Critic's Notebook

How Groundbreaking Is Tray Kitchen?

A few thoughts on small plate dining and some of Seattle’s purveyors

03/12/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

Tray Kitchen: Dim Sum from the Farm

This new concept isn’t so new after all.

03/09/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

Single Shot on Capitol Hill: A Shot of Style

This new watering hole is the hottest ticket in town.

03/02/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Feature

Seattle's Best Brunches

It might be the only good decision you’ll make all weekend: here’s where to eat.

02/16/2015 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

What Does Vespolina Have that Aragona Didn’t?

And why high-end restaurants changing up names and formats has become the hottest move in town.

02/09/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

Vespolina and Hommage: Restaurant Do-Overs

What happens when big-ticket restaurants assume new identities?

02/09/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Picks

Seattle's Finest Italian Restaurants

Our collection of Seattle's best bets for Italian food

01/05/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Best Moments in Seattle Restaurants, 2014

The critic recalls a tasty year

12/24/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Just How Delectable is Morsel’s Biscuit Sandwich?

Here’s the picture. Now read the words.

12/18/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

What’s the Deal at Quality Athletics?

Apparently there’s some sort of football game in Pioneer Square this Sunday. You may be interested in the sports bar down the street.

12/11/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Alicia Fusion Bistro Brings Vietnamese Food to Leschi

Fusion’s tough to pull off. How’d they do?

12/08/2014 By Kathryn Robinson Photography by Olivia Brent

Panko-Fried Enormity

Katsu Burger Is Now Open in Bellevue

These Japanese-styled burgers almost disappeared from our midst. Now there's a second location.

12/02/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Review

Biscuits and Coffee at Morsel and Bean

A newer outpost of Morsel on the Ave, which inherited its biscuit mandate from the much-mourned Nook, feeds Ballard.

12/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Picks

Downtown Restaurants to Stop While You Shop

Because all that holiday shopping makes you hungry.

12/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Restaurant Review

Quality Aesthetics

Josh Henderson’s ironic vision comes to Pioneer Square.

12/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Restaurant Review

Alicia Fusion Bistro in Leschi

Meet Green Leaf’s ambitious new sibling.

12/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Best Restaurants 2014

Best Restaurant of 2014: Loulay

Thierry Rautureau’s three-level showpiece bucks nearly every ascendant trend.

11/03/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Best Restaurants

Seattle's Best New Restaurants 2014

From buoyant fusion to transcendent bar food, Seattle Met presents 10 newcomers that defined the year in food.

11/03/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Picks

10 Classic Seattle Restaurants

10 enduring greats that should never fall off the radar.

11/03/2014 By Seattle Met Staff

Restaurant Review

Restaurant Marron’s Grand Ambitions

There’s an enthusiastic new vibe in one of Seattle’s most historic dining rooms.

10/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson