P. Sullivan

Best of Washington Wine

Cabernet That Reigns Supreme

One of the grapes that first made the wine world take notice of Washington is no longer an elite niche—cab production surpasses that of chardonnay and riesling.

09/13/2017 By Sean P. Sullivan