Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

Re-Bar and the Crocodile Are Moving, and That’s Fine

Neither building is the Showbox, people.

11/17/2020 By Stefan Milne

Opening Dispatch

El Gaucho Readies Its New Flagship, a Stable Turned Steak House

The restaurant will soon reopen in a historic building on Western, a special occasion destination designed for our post-Covid good life.

10/28/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Phnom Penh Noodle House Returns, Bearyaki Begins

Your Friday dispatch from Seattle Met’s food team.

02/28/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

WE'LL NEVER BE ROYALS

Linda Derschang's Queen City to Close

The Belltown bar wasn't the royal success Derschang hoped, but she has big plans for the historic space.

01/17/2020 By Zoe Sayler

News Feed

A Noodle Phenom Returns, a Northwest Legend Shutters

Plus, the month’s other major food news.

11/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

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