Geographical Shifts

El Gaucho Is Moving from Belltown to the Edge of Pike Place Market

After more than two decades at First and Wall, the fine dining flagship will relocate in summer 2020.

10/07/2019 By Rosin Saez

Side Bar

Erik Hakkinen’s Roquette Tempers the Tropics

The Belltown cocktail den balances cognac cocktails with moody flourishes.

09/24/2019 By Stefan Milne

Tipsy Tour

The Perfect Belltown Bar Crawl

The historic neighborhood lays claim to a bevy of new watering holes.

08/20/2019 By Rosin Saez

So Much Confetti

How to Throw a Birthday Party for Yourself

After all, who knows you better than you?

08/20/2019 By Rosin Saez

Bar Stool Dispatch

Erik Hakkinen's New Bar Roquette Is Open and It Is Lovely

The Belltown bar brings hardcore French vibes and French spirits, too.

07/11/2019 By Rosin Saez

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Poulet Galore 2.0 and Hot Pot Conveyor Belts

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

05/31/2019 By Sam Jones

Coming Soon

Erik Hakkinen Plans a French-Inspired Bar in Belltown

Roquette's cocktail list will start with French spirits, and stray emphatically from there.

04/25/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Brew News

Fulcrum Coffee Is Open at 6th and Bell Street

The SoDo roaster now has a proper cafe downtown where deep-flavored espresso floweth.

01/15/2019 By Rosin Saez

Arts Notice

What’s Inside the Weird White Boxes at Third and Virginia?

It’s called Light as a Common Thread and it says it’s an art exhibition.

01/09/2019 By Stefan Milne

Cookie Cravings

Belltown's New Late-Night Cookie Spot Delivers the Baked Goods

Philadelphia-based Insomnia Cookies will start satisfying those midnight munchies in spring 2019.

11/05/2018 By Jaime Archer

Fun With Listicles

21 Belltown Spots You Don't Want to Miss

From stalwart bars and biscuits to new cocktail joints and restaurants, Seattle's historic neighborhood has a lot to love.

10/22/2018 By Nosh Pit Staff

Review

Wa’z Explores the Quiet Art of Kaiseki

The Belltown restaurant’s eight-course menus are the understatement of the year.

09/11/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Queen of Restaurants in Spades

Linda Derschang Is Making Moves

The prolific Capitol Hill restaurateur is taking over a storied Belltown establishment and is saying farewell to a Capitol Hill one.

08/21/2018 By Rosin Saez

Retail Wire

Universal Standard's New Showroom Is Open in Belltown

The size-inclusive company has its everyday essentials set up inside a second floor space overlooking First Avenue.

05/25/2018 By Rosin Saez

Opening Dispatch(es)

2 Restaurant Openings Are Happening This Weekend

Former chef de cuisine for Thierry Rautureau debuts Petite Galerie, a French-influence brasserie in Madison Valley. Over in Belltown, Babirusa is reborn in l...

03/16/2018 By Rosin Saez

News You Can Booze

New Bar Black Cat Slinks into Belltown

Canon alumni, Dustin Haarstad chef Andrew Cross, along with Paul Blake of Unicorn are opening a watering hole on First Avenue with plenty of old soul.

02/05/2018 By Rosin Saez

Bar Stool Dispatch

Mr. Darcy’s, Belltown's Lowkey Cocktail and Wine Bar

Good prices, a friendly staff, a low noise levels make this a solid addition to Second Ave.

01/30/2018 By Stefan Milne

On The Rocks

Neighborhood in Flux: How Belltown Is Dealing with Its Growing Pains

Wedged between the Space Needle and Pike Place Market, this Seattle neighborhood is a gritty, historic icon of its own. And the community is fighting to keep it that way.

11/20/2017 By Rosin Saez

Opening Dispatch

Kentucky Bourbon Will Flow at Commonwealth's August 31 Opening

Belltown, bourbon, and Southern-styled bites.

08/30/2017 By Rosin Saez

Barstool Dispatch

Belltown's Jupiter Officially Opens September 14

The long-awaited bar for pinball wizards and art nerds alike is almost open.

08/18/2017 By Rosin Saez